Thursday, May 6, 2004
Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead Previews Thurs 7pm, opens Fri 8pm, continues Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm. Tom Stoppard’s brilliant 1966 plays explores the theme of Fate vs. Free Will by “concluding” the Hamlet story from the viewpoint of two minor characters who stumble into the final scene of Shakespeare’s great tragedy. $25/general, $20/seniors, $15/students, $5/kids under 15. Main Stage at Monterey Peninsula College, 980 Fremont St., Monterey. 646-4213 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 5/23.
Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs Fri-Sat 7pm. The classic fairy tale comes to life through ARIEL Theatrical’s cast of 19, including Betsy Andrade as the Queen. Wilson Children’s Theater, 320 Main St., Salinas. $8/adults, $5/kids 5-12. 775-0976. ends 5/22.
The Tragedy of Othello
Wed-Thurs 6:30pm, Fri-Sat
7:30pm. Monterey High School Players, directed by Larry Welch,
present Shakespeare’s Moorish play for two weeks. $10/general,
$5/students. MHS Theater, Herrmann Drive, Monterey. 658-1562.
Theater Now Playing
Agnes of God Fri-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm. Dawn Flood stars as a nun accused of murdering her baby, Suzanne Sturn is the Mother Superior bent on protecting the Church, and Maria Elena Cordero is the court-appointed psychiatrist sent to figure out the mystery. “A riveting production…Flood is miraculous as the manic, tortured, saintly, gentle young nun.” ( Weekly, 4/22). $22/general, $18/students, seniors, military. Magic Circle Center, 8 El Caminito, Carmel Valley. 659-1108. Ends 5/16.
Fatthumb of the Opry Fri-Sat 8pm. A pseudo-19th-century melocomedy starring Barbara Stripesand, 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 6/30.
The Intellectual Ladies Thurs-Sat 8pm, Sun 2:30pm. Reviewed in this issue. $16/general, $12/students, seniors, military, $6/children. Gala opening night Sat: $22/general, $18/students, seniors, military; $10/children. Indoor Forest Theater, Santa Rita and Mountain View, Carmel. 624-1531 or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 5/23.
The Pirates of Penzance Thurs-Sat 8:30pm, closes Sun 3:30pm. Gilbert and Sullivan’s light-hearted, frothy operetta with plenty of singing and dancing. $20/adults, $10/children. Bruce Ariss Wharf Theater, Fisherman’s Wharf, Monterey. 649-2332 or 372-1373. Ends 5/9.