Culver City Public Theatre's second annual summer season of free, outdoor, classical theatre finishes up this weekend. The company's Aug. 19-Sept. 3 run of Moliere's The Misanthrope, translated by Richard Wilbur, was directed by CCPT's artistic director, Stephen Moore. All performances are held in Dr. Paul Carlson Memorial Park on Saturdays and Sundays at 2 PM. People are invited to bring picnic baskets, lawn chairs and blankets to the production, which is aimed at adult and young audiences alike.Previous shows this summer have included Plautus' The Braggart Soldier, translated by Erich Segal and directed by Alexander Wells; and The Fatal Friendship, a Restoration tragedy by Catherine Trotter, directed by Laura Neufeld.
Carlson Memorial Park is located at the corner of Motor Avenue and Braddock Drive in Culver City. For information call (310) 712-5482 or visit www.ccpt.org
-- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent