Thursday, January 29, 2004
theater now playing
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.
Present Laughter Thurs-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Unicorn Theater presents a fine production of Noel Coward’s semi-autobiographical play about Garry Essendine, an aging, self-absorbed actor, and his entourage. “In a near-perfect performance, Robert Colter nails Essendine’s suave neuroses, egotistical charm, and jaded lasciviousness.” (Weekly, 1/15.) $15/general, $12/students and seniors. Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Guadalupe at 4th, Carmel. 649-0259. Ends 2/8.