· NOV.16-DEC. 8

Paper Wing Theatre Company presents A.R. Gurney's "Sylvia." Opens at 8 p.m. Friday, Nov. 16; continues at 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays through Dec. 8, at the Paper Wing Theatre Company, 320 Hoffman Ave., Monterey. $23/$20, available at or at the door, half-hour before the performance.; 905-5684.

· NOV. 18-19

PacRep's SoDA program presents "Words on Stage: Voices from Great Literature." 2 p.m. Sunday, 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18-19, at the Indoor Forest Theatre, corner of Santa Rita and Mountain View, Carmel. Santa Cruz performer Jerry Falek is featured at PacRep's School of Dramatic Arts "Words on Stage" series. Free. Donations accepted to support the SoDA scholarship fund.

· NOV. 21-DEC. 23

Pacific Repertory Theatre presents the regional premiere of the Broadway musicalcomedy, "Spamalot," by Eric Idle and John du Prez. Two discount previews: 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 21 and Friday, Nov. 23; opens Saturday, Nov. 24, at 7:30 p.m., followed by a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, Nov. 25; continues at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sunday matinees through Dec. 23, in the Golden Bough Theatre, Monte Verde Street between Eighth and Ninth, Carmel.


Directed by PacRep Executive Director Stephen Moorer, musical direction by Stephen Tosh, choreography by Jill Miller, "Spamalot" features Scott McQuiston in the lead role of thealternately noble and daffy King Arthur. General admission $16 to $38, discounts available for seniors over 65, students, children, teachers, and active military, available at The Pacific Repertory Theatre Box Office, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays, at 622-0100 or online at



ARIEL Theatrical's musical "Seussical." Continues at 7 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 3, and Nov. 9-10, 16-17 and at 2 p.m. Saturdays, Nov. 3, 10, 17 at the Karen Wilson Children's Theatre, 320 Main St., Salinas. "Seussical" is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza that lovingly brings to life favorite Dr. Seuss characters — including Horton the Elephant, the Cat in the Hat, Gertrude McFuzz, Lazy Mayzie, and Jojo. $10 general, $8 for students, seniors or active military and $6 for children age 3-12 (under 3 is free), available at 775-0976 online at or at the theater.


The Western Stage presents "Irving Berlin's White Christmas." Continues at 78:30 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Dec. 8 at the main stage theater, Hartnell College Performing Arts Building, 411 Central Ave., Salinas. The stage version of the holiday classic, with a new libretto by David Ives, directed by TWS Production Manager Jeff McGrath. $20 general, $10 children, available at or at 755-6816.


Magic Circle Theatre presents Ira Levin's "Deathtrap." Continues Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., Sundays at 2 p.m. through Dec. 9 at Magic Circle Theatre, 8 El Caminito, Carmel Valley. $22 general; seniors and students $20 Sundays only, available at or 659-7500.