PERFORMING ARTS: Claremont theater listings

CANDLELIGHT PAVILION: 455 W. Foothill Blvd., Claremont. Thursday, Friday and Saturday evening shows: dinner at 6 p.m., performance at 8:15 p.m.; Sunday evening shows: dinner at 5 p.m., performance at 7:15 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday matinees: lunch at 11 a.m., performance at 12:45 p.m. 626-1254, ext.1 or

—August 9 through September 8: The Sound of Motown.

—Tuesday and Wednesday, August 13 and 14: The Piano Man: The Music of Billy Joel and Elton John.

—Wednesday, August 21: DSB: America’s Favorite Tribute to Journey.

—Tuesday and Wednesday, August 27 and 28: Michael Ryan and Friends: Gypsy Passion.

CLAREMONT HIGH SCHOOL Don F. Fruechte Theatre for the Performing Arts: 1601 N. Indian Hill Blvd., Claremont. 624-9053 x30463.

—August 2 through 18: Ophelia’s Jump presents Clybourne Park. Conceived of and founded by veteran actor, director and teacher Beatrice Casagran and actor/improv comedienne Caitlin Lopez, Ophelia’s Jump is a new theatre company serving the San Gabriel Foothill corridor that focuses on producing highly-regarded, award-winning works that leave audiences asking questions and discussing big ideas. Clybourne Park is a humorous and provocative play about race, real estate and the volatile values of each. This play has won several awards including the 2012 Tony Award for Best Play, the Olivier Award, the Evening Standard Award and the 2011 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. The Hollywood Reporter called it, “A savagely funny and insightful time bomb.” Shows take place Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 4 p.m. Online ticketing available at 

LEWIS FAMILY PLAYHOUSE: 12505 Cultural Center Drive, Rancho Cucamonga. Call 477-2752 or visit

—Through August 10: Karousel Kids present A Spoonful of Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.

—August 16 through 25: Rancho Cucamonga Community and Arts Foundation presents The Underpants.

—Sunday, September 22: Wynonna & The Big Noise.



Movie Listings:

LAEMMLE’S CLAREMONT 5 THEATRE: 450 W. Second St., Claremont. 621-5500 or visit for movie listings. General admission $11; students with ID $8.50; children under 12 $8; seniors 62+ $8; bargain price $8 on Monday through Friday for all shows prior to 6 p.m. and Saturday, Sunday and holidays prior to 2 p.m.

—Now playing: Planes [PG], The Way, Way Back [PG13], Blackfish [PG13], Fruitvale Station [R], Elysium [R], We’re the Millers [R].

—Saturday and Sunday, August 10 and 12: Still Mine [PG13], The Act of Killing (subtitles) [NR], More Than Honey (subtitles) [NR].

—Friday, August 16: Dead Real and Ryder and Julina. 9:30 and 11:15 a.m.



Jenelle Rensch covers the calendar, arts and entertainment. Deadline: Thursday at 5 p.m., one week before publication. Include date, time, address, a contact phone number and fee for admission (if applicable). Email: Fax: 621-4072. Address: 1420 N. Claremont Blvd., Suite 205-B, Claremont, 91711. There is NO guarantee that items submitted will be published.




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