Thursday, February 5, 2004
Jack London: The True Story Opens Fri 8pm, continues Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm. Previewed in this issue. $16/general, $12/students, seniors, military, $6/children. Opening night gala $22/general, $18/students, seniors, military, $10/children. Indoor Forest Theater, Santa Rita and Mountain View, Carmel. 624-1531. Ends 2/29.
The Waiting Room Preview Thurs 7pm, opens Fri 8pm, continues Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Lisa Loomer’s black comedy looks at changing ideals of feminine beauty via three women from different centuries who meet up in a doctor’s waiting room. $10/advance, $15/day of show. Monterey Peninsula College’s SRO/Studio Theater, 980 Fremont, Monterey. 646-4213 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 2/22.
theater now playing
Kissin’ Cousins, or Beverly’s Hillbillies Fri-Sat 8pm. Ma and Pa Kettleman’s farm mortgage is due, but villain Vivian and her sidekick Betty Bogus have their eye on the couple’s lucrative corn and turnip crops. $14/general, $13/seniors, $7/students, $5/military. Barbary Coast Theater, 320 Hoffman Ave., Monterey. 655-4992. Ends 3/31.
Present Laughter Thurs-Sat 8pm, closes Sun 2pm. Unicorn Theater presents a fine production of Noel Coward’s semi-autobiographical play about Garry Essendine, an aging, self-absorbed actor, and his entourage. “In a near-perfect performance, Robert Colter nails Essendine’s suave neuroses, egotistical charm, and jaded lasciviousness.” (Weekly, 1/15.) $15/general, $12/students and seniors. Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Guadalupe at 4th, Carmel. 649-0259. Ends 2/8.
Western Stage at Hartnell College Auditions for the 2004 Studio Theater season will be held Feb. 6,7 and 8; Main Stage auditions take place Feb. 21 and 22. For details call 759-6037 or visit www.westernstage.org.