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October 2018

Improv Classes at The Cherry – Grades 9-12

October 3 @ 12:00 pm

In this session of eight classes, students (grades 9-12) will learn the art of improvisational theater, including improv technique, short-form games and long-form scenes.  Classes will be held in the Cherry Center's gallery, located on the northwest corner of Fourth and Guadalupe, Carmel. Instructor Barbara Rees has been teaching theatre for forty-five years.  For the past nine years, she was an english teacher and director of theatre at York School where she launched an acting program and a study of…

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Women’s Voices

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts Carmel, CA 93921 United States

Women’s Voices, a reading exploring the poetry of Kate Aver Avraham, Laura Bayless and Jennifer Lagier, will be held Friday, October 12th at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15.00, available through brownpapertickets.com or by calling (831) 624-7491.   About the poets:  Kate Aver Avraham is a poet, children’s author, art enthusiast, community volunteer nature lover and mischief-maker. Her poems have appeared in many journals and anthologies as well as the Celebration of the Muse chapbook, Perhaps the Truth is Also Blue.…

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“A Doll’s House” Reading and Panel Discussion

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts Carmel, CA 93921 United States

Actors Lawrence Hecht and Ashlee Temple will read excerpts from Henrik Ibsen's "A Doll's House"  on Saturday, October 20th at 3:00pm. Suggested donation for tickets is $15.00 at the door. The reading will be followed by a discussion with the audience to explore the play's relevance in light of both the nineteenth century and today's social/political climate. When Ibsen"s  "A Doll's House" premiered in Denmark in 1879 , it created a cry of outrage around the world, as well as…

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Monterey Comedy Improv

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

Tragedy, comedy, or contemporary culture?  It makes no difference to the Monterey Comedy Improv, who perform 7:30p.m., Saturday, October 20th, at the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel. The troupe will take suggestions from the audience on a wide range of subjects to create a series of scenes and skits using whatever props are at hand. Scenes might include star-crossed lovers, sword fights, turkeys, politicians, rhyming couplets, disguises, and asides from the audience. Monterey Comedy Improv  have gained quite…

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Inside Out

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - October 27 @ 7:30 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$20.00

Writers talk to their demons about the vulnerability of being a creative person. Actors, dancers, and musicians bring these conversations to life. Featuring an all star locals cast including Monique Rose of No Existo, Carri Newhouse, Genevieve Marie, OoLa Habib Rahall, Mario Mario, and Rachel Corvese of the Hip Nautic Flowers, Callie Lyn of the Carmel Delights, and Jess Juarez of the Paper Wing Theatre Co. Writers include Liz MacDonald, Marie Boucher, Nicole Henares, Heidi Machem, Marc Zegans, Victoria Lobitas,…

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November 2018

Almost Like Being in Love

November 16 @ 7:00 pm - November 17 @ 7:00 pm
$30.00

KT Sullivan and Mark Nadler reunite to celebrate the Alan Jay Lerner centenary with their new show, Almost Like Being In Love, on Friday, November 16th and Saturday, November 17th, at 7:00PM. The talented duo, described by Stephen Holden of the New York Times as,"ferociously entertaining," will include songs like "If Ever I Would Leave You," "Gigi," "I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face" and other Lerner masterpieces. When the show was performed in England, it received 5 out of 5 stars by The London Times. Tickets are $30.00…

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December 2018

The Way We Fell Out of Touch – POSTPONED

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts

POSTPONED - LOOK FOR NEW DATE IN THE SPRING An Invitation to see a New Play in Development! Award-winning screenwriter and author Toni Ann Johnson will perform her new play THE WAY WE FELL OUT OF TOUCH, based on the true story of the relationship between Johnson’s African-American mother and their family’s white maid during the 1970s in Upstate New York.  The play is an adaptation of her award-winning short story (Lodestone Fiction Award ~ 2017). This play reading is…

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Bruce Forman’s “The Red Guitar” SOLD OUT

December 9 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$20.00

Imagine receiving an invitation to a gala featuring John Coltrane, Sigmund Freud, and Faust. Bruce Forman’s “The Red Guitar” is all that and more. This show draws on Forman’s decades of experience as a formidable jazz guitarist and his considerable skill as a storyteller and teacher, producing a work that is greater than the sum of its dazzling parts. A story in and about jazz, “The Red Guitar “ showcases Forman’s genre-breaking inventiveness and his ability to improvise and create…

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Monterey Comedy Improv

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$15.00

Tragedy, comedy, or contemporary culture?  It makes no difference to the Monterey Comedy Improv, who perform 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 15th, at the Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel. The troupe will take suggestions from the audience on a wide range of subjects to create a series of scenes and skits using whatever props are at hand. Scenes might include star-crossed lovers, sword fights, turkeys, politicians, rhyming couplets, disguises, and asides from the audience. Monterey Comedy Improv  have…

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Along Came Betty – Jazz at The Cherry

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Carl Cherry Center for the Arts
$25.00

We are pleased to welcome back Along Came Betty to our theater stage for another round of rich, harmonized sax and trumpet, backed by the classic piano, bass, and drums rhythm section. Along Came Betty (Biff Smith, piano; Brian Stock, trumpet and flugelhorn; Paul Tarantino, saxophone; Steve Uccello, bass; Patrick Tregenza, drums) has performed at many local and national jazz venues, including the Monterey Jazz Festival and the Big Sur Jazz Festival. Since 1998, they have been celebrating the spirit…

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