Thursday, May 13, 2004
MPC Festival of Shorts MPC’s Portable Theater company presents two weekends of short productions: Sat-Sun at 5pm, Fractured Fairy Tales , $5/general, $1/15 and under; a 45-minute version of Shakespeare’s The Two Gentlemen of Verona, previews Thurs 5pm, opens Sat 6pm, $5/general; and Page to Stage, staged readings of seven original short plays (not suitable for children), previews Fri 6pm, $8/advance, $10/door. SRO/Studio Theater at Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont St., Monterey. 646-4213. Ends 5/23.
Our Town Opens Fri 8pm (sold out), continues Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning look at small-town Americana, set in the mythical community of Grovers Corner. $17/general. Studio Theater at the Western Stage, Hartnell College, 156 Homestead Ave., Salinas. 755-6816. Ends 6/6.
You Can’t Take It With You
Thurs-Sat 7:30pm. North
Salinas High School presents Moss Hart’s and George Kaufman’s
comedy classic. $6/general, $5/seniors and students,
$4/students with ASB card and children. North Salinas High
Theater, 55 Kip Dr., Salinas. 796-7500. Ends 5/15.
Theater Now Playing
Agnes of God Fri-7:30pm, closes Sun 2pm. (Two special performances Sat 2pm and 7:30pm benefit Planned Parenthood Mar Monte: $50, call 373-1709, ext. 16.) Dawn Flood stars as a nun accused of murdering her baby. $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.
Medea Fri-Sat 7pm. Tomorrow’s Performers Today, the drama department of Cypress Grove Charter High School, perform Robinson Jeffers’ 1938 version of Euripides’ Greek tragedy. $5/general, $2.50/students. 225 Normandy Rd., Seaside. 392-0200. Ends 5/15.
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Thurs 7pm, Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Reviewed in this issue. $25/general, $20/seniors, $15/students, $5/kids under 15. Main Stage at Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont St., Monterey. 646-4213 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 5/23.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Fri-Sat 7pm. The classic fairy tale comes to life through ARIEL Theatrical’s cast of 19, including Betsy Andrade as the Queen. Wilson Children’s Theater, 320 Main St., Salinas. $8/adults, $5/kids under 12. 775-0976. Ends 5/22.
The Intellectual Ladies Thurs-Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm. Moliere’s 17th-century comedy pits husband against wife as they attempt to choose 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 Tragedy of Othello
Wed-Thurs 6:30pm, Fri-Sat
7:30pm. Monterey High School Players, directed by Larry Welch.
$10/general, $5/students. MHS Theater, 101 Herrmann Dr.,
Monterey. 658-1562. Ends 5/15.
Pacific Repertory Theater Weds and Thurs, 5/12-13 3:45-5pm. Final auditions for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Aug. 19-Sept. 26) take place at the Golden Bough Playhouse. Monte Verde and 8th, Carmel. Call 622-0100 for info.