Monthly Archives: January 2011

Stop the World — I Want to Get Off

In keep­ing with our aim of mak­ing this blog the media van­guard for SCT news-of-the-moment, we take great plea­sure in announc­ing the theater’s next show in this space. The cast is already rehears­ing, and Stop the World — I Want to Get Off promises to be a great vehi­cle to usher Spring into the San Joaquin Val­ley. Under the direc­tion of SCT vet­eran Judy Caruso Williamson, Anthony Newley’s Broad­way hit brings nearly an entire cast of fresh per­form­ers and great music (“What Kind of Fool Am I?”) to our Rose­marie Lane stage. Show pub­lic­ity is being launched on Feb­ru­ary 7, so patrons can expect an announce­ment post­card some­time early in the week of Feb­ru­ary 14. The show runs from March 9 through April 3.

History of SCT

Please note that on the side­bar of this blog, we have placed a lit­tle video con­tain­ing a brief his­tory of Stock­ton Civic The­atre, with SCT actor Mike Moon doing the voice-over. Also, “News & Cues” is now inte­grated with our web­site. Just click on the logo in the left col­umn of any page, and you’re at our blog. Enjoy!

SCT People — Richard Garvin

Well-know to our audi­ences as both a direc­tor and an actor, Richard Garvin is cur­rently direct­ing the smash com­edy hit Run for Your Wife. In recent Sea­sons, he also directed Bare­foot in the Park, and played the roles of Roger Eliz­a­beth De Bris in The Pro­duc­ers and the vil­lain­ous Jud Fry in Okla­homa. Richard grad­u­ated from Stockton’s Edi­son High School, where he stud­ied with Stock­ton Civic The­atre stal­warts Dono­van Cum­mings and Judy Caruso Williamson. He then attended Pacific Con­ser­va­tory of the Per­form­ing Arts in Santa Maria, where he was a stu­dent of Dono­van Mar­ley. After spend­ing 12 years as an equity player in pro­fes­sional the­atre, Richard returned home to Stock­ton and has worked on our stage ever since. He is mar­ried to the daugh­ter of a well-known SCT fam­ily, Liz Kast­ner Garvin. We’re very proud to have Richard as a mem­ber of our company.

Rolling in the aisles with RUN FOR YOUR WIFE

SCT’s cur­rently run­ning pro­duc­tion of British play­wright Ray Cooney’s Run for Your Wife has audi­ences rolling in the aisles at every per­for­mance. Lon­don cab dri­ver John Smith has a very com­pli­cated work sched­ule, and with it, two wives! Nobody knows what any­body else is doing in this hilar­i­ous farce, includ­ing either of John’s wives, either of two detec­tives, or the gay neigh­bor upstairs-until John’s photo makes it onto the front page of the newspaper-then the fun begins. Only two week­ends of per­for­mances left, on Thurs­days at 7:30, Fri­days and Sat­ur­days at 8:00, and Sun­days at 2:30. Sat­ur­day night adult tick­ets two for the price of one for this pro­duc­tion only. Box Office open 9:00–1:00 Tues­days through Fri­days, or online 24/7. Rated PG