Thursday, February 12, 2004
Blood Brothers Half-price previews Thurs 7pm and Fri 7:30pm, opens Sat 7:30pm, continues Sun 2pm. Sid Cato directs this rock ‘n’ roll musical about twin brothers from Liverpool, England who are separated at birth and reunited years later. A Pacific Repertory Theater production. Tickets range from $6/children to $35/general. Golden Bough Playhouse, MonteVerde between 8th and 9th, Carmel. 622-0100 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 3/7.
Picasso at the Lapin Agile Thurs-Sat 7:30pm. Monterey High junior Nick Barth directs his fellow drama students in a production of Steve Martin’s one-act comedy that posits a fictional meeting between Einstein and Picasso in a Paris nightclub. $12/general, $6/students. Monterey High School lecture hall, 101 Herrmann Dr., Monterey. Tickets at the door or via 455-9955. Ends 2/21.
The Vagina Monologues Thurs-Sat 8pm. CSU Monterey Bay commemorates V-Day, an international day dedicated to fighting violence against women, with a production of Eve Ensler’s thought-provoking play where three women share their stories. Proceeds benefit EMPOWER: Empowering Women Through Art, Culture and Education, a campus group. Saturday’s show is followed by a dance party at the Black Box Cabaret (see Hot Picks p. 26). $10/general, $7/staff, faculty and seniors, $5/students. World Theater, Sixth Avenue, CSUMB campus, Seaside. 582-4580.
theater now playing
Jack London: The True Story Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm. Will Shephard performs his one-man show about writer Jack London. $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.
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.
The Waiting Room Thurs 7pm, Fri-Sat 8pm. Reviewed in this issue. $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.
Barbary Coast Theater Auditions Feb. 17-18 at 7pm for an original comedy production. 320 Hoffman Ave., Monterey. 655-4992 or 408-395-5302 for more information.