Third Age Onstage, a radio drama group, will perform Alive in the Grave and Scott Fitzgerald’s The Diamond as Big as the Ritz this month in the Wilkerson Theater at the R25 Arts Complex, home of California Stage.
In the first story, Alive in the Grave, a wife’s ultimatum to her unemployed husband results in the robbery of a dead man and the grave he now occupies.
The next story, Scott Fitzgerald’s The Diamond as Big as the Ritz, is a fantasy considered one of his best short stories. In it, a young man accepts an invitation from his new classmate to spend the spring break with his family “out west.” Expecting it to be a typical rugged ranch, he finds instead a palatial setting, and even falls in love before he finally realizes that his very life is on the line.
Both are performed each day: Saturday, May 18, 7:00 pm and Sunday, May 19, 2:00pm.
New Creative Edge presentation at California Stage
The Creative Edge is a Series of Readings of New Works in Progress, and a California Stage Theatre Fundraiser. Coming up next:
Dorothea Puente’s Murder Jukebox!
A rare opportunity to see into the development process of a play! Come see the workshop reading of this play by Mark Lowenstern, in the Wilkerson Theater at the R25 Arts Complex, home of California Stage.
A History of Irish Spirit: An Empowering Story – January 18th through February 17th
Join us this January during the 100th anniversary of Ireland’s Declaration of Independence!
Juno and the Paycock by Sean O’Casey runs Friday January 18, 2019 through Sunday February 17, 2019.
Juno and the Paycock is a play set among the Dublin poor in 1919. Through humor and tragedy, the humanity of O’Casey’s characters is presented struggling for survival and nearly destroyed by the occupation of the British army. Following this, Ireland is slammed with a civil war. Juno’s great efforts to keep her family sane during these ongoing miseries raises her spirit to the heroic.