Picks of the Week
By Shane Cohn and Michel Miller 04/04/2013
L.A. COMEDY UNDERGROUND Friday, April 5, 7:30 p.m. Santa Paula Theater Center’s Backstage presents the best comedy show this side of the Valley. Six comics, no waiting! A hilarious lineup will have you rocking in your chairs and rolling in the carpeted aisles. The roster includes host David Sharpe, Kiran Deol, Joseph P. Larkin, Erikka Innes, Greg Edwards (pictured) and Becky Kluger. $12. 125 S. Seventh St., Santa Paula. 525-4645, or www.santapaulatheatercenter.org.
VITA ART CENTER April 5-28. “The 7 Deadly Fascinations,” art by MB Hanrahan. Longtime artist and community treasure whose murals can be seen all over Ventura, MB Hanrahan presents her work in a solo exhibition. Reception on Friday, April 5, 6-9 p.m. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; weekends by appointment. Bell Arts Factory, Studio 30, 432 N. Ventura Ave., Ventura. 644-9214, www.vitaartcenter.com.
THE CURSE OF THE HOUSE OF ATREUS (PART 1, THE AGAMEMNON) April 5-28. SENGA Classic Stage Company presents the Greek tragedy adapted and directed from The Oresteia by Francisca Beach. In the photo (by Dean Zatkowsky), the prophetess Cassandra performs a ritual cutting to deflect her mind from the pain of her prophesies from Apollo. $15-$17. Ojai Valley Grange, 381 Cruzero St., Ojai. 646-4885 or www.sengaclassicstagecompany.com.