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Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2008

Theater Preview

Kopper Bear’s production of Three Viewings, a comedy set around a funeral home, closes Feb. 17 at Sunset Playhouse. Less than a week later, Sunset Artistic Director Mark Salentine directs Ivan Menchell’s comedy The Cemetery Club. It’s the lighthearted story of three aging Jewish widows who meet each month to visit the graves of their late husbands. Doris (Frances Klumb) clings to the memory of her late husband, Lucille (Susan Loveridge) dates as many men as she can and Ida (Sally Marks) tries to find a balance between the two extremes. Previous productions of this episodic comedy have been compared to the style of a sitcom.
Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2008

Tonight @ the Boulevard Theatre - 7:30 PM

Although the title of the Casey Kurtti play Catholic School Girls cleverly riffs on one of America’s most enduring sexual taboos, the play itself isn’t a ribald sex farce but rather a gentle coming-of-age dramedy that follows four friends as they work their way through a Catholic education. Along the way they’re . . .