LOS ANGELES -- A comic reworking of the beloved fairy tale Little Red Riding Hood returns to the Santa Monica Playhouse April 18 for a seven- week run, having recently made a seven-city tour of Japan. Written by co- artistic director Evelyn Rudie, directed by Cheryl Jennings, with words and music by Rudie and Matt Wrather, the musical plays every Sat. & Sun. afternoon at 1 PM & 3 PM on the mainstage of the Playhouse, 12ll 4th St. in Santa Monica. Tickets are $8.
The Playhouse offers complete birthday party arrangements in conjunction with every performance. For tickets and information call (310) 394-9779 ext. 2.
-- By Willard Manus
Southern California Correspondent