Theatre

  • 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...

  • ‘La Cage’ visits San Diego with Carmel Valley actor at the forefront

    San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) announces the third production of its 2015 season, “La Cage Aux Folles.” Run dates are from Sept. 25 through Oct. 11, and it will be staged at Spreckels Theatre. Playing co-lead is Carmel Valley resident Robert J. Townsend, starring as Georges. He plays alongside...

  • ‘Sherlock Holmes,’ French farce among works featured in North Coast Rep’s new season

    In choosing the roster for North Coast Repertory Theatre’s Season 34, artistic director David Ellenstein said plays were picked that celebrate the joy, pathos and resiliency of the human spirit. “We chose works that we believe not only reflect the tastes of our loyal subscribers, but will also...

  • Torrey Pines alum brings it home for role in ‘Return to Forbidden Planet’

    Although he’s come a long way from his alma mater stage, Charlie Gange’s latest show is taking place close to home. As one of the stars of New Village Arts Theatre’s “Return to the Forbidden Planet,” the Torrey Pines High School alum is hoping his Carmel Valley friends and family will make the...

  • North Coast Rep season opener ‘Fox on the Fairway’ flourishes with farce

    North Coast Rep season opener ‘Fox on the Fairway’ flourishes with farce

    Plays by Ken Ludwig are popping up in a lot of theaters this summer, because the clever writer creates the most delicious comedies. “The Fox on the Fairway,” opening Sept. 9 at North Coast Repertory Theatre, joins Ludwig’s list of fabulous farces, which include “Lend Me a Tenor,” “Moon Over Buffalo,”...

  • 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...

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