Links to theater and stage organizations within this section: | CET & Indoor Forest Theater | MPC Drama Dept. | MoCo Theatre Alliance | Pacfic Rep | Unicorn Theatre
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Putting It Together Opens Fri 8pm; Sat 8pm; Sun 2pm. A follow-up of sorts to 1976’s revue Side by Side by Sondheim, Putting It Together uses a thin narrative to piece together as many Sondheim songs as possible. $15/in advance on-line; $18/in advance at the box office; $25/at the door. $20/seniors (65 and over); $15/young adults (16-22); $10/children 15 and under. Morgan Stock Stage at Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont St., Monterey. 646-4213 or www.TicketGuys.com. Ends 6/26.
My Way: A Musical Tribute to Frank Sinatra Opens Sat 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 admission; $6/children under 12; $9-$20/students, teachers and military (with ID); $15-$25/seniors (65+). Golden Bough Theatre, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel. 622-0700 or www.pacrep.org. Ends 7/24.
| theater ongoing |
Arsenic and Old Lace Fri-Sat 8pm; Sun 2pm. (Reviewed this issue.) $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 Outrageous Adventures of Sheldon and Mrs. Levine Fri-Sat 8pm; Sun 2pm. A 31-year-old son runs away from his overbearing mother. The play is a series of letters between them as each searches desperately to make sense of their relationship. We are taken to places like Tibet, Bismark, North Dakota, Graceland and Yuma, Arizona. Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, 4th and Guadalupe in Carmel. $18/general; $15/students and seniors. 626-6796 or ticketguys.com.
“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.
Zorba the Greek Fri-Sun 7:30pm. Directed by Rosemary Luke and starring Reg Huston, Zorba tells the story of a young man who finds he has a small inheritance in Crete. When he arrives in Crete to claim it, he meets Zorba, a middle-aged Greek with a real lust for life. The musical is centered on the personal relationship between these two characters, and the way the young man changes his view on life, influenced by Zorba’s day-to-day behavior. $20/adults; $15/students and seniors. Outdoor Forest Theater, Mountain View and Santa Rita, Carmel. 626-1681 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 6/18.