Thursday, June 10, 2004
The Complete History of America (abridged) Opens Thurs 7pm, Sat 10am, Sun and Tues 7pm, Wed 2pm.
Yet another incarnation of the “let’s see how much classic lit
we can cram into one evening” show that has mangled
Shakespeare and the Bible, to hilarious effect, on stages
across the English-speaking world. This one is three guys
taking on 500 years of American history—really fast.
$25/adults, $18/seniors, $12/students, teachers, military,
$6/children (preview is half-price). Ends 7/1.
Theater Now Playing
A Bench in the Sun Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Reviewed in this issue. $18/general, $15/students and seniors. Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Guadalupe at 4th, Carmel. 626-6796. Ends 6/27.
CET Spring Play Festival Sat-Sun, all day. Children’s Experimental Theater presents two days of free performances by student actors, along with food, drink, and a silent auction. Donations accepted. Indoor Forest Theater, Mountain View at Santa Rita, Carmel, 624-1531. Ends 6/13.
Evita Thurs-Sun 7:30pm. More than 100 high school students from the tri-county area put on the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical about Argentinean icon Eva Peron. $15/adults, $8/students. Forest Theater Guild at the Outdoor Forest Theater, Santa Rita and Mountain View, Carmel. 626-1681. Ends 6/13.
Fatthumb of the Opry Fri-Sat 8pm. A pseudo-19th-century melocomedy starring Barbara Stripes, Jane Fondle, Lois Lame and Clarke Kennt. $14/general, $13/seniors, $7/students, $5/military. Barbary Coast Theater, 320 Hoffman Ave., Monterey. 655-4992. Ends 6/26.
Meshuggah-Nuns Fri 7:30pm, Sat 2pm and 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. The Little Sisters of Hoboken put on a cruise-ship production of Fiddler on the Roof in this song-and-dance musical comedy. “Filled with slapstick and wisecracks poking fun at religions and our misconceptions of them.” ( Weekly, 6/3). $20-35/adults, $15-25/students and seniors, $6/children. Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel. 622-0100 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 7/3.