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.

Written and performed by Tom Dugan


September 27 - 28, 2021 @ 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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Robert Dubac's:

The Male Intellect: An Oxymoron

October 25, 2021 @ 7:30PM

Robert Dubac’s THE MALE INTELLECT: AN OXYMORON? is an international comedic phenomenon. Described by The New York Times as “Hilarious… a one-man tour de force!” it is hands down the funniest solo show about relationships you will ever see.

Men and women from eighteen to eighty laugh non-stop as Robert Dubac embarks on a quest to answer the age old question,

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Robert Dubac's

The Book of Moron

October 26, 2021 @ 7:30pm

Robert Dubac’s newest Off-Broadway solo hit, THE BOOK OF MORON, has been described as one of the most “Hilarious” “Intelligent” and “Scorching” satirical attacks on idiocracy since Mark Twain. (And “idiocracy” isn’t even a word. How dumb is that?)

The New York Times raves,

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Prayer Dudz presents

Tuesday Night Comics

November 2, 2021 @ 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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Jay Johnson: The Two and Only

November 8-9, 2021 @ 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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Marilu Henner: Music and Memories

November 15th and 16th 2021

With the energy of a teenager, the wisdom of a sage, and the memory of a superhero, Marilu Henner, star of “Taxi,” “Evening Shade,” “Grease!,” and “Chicago” takes you on a journey through her decades-long career filled with Broadway shows,

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Return Engagement

Always… Patsy Cline

December 8, 2021 - January 2, 2022

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 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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Frank Ferrante in

An Evening With Groucho

May 2-3, 2022

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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