Homer Alaska - Arts

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Pier One Theatre Summer Season




All shows at Pier One Theatre on the Homer Spit

Except as noted, ticket prices are $15 general admission, $10 for Raven's Club and $5 for youth under age 21

Call 235-7333 for reservations

Just Another High School Play

Directed by Amy Christianson with the Homer High School drama class

7:30 p.m. Saturday

3 p.m. Sunday

Tickets $10 adults, $9 seniors and $8 students, at the door

The Glass Menagerie

Directed by Robert Pond with Anchorage's Out North Theatre

7:30 p.m. May 27, May 28

Robert Pond, a veteran of the Anchorage theater scene since the 1950s, directs an Out North Theatre production of Tennessee Williams' classic Southern play about love, yearning, abandonment and loss.

Put A Lid On It

Torch, Boogie and Swing music with Beth Seiler, Johnny B. and Lucius

May 29, 7:30 p.m. May 29, May 30

Yarns of Alaska

A.J. Seims

7:30 p.m. June 3, June 4

Wasilla storyteller A.J. Seims creates Moosejaw, an Alaska sourdough character, who invites the audience into his cabin and regales them with tall tales, adventures and yarns.

Johnny B.'s Fabulous "Fauxchestra"

Multi-media with "Alaska's Coolest Animals"

7:30 p.m. June 10, June 11

Johann Wagner

At Alice's Champagne Palace

7:30 June 17, June18

Austin, Texas, songwriter and folk- and rock performer Johann Wagner had his song, "If I Go, I'm Going," featured on the television show "Californication."

Youth Theatre Skills Camp

7 p.m. June 24

3, 7 p.m. June 25

Little Shop of Horrors

Book by Howard Ashman

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Howard Ashman

JulieAnn Smith, Music Director

Breezy Berryman, Choreographer

Lance Petersen, Stage Director

8:15 p.m. July 1, July 2

7:30 pm. July 3

7:30 p.m. July 7

8:15 p.m. July 8, July 9

7:30 p.m. July 10

7:30 p.m. July 14

8:15 p.m. July 15, July 16

Composed by Alan Menken and written by Howard Ashman, the rock musical is based on a Roger Corman horror movie about a florist shop worker who raises a plant that feeds on human blood. Menken's music is a blend of 1960s rock 'n' roll, doo-wop and Motown, and includes well-known tunes like the title song, "Skid Row," "Somewhere That's Green" and "Suddenly Seymour."

Oleanna

By David Mamet

Directed by Marc Oliver

8:15 p.m. July 22, July 23,

7:30 p.m. July 24

7:30 p.m. July 28

8:15 p.m. July 29, July 30

7:30 p.m. July 31

David Mamet's two-character play is about the power struggle between a university professor and one of his female students, who accuses him of sexual exploitation and, by doing so, spoils his chances of being awarded tenure.

Karen Strid-Chadwick and Friends Outrageous Jazz!

8:15 p.m. Aug. 5, Aug. 6

University of Alaska Anchorage music professor leads Alaska jazz musicians Curtis Bates, Errol Bressler, Dale Curtis, Jim Davis and Brenda Vulgamore in mainstream Jazz with an Alaska twist.

The Answer, Flip

Plays by Nancy Chastain and Kate Rich

7:30 p.m. Aug. 11

8:15 p.m. Aug. 12, Aug. 13

Playwrights Nancy Chastain and Kate Rich present two one-act plays.

Youth Theatre Production Camp

7:30 p.m. Aug. 18

8:15 p.m. Aug. 19, 20

Moon Over Buffalo

By Ken Ludwig

Directed by Joe Lawton

8:15 p.m. Aug. 26, Aug. 27

7:30 p.m. Aug. 28

7:30 p.m. Sept. 1

8:15 p.m. Sept. 2, 3

7:30 p.m. Sept. 4, 5

7:30 p.m. Sept. 8

8:15 p.m. Sept. 9, Sept. 10

Ken Ludwig's farce is really three plays within a play about an acting couple trying one more shot at starring roles in Frank Capra's "The Scarlet Pimpernel" — with Capra himself heading to Buffalo to catch them in performance.

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