Season 2012


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*Please note, we’ve made an adjustment to our performance times!*
Friday and Saturday performances will now be at 7:30pm

Sunday performances remain at 2:00pm

MAIN STAGE
John Steinbeck’s – Pastures of Heaven A Monterey County Premiere Performing June 30 – July 15th An exciting new drama adapted for the stage by Octavio Solis This play is racy, humorous, and tragic and filled with stories of the wildly desperate people who struggled to make a home in the Salinas Valley.
A Monterey County Premiere Performing September 8 – September 29
An electrifying Broadway musical; Music by Duncan Sheik,
book and lyrics by Steven Sater
A rock musical for our time. The winner of eight Tony’s, four Drama Desk Awards and four Olivier Awards. Originally banned from stages all over the world because of its shocking portrayal of the teenage search for meaning in life and their stormy struggle with budding sexuality.
(PLEASE BE ADVISED-EXPLICIT CONTENT, CHILDREN’S TICKETS WILL NOT BE SOLD)
A Monterey County Premiere
Performing November 10 – December 8
An all-singing, all-dancing holiday musical adapted for the stage
by Paul Blake and David Ives
It’s the uplifiting musical we all need in today’s world. Count the hits: “Blue Skies,” “I Love A Piano,” “The Best Things Happen While You’re Dancing,” “Count Your Blessings,” ” How Deep Is the Ocean,” “Sisters,” “I Got My Love To Keep Me Warm,” and of course, “White Christmas.”
STUDIO THEATER
One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest Performing June 1 – June 24 A fantastic comedy-drama from the novel by Ken Kesey, by Dale Wasserman The greatest protest play of the 20th century. It defines the attitudes and ideas of the 1960s. It is about the age old struggle for power. It boils down to one insistent refrain: Authority Must Always Be Questioned. The film version won seven Academy Awards.
A Monterey County Premiere
Performing September 21 – October 7
An enchanting and haunting lyrical drama by Jose Cruz Gonzalez
A touching story of remembrance and redemption. In the mysterious town of Dolores a gigantic red chair awaits God’s visit and a simple flat tire is capable of changing the world. A deeply moving play about a simple cleaning woman who finds a window into a person’s soul by looking into the sole of a person’s shoe.
Performing October 26 – November 18
The funniest ghost story you’ll ever see! By Paul Rudnick
He has it all: a starring role on television, a rich beautiful girlfriend, and the chance to play Hamlet in Central Park. Then his TV series gets canceled, his girl has second thoughts, and he hates Shakespeare. But the tipsy ghost of John Barrymore appears and demands that he play the role. He duels with the ghost, gets the girl and destroys Hamlet.
** Dates and Titles are subject to change**
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