Coast Repertory's Second Stage, 655 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. Show
times are 7:45 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday and 2 p.m. Saturday and
Sunday. $26-$47. (714) 708-5555.
The ins and outs of friendship is among the themes of "Art," which
will close Nov. 19 at the South Coast Repertory, 655 Town Center Drive,
Costa Mesa. Performances will be 8 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and
7:30 p.m. Sunday, with weekend matinees at 2:30 p.m. $28-$49, with
preview tickets starting at $18. A pay-what-you-will performance will be
held at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. (714) 708-5555.
A parody of 1930s low-budget British detective movies, "Bullshot
Crummond" will be staged by Orange Coast College's Repertory Theatre
Company today through Sunday and Nov. 18-19. Curtain call is 8 p.m. today
and Saturday and 7 p.m. Sunday, with a 2 p.m. matinee. $5-$6. Seating is
limited. OCC is at 2701 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa. (714) 432-5640, Ext.
Costa Mesa High School will put on a production of "Our Town" at 7:30
p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Nov. 17 at 2650 Fairview Road, Costa Mesa.
$5. (714) 424-8700.
Shakespeare's "Hamlet" opens today through Nov. 19 and Nov. 30 through
Dec. 3 at Vanguard University of Southern California's Lyceum Theater, 55
Fair Drive, Costa Mesa. Times are 8 p.m. Saturday, with 2 p.m. matinees
on Saturday and Sunday. $8, but discounts are available. (714) 668-6145.
The Newport Theatre Arts Center ends the year with Neil Simon's
Tony-winning farce, "Rumors," today through Dec. 17 at 2501 Cliff Drive,
Newport Beach. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2:30
p.m. for the Sunday matinee. Tickets are $15 for the opening night and
$13 for general shows. (949) 631-0288.
BE HELD HOSTAGE
"The Hostage," an acclaimed 1958 work by Irish playwright Brendan
Behan, will be staged Thursdays through Sundays, Nov. 30-Dec. 3 and Dec.
7-10 in the Drama Lab Theatre at Orange Coast College, 2701 Fairview
Road, Costa Mesa. Show times are 8 p.m. Thursdays through Saturdays and 2
p.m. Sundays. $6-$9. Seating is limited. (714) 432-5880.
The Orange County Performing Arts Center will present David