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TRAVEL & ENTERTAINMENT: Contra Costa Civic Theatre’s Production of “Our Town” Is a Hit!

Oct 12, 2021
The early reviews are in, and it is clear that Contra Costa Civic Theatre’s in-person production of “Our Town” is a hit! Featuring an extraordinary company of eight actors, including Doy Charnsupharindr (who plays a lively Editor Webb), Grace Dolezal-Ng (as the ghost of Emily Webb), Susanne Hobbs Reed (who plays a delightful Mrs. Gibbs), Tim Holt Jones (who plays a comforting Dr. Gibbs), Justin P. Lopez (who plays George Gibbs), Fred Pitts, Kelly Rinehart (as the unimpeachable Mrs. Webb), and Marjan Safa (as the cranky, yet charming Mrs. Soames). Together, they collectively play all 24 citizens of Grover’s Corners in a bold reimagining of Thornton Wilder’s Pulitzer Prize-winning American classic.

The production offers a minimal set design by Devon LaBelle, as well as interesting lighting effect by Lighting designer Courtney Johnson, and wonderful period costumes by Madeline Berger.

All performances take place in-person at the Contra Costa Civic Theatre (951 Pomona Avenue in El Cerrito, CA. Free parking is available in the adjoining lot and on the street.

Admittance to the theatre is contingent on proof of full vaccination and the wearing of a mask at all times while in the theatre.

“Our Town” plays through October 31 with curtain times on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m., and Sundays at 2 p.m. For tickets or more information please visit www.ccct.org.

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Photo caption: Doy Charnsupharindr plays Editor Webb in CCCT’s production of “Our Town”


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