Thursday, November 3, 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
Dining to Death with John Steinbeck Opens Fri 7pm, continues Sat 7pm. Ariel Theatrical presents an original murder mystery dinner theater experience. Featuring a script by local author Jim Albanese and dinner by Hullaballoo. $50. The Wilson Children’s Theatre, 320 Main St., Salinas. 775-0976. Ends 11/12.
| theater ongoing
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Bingo Palace Fri-Sat 7pm. Interactive comedy melodrama. The Monterey Playhouse, 320 Hoffman Ave., Monterey. 595-9290.
Johnny Guitar Thu-Sat 7:30pm; 2pm Sun. Hilarious Western camp musical based on the 1954 Joan Crawford film. Filled with great acting, tremendous direction and one of the best musical scores in recent history, Johnny Guitar is a must-see. $20-$35. Golden Bough Theatre, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th. 622-0700 or www.pacrep.org. Ends 11/13.
Rain of Gold Fri-Sat 8pm tonight; 2pm Sun. Victor Villaseñor’s epic tale of his family’s tumultuous life in Mexico during the Revolution and their eventual migration to America is a universal story of love, family, and perseverence that will resonate with millions of California immigrants. It’s not just a play, it’s a community celebration. $17-$25. Main Stage, Hartnell College, 156 Homestead Ave., Salinas. 755-6816 or www.westernstage.com. Ends 11/5.