Thursday, August 5, 2004
| theater opening |
All My Sons Opens Fri, 8pm. Continues Fri-Sat 8pm and Sun 2pm. The tragic story of Joe Keller, a successful businessman whose company manufactured faulty cylinder heads for the Air Force during the war, costing the lives of 21 pilots. Studio Theatre, Hartnell College Performing Arts Center. 770-6105 or www.westernstage.com. Ends 8/29.
Cabaret Opens Fri, 8pm. Continues Fri-Sat 8pm and Sun 2pm. Gary Bolen and the MPC Theater Company present the dark, unforgettable tale of decadence and reprisals in pre-WWII Berlin. Cabaret is a true original. Morgan Stock Stage, Monterey Peninsula College. $20/advance; $33/general; $20/students (with I.D.) and seniors, $15/children 15 and under. 646-4213 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 8/22.
| theater now playing |
Corpse! Thurs-Sat 8pm and Sun 2pm. Take an out-of-work actor in 1930s London, add a filthy rich twin brother. Throw in a kooky landlady, a bewildered father and an Irish hit man. Stir and serve murderously cold. High camp comedy of the darkest order. Carl Cherry Gallery, Fourth at Guadalupe, Carmel. $15. 649-0259. Ends 8/14.
Hello Dolly! Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. When renowned matchmaker Dolly Gallagher Levi is employed by Vandergelder, a half-millionaire, the recently widowed Dolly marks the tycoon for herself. As she tries to win him over, she simultaneously schemes to match up his two store clerks—who have slipped away from the Hay and Feed Store to enjoy a night on the town themselves—with a store owner (who Vandergelder thinks he is being set up to marry) and her assistant. Main Stage, Hartnell Performing Arts Center, 156 Homestead Ave., Salinas. $25/adult; $14/seniors/military/“juniors” under 25. 755-6816 or www.westernstage.com. Ends 8/14.
My Fair Lady Thurs-Sat 8:30pm, Sun 3:30pm. When a cantankerous phonetician, Professor Henry Higgins, meets Eliza Doolittle, a cockney flower girl, he makes a bet that he can transform her into an aristocrat in just six months. Bruce Ariss Wharf Theater, Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey. $20 adults/$10 children (12 and under). 649-2332 or 372-1373. Ends 8/29.
The Loves of Shakespeare’s Women Fri-Sat 7:30pm and Sun 2pm. Susannah York brings her acclaimed one-woman show to Carmel where she examines love and the female characters of Shakespeare, from Juliet to Mistress Ford, Viola to Constance. Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel. $50/opening night; $25/Fri-Sat; $20/Sun. 622-0100 or www.pacrep.org. Ends 8/8.
The Remarkable Richard Feynman…and his ‘Half-Assedly Thought-Out Pictorial Semi-Vision Thing’ Thurs 8/5 and Thurs 8/12 at 7:30pm, Sun 8/14 at 2pm. Noel Wood in Greg Stebben’s portrayal of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman. A brilliant scientist and mathematician, delightful, colorful freethinker who cracked safes, studied Mayan hieroglyphics and insect behavior, and played the congas. Carl Cherry Gallery, Fourth at Guadalupe, Carmel. $15. 624-7491. Ends 8/14.