BWW Blogs: Fall Showers Can't Dampen the Theatre Spirits on the California Central Coast!
As we come to the last 2 weeks of October, our California Central Coast theatres and live performance venues have numerous entertainment offerings ready and waiting for your viewing and listening enjoyment!
Murder in Mind Productions (http://murderinmind.com) presents Pirates of Pirates Cove, a parody by John Logue, directed by Ron Kewish, at the Spyglass Inn, located at 2703 Spyglass Dr in Shell Beach, through November 7.
Who killed Captain Jack Peacock? A jealous lover? An ambitious shipmate? Someone after his booty? Speaking of which, what's become of Jack's booty? And how many times will we use the word "booty" to get a cheap laugh?
Upcoming performances at the Clark Center (www.clarkcenter.org) in Arroyo Grande include Masters of the Fiddle with Natalie MacMaster & Donnell Leahy November 4, Opera San Luis Obispo's One Quarter, One Love: 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration on Novmber 5, and Everybody Can Dance Ballet's Nutcracker November 27 & 28.
Ryan Cordero (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Sorcerer Productions (check them out on Facebook) recently closed their very successful production of Forever Plaid, directed by Natalia Berryman, with Musical Direction by Mark Robertshaw and Choreography by Stacy Estrada at the Clark Center (www.clarkcenter.org) in Arroyo Grande as part of their inaugural season of shows. Next up is Drowsy Chaperone in Feb/March of 2011, and Crazy for You in August 2011.
The Great American Melodrama (www.americanmelodrama.com) in Oceano is proud to present its annual Fall/Halloween show, which this year is Trudy and the Beast ... or The Creature from the Black Lagoon, through November 14, with each performance followed by the "Zombie Vaudeville Review."
The Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts (www.pcpa.org), the Central Coast's Resident Professional Theatre Company, located on the Allan Hancock College Campus in Santa Maria, will open its 2010/11 season with a production of Peter Pan November 4 - December 23 at the Marian Theatre in Santa Maria.
The Santa Maria Civic Theatre (www.smct.org) will present Wait Until Dark Novermber 19 - December 11.
The God Is Still Speaking Players recently closed their production of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown. Next up is a staged reading of Dylan Thomas' Under Milk Wood, directed by Chrys Barnes in collaboration with Bent Angel Productions, with performances on November 20 & 21.
SLO Little Theatre's (www.slolittletheatre.org) current mainstage production is Leading Ladies, directed by Leticia Velex, running through October 31. Auditions for This Is Rock 'N Rolll: The Alan Freed Story will be held November 2 & 3, 6-9 PM (performances February 18 - March 20, 2011). A readers' theatre production of Boy Gets Girl will be presented for one performance only on November 5, and Nuncrackers: the Christmas Musical will run November 19 - December 19.
Upcoming performances at the Cal Poly Performing Arts Center (www.pacslo.org) include David Sedaris October 28, Imago Theatre: ZooZoo November 4, Theatre Works USA's Click Clack Moo on November 7, The 5 Browns on November 10, Cal Poly Theatre & Dance Department's Antigone and Letters to Soldiers Lost November 11-13 & 18-19, and the MET's Live in HD Verdi's Don Carlo on November 14.
The Atascadero High School Drama Department (www.ahstheatre.info), one of the Central Coast's premier high school theatre programs, will present Scheherazade and 15 Minute Hamlet November 4-14.