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Posted March 31, 2011 in The 7 Day Stretch

>> Fri/ 4/1

HANSEL & GRETEL

Having recently lost their mother, Hansel and Gretel aim to hook their father up with a new lady, Rosie. However, their matchmaking plans fall apart as Rosie’s sister Petunia gets in the way, sending the siblings down the wrong path into the forest. And that’s where the pair encounter a witch. Yikes!

Thru April 10. Heartland Players Theatre Co., 33994 Ave. E, Yucaipa, (909) 556-4092; www.heartlandplayers.org.

>> Sat/ 4/2

THE BOILER ROOM FINISH LINE PARTY

Unwritten Law headlines The Boiler Room’s annual Finish Line Party. The ’90s punk rock band teams up with Authority Zero, Against All Odds and The Dreaming to celebrate the end of the 27th Redlands Bicycle Classic. This year’s race starts today and ends on April 3.

Sat, April 2, 5PM. The Boiler Room, 345 N. 5th St., Redlands, (909) 792-8855; www.theboileroom.com

>> Sun/ 4/3

SINGIN‘ IN THE RAIN

With the release of the “talkies” during Hollywood’s filmmaking heyday, movie studios had to figure out what could be done with their rosters of silent film stars—especially those with strange voices. That’s one of the main components of this romantic comedy, which was adapted from an actual 1950s film. Directed by John LaLonde.

Thru May 8. Candlelight Pavilion, 455 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont, 909.626.1254; www.candlelightpavilion.com

>> Mon/ 4/4

KEYBOARD CONVERSATIONS WITH JEFFREY SIEGEL

The only types of keyboard conversations we have are when our blasted computers freeze up. But this is a different type of conversation, in which piano master Jeffrey Siegel not only performs beautiful classical music masterpieces, but also talks about the music, answers questions and makes the experience both educational and entertaining.

Mon, 7PM. $20-$35. McCallum Theatre, 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert, 760.340.2787. www.mccallumtheatre.com

>> Tues/ 4/5

TINA JENNINGS

The City of Fontana presents the abstract art of Tina Jennings, who uses “jarring shapes and colors to create images that elicit emotions and ideas that words can’t convey.” Jennings also utilizes a wide variety of media to compose her pieces, including acrylic paint and resin.

Opens Tues. Thru May 20. Art Depot Gallery, 16822 Spring St., Fontana, (909) 349-6975; arts.fontana.org.

>> Wed/ 4/6

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

This Mel Brooks musical is based on the ’70s film of the same name (which was written by Brooks and Gene Wilder), yet also includes new numbers for the stage. The Tony-nominated show is part of a U.S. tour that began in September 2009, after running on Broadway earlier that year.
Wed-Thurs, April 7, 8PM. California Theatre of the Performing Arts, 562 W. 4th St., San Bernardino, 909.885.5152.

>> Thurs/ 4/7

GIRLS NIGHT: THE MUSICAL

A group of female friends are reliving yesterday, enjoying today and looking towards tomorrow, all through a night of karaoke and partying. Each girl’s got a story, and they’re ready to sing and dance to hits like “It’s Raining Men,” “Man, I Feel Like a Woman” and “Lady Marmalade.”

Opens Thurs, April 7. Thru May 1. The Grove Theatre, 276 E. 9th St., Upland, (909) 920-4343; www.grovetheatre.com.


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