Preview of Upcoming Dramas, Musicals, Comedies

From the 194 seats of the North Coast Repertory Theatre to the more than 1,700 seats of the outdoor venue of Vista’s Moonlight Amphitheatre, North County’s theater adds variety to the nocturnal scene. Next season promises a generous sprinkling of comedy, drama and especially musicals.

Listed below is a preview of some of the performances scheduled for the upcoming theater season in North County. For show times and ticket prices, call the theater’s box office.

For the record:

12:00 AM, Oct. 03, 1991 For the Record
Los Angeles Times Thursday October 3, 1991 San Diego County Edition North County Focus Page 13 Metro Desk 2 inches; 45 words Type of Material: Correction
Theater relocated--It was incorrectly reported Sept. 26 that the Fallbrook Players would perform this season at the Mission Theatre. Actually, the Players have temporarily relocated their theater to the River Village shopping mall at 202 Main St., in Bonsall. The box office phone number, 728-0998, remains the same.

Fallbrook Players

Mission Theatre, 231 N. Main Ave., Fallbrook. Reservations: 728-0998.


“A Thousand Clowns” runs Oct. 4 for two weekends.

“The Emperor’s Clothes” runs Nov. 15 for two weekends.

“Born Yesterday” runs March 6, 1992 for two weekends.

“The Odd Couple” by Neil Simon runs May 15 for two weekends.


La Jolla Playhouse

Mandel Weiss Theatre, UC San Diego, La Jolla: Reservations: 534-6760.

“Elmer Gantry” runs Oct. 15-Nov. 24.

Lawrence Welk


Resort Theatre

8860 Lawrence Welk Drive, Escondido. Reservations: 749-3448.

“Anything Goes” by Cole Porter runs through Nov. 10.

“Show Boat” by Jerome Kern and Oscar Hammerstein II runs Nov. 12-Feb. 2, 1992.


“Kiss Me Kate” by Cole Porter runs Feb. 4-April 12, 1992.

“The Unsinkable Molly Brown” by Meredith Wilson runs April 14-June 14, 1992.

“A Chorus Line” runs June 16-Aug. 9, 1992.

“Dames at Sea” runs Aug. 11-Sept. 27, 1992.


“Brigadoon” runs Sept. 29-Nov. 22, 1992.

“1940s Radio Hour” runs Nov. 24-Jan. 17, 1993.

UC San Diego

Theatre Department


Mandell Weiss Forum, La Jolla. Reservations: 534-4574. “Dr. Faustus Lights The Lights” by Gertrude Stein runs Nov. 20-24.

“Fuente Ovejuna” by Lope de Vega runs Feb. 19-23, 1992.

“Yerma” by Federico Garcia Lorca runs April 15-19, 1992.

“Undergraduate Production” by Stuart Ostfeld runs May 27-31, 1992.


MiraCosta College

Theatre Department

One Barnard Drive, Oceanside. Reservations: 757-2121, Ext. 451.

“The White Widow” by Mario Fratti runs Oct. 18-27.


“Season’s Greetings” by Alan Ayckbourn runs Dec. 5-15.

“The Doctor in Spite of Himself” by Moliere runs March 13-22, 1992.

“Little Shop of Horrors” by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken runs July 16-Aug. 2, 1992.

Moonlight Amphitheatre


Winter Playhouse, Brengle Terrace Park Recreation Center, 1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista. Reservations: 724-2110.

“Little Shop of Horrors” by Howard Ashman and Alan Menken runs Nov. 21-Dec. 8.

“Les Liaisons Dangereuses” runs Jan. 30-Feb. 16, 1992.

“You Can’t Take It With You” by Moss Hart and George Kaufman runs March 12-29, 1992.


“Charlotte’s Web” by E.B. White runs Jan. 9-19, 1992.

Mystery Cafe

Lake San Marcos Resort, San Marcos. Reservations: 544-1600.

“Murder at Cafe Noir” runs through December, 1991.


North Coast Repertory Theatre

976-D Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach. Reservations: 481-1055.

“The Foreigner” by Larry Shue runs Sept. 28-Nov. 2.

“Season’s Greetings” by Alan Ayckbourn runs Nov. 23-Dec. 28.


“Ghosts” by Henrik Ibsen runs Jan. 11-Feb. 15, 1992.

“Chekov in Yalta” by John Driver and Jeffrey Haddow runs Feb. 29-April 4, 1992.

“Love Letters on Blue Paper” by Arnold Wesker runs April 18-May 23, 1992.

Palomar College Theatre


1140 W. Mission Road, San Marcos. Reservations: 744-0136.

“The Crucible” by Arthur Miller runs Oct. 4-13.

“Wind in the Willows” by Douglas Post runs Nov. 16-24.

“A Chorus Line” by Marvin Hamlisch and Edward Kleban runs March 7-15, 1992.


“You Know I Can’t Hear You When the Water’s Running” by Robert Anderson runs April 24-May 3, 1992.

“The Pursuit of Happiness” by Dion Boucicault runs July 17-26, 1992.

Patio Playhouse

Vineyard Shopping Center, Escondido. Reservations: 746-6669.


“Who Dunnit?” runs Oct. 19-Nov. 10.

“The Glass Menagerie” by Tennessee Williams runs Jan. 10-Feb. 2, 1992.

“The Happy Time” runs March 27-April 19, 1992.

“Fox Fire” runs June 5-28, 1992.


“Arsenic and Old Lace” runs July 17-Aug. 9, 1992.

Pine Hills Lodge

Dinner Theatre

2960 La Posada Way, Julian. Reservations: 765-1100. “Run For Your Wife” by Ray Cooney runs through Nov. 2.


USIU Zable Theatre

10455 Pomerado Road, Scripps Ranch. Reservations: 693-4602 “In the Boom Boom Room” by David Rabe runs Oct. 24-Nov. 3.

“A, My Name is Alice” by Joan Micklin Silver and Julianne Boyd runs Nov. 7-8.