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Great Expectations   Thursday Nov 29 - ...   $18-$30

Great Expectations

Town Hall Theatre “Lost & Found” Season 2018/19 continues with our holiday offering: the West Coast Premiere of GREAT EXPECTATIONS, an adventure-packed adaptation of the classic Dickens’ coming-of-age story by Gale Childs Daly. GREAT EXPECTATIONS will have 12 performances, including two previews, November 29 through December 16, 2018, at Town Hall Theatre Company, 3535 School Street, in Lafayette, CA. Tickets are $18 - $30, and are available through the Box Office at (925) 283-1557 or online at www.TownHallTheatre.com. THT will host three Special Events for GREAT EXPECTATIONS: Opening Night gala on Saturday, December 1, 2018; LIT UP at Town Hall, a literary salon, on Wednesday, December 5, 2018; and Theatre Club, our post-show talk-back with complimentary wine, on Friday, December 7, 2018. We welcome audiences to enjoy THT’s full bar and entertainment in our lobby one hour before performances. ”Flawless … a stunner on every level.” - Chicago Sun-Times On a bleak Christmas Eve, in a marshy churchyard, an escaped convict grabs our hero, a young orphan named Pip, at knife point – and the boy’s life is forever altered! Pip’s act of kindness, and a mysterious benefactor, lead to a series of surprises as we follow Pip’s journey from rags to riches, through love and loss, and revenge to redemption. Along the way he learns some hard-earned lessons and ultimately comes to realize his great expectations. Six quick-changing actors portray dozens of curious and intriguing characters in Daly’s taut new adaptation of Dickens’ timeless classic novel. “ … a ‘must see.’ Add it to your winter bucket list.” – DC Metro Theatre Arts

When: Thursday Nov 29 - Sunday Dec 16

Where: 3535 School Street Lafayette CA

Admission: $18-$30

WebSite: https://www.townhalltheatre.com/great-expectations/

Contact: Susan E Evans, press@TownHallTheatre.com, 925-683-1557

Category: Performing Arts 11 id: 14701

AJAX   Wednesday Dec 5 - ...   $10-$15

AJAX

When the mighty warrior Achilles has been killed the decision of who will receive his illustrious armor becomes open for debate. Greece’s mightiest warrior second only to Achilles, Ajax, is overlooked and disgraced when the armor is bestowed upon Odysseus causing Ajax to fall into a rage on the brink of madness In this rage, Ajax slaughters a filed of livestock and then takes his own life. Sophocles’ compelling work asked the audience to examine how we honor the soldiers who fight to protect us and how we as a society uphold that honor even when a warrior dishonors himself. Join us for a powerful performance starring veterans, community members and students as we explore the powerful themes of unity, honor, respect, and forgiveness in an unforgettable evening.

When: Wednesday Dec 5 - Saturday Dec 8

Where: 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg CA

Admission: $10-$15

WebSite: http://www/pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

Contact: Janis Glover, info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com, 9254271611

Category: Performing Arts 11 id: 14708

KITKA   Sunday Dec 9   From $25

KITKA

This winter holiday program includes sacred and secular pieces inspired by cosmic wonders and earthly rituals of the winter season. The music of Evening Star includes meticulously researched and creatively arranged songs sung in Bulgarian, Russian, Romanian, Georgian, Yiddish, Latvian, Serbian, Ukrainian, Mingelian, Svan, Laz and Greek interspersed with sonic surprises guaranteed to enchant the ear and stir the soul.

When: Sunday Dec 9

Where: 200 N San Pedro Rd San Rafael CA

Admission: From $25

WebSite: http://marinjcc.org/arts

Contact: Dane Miller, dmiller@marinjcc.org, 415-444-8060

Category: Performing Arts 11 id: 14712

The Amazing Bubble Show   Sunday Dec 16   $15/Adult; $10/Kid (12 and under)

The Amazing Bubble Show

Thrilling audiences around the world for nearly 30 years with the art, magic, science and fun of bubbles, the Amazing Bubble Man (a.k.a. Louis Pearl) explores the breath-taking dynamics of bubbles. Combining comedy and artistry with audience participation and enough spellbinding bubble tricks to keep both kids and adults alike mesmerized, this show is fun for all ages. From square bubbles, bubbles inside bubbles, fog-filled bubbles, giant bubbles, bubble volcanoes, and people inside bubbles, the Amazing Bubble Man conjures shrieks of laughter and gasps of amazement. “Greatest bubble show on Earth.” –SFGate.com “It’s a fantastic show. Louis Pearl playfully forms bubbles beyond imagination, and engages the audience with his easygoing non-verbal slapstick.” “Louis Pearl — a.k.a. The Amazing Bubble Man — truly deserves his title. Most of the show is accompanied by gasps and awes…and that’s just the adults. Kids can be heard giggling with excitement.” “This show captivated its young audience and the adults loved it as well. Highly recommended.” –British Theater Guide

When: Sunday Dec 16

Where: 2513 Blanding Ave Alameda CA

Admission: $15/Adult; $10/Kid (12 and under)

WebSite: https://www.rhythmix.org/events/amazing-bubble-show-dec2018/

Contact: Tina Blaine, info@rhythmix.org, 510-865-5060

Category: Performing Arts 11 id: 14681

The Rocky Horror Picture Show   Saturday Dec 29   $12-$17

The Rocky Horror Picture Show

Live cast Amber’s Sweets would like, if they may, to take you on strange journey. Come witness the long-running cult film the way it was meant to be experienced: in a theater with a cast, friends and audience partici … pation!

When: Saturday Dec 29

Where: 351 Railroad Ave Pittsburg CA

Admission: $12-$17

WebSite: http://www/pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com

Contact: carolyn august, info@pittsburgcaliforniatheatre.com, 9254271611

Category: Performing Arts 11 id: 14710