· FEB. 7-17
Stevenson School Performing Arts presents "Little Shop of Horrors." 7:30p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7, Fridays, Feb. 8 and 15, Saturdays, Feb. 9 and 16, and 2p.m. Sunday, Feb. 17, at Keck Auditorium, Stevenson School, Pebble Beach Campus, 3152 Forest Lake Road, Pebble Beach. Book and Lyrics by Howard Ashman, music by Alan Menken, based on the film by Roger Corman. $12.50 general online, $15 at the door; students, seniors and military $6.50 online, $10 at the door. www.stevensonschool.org/boxoffice, 625-8389 for information and tickets.
· FEB. 8-10
Pacific Grove Middle School presents "The Music Man." Opens at 7p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at 3 and 7p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, and 2p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at the Pacific Grove Performing Arts Center, P.G. Middle School, 835 Forest Ave., Pacific Grove. Under co-directors Michelle and Sean Boulware, more than 30 Pacific Grove students perform this famous Broadway musical with such hits as "76 Trombones," "Trouble," "Marian the Librarian" and more. $7 general, $5 for students at the door. Info: Pamela Cain at 641-0340 or school office at 646-6568.
· THROUGH FEB. 9
Paper Wing Theatre presents Jason Robert Brown's "The Last Five Years." Continues at 8p.m. Fri-Sat through Feb. 9 in the intimate Gallerie Theatre at Paper Wing Theatre, 320 Hoffman Ave., Monterey.
· THROUGH FEB. 16
Stardust Playhouse presents "Parallel Lives" by Kathy Najimy and Mo Gaffney. Continues at 8p.m. Fri-Sat through Feb. 16, at Stardust Playhouse, 2115 N. Fremont St., Suite C, Monterey. Directed by Judie Swartz and featuring Carolyn Janis and Renee Ladle Infelise. With boundless humor, "Parallel Lives" re-examines the ongoing quest to find parity and love in a contest handicapped by capricious gods — or in this case, goddesses. For mature audiences. $15, available at stardustplayouse.com and 402-8940.
· THROUGH MARCH 3
PacRep Theatre's SoDAonStage program presents "Legally Blonde: The Musical." Continues at 7:30p.m. Fri-Sat and 2p.m. Sundays through March 3 at the Golden Bough Theatre, Monte Verde Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues, Carmel. Features Sydney Duncheon as Elle Woods, 40 performers, two canine performers and a live rock band under the direction of guitarist Don Dally. Directed by Stephen Moorer, choreography by Lara Wheeler Devlin. General admission tickets from $7.50 to $28; discounts for seniors over 65, students, children, teachers and active military, available at 622-0100, www.PacRep.org or at the PacRep Box Office 11a.m.-4p.m. Tue-Sat. Two-for-one discount on general admission available for Thursday night performances.
· FEB. 24 and MARCH 3
The Listening Place, Readers' Theatre presents William Luce's "The Belle of Amherst." At 1:30p.m. Sundays, Feb. 24 and March 3, at the Monterey Museum of Art-La Mirada, 720 Via Mirada, Monterey. Directed by Linda Hancock, starring Marlie Avant, Luce wrote the 1976 Broadway stage success for actor Julie Harris, who won a Tony for her portrayal of Emily Dickinson. Free for Monterey Museum of Art Members, free for non-members with museum admission. Donations welcome for Listening Place, Readers' Theatre. Linda Hancock at 424-6645.
· FEB. 9-11
Pacific Repertory Theatre open auditions. Seeking community actors, singers and dancers for PacRep's 2013 professional theater season: "An Iliad," "The Glass Menagerie," "The Imaginary Invalid," "A Midsummer Night's Dream" and PacRep's annual Forest Theater Family Musical, "Peter Pan." Auditions will be held 10a.m.-4p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9; 9a.m.-noon and 5-8p.m. Sunday, Feb 10; and 4-6p.m. Monday, Feb 11, at the Golden Bough Playhouse, Monte Verde Street between Eighth and Ninth avenues, Carmel. Auditions will be limited to three minutes, consisting of either two contrasting monologues or, if auditioning for "Peter Pan," one song excerpt and one monologue. Accompaniment will be provided on Feb 9-10 only. If auditioning for "Peter Pan," please bring sheet music in appropriate key. Rehearsals for "An Iliad," directed by Kenneth Kelleher, begin in mid-April with performances from May 2-June 2 at the Circle Theatre. Rehearsals for "The Glass Menagerie," directed by Kenneth Kelleher begin in mid-May with performances from June 7-June 30 at the Golden Bough Theatre. Rehearsals for "The Imaginary Invalid," directed by Kenneth Kelleher, begin in early August with performances from Sept. 5-29 at the Circle Theatre. Rehearsals for "Peter Pan," directed by Walter DeFaria, begin in early July with performances from Aug. 22-Sept. 29 at the Outdoor Forest Theater. Rehearsals for "Midsummer," directed by Stephen Moorer, begin in early-September with performances from Oct. 3-20 at the Outdoor Forest Theater. Auditions by appointment only. Call Cindy at 622-0100 ext.100 to schedule an appointment. Pictures and resumes can be emailed to email@example.com or mailed to PacRep Theatre, P.O. Box 222035, Carmel, CA 93922.
· FEB. 16
Auditions for Magic Circle Theatre's production of "I'm Not Rappaport." Audition 2-5p.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, by appointment only (schedule at 659-7500) at Magic Circle Theatre, 8 El Caminito, Carmel Valley Village. Other times can be arranged by appointment. Run dates Aug. 16-Sept. 15. Rehearsals start early July. Actors needed: one male, Danforth, ages 35-50, overeducated and arrogant; one male, "The Cowboy," age 25- 40, drug dealer, must be able to have Southern drawl; one male, Gilley, age 16- 25, young punk, street smarts; one female, Clara, age 35- late 40s, stylish, intelligent, warm; one female, Laurie, age 18- 25, pretty, graceful and confused. The two leads, Midge and Nat, have been cast. All actors will be paid. Actor stipends have been increased significantly. 659-7500.
· MARCH 19
Registration for the 2013 Spring Conservatory open. Programs within each conservatory vary by minimum age for participation and complexity of material. "Charlotte's Web," with performance opportunities for those 6-17, begins March 19. Registration is open through the first scheduled rehearsal or until programs are full. Rehearsals take place at the Karen Wilson Children's Theatre, 320 Main St., Oldtown Salinas. For more information call ARIEL Theatrical at 775-0976 or www.arieltheatrical.org.
· APRIL 5
Monterey Recreation Dept.Theater for Kids 3-3:45p.m. Fridays for two six-week sessions, Jan. 11-Feb. 15 and April 5-May 10, for ages 5-7, at the Hilltop Park Center, 871 Jessie St., Monterey. Instructor Maria Dawson. $78, $60 for Monterey residents. Pre-register at the Monterey Recreation Office, 546 Dutra St., Monterey. 646-3866, www.monterey.org/rec.