Leapin' Lizards! First a comic, then a radio show, then a Tony-winning Broadway musical, then a movie (twice!), the beloved story of a plucky orphan adopted by a wealthy businessman never fails to charm. The talented young performers of the Patio Playhouse bring all the show's iconic characters to life, including the lovable Daddy Warbucks, the wicked Miss Hannigan and the adorable orphan herself. Annie also boasts one of Broadway's most memorable scores, with unforgettable songs like "It's the Hard-Knock Life," "Easy Street," "I Don't Need Anything But You" and the ever-optimistic "Tomorrow." Enjoy it under the stars at the Kit Carson Amphitheater in Escondido.
Mixing some of the classic features of the fairy tale from Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve and a modern musical element, Beauty & The Beast springs to life at the Stagehouse Theatre in El Cajon. High school and college-aged students join forces to perform family-friendly summer theater, and this production is perfect for the entire clan. "Be Our Guest" as this classic gets a new twist.
The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England circa 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family members how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren't the only ones upon whom she has a profound effect. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the magical nanny who advises that "Anything can happen if you let it." Enjoy this all-youth production of the hit Broadway musical at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido.
From the producer of The Lion King comes the timeless story of Aladdin, a thrilling new production filled with unforgettable beauty, magic, comedy and breathtaking spectacle. It's an extraordinary theatrical event where one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities infinite.