Thursday, December 1, 2005
Links to theater/stage organizations within this section: | CET & Indoor Forest Theater | MPC Drama Dept. | MoCo Theatre Alliance | Pacfic Rep | Unicorn Theatre
| theater opening |
Narnia Opens 7pm Fri; continues 2pm and 7pm Sat. Ariel Children’s Theatre brings the classic C.S. Lewis fantasy to life. $8/general; $5/ages 3-12; free/3 and under. Wilson Children’s Theatre, 320 Main St., Salinas. 775-0976. Ends 12/17.
The Wind in the Willows Opens 8pm; continues 8pm Sat; 2pm Sun. The Western Stage concludes its 2005 season with Kenneth Grahame’s beloved characters Badger, Rat, Mole, and, of course, Toad as they learn the value of friendship in this sparkling play with music. $25/general admission; $17/seniors, juniors, military. Main stage, Hartnell College Performing Arts Center. 375-2111 or www.westernstage.org. Ends 12/17.
| theater ongoing |
The Cherry Orchard 8pm Fri-Sat; 2pm Sun. Chekhov’s timeless and poignant story of an aging aristocratic family desperately holding onto a past that has long since gone. $17/general; $14/students, seniors and military. Studio Theater, Hartnell College Performing Arts Center. 755-6816 or www.westernstage.com.Ends 12/11.
Dandy Dick 8pm Fri-Sat; 2pm Sun. A pious country vicar needs some additional cash flowing into his humble church. When his sister—a female jockey who has mastered the man’s world of horseracing—arrives, the vicar must choose between a new church spire and the temptation of gambling. $18/general; $15/students and seniors. The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, 4th and Guadalupe, Carmel. 649-0529 or www.unicorntheatreinc.org. Ends 12/11.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Bingo Palace 7pm Fri-Sat. Interactive comedy melodrama. The Monterey Playhouse, 320 Hoffman Ave., Monterey. 595-9290.
La Pastorela 8pm Fri; 2pm and 8pm Sat; 4pm and 8pm Sun. El Teatro Campesino’s traditional play about the shepherds who are told of the birth of Christ and the triumph of the God’s angels over Satan’s diablos. $20/adults; $16/seniors and students; $12/children under 12. The Mission of San Juan Bautista, 2nd and Mariposa, San Juan Bautista. 623-2444 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 12/18.
The Roots of Rock and Roll 7:30pm Thu-Fri; 2pm and 7:30pm Sat; 2pm Sun. Pac Rep melts faces this month with a tribute concert featuring the roots of rock from Buddy Holly to the Beatles. $22-$36/general; discounts for seniors, students, children, teachers and active military. Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel. 622-0100 or www.pacrep.org. Ends 12/31.