Articles Tagged With ‘Theater’

What is the difference between a lady and a flower girl?

“The difference between a lady and a flower girl is not how she behaves, but how she is treated,” said Henry Higgins as he made a wager that with a little work he could pass lowly Cockney flower girl Eliza... (Continue reading)

Cuesta College presents family-friendly “Three Musketeers”

The Cuesta College Drama Department presents the dazzling swordplay of d’Artagnan and “The Three Musketeers” in a family-friendly performance with video projections, live music, singing, dancing, and lavish costumes. Based on the novel by Alexandre Dumas, this rollicking tale set... (Continue reading)

Atascadero High School students shine

More than a dozen acts competed at Atascadero High School’s Mock Rock competition on Feb. 18th. The students danced and sang for cash prizes and a chance to participate in Countywide Mock Rock, scheduled for April 22nd at Cal Poly.... (Continue reading)

This Weekend: Scarecrows, Follies and Greek food

Here it is, the first full weekend in October and there’s plenty to do. Head up to Cambria Saturday and Sunday for the Scarecrow and Harvest Festival, which has been getting some very nice statewide press. More than 200 handcrafted,... (Continue reading)

Alan Freed musical rocks SLO Little Theatre

BY COLIN JONES If you love music and live theater, consider yourself lucky to live on the Central Coast. Sure, it’s not Broadway, but a nice little niche has developed right here in sleepy little SLO Town. San Luis Obispo... (Continue reading)

Legends show a classic at the Clark Center

BY COLIN JONES A little piece of Vegas has invaded the Central Coast to ring in 2011, which is not necessarily a good thing. But after a thoroughly enjoyable, if a bit kitschy, Best of the Original Legends Series’ show... (Continue reading)

Theatre Review: “Taking Leave”

By C.L. ALEXANDER So . . . let’s make something very, very clear right up front about “Taking Leave,” a comedy by the award-winning playwright Nagle Jackson directed by the amazing Anet Carlin, currently onstage at San Luis Obispo Little... (Continue reading)

Theatre Review: Looking for “Love” at the Melodrama

By C.L. ALEXANDER So . . . the time is ‘nigh on one hundred years ago, the setting is a lumber camp deep in the woods of the upper Midwest, and four lonely lumberjacks seeking solace in music are tossing... (Continue reading)

Theatre Review: PCPA’s “Macbeth” Is a Must-See

By C.L. ALEXANDER So . . . many a live production aims to shower its audience with wondrous sights and sounds, but few directors prove capable of shaping the resulting barrage into a fluent, coherent and fascinating theatrical experience. In... (Continue reading)

The Sunset Drive In

A part of our living history in San Luis Obispo is the Sunset Drive-in Theater, built in 1950. This clip is an interview with  Larry Rodkey of Rodkey Theaters, found via the now quiet The Sunset Drive-in theater on... (Continue reading)