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DEATHTRAP To Open Oceanside Theatre Company's 2018/2019 Season

DEATHTRAP To Open Oceanside Theatre Company's 2018/2019 Season

Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC) announces their 2018/2019 Season. The Season runs from October 5, 2018 - May 27, 2019.

OTC Artistic Director, Ted Leib shared, "It's exciting to be entering my second season as Artistic Director of Oceanside Theatre Company. We had a fantastic season of storytelling culminating with the critically acclaimed production of RED. Collaborating with other businesses and nonprofits in the Oceanside Community as we increase our reach with our mainstage performances, music series and youth education programs has been a joy. We are looking forward to exploring some classic pieces this season, as well as sharing some interesting new stories. "

Deathtrap by Ira Levin

October 5-21, 2018:

Directed by Justin Lang

Cast: Kenny Bordieri, Heidi Bridges, Li-Anne Rowswell, Tanner Vidos and Tim West,

Seemingly comfortably ensconced in his charming Connecticut home, Sidney Bruhl, a successful writer of Broadway thrillers, is struggling to overcome a dry spell which has resulted in a string of failures and a shortage of funds. A possible break in his fortunes occurs when he receives a script from a student in the seminar he has been conducting at a nearby college-a thriller which Sidney recognizes immediately as a potential Broadway hit. Sidney's plan is to offer collaboration to the student, an idea which the younger man quickly accepts. Thereafter suspense mounts steadily as the plot begins to twist and turn with devilish cleverness, and with such an abundance of thrills and laughter, that audiences will be held enthralled until the final, startling moments of the play.

A Christmas Carol: A Radio Play

Adapted from the Story by Charles Dickens

December 14-24

Join us in the studios of WOTC radio as we broadcast the Charles Dickens classic tale of miserly curmudgeon Ebenezer Scrooge and his visit from the ghosts of Christmas Past, Present, and Future. An OTC original adaptation. Great fun for the whole family!

Dancing Lessons by Mark St. Germain (a co-production with Scripps Ranch Theatre)

March 1-17, 2019

Ever, a young man with Asperger's syndrome, who seeks the instruction of a Broadway dancer to learn enough dancing to survive an awards dinner. The dancer, Senga, however, is recovering from an injury that may stop her dancing career permanently. As their relationship unfolds, they're both caught off-guard by the discoveries-both hilarious and heartwarming-that they make about each other and about themselves.

Man of La Mancha

May 11-27, 2019

Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes' seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, MAN OF LA MANCHA is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, MAN OF LA MANCHA celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. The celebrated score includes "The Impossible Dream," "I, Don Quixote," "Dulcinea," "I Really Like Him," "Little Bird," and "To Each His Dulcinea."

Oceanside Theatre Company is the professional Production Company in residence at the historic Sunshine Brooks Theater in downtown Oceanside, California. As a 501©3 nonprofit organization, OTC's vision is to be a beacon for arts education, culture, and the performing arts in North San Diego County. OTC Produces a four-show mainstage theatre season in the 198-seat venue, as well as a music series featuring jazz, classical, blues, country, and American roots music, and ongoing play readings in the adjacent black box theater, Studio 219. As part of a Youth Outreach program OTC runs a four-week Youth Academy during the summer and brings theatre to Oceanside middle schools during the school year. To earn more visit www.oceansidetheatre.org



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