Theatre Events in Santa Maria Valley

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…

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.…

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

Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Lucky Stiff

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - October 27 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

Harry Witherspoon, an unassuming English shoe salesman, lives an uneventful life in East Grinstead, England. His life takes a dramatic turn when he learns that his uncle Anthony, a casino manager from Atlantic City, has been killed by his blind lover. Harry learns that he stands to inherit $6,000,000 from his uncle – but only if he agrees to take his Uncle’s corpse on a trip to Monte Carlo. Otherwise, the money will all go to his uncle’s favorite charity,…

PCPA: The Little Mermaid

November 7 @ 8:00 am - December 22 @ 5:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Disney’s The Little Mermaid is a spectacular holiday production that will amaze families. PCPA will collaborate with director Melissa Rain Anderson (Always…Patsy Cline) and New York City’s 2 Ring Circus to bring breathtaking aerial feats and imaginative theatrical magic to tell the story of Ariel, the beautiful young mermaid who longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on Hans Christian Andersen’s beloved story and the Disney animated film, The Little Mermaid tells the tale of longing, love, and…

Santa Maria Civic Theatre: 12 Angry Men

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - November 10 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

It is 1957, and twelve men have been led into a jury room of a New York City court of law. They are given final instructions about determining the verdict in a murder case whose defendant faces the death penalty if found guilty. Before deliberations begin, the men take a short break after filing into the hot and stuffy room. They gather around a long table to begin discussions about the case. The defendant, a young man, is accused of…

Great American Melodrama – The Holiday Extravaganza

November 21 @ 7:00 pm - December 31 @ 11:30 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

November 21 – December 31 See Scrooge find his Christmas spirit in a heart-warming tale of holiday magic, laugh until your sides ache at the zany characters in a fractured fairy tale opera, and celebrate the music of the season in our Holiday Vaudeville Revue. Our holiday triple bill is a very special family tradition designed to bring a year’s worth of smiles to you and your loved ones in a great musical and theatrical experience! For show dates, times, and…

Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Dinner With Friends

December 6 @ 8:00 am - December 8 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

In this contemporary age when couples befriend other couples to find family companions with common ground, Dinner with Friends seeks to explore what happens when one of these romantic pairs breaks down, and the waves that can make across households. Gabe and Karen, collaborators in the industry of food literature and a husband-and-wife duo that boast a relationship to aspire to, maintain a constant closeness with another couple in their life, Tom and Beth. Tom, who has known Gabe since…

Santa Maria Civic Theatre: Ripcord

January 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - February 2, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

For 4 years, irritable and sarcastic Abby Binder has kept a room to herself at the Bristol Place Senior Living Facility, through sheer force of her rude personality. Nursing disappointment at the direction her life has taken, she has no room for distraction. When bubbly, bright, and unbearably cheerful Marilyn Dunne is placed in her room, Abby tries her usual tricks, but fails to scare her annoying new roommate away. Exercising her taste for competition and her love of pranks,…

Santa Maria Civic Theatre: The Red Velvet Cake War

March 13, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - March 29, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Santa Maria Civic Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93456

In this riotously funny Southern-fried comedy, the three Verdeen cousins—Gaynelle, Peaches, and Jimmie Wyvette—could not have picked a worse time to throw their family reunion. Their outrageous antics have delighted local gossips in the small town of Sweetgum (just down the road from Fayro) and the eyes of Texas are upon them, as their self-righteous Aunt LaMerle is quick to point out. But the cousins can’t back out of the reunion now. It’s on, Gaynelle’s hosting it, and Peaches and…

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