Here’s this season’s schedule at CSULB’s Carpenter Center – Press Telegram

One of the improvements employed by Carpenter Centre directors to get additional people in the theater was to split up the various designs of offerings, then offering them in little deals of 3 to 5 exhibits.

Then arrived the coronavirus pandemic.

The Richard and Karen Carpenter Accomplishing Arts Middle is portion of Cal Point out Prolonged Beach front and adheres to the university’s policies. That meant shutting down in spring 2020 and staying shut through the 2020-21 college yr.

The college, and the Carpenter Center, have reopened. But due to the fact of the uncertainty brought on by COVID-19 surges, preparing an whole yr of programming is a little bit iffy.

So while there is a full calendar of enjoyment and believed-provoking packages, and they are nonetheless grouped by interest, the tickets are getting sold clearly show by present. Executive Director Megan Kline Crockett has mentioned she expects to return to promoting collection up coming calendar year, but emphasised that the programming this 12 months is the anticipated excellent fare.

“We’re thrilled to at the time once again share the magic and energy of dwell performance with our arts neighborhood,” Crockett stated in a release announcing the year’s lineup. “We’ve invited back some of our favourite performers along with exceptional artists new to our stage who embody our determination to rejoice the pleasure, ponder, and diversity of the carrying out arts.”

COVID-19 continues to impact the centre in just one way — every person attending must be fully vaccinated.

Specifics about each and every performer, ticket costs and gross sales are at In this article is the routine, separated by matter. It does not incorporate Musical Theatre West reveals or other outside the house producers.

Comedy and speakers:

  • An Evening with Paula Poundstone: 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 11.
  • An Night with Anne Lamott: 8 p.m. Saturday, April 23.


  • Storm Significant: 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday Nov. 10 and 11.
  • Celebrating Tom Jones starring David Burnham: 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 19 and 20.
  • Allan Harris Kate’s Soulfood: 7 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, March 2 and 3.


  • Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo: 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 29, and 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 30.
  • A.I.M. by Kyle Abraham, “An Untitled Love”: 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 5.
  • MOMIX Alice: 8 p.m. Saturday, April 30.


  • An Evening with Branford Marsalis: 8 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 6.
  • Igudesman & Joo “Play it Again”: 2 p.m. Sunday, Could 15, 2022.

Getaway occasions:

  • Damien Sneed’s “Joy to the World: A Christmas Musical Journey”: 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 12.
  • David Benoit Christmas Tribute to Charlie Brown showcasing Courtney Fortune: 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 18.

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