from the script. "Romeo and Juliet" will open Oct. 27 and run for
three weekends. Rehearsals begin Sept. 12. To enroll in the theater
arts workshop, call (818) 240-1000, ext. 5910.
Preview performances for the play "Beggars in the House of Plenty"
are at 8 p.m. tonight and Friday at The Victory Theatre Center in
Burbank. The play opens at 8 p.m. Saturday. In its West Coast
premiere, the play is written by John Patrick Shanley. It explores
the myths and realities of an Irish-American family at war with
itself. Anita Khanzadian is the director and its is produced by VS.
Theatre Company and The Victory Theatre Center. The playhouse is at
3326 W. Victory Blvd., Burbank. Tickets are $25 and can be reserved
by calling (818) 841-5421.
Local students will present free performances of the play
"Defending Our Future: Care + Action = A Cleaner Environment," about
oceans, the environment and what kids can do to protect the planet,
at 7 p.m. today at the Pacific Park Community Center Gymnasium, 5001
S. Pacific Ave., Glendale. An additional performance will be at 3:30
p.m. on Sunday at the Glendale Public Library Auditorium, 222 E.
Harvard St., Glendale. For more information, call (818) 548-2027.
Verdugo Hills Art Assn. meeting, featuring a demonstration by
watercolor artist Lisa Lopuck, will be at 7 p.m. at the Citibank
Community Room, 2350 Honolulu Ave., Montrose. For more information,
call (818) 790-7449.
The Stepping Stone Players opens "The Music Man" by Meredith
Willson at 7 p.m. tonight at the Hoover High School Auditorium, 651
Glenwood Road, Glendale. Performances are at 7 p.m. Fridays and
Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays through Sept. 25. American Sign Language
interpretations will be on Sept. 18 and 25. Tickets are $12, $8 for
children 10 and under. For more information, call (818) 548-3180.
Zareh will be showing his paintings and drawings in a second solo
exhibition at the Harvest Gallery. The opening reception is from 7 to
10 p.m. today at the gallery, 938 N. Brand Blvd., Glendale. The
exhibit ends Sept. 27. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday