Thursday, April 29, 2004
3 Stories Tall Fri-Sat 8pm, closes 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 middle of the Nevada desert. Originally workshopped and performed at the HBO theater workspace. $15/adult, $13/students and seniors. El Teatro Campesino, 705 Fourth St., San Juan Bautista. 623-2444. Ends 5/2.
Agnes of God Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. Dawn Flood stars as a nun accused of murdering her baby, Suzanne Sturn is the Mother Superior bent on protecting the Church, and Maria Elena Cordero is the court-appointed psychiatrist sent to figure out the mystery. “A riveting production…Flood is miraculous as the manic, tortured, saintly, gentle young nun.” ( Weekly , 4/22). $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, Lois Lame 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, closes Sun 2pm. Jody Gilmore channels the spirit of the late comedian Lenny Bruce, hounded by the courts for his on-stage “obscenity,” in this original show written by Peninsula resident (and co-star) Rob Foster. “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.
The Intellectual Ladies Thurs-Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm. One of Moliere’s most popular comedies, translated from the French 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, $18/students, seniors, military; $10/children. Indoor Forest Theater, Santa Rita and Mountain View, Carmel. 624-1531 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 5/23.
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.
Western Stage 2004 season Actors, singers and dancers needed for Fall 2004 plays and musicals; auditions Sat, 5/1. Call 759-6037 or check www.westernstage.org.