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Belton, Keenan-Bolger, Lew, Sapp to Star in Calvin Berger Presentation
Celia Keenan-Bolger (Photo © Joseph Marzullo) Nicholas Belton, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Deborah Lew, and Robb Sapp will co-star in a one-hour "preview presentation"
In The Continuum Set for Transfer to Perry Street Theatre
Nikkole Salter and Danai Gurira in In The Continuum (Photo © James Leynse) In The Continuum, Danai Gurira and Nikkole Salt
Not Talking Turkey
While there aren't many Thanksgiving-themed shows this month, there's a cornucopia of alternatives, including the musicals Junie B. Jones and Captain Louie, Symphony Space's "Just Kidding" series, and some shows that are already getting into the Christmas spirit.
Philadelphia Kids Spotlight: November '05
Those seeking family fare should head over to the mammoth Walnut Street Theatre, the city's largest and richest company, which excels at staging spectacular musicals. With Richard Stafford handling the direction and choreography, Disney's Beauty and the Beast should be another holiday winner for the company and audiences alike (November 8-January 8).
LA Kids Spotlight: November '05
As the year-end holidays approach, there's a lot of family fare on tap. The Kirk Douglas Theatre brings us Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Nilo Cruz's A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings (opening Nov. 19), based on a short story by Gabriel Garcia Marquez. about two children who meet a man who they believe is an angel. South Coast Repertory in Costa Mesa offers Bunnicula (opening November 11), described as a rabbit tale of mystery and music. Santa Monica Playhouse's musical matinee series gets an early start on the yuletide season with All About Santa (opening Nov. 5), Evelyn Rudie and Chris DeCarlo's frolic about a mysterious visitor to the North Pole. Finally, The Orange County Performance Arts Center hosts Dora's Pirate Adventure (opening November 2), a swashbuckling adventure with a plucky heroine.