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William Shakespeare’s Lear

Directed by Steve Murdock
Produced by Gretchen Pili & Geoffrey A. Cox

Performance Dates: June 1-24, 2012

Lear is a tragic tale of family conflict, personal transformation, and loss. The aging Queen of Britain determines to split her domain evenly between her three daughters. In the process she foolishly… Read More »

Lost and Found


Lost and Found

Directed by Mary Evert and Anna Warrick
Produced by Brenda Townsend

Performance Dates: April 13-22, 2012

This engaging musical retelling of the biblical parable of The Prodigal Son explores the priceless relationships within a family revealing… Read More »

The Nerd

The Nerd

Directed by Rob Wolter
Produced by Kelli Harless

Performance Dates: March 2-25, 2012

In this Larry Shue comedy, Willum, an aspiring young architect, has often told his friends about the debt he owes to Rick, a fellow ex-GI who he has never met, but who saved his life in Vietnam. Willum is delighted when Rick shows up at his house the night of his 34th birthday party. However… Read More »

Little Women


Little Women

Directed by PJ Anbey
Produced by Peggy Schneider

Performance Dates: Dec 2-18, 2011

The four March sisters live with their mother in New England. Their father is away serving as a chaplain in the Civil War, and the sisters struggle to… Read More »

Prairie Lights


Prairie Lights

Directed by Deborah Zimmer
Produced by Gwyn Evert and Laura Brehm

Performance Dates: Nov 4 – 20, 2011

ASL performance Saturday,  Nov 12 at 2pm
Sponsored by Drs Hollee’ & Chaz Rhinehart and San Diego Catering and Delivery

This holiday musical tells the story of a Jewish brother and sister who journey west from New York on an orphan train in 1905 to a tiny Nebraska town, Wellspring, as the town is preparing for Christmas and Hanukkah is approaching.

Fat Pig



Fat Pig

Directed by Jim Clevenger
Produced by Sabrina Haaff

Performance Dates: Sept 16 – Oct 9, 2011

This American play written by Neil Labute is a dark comedy which provides insight and social commentary on society’s prejudice against those who are… Read More »

The Sound of Music

The Sound of Music

Directed by Richard Brousil and Mary Bright
Produced by Brenda Townsend

Performance Dates: Aug 5 – 27, 2011

The final collaboration between Rodgers and Hammerstein, The Sound of Music was destined to become the world’s most beloved musical. When Maria, a postulant, proves too high-spirited for the religious life, she is dispatched to serve as governess for the seven children of a widowed naval Captain. The score includes “Do Re Mi,” “Edelweiss,” “My Favorite Things,” and the title tune.