Theatre

  • North Coast Rep to present 'Travels with My Aunt'

    North Coast Rep to present 'Travels with My Aunt'

    North Coast Repertory Theatre continues Season 35 with “Travels with My Aunt,” a 2015 New York Times Critic’s Pick that was hailed as “a triumph of theatrical style.” Giles Havergal adapted the Graham Greene novel about eccentric Aunt Augusta who swoops in and shakes up the life of her staid bourgeois...

  • CCA students ‘cut loose’ in Footloose

    CCA students ‘cut loose’ in Footloose

    Theater students at Canyon Crest Academy are getting ready to trade sneakers for cowboy boots and modern songs for 1980s classics in their upcoming performance of Footloose. The musical — modeled after the 1984 film starring Kevin Bacon — follows the story of Ren, a newcomer to a highly religious,...

  • North Coast Rep inks agreement with Encinitas on potential new space

    North Coast Rep inks agreement with Encinitas on potential new space

    And here we go again. North Coast Repertory Theatre announced Thursday morning, Feb. 16, that it has signed an exclusive negotiating agreement aimed at developing a new performing-arts facility in Encinitas. NCRT now becomes at least the fifth theater company to propose building a new home on the...

  • Broadway’s Susan Egan joins CCA students on stage for Feb. 25 gala

    Broadway’s Susan Egan joins CCA students on stage for Feb. 25 gala

    The Canyon Crest Academy Foundation invites the community to be its guests for its annual gala, “Rendezvous in Paris,” on Saturday, Feb. 25. Attendees can expect to be dazzled by performances from Tony-award nominated performer Susan Egan, Broadway’s original Belle in “Beauty and the Beast” and...

  • CCA teen excels as dancer and choreographer

    CCA teen excels as dancer and choreographer

    Carmel Valley resident Jacob Soble, 16, has been dancing since he was 6 years old and now the award-winning dancer can add the title of choreographer to his growing resume. The Canyon Crest Academy junior is enrolled in the dance program at Mira Costa College where he is pursuing his dance instructor’s...

  • Production of Disney’s Aladdin Jr. to be presented at Del Mar Heights School

    Production of Disney’s Aladdin Jr. to be presented at Del Mar Heights School

    The Del Mar Heights PTA presents Disney’s Aladdin Jr., a musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love. When the street urchin, Aladdin, vies for the attention of the beautiful princess Jasmine, he uses a genie’s magic power to become a prince in order to marry her.  The production...

  • The Girl Singers to bring holiday show to Solana Beach

    The Girl Singers to bring holiday show to Solana Beach

    A festive holiday musical is headed for Solana Beach that will surely be fun for all families. After all, it’s a family that will be performing popular holiday songs on stage. Starring a mother and her two daughters, “The Girl Singers of the Hit Parade Holiday Show” is set to take the stage Dec....

  • North County native ‘Big Nik’ building on social media superstardom

    North County native ‘Big Nik’ building on social media superstardom

    Three years ago, Nik Keswani (otherwise known by his moniker “Big Nik”) was just another high school student living in Del Mar and attending Torrey Pines High School. Born with dwarfism, Keswani has faced a variety of health setbacks throughout his life, finding himself in and out of upwards of...

  • Canyon Crest Academy Envision Theatre to bring ‘modern day’ Romeo and Juliet to the stage

    Canyon Crest Academy Envision Theatre to bring ‘modern day’ Romeo and Juliet to the stage

    The Envision Theatre at Canyon Crest Academy will present the William Shakespeare classic Romeo and Juliet for a five-night run in the Proscenium Theater, beginning Oct 28 at 7 p.m. This will be the debut performance of the work at CCA.  Director Steve Lipinsky says ”I am honored to work in such...

  • Playwrights Project inspires people from all walks of life

    Playwrights Project inspires people from all walks of life

    In the tradition of Shakespeare in the Park, Playwrights Project presented Live Theatre at Home in the backyard of Carmel Valley resident Lynne Bath recently. Bath, a board member of Playwrights Project, hosted an evening of informal theatre in which three well-known local actors performed material...

  • Interactive play pays homage to 'Point Break'

    Interactive play pays homage to 'Point Break'

    Ever dreamed of starring in the 1991 cult favorite movie “Point Break”? Now is your chance. “Point Break Live!” — 7 p.m. Aug. 30 at The Belly Up — parodies “Point Break,” which features Keanu Reeves as an FBI agent who infiltrates a gang of surfers who rob banks. The live action play begins with...

  • Fringe Festival features ‘My Mother’s in the Audience’ by Carmel Valley student

    Fringe Festival features ‘My Mother’s in the Audience’ by Carmel Valley student

    When four stage mothers go rogue, being pitted against each other to win the much-coveted award of “Best Parental Coordinator” during the opening production of “Macbeth,” the competition is so fierce that they will stop at nothing to be the victor. This fictional scenario, which results in murderous...

  • Student’s play previews July 19 at Canyon Crest Academy before opening at Fringe Festival

    Student’s play previews July 19 at Canyon Crest Academy before opening at Fringe Festival

    Jacob Surovsky, a senior at Canyon Crest Academy and a Theater Conservatory student, is producing an original play at the San Diego Fringe Festival this summer, with a preview at 7 p.m. July 19 at the school. The play, “My Mother’s in the Audience,” is a dark comedy about four stage mothers who...

  • North Coast Rep paying tribute to Broadway musical legend Sondheim

    North Coast Rep paying tribute to Broadway musical legend Sondheim

    North Coast Repertory Theatre audiences are in for a glorious evening of memorable Broadway music as the theater closes out Season 33 with “Side by Side by Sondheim.” The New York Times rhapsodized, ”In the world of American musicals, Stephen Sondheim is indisputably the best, brightest and most...

  • Theatre School at North Coast Rep to offer ‘Twelfth Night’ starting July 29

    Theatre School @ North Coast Rep will be producing a full production of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night, or What You Will” this summer. Directed by Benjamin Cole, performances will be held July 29 through Aug. 2 at La Colonia Community Center/Park in Solana Beach. Performances will be at 6...

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