Lakeside Little Theatre opens auditions for the musical “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Theatre” Friday, January 7.
Registration is at 9:30 a.m. and auditions at 10 a.m. Show dates are February 18-March 1.
The Met Opera
The next performance of The Met Opera Live in HD at Movie Space Cinemas will be “Cinderella” Saturday, January 8, 11:55 p.m. Laurent Pelly’s storybook staging of Massenet’s “Cendrillon,” a hit of the 2017-18 season, is presented with an all-new English translation in an abridged 90-minute adaptation, with mezzosoprano Isabel Leonard as its rags-to-riches princess. Maestro Emmanuel Villaume leads a delightful cast, which includes mezzosoprano Emily D’Angelo as Cinderella’s Prince Charming, soprano Jessica Pratt as her Fairy Godmother, and mezzo-soprano Stephanie Blythe and bass-baritone Laurent Naouri as her feuding guardians. Tickets at Movie Space Cinemas. Information at chapalaoperaguild.org; FB/The Met Opera en Ajijic.
Concerts in the Park
The Lake Chapala Society (LCS) Concerts in the Park series presents contemporary boy band cover group The Boy Band Project, Sunday, January 9, with shows at 2:30 and 5:30 p.m. Maru Prado Conti gives a one-concert tribute to Lady Gaga, January 16, 6 p.m., and Dwight Bake offers a Motown tribute January 23, with concerts at 2:30 and 5 p.m.