Variety Nights at North Coast Rep

FUN and AFFORDABLE!

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.


New Show Added!!

Tenderly – The Rosemary Clooney Musical

August 15th – 25th, 2019

Based on the life of Rosemary Clooney

By Janet Yates Vogt and Mark Friedman

Directed by Michael Marotta
Featuring Rachel Sorsa as Rosemary Clooney

Developed and Premiered by The Human Race Theatre Company
Kevin Moore, Producing Artistic Director

Subsequently produced by the Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park
Blake Robison,

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Shakespeare UnScripted

Impro Theatre's

Shakespeare UnScripted

September 16, 2019 @ 7:30pm

Paying homage to the genius of William Shakespeare, Impro Theatre’s company spontaneously creates a brand new play in The Bard’s unmistakable style. Using language that sizzles with poetry, colorful imagery and bawdy innuendo, “Shakespeare UnScripted” starts with audience suggestions and brings to life the monarchs, spirits, lovers and fools that make up Shakespeare’s world.

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A Musical Through the Ages with Aurora Florence

Rockstar in Disguise

September 17th, 2019

CANCELED!!

Come for a night of music across the ages with Actress and Songwriter Aurora Florence. Excited to be back at North Coast Rep, Aurora’s career has spanned National tours to founding the rock sensation Imagine Dragons with Dan Reynolds. ‘Rockstar In Disguise’ follows a similar track with songs from Handel all the way to Brandi Carlyle,

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Prayer Dudz presents

Tuesday Night Comics

October 1, 2019 @ 7:30pm

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

Additional Performance Dates
December 10, 2019
February 25, 2020
April 28, 2020
August 4, 2020

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

RATED R

Tuesday Night Comics is arguably the funniest night of comedy in San Diego.

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Starring Cary Hoffman

My Sinatra

December 12 - 15, 2019

Cary Hoffman captivates the audience with his one-man musical play about his love and idolization for his hero Frank Sinatra. His intimate journey of what it was like growing up fatherless with three musician uncles, who played on some of Sinatra’s greatest recordings, turning Sinatra into a fantasy father. Hoffman authentically sings over 20 classic Sinatra songs,

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Impro Theatre’s

Dickens UnScripted

December 16-17 @ 7:30pm, 2019

Los Angeles Times calls Impro Theatre “Amazing!” One of the funniest evenings as the troupe spins an entire play into comedy gold right before your eyes. Starting with an audience suggestion, the troupe creates completely improvised, full-length plays in the styles of the world’s greatest writers. Join us this holiday season for a hilarious comedy inspired by the works of Charles Dickens.

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Starring Ryan Drummond

Men Are From Mars – Women Are From Venus LIVE!

February 3-4, 2020 @ 7:30pm

Men are from Mars – Women are from Venus LIVE! is a story of a man who has resisted the advice of John Gray, but a chance meeting with the man himself changed everything.  Now he tells his experience with the book and his relationship in this uproarious show that covers everything from dating to marriage to the bedroom!

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Winston Churchill

March 2-3, 2020

Randy Otto portrays an astonishing nuanced, humorous and witty Winston Churchill with gravitas and grit. From birth to death and beyond…a biographic masterpiece. Journey with Winston from his 19th Century upbringing through his many careers: a soldier, journalist, politician, statesman and exploring Churchill’s lasting legacy of leadership as Prime Minister.

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Richard Lederer's

Presidents Tonight!

March 9, 2020 at 7:30 pm

Who was our youngest American president? Who was our oldest? Who were our tallest, shortest, and fattest? Union-Tribune language columnist Richard Lederer will uncover a treasury of fascinating facts about our American presidents.

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Frank Ferrante in

An Evening With Groucho

April 13 & 14, 2020 @ 7:30pm

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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Impro Theatre's

Williams UnScripted

April 20, 2020 @ 7:30pm

Passionate smoldering secrets lurch beneath the surface of genteel society – and explode in a climax of accusation, confession, and consequence. Inspired by Tennessee Williams’ masterful storytelling and delicious language, Impro Theatre starts with a single audience suggestion and builds improvised full-length plays that are hilarious, yet tragic as a Southern belle’s broken heart.

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Jay Johnson: The Two and Only

May 4-5, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Set aside your notions of conventional ventriloquism and allow Jay Johnson to take you on a magical journey as he weaves a heartfelt tale of a young man and his dreams. Along the way, you’ll laugh out loud, perhaps choke back a tear or two, and be astonished by his extraordinary skills as a writer,

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Robert Dubac's:

The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron

June 8, 2020

‘Hilarious’ is the only way to describe THE MALE INTELLECT: AN OXYMORON? You will laugh non-stop as Robert Dubac ransacks his brain to answer the age-old question, “What do women want?” Dubac has crafted a hysterical one-man multi-character show that tackles the babble of the sexes with precision and wit. Robert Dubac seamlessly transforms himself into five alter egos –

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Robert Dubac's

The Book of Moron

June 9, 2020 @ 7:30pm

Combining theatre with stand-up ROBERT DUBAC buckles us up for a fast-paced joy ride over the pot-holed highways of cultural hypocrisy. Riding shotgun with intelligence and absurdity he crashes head first into the barriers of sex, race, religion, politics, and the media. And he’s not alone. With mesmerizing ease, he portrays multiple characters who all take turns beating the hornet’s nest of hype and spin with the big stick of knowledge.

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Starring Susan Classen

A Conversation with Edith Head

June 22 & 23, 2020 @ 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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Written and performed by Tom Dugan

Wiesenthal

July 13 & 14, 2020 @ 7:30pm

Directed by Jenny Sullivan

From Off-Broadway, North Coast Rep presents WIESENTHAL, a new play by Tom Dugan. His 90-minute  play is heartfelt, deeply moving and compelling; he makes history come alive. Simon Wiesenthal was a Jewish Austrian Holocaust survivor who became a nazi hunter after the war. He spent his life tracking down and gathering information on fugitive Nazi war criminals so they could be brought to trial. 

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Impro Theatre's

Broadway UnScripted

July 20, 2020 @ 7:30pm

Broadway UnScripted is a completely improvised musical about making a musical! The grit, glitter and backstage drama of Broadway comes to life as the cast invents a full-length Broadway show just for you. Using only audience suggestions and a grand piano, Impro Theatre creates a musical that captures the exuberant magic of the Great White Way.

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Return Engagement Summer of 2020!

Always… Patsy Cline

August 13-30, 2020

Created and originally directed by Ted Swindley — based on a true story.

A dramatic musical theatrical experience, ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE has enjoyed great success all over the United States including a successful run off-Broadway. The show is based on a true story of Patsy’s friendship with a fan,

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Starring Jim Curry

John Denver Tribute

August 17-18, 2020 @ 7:30pm, Special Added Performance August 18 @ 2pm

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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