26 Oct LOCAL COMMUNITY THEATER IS SUCH A GIFT
Morna Martel will be taking some time off and NBY! will utilize fill in contributors. November’s contribution is supplied by Amanda Blake Secola, Editor of Not Born Yesterday!
LOCAL COMMUNITY THEATER IS SUCH A GIFT
Some things we take for granted and I believe ‘community theater’ is one of them. I highly suggest you look into what is available in your area.
NORTH ORANGE COUNTY
Farthest north is La Habra Depot Theatre featuring the Phantom Projects. This year has been extraordinary. In December they will be performing a Charlie Brown Christmas and then getting ready for their 2024 season.
The Giver: February 22, 2024 at 7PM
#TheSocialMediaPlay: April 11, 2024 at 7PM
The Young Artist Project: August 3, 2024 at 1PM
La Habra Depot Theatre, 311 N. Euclid, La Habra, CA 90631; 714-690-2900; website: phantomprojects.com
Next door in Brea is the Curtis Theatre, which encourages new and aspiring artists and writers to explore their craft. This venue features a wide array of theater experiences. Upcoming is their Holiday Concert and following is a full 2024 schedule from which you can choose.
The Tape Face Show: November 2, 2023 at 8PM
Christmas with The Alley Cats: November 24-26, 20223 (8PM or 3PM shows)
It’s a Wonderful Life: December 14-17, 2023 (various time slots)
ONCE: February 9-25, 2024, (8PM Fridays and Saturdays, 3PM on Sundays)
LEMUR MOM: April 14, 2024 at 5PM
Lost and Found- Orchestra Collective of Orange County: April 27 -28, 2024 (Saturday at 7PM, Sunday at 3PM)
THE NEVER TOO LATE *SHOW: May 11-12, 2024 (Saturday at 3Pm & 8PM and Sunday at 3PM)
Mr. Soul: The San Cooke Story: May 19, 2024 at 5PM
Curtis Theatre, 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA 92821, 714-990-7722, website: ci.brea.ca.us
In both cases, consider gifting tickets to friends and family – it is affordable, promotes the arts and the artists, and provides an afternoon or evening of entertainment that distracts us from the activities of daily living.