Theatre Events in Santa Maria Valley

Great American Melodrama – Treasure Island

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - June 16 @ 10:00 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

May 2 – June 16 Whether or not you’ve seen the musical, the movie, or read the book, you’ll love our twist on the Victor Hugo classic. Why sit for three hours when we can pare down this epic to just 80 minutes, add way more comedy, and give you a vaudeville revue too? With song parodies and tons of laughs, you’re bound to leave the theatre with a whole new take on this classic story. Show dates, times, and…

PCPA: Summerfest 2019

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Solvang Festival Theatre, Solvang, CA, 93463

Kick-off to Summer! Please join us for this fun event underneath the majestic oaks in the lobby of the Solvang Festival Theater. Saturday, June 15, 2019 Solvang Festival Theater 420 2nd Street Solvang, CA Sample the Tastes of the Valley A wide variety of wine, beer, and food tastings from great restaurants and wineries from around the Central Coast will be offered starting at 6pm followed by a live auction and the opening night performance of A Gentleman’s Guide to…

PCPA: Million Dollar Quartet

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - June 29 @ 9:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

The Tony Award Winning musical is set on December 4, 1956, when an extraordinary twist of fate brought young Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and Carl Perkins together at Sun Records in Memphis for what would be one of the greatest jam sessions ever. Million Dollar Quartet brings that legendary December night to life with an irresistible tale of broken promises, secrets, betrayal, and celebrations that is both poignant and funny. Relive the era with the smash-hit sensation featuring an…

Great American Melodrama – Pappa Pia

June 20 @ 7:00 pm - September 21 @ 11:00 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

June 20 – September 21 Mamma Mia, here we go again! This hilarious send up one of the world’s most popular musicals is set at the Pismo Pier. It’s the sunny and funny tale of a daughter’s quest to discover her true identity and uncover a secret buried in her family’s past. Featuring some of your favorite pop songs, this is a toe-tapping hit you won’t want to miss. Starting July 20th, Pappa Pia and How The West Was Really…

Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents: The Trial Of Goldilocks

June 21 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

In rhyme, mime and mirth, this exciting comedy examines the familiar fairy tale from three points of view: the traditional, the Bears’, then Goldilocks’. Guilty or innocent? Was the young girl a selfish, spoiled brat, intruding where she didn’t belong? Or was she the victim of three conniving bears (and their animal “band of hoods” in the woods)? Complete with a hard-of-hearing judge, a harried clerk, two comic lawyers and a jury (of any size)—which gets involved in the action…

Great American Melodrama – How The West Was Really Won

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - October 22 @ 10:00 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

July 18 – September 22 The history of the wild west is filled with outrageous stories, but few are as wacky as this! Our California frontier includes pillow fights, card games, duels, a dirty saloon and modern pop songs. It pairs witty wordplay and physical comedy with musical parodies and great dance numbers. Gather up yer posse to boo and cheer at this rip roarin’ good time.  Starting July 20th, this and Pappa Pia will be playing on alternating nights.…

PCPA: The Addams Family

July 18 @ 7:00 pm - July 27 @ 11:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

This new musical, based on the classic Addams’ characters and inspired by the new vintage television series, is an original story of the madcap and macabre Addams family in a satirical comedy about every parent’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. Everything will change for the whole family as love triumphs at last on…

Santa Maria Civic Theatre Presents August: Osage County

August 9 @ 7:00 pm - August 25 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

SANTA MARIA CIVIC THEATRE will be presenting “AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY” by Tracy Letts as the opening show for its 61st season. The 2008 Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner – a vanished father; a pill-popping, scathingly acidic mother, and three sisters harboring shady little secrets. When the large Weston family unexpectedly reunites after Dad disappears, their Oklahoma family homestead explodes in a maelstrom of repressed truths and unsettling secrets. Balancing powerful drama and dark comedy, Letts’ play is “Fiercely funny…

PCPA: The Importance of Being Earnest

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - August 24 @ 11:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Oscar Wilde’s delectable wordplay is at the forefront of his sublime “trivial comedy for serious people.” It does seem unthinkable but both Jack Worthing and Algernon Montcrief must assume the name “Earnest” in order to win their loves’ hearts. For the ladies are certain they could never be happy married to a man who was named something other the Earnest. But the lads’ matrimonial plans may be thwarted by Jack’s questionable lineage and the formidable Lady Bracknell, who is the…

Great American Melodrama – Drac In The Saddle Again

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - November 17 @ 10:00 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

September 26 – November 17 A vampire in the dessert? Sure?! One of horror’s favorite villains, the un-dead Dracula of Transylvania, hops on the stagecoach to Tombstone, Arizona where he meets a cast of crazy characters, including the innocent Fannie Farmer. Can he win her heart and take over the town? Find out when the Old West meets the Old Eastern Count. Show dates, times, and tickets may be found HERE

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