A new stage adaptation of Alexandre Dumas' novel, "The Three Musketeers," written by Pioneer Theatre Company Artistic Director Charles Morey, will be staged in California during the summer of 1991 as part of the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts' annual Theaterfest repertory series.

Jack Shouse, PCPA's managing artistic director, announced that the show will be presented in both Santa Maria and Solvang as part of the company's yearly summer series of six shows in the two Southern California communities."The Three Musketeers" will be performed more than 30 times from July through September. Morey, who also has been invited to direct the PCPA productions, said several other theaters have contacted him recently about producing the play.

Morey has been artistic director for PTC since 1984. He has directed several productions for the company including "Big River," "Noises Off," "Cyrano De Bergerac," "The Tempest" and "Amadeus."

He has written and is now directing another new adaptation for PTC - Bram Stoker's "Dracula," which will have its world premiere on Oct. 31 at Pioneer Memorial Theatre.