Thursday, April 22, 2004
3 Stories Tall Opens Thurs 8pm, continues Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm and 8pm, Sun 3pm. Hollister native Kirk Ward presents his one-man show about dropping out, running away to LA, and coming face-to-face with a killer on the run in the Nevada desert. $15/adult, $13/students and seniors. El Teatro Campesino, 705 Fourth St., San Juan Bautista. 623-2444. Ends 5/2.
Guys and Dolls Sat 7pm, Sun 2pm. Pacific Grove Middle School presents the Broadway musical. $7/general, $5/students and seniors. 835 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. 646-6568.
The Intellectual Ladies Previews Thurs 8pm, opens Fri 8pm, continues Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm. One of Moliere’s most popular comedies, translated into rhyming couplets, The Intellectual Ladies pits husband and wife against each other in choosing their daughter’s groom. $16/general, $12/students, seniors, military, $6/children. Gala opening night Sat: $22/general. Indoor Forest Theater, Santa Rita and Mountain View, Carmel. 624-1531 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 5/23.
Theater Now Playing
Agnes of God Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. Reviewed in this issue. $22/general, $18/students, seniors, military. Magic Circle Center, 8 El Caminito, Carmel Valley. 659-1108. Ends 5/16.
Fatthumb of the Opry Fri-Sat 8pm. A pseudo-19th-century melocomedy starring Barbara Stripesand, Jane Fondle, and Clarke Kennt. $14/general, $13/seniors, $7/students, $5/military. Barbary Coast Theater, 320 Hoffman Ave., Monterey. 655-4992. Ends 6/30.
Mr. Bruce, Do You Swear? Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Jody Gilmore channels the spirit of the late comedian Lenny Bruce, hounded by the courts for his on-stage “obscenity.” “With help from an extraordinary performance by Jody Gilmore and Rob Foster’s thoughtful and entertaining script, this world premiere production successfully resurrects the embattled freethinker.” ( Weekly , 4/15). $15/general, $12/students and seniors. Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Guadalupe at 4th, Carmel. 649-0259. Ends 5/2.
Paula Fri-Sat 8pm, closes Sun 2pm. CSU Monterey Bay faculty member Victoria Rue wrote this play based on Isabel Allende’s memoirs, following the author through three generations of Chilean history. $15/general, $10/seniors and faculty; $8/students. CSUMB World Theater, Sixth Avenue, Seaside. Tickets at the door. Ends 4/25.
The Cindy Diaries Fri 7:30pm, Sat 2pm and 7:30pm, closes Sun 2pm. Pacific Repertory Theater’s SoDAonSTAGE youth program presents a modern Cinderella story. $15/adults, $8/students and seniors, $5/children. Golden Bough Playhouse, MonteVerde between 8th and 9th, Carmel. 622-0100. Ends 4/25.
The Pirates of Penzance Thurs-Sat 8:30pm, Sun 3:30pm. Gilbert and Sullivan’s light-hearted, frothy operetta with plenty of singing and dancing. $20/adults, $10/children. Bruce Ariss Wharf Theater, Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey. 649-2332 or 372-1373. Ends 5/9.
The Shape of Things Thurs 7pm, Fri-Sat 8pm, closes Sun 2pm. Reviewed in this issue. $10/advance, $20/day of performance. SRO/Studio Theater at Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont St., Monterey. 646-4213. Ends 4/25.
Yes Is For A Very Young Man Thurs 8pm. Unicorn Theater’s Second Stage presents a staged reading of this Gertrude Stein play, directed by Lamont Johnson. $12. Cherry Center for the Arts, Guadalupe at 4th, Carmel. 649-0259. Ends 4/22.
Western Stage 2004 season Actors, singers and dancers needed for Fall 2004; auditions Sat, 4/24 and Sat, 5/1. Call 759-6037.
My Fair Lady The Wharf Theater on Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey, holds auditions Sun and Tues at 7pm; opens 7/2. 659-2440 or 649-2332.