· JULY 19-22
Paper Wing Theatre Company presents "Red-Hot Summertime Burlesque" Opens at 8 p.m. on Thursday, July 19; continues at 8 p.m. nightly through Sunday, July 22 at the Paper Wing Theatre, 320 Hoffman Ave., at Lighthouse Avenue, Monterey. $20 general admission, $15 military, students and seniors; available online at www.paperwingtheatre.com or at the door (box office opens one half hour prior to showtime). 905-5684.
· JULY 19-AUG. 25
"2x4BASH" presents "Gruesome Playground Injuries" by Rajiv Joseph. Opens at 7:30 p.m. Saturday July 21; continues at 7:30 p.m. July 21, 26 and 27 and Aug. 4, 9 and 16. "The Chalk Boy" by Joshua Conkel continues at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, July 19, 28 and Thursday-Friday, Aug. 2, 3 at the Studio Theater, 411 Central Ave., Salinas. Limited tickets may be available for staged reading of "8" by Dustin Lance Black, at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 20. "Of Dice and Men" by Cameron McNary plays Aug. 10, 11, 17, 18, 23 and 25. Single tickets: $10 general, $5 for students with ID; BASHPass (all three shows): $20, available at www.westernstage.com or at The Western Stage Box Office, 4-7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday (open on performance weekends Saturday until 8:30 p.m. and Sunday 12-3 p.m.) or at 755-6816. Info: 755-6981 or
· THROUGH JULY 22
The Forest Theater Guild presents "Cyrano de Bergerac." Continues at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Saturdays, with a 5 p.m. dinner performance Sunday evenings only, through July 22 at the outdoor Forest Theater, Mountain View and Santa Rita streets, Carmel. $25 general, $20 seniors, and military and $15 children, Sunday's tickets are all one price of $20, available at www.foresttheaterguild.org or at the box office one hour before the performance. Adapted by Anthony Burgess, directed by Mickie Mosley. Call 626-1681 or info.
· THROUGH JULY 28
Stardust Playhouse presents "Extremities," by William Mastrosimone. Continues at 8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays through July 28 at the Stardust Playhouse,2115 N. Fremont St., Suite C,Monterey. Directed by Kirsten Clapp, features Taylor Thorngate, Victor DiBartolomeo, Tatum Tollner, Clapp. $15 (for mature audiences) at stardustplayhouse
· JULY 27-AUG. 19
Layne Littlepage in "Broadway Leading Ladies: Viva the Divas!" Opens at 7:30 p.m. Friday, July 27; continues at 7:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, and 3 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 19 at Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Guadalupe Street at Fourth Avenue, Carmel. Rick Yramategui accompanies singer-actress Littlepage on the piano. $25, available at 238-0092 or
The Western Stage seeks volunteers in its technical and front-of-house departments. Call 755-6988 or 755-6981, or see wwww.westernstage.com.
Pacific Repertory Theatre's SoDA (School of Dramatic Arts) theater classes and performance opportunities. Theater classes for children, teenagers and adults. Classes held at Indoor Forest Theatre. Starts Jan. 31. 656-9730 or
MPC Theatre Company is seeking volunteers. Needed: ushers, ticket-takers and concessionaires. In addition to performance-night volunteers, the company is seeking people to distribute fliers and promotional materials throughout the Peninsula. All volunteers receive complimentary tickets to MPC Theatre Company productions. 646-4213 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Paper Wing Theatre looking for actors interested in auditioning. The Paper Wing Theatre Company, located at 320 Hoffman Ave. at Lighthouse in New Monterey, is looking for actors interested in auditioning, with no experience necessary. Call 521-4512 to make an appointment (leave a message if there is no answer). PaperWingTheatreCo.com.
Hartnell College Theatre Arts Department is accepting students for its series of workshops and classes. Whether you are new to theater or a seasoned performer, there are opportunities to develop skills under the guidance of professional actors and directors. For ages 9-13. 755-6987, 755-6988, www.westernstage.org.