Thursday, March 24, 2005
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The Maiden and the Tar: A Gilbert and Sullivan Folly Thurs 7:30pm; Sun 4pm. A delightful assortment of favorite tunes and characters from the operettas of Gilbert and Sullivan, performed by Barney Hulse, Eleanor Wylde Morrice and Kevin Hanstick. $14; $13/seniors; $8/students; $6/active military. The Barbary Coast Theatre. 320 Hoffman at Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. 424-2568. Ends 4/20.
M. Butterfly Fri-Sat 7:30pm. The bizarre true story of a French diplomat and his complex love affair with a Chinese opera star, and the deceptions and stereotypes that destroy his career and shatter his notions of love, loyalty and pride. $22-$30/adults; $15-$25/seniors and students; $6/children under 12. The Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde between 8th and 9th, Carmel. 622-0100 or www.Ticketguys.com. Ends 3/26.
The Mikado Fri-Sat 8:30pm; Sun 3:30pm. The cheap tailor Ko-Ko was deemed Lord High Executioner under remarkable circumstances and faces a great challenge when the Mikado, Emperor of Japan, sends notice that if an execution does not take place within the month, the Town of Titipu will be dishonored and Ko-Ko himself will lose his head. The opera is considered Gilbert and Sullivan’s best work. $20; $10/children under 12. Fisherman’s Wharf #1, Monterey. 372-1373. Ends 5/8.
Shooting of General Anesthesia Fri-Sat 8pm. The story of a local mercury mine, a sinister confederate spy, a plot twisting telegram, and the murder of none other than Union Colonel Olly Northgate on a secret mission for President Lincoln. $14; $13/seniors; $8/students; $6/active military. The Barbary Coast Theatre. 320 Hoffman at Lighthouse Ave., Monterey. 655-4992. Ends 4/30.
Stones In His Pockets Thurs 7:30pm; Sat 2pm; Wed 7:30pm. An international comedy sensation, this play has won over critics and audiences worldwide. All hell breaks loose when a Hollywood film crew descends on a rural Irish village, sending two local extras bouncing from the film shoot to the town pub as they mix with the Hollywood director, starlets, and film crew. $22-$30/adults; $15-$25/seniors and students; $6/children under 12. Circle Theatre, Casanova between 8th and 9th, Carmel. 622-0100 or www.pacrep.org or www.ticketguys.com. Ends 4/24.