Thursday, January 22, 2004
theater | now playing
Adam & Eve: The Diaries Fri-Sat 8pm, closes Sun 2:30pm. Staff Players Repertory reprises its two-person show featuring Marcia Gambrell and Ron Cohen. $16/general, $12/students and seniors, $6/children. Indoor Forest Theater, Santa Rita and Mountain View, Carmel. 624-1531. Ends 1/25.
Alice in Wonderland Fri 12:15pm and 7:30pm, closes Sat 7:30pm. Santa Catalina drama department stages the classic production; children dressed as characters from the play will be admitted free. $7.50/adults, $5/seniors and children. Performing Arts Center, 1500 Mark Thomas Dr., Monterey. 655-9341 or www.santacatalina.org Ends. 1/24.
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, 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.
Best Little Whorehouse The Paper Wing Theater Company holds auditions Saturday, Jan. 24 at 11am at the Fox Theater, 243 Main St., Salinas for The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas. Singers, dancers, 20 male and female roles available. No experience necessary. Call 675-0521.