Variety Nights at North Coast Rep


Watch out for our Variety Night shows at special ticket prices. North Coast Rep’s Variety Night theatre is always a blast, offering a mix of shows from comedy nights to special one-night-only productions.

An Evening of Language and Laughter with Richard Lederer

February 25, 2019

Union-Tribune language columnist Richard Lederer will take you on a joy ride through the glories and oddities of our marvelous English language. Come prepared to laugh at and learn from Dr. Lederer’s comic riffs.

Rich will perform his world-famous “The World According to Student Bloopers” and his Quasimodo and Prinderella classic puns.

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Prayer Dudz presents

Tuesday Night Comics

February 26, 2018 @ 7:30pm

Hosted by Mark Christopher Lawrence
San Diego Critic’s Circle Outstanding Actor Of The Year

Happy Hour @ 6:30pm with $3 Beers and FREE Appetizers!


Tuesday Night Comics is arguably the funniest night of comedy in San Diego. MCL taps into his extensive list of talented comedian friends and shares the North Coast Rep stage with them.

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IMPRO Theatre presents:

LA Noir Unscripted

March 4, 2019 @7:30pm

Los Angeles Times calls Impro Theatre “Amazing! One of the funniest evenings in town, the troupe spins an entire play into comedy gold right before your eyes.”

Starting with an audience suggestion and creating completely improvised, full-length plays in the styles of the world’s greatest writers, Impro Theatre a comic laugh out loud evening of theatre.

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Starring Ryan Drummond

Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!

March 5, 2019 @ 7:30pm

The Off-Broadway hit comedy Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!, is a one-man fusion of theatre and stand-up, and is a light-hearted theatrical comedy based on the New York Times #1 best-selling book of the last decade by John Gray.

Moving swiftly through a series of vignettes,

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Broadway Cabaret @ NCRT


Will be rescheduled at a later date.

Some of San Diego’s finest musical theatre artists sing their favorite selections. This evening promises great music, some laughs and some hummable memories. Don’t miss this showcase of the best San Diego has to offer!

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Randy Noojin in:


March 18, 2019 @ 7:30pm

A Multimedia Solo Show with the Music of Pete Seeger

Written and Performed by Randy Noojin
Original production directed by Mary Beth Easley

Back by popular demand, Seeger is a multimedia solo show about America’s beloved folksinger/activist, Pete Seeger, where he uses his signature songs, including, “If I Had a Hammer,”

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Jay Johnson: The Two and Only

April 15 & 16, 2019

Jay Johnson deconstructs the ancient art of ventriloquism from its historical association with the occult to the present day. It’s a heartfelt story about Jay Johnson’s childhood dream of becoming a practitioner of this unusual art and the mystical connection with his mentor and teacher. Known to a generation as ventriloquist “Chuck and Bob” from the classic television show “SOAP”,

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Starring Jim Curry

John Denver Tribute

May 6-7, 2019 @ 7:30pm

Jim Curry, returns to North Coast Repertory Theatre to perform the music of the late John Denver. The music “is like an old friend, outlasting trends and standing the test of time,” says Mr. Curry. Join acclaimed performer Jim Curry for this tribute to the music of one of the most beloved singer/songwriters ever to grace the stage.

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IMPRO Theatre presents:

Twilight Zone Unscripted

June 3, 2019 @ 7:30pm

From the darkest corners of reality, to the land of the unexplained – Impro Theatre’s Twilight Zone Unscripted pays homage to Rod Serling’s breakthrough sci-fi series “The Twilight Zone.” Enter the wondrous dimension of imagination, as completely improvised episodes are created with every performance.

Directors’ note:

The show you are about to see will be completely improvised.

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The Peter Sprague Trio

July 29, 2019 @ 7:30pm

Back by popular demand, the Peter Sprague jazz trio explores songs that resonate with the boomers. They start with The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, James Taylor, and Cream, and then for balance they play “Georgia” or add Cole Porter. The vibe is contagious and the sound pulls you in.

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