West Coast Premiere


By Moira Buffini

Directed by Christopher Williams
February 20th – March 17th, 2019
EXTENDED through March 24th!!

The Isle of Guernsey – 1943. A mysterious, handsome man washes up on shore and four British women decide to protect him through cunning deceptions and bravery. British playwright Moira Buffini’s award-winning Off-Broadway play presents the dramatic tale of the loss and dangers of a family under Nazi occupation. GABRIEL explores the perils of survival through mystical beliefs and loyalty. A powerful wartime drama brimming with suspense and intrigue that will keep you at the edge of your seat.


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What the Critic's Are Saying

  • North Coast Rep just opened an expertly acted West Coast premiere of Moira Buffini’s atmospheric and fascinating play…. Both an acting showcase and simply a worthy work of entertainment, ‘GABRIEL’ delivers. ****CRITIC'S CHOICE ****

    – James Hebert, The San Diego Union~Tribune

  • ’GABRIEL’ is the daunting drama now playing at North Coast Repertory in Solano Beach. It is superbly directed by Christopher Williams. An accomplished actor as well, he truly works magic with this cast leading them in the right direction. A note to the many sponsors who supported this cast. Thank You. It was an investment. Another success by the house of North Coast Repertory.

    – Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal, The Village News

  • NCRT Delivers a WW II thriller performed by an outstanding cast who deliver the goods in spades.

    – Jack Lyons, Desert Local News

  • It is not surprising that the NY Times gave it a Critic’s Pick. This is an excellent evening of intimate theatre, with superb acting by the entire cast.

    – Brad Auerbach, Entertainment Today

  • Gabriel is riveting and, from a historical perspective, haunting as well.

    – David Coddon, San Diego City Beat

  • This piece is decidedly worth seeing.

    – Martin Westlin Jones, San Diego Story

  • I’m certain you will give the outstanding performers a standing ovation.

    – Cantor Sheldon Foster Merel, Jewish World

  • GABRIEL is a mesmerizing, mysterious, unusual love story mixed in with a dab of history currently on stage at Solana Beach's North Coast Rep.

    – Tom Robertson, The Vista Press

  • It’s an intense, layered and provocative piece, excellently directed by Christopher Williams and masterfully acted by an outstanding ensemble of six.

    –  Pat Launer, Times of San Diego

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