\"Shadow Box\" and \"The Full Monty\"

Steve Dunkelberger\'s picks of the week

By Steve Dunkelberger on May 10, 2007

“Shadow Box”

“Shadow Box,” a Pulitzer Prize-winning play written by Michael Christofer, gives audiences a look into the world of living with terminal cancer as it follows the tales of three cancer patients during their final days together.

[Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, through May 20, 8 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, $5-$10, South Puget Sound Community College, 2011 Mottman Road S.W., Olympia, 360.596.5501, www.spscc.ctc.edu/CFA]

“The Full Monty”

“The Full Monty,” a play about a group of men so down on their luck that they turn to stripping to earn back their self-respect and land a few bucks along the way, ends its run at Tacoma Musical Playhouse this weekend.

[Narrows Theatre, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday-Sunday, $16-$23, 7116 Sixth Ave., Tacoma, 253.565-6867, www.tmp.org]