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.

Prayer Dudz presents

Tuesday Night Comics

Feb 1, 2022 @ 7:30pm

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



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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Richard Lederer the Grammar Guy

Richard Lederer in

Grammar Guy

March 7th, 2022

Richard Lederer, language columnist for the Union-Tribune and former Usage Editor for the Random House Dictionary of the English Language, will illuminate essential grammar, usage, and punctuation, including the terminal preposition, split infinitive, they as a third-person singular pronoun, and the utility of the serial comma.

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Starring Susan Claassen

A Conversation with Edith Head

March 21 & 22, 2022 @ 7:30pm

In her six decades of costume design, Edith Head worked on over eleven hundred films; dressed the greatest stars of Hollywood; received 35 Academy Award® nominations, and won an unprecedented eight Oscars®. Edith Head’s story is as fascinating as the history of the film industry itself, filled with humor, frustration and, above all, glamour. This diva of design helped to define glamour in the most glamorous place in the world –

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David Payne in

An Evening with CS Lewis

April 25th - 26th, 2022

An Evening with C.S. Lewis – starring David Payne – is a captivating evening in 1963 where C.S. Lewis hosts a group of American writers at his home near Oxford. Throughout the evening he recalls the people and events that inspired his thought and shaped his life; of his friendship with J.R.R.

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Frank Ferrante in

An Evening With Groucho

May 2-3, 2022 @ 7:30 pm

Award-winning actor/director Frank Ferrante recreates his acclaimed one-man comedy with music celebrating America’s greatest comedian – Groucho Marx. You will feel that Groucho is back as Ferrante sings, dances, tells stories, performs classic Groucho routines and one-liners Tales of the legendary Marx family, Chico, Harpo and Zeppo, and Groucho’s Hollywood peers Charlie Chaplin and W.C.

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Comedy and Magic

Carney Magic

June 20 & 21, 2022 @ 7:30pm

Comedian, actor, and sleight of hand virtuoso, John Carney returns to North Coast Rep in his charming, hilarious, and astounding one-man show! He has been honored by the Hollywood’s Magic Castle and the Academy of Magical Arts, John Carney’s engaging wit and dazzling talent have landed him appearances on Jerry Seinfeld’s HBO Special, “The Late Show with David Letterman” and more!

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