Thursday, February 19, 2004
Blue/Orange Half-price preview Wed 7pm, opens Thurs 2/26 at 7pm. A patient in a London hospital claims to be the son of an African dictator in this play about race, bureaucracy, and England’s failing national healthcare system. A Pacific Repertory Theater production. Tickets range from $6/children to $35/general. Circle Theater, Casanova between 8th and 9th, Carmel. 622-0100 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 3/29.
Don’t Dress for Dinner Opens Fri 7:30pm (reception 6pm), continues Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. A Parisian man invites his mistress away for the weekend and everything goes wrong in this comedy about sex and gourmet cooking. $22/general, $18/seniors, students, military; $45/opening night, includes wine and hors d’oeuvres reception. Magic Circle Center, 8 El Caminito, Carmel Valley. 659-1108. Ends 3/13.
theater now playing
Blood Brothers Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm, Wed 7pm. (Reviewed in this issue). A Pacific Repertory Theater production. Tickets range from $6/children to $35/general. Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel. 622-0100 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 3/7.
Grease Fri-Sat 7:30pm. The Stevenson School Players presents the ‘50s rock musical. $10/adults, $5/students. 3152 Forest Lake Rd., Pebble Beach. 625-8333. Ends 2/21
Jack London: The True Story Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm. Will Shephard performs his one-man show about writer Jack London. $16/general, $12/students, seniors, military, $6/children. Indoor Forest Theater, Santa Rita and Mountain View, Carmel. 624-1531. Ends 2/29.
Kissin’ Cousins, or Beverly’s Hillbillies Fri-Sat 8pm. Ma and Pa Kettleman’s farm mortgage is due, but villain Vivian and her sidekick Betty Bogus have their eye on the couple’s lucrative corn and turnip crops. $14/general, $13/seniors, $7/students, $5/military. Barbary Coast Theater, 320 Hoffman Ave., Monterey. 655-4992. Ends 3/31.
Picasso at the Lapin Agile Thurs-Sat 7:30pm. Monterey High junior Nick Barth directs his fellow drama students in a production of Steve Martin’s one-act comedy that posits a fictional meeting between Einstein and Picasso in a Paris nightclub. $12/general, $6/students. Monterey High School lecture hall, 101 Herrmann Dr., Monterey. Tickets at the door or via 455-9955. Ends 2/21.
The Waiting Room Thurs 7pm, Fri-Sat 8pm, closes Sun 2pm. Mickie Mosley directs this time-tripping black comedy about men, women and the medical profession. Adult language. “The Waiting Room raises some important issues which, sad to say, have not faded in the decade since it was written.” (Weekly, 2/5). $10/advance, $15/day of show. Monterey Peninsula College’s SRO/Studio Theater, 980 Fremont, Monterey. 646-4213 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 2/22.
Monterey Peninsula College Auditions 2/21-22 from 1-4pm in the SRO Theater for the SRO’s April show Shape of Things (directed by Alicia Wharton), and September show The Children (directed by Kevin Hanstick). Visit www.mpcfaculty.net/drama_dept for details.
Western Stage Actors, singers and dancers needed for main stage musicals Hello Dolly and Sweeney Todd. Auditions Feb. 21-22 at Hartnell College in Salinas; call Jim McLean at 759-6037 to schedule audition time.