Journey to the West

Rated 4.0

The Community Asian Theatre of the Sierra’s production of Journey to the West is replete with strange and wonderful encounters—and a bit of celestial intervention. The show, about a Buddhist monk who travels from China into India to fetch sacred texts, maintain a healthy sense of humor, and there are about 200 colorful costumes worn by an army of characters (some human, some otherworldly), with live music and imaginative staging woven throughout. Th 7pm; F, Sa 8pm; Su 2pm. Through 5/4. $15-$28. Nevada Theatre, 401 Broad St. in Nevada City; (530) 265-2990;