PERFORMING ARTS: Claremont theater listings
BRIDGES AUDITORIUM: 450 N. College Way, Pomona College. Box-office hours are Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (909) 607-1139. Purchase tickets online; choose seats at pomona.edu/bridges. For disabled access and to drop off patrons at Bridges Auditorium, drive north on Columbia Avenue from First Street to Fourth Street.
—Friday and Saturday, May 30 and 31: Claremont High School Theatre presents Shrek The Musical. Join our unlikely hero and his loyal steed Donkey as they embark on a quest to rescue the beautiful (if slightly temperamental) Princess Fiona from a fire-breathing, lovesick dragon. Add the diminutive Lord Farquaad, a gang of fairytale misfits and a biscuit with attitude, and you’ve got the biggest, brightest musical comedy around. Show times are May 30 at 7:30 p.m. and May 31 at 2 and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for children, $10 for students/seniors and $15 for general admission. For more information, contact (909) 624-9053 ext. 30463. Tickets are available only through Claremont High School ASB store. Visit chstheatre.cusd.claremont.edu.
CANDLELIGHT PAVILION: 455 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening shows: dinner at 6 p.m., performance at 8:15 p.m.; Sunday evening shows: dinner at 5 p.m., performance at 7:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees: lunch at 11 a.m., performance at 12:45 p.m. (909) 626-1254, ext.1 or candlelightpavilion.com.
—June 6 though July 13: Bye Bye Birdie.
LEWIS FAMILY PLAYHOUSE: 12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga. Call (909) 477-2752 or visit lewisfamilyplayhouse.com.
—Saturday, May 31: Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen. $65. 8 p.m.
SEAVER THEATRE COMPLEX: Pomona College, 300 E. Bonita Ave., Claremont. The box office is available Monday through Friday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and one hour prior to curtain times. Call (909) 607-4375 or e-mail email@example.com.
—Through June 1: Ophelia’s Jump presents Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl. Under the affectionate tutelage of her father, Eurydice regains her memories of earthly love. But when Orpheus channels down to retrieve her, after firing off a barrage of love letters from above, she has to choose between her husband and her father. Showtimes are Fridays at 8 p.m., Saturdays at 3 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 4 p.m. General admission is $25 or $22 for students/seniors. Group discounts are also available. Tickets are available at opheliasjump.org. For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (909) 624-1464.
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