Thursday, June 30, 2005
Links to theater and stage organizations within this section: | CET & Indoor Forest Theater | MPC Drama Dept. | MoCo Theatre Alliance | Pacfic Rep | Unicorn Theatre
| theater opening
Cabaret Opens Fri 8:30pm; continues Sat 8:30pm; Sun 3:30pm. The Wharf Theater presents Kander and Ebb’s classic musical tale of decadence and dissolution in the shadow of the Third Reich. Featuring direction by Gina Welch-Hagen and Desma Johnson with choreography by Gloria Elber, this production of Cabaret is the latest chapter in the theater’s 29-year tradition. $20; $10/children 12 and under. Old Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey. 649-2332. Ends 8/28.
| theater ongoing
Arsenic and Old Lace Fri-Sat 8pm; Sun 2pm. Abby and Martha Brewster are two of the friendliest and most charitable women in all of Brooklyn. But when their nephew, Mortimer, discovers that their boundless generosity now includes poisoning elderly bachelors and burying them in the basement (with a proper Christian service), his world turns into a madcap farce. It’s macabre, it’s funny, and it’s one of the most enduring comedies of the last century. $17/adults; $14/seniors, juniors and military. Studio Theater, Hartnell College Performing Arts Building, 156 Homestead Rd., Salinas. 755-6818 or www.westernstage.com. Ends 7/2.
The King and I Fri-Sun 8pm. East versus west makes for a dramatic, uplifting tale of two people from very different cultures who find common ground and even love. It is the story of an English widow who arrives in 19th Century Siam with her young son to tutor the many wives and children of the King of Siam. Anna and the king grow to understand and, eventually, respect one another, in a truly unique love story. $20/general admission; $12/seniors, students and children. The Outdoor Forest Theater, Mountain View and Santa Rita, Carmel. 626-1681 or www.TicketGuys.com. Ends 7/24.
My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra Thursday, Friday and Saturday 7:30pm; Sun 2pm. Four talented singers and an onstage jazz combo perform 57 classics celebrating the mystique of Old Blue Eyes and the music he made famous. Hailed for its powerful music, superb arrangements, gracious style and easy-going comedy, My Way has become the most produced musical revue in America for the last two years. $20-$35/general; $6/children under 12; $9-$20/students, teachers and military; $15-$25/seniors (65+). Golden Bough Theatre, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel. 622-0700 or www.pacrep.org. Ends 7/24.
“Stupid is as Stupid Does” or “Only You, Dick Tickle, Only You” Fri-Sat 8pm. A classic melodramatic tale of love, lust and chicken barbecue in the South. Don’t wait another cotton-pickin’ minute to escape reality. $14/general; $13/seniors; $8/students; $6/active military. The Barbary Coast Theater, 320 Hoffman at Lighthouse Avenue, Monterey. 655-4992. Ends 8/31.