Events in Santa Maria Valley

Less Miserable By Mike Todd

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - June 10 @ 6:00 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

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. April 26 – June 10 Show times and tickets…

The Hunchback Of Notre Dame

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - May 13 @ 1:30 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

Music by Alan Menken Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz Book by Peter Parnell Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film Generously sponsored by Joan Gellert-Sargen Sandy & Albert Mills Linda Stafford Burrows The Hunchback of Notre Dame is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com Based on the Victor Hugo’s gothic novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, the musical begins as the…

The Mixtape

June 14 @ 7:00 pm - September 15 @ 7:00 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

Get ready to party like it’s 1999 in this brand new musical comedy! It’s the late 90’s, pop music rules the airwaves, and reality TV is bringing singing competitions to the masses. Molly is headed off to college and not sure if she’ll fit in. When she arrives she finds all sorts of kooky characters, and a bunch of new friends in her all girls singing group. Can she navigate her freshman year and find fame as a pop idol?…

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike By Christopher Durang

June 28 @ 7:00 pm - July 7 @ 7:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

When: June 28th – July 7th Show Dates and Times Vary (see below) Where: Santa Maria Marian Theatre Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is presented by special arrangement with Dramatists Play Service, Inc. New York Christopher Durang puts despair to hilarious effect, as middle-aged siblings Vanya and Sonia bicker and pine about the dashed dreams and squandered hopes of their lives in the sunny Morning Room of the family farmhouse in Bucks County, PA. When their movie-star sister,…

Gold Fever At The Rough And Ready

July 12 @ 8:00 am - September 16 @ 6:00 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

This Melodrama original is a blend of comedy and melodrama inspired by characters from the stories of Bret Harte and Mark Twain. This action packed show brings a mining camp roaring to life filled with love, betrayal, deceit and villainy. Set in the Sierras, this sensational show offers loads of opportunities  to boo the villain, cheer the hero, and laugh yourself silly at the colorful characters that inhabit the rough and tumble world of the California Gold Rush. July 12 –…

Mamma Mia!

July 18 @ 1:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

When: July 18th – 21st Show Dates and Times Vary (see below) Where: Santa Maria Marian Theatre Mamma Mia! is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com Writer, Catherine Johnson’s, sunny and funny tale spins and sparkles into the ultimate feel-good show. A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. On the eve of her wedding, a Sophie has secretly invited three men from her mother Donna’s past back…

Arcadia By Tom Stoppard

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - August 25 @ 7:00 pm
Pacific Conservatory Theatre, Santa Maria, CA, 93454

When: August 16th- 25th Show Dates and Times Vary (see below) Where: Santa Maria Marian Theatre Arcadia is presented by special arrangement with Samuel French, Inc. Arcadia moves back and forth between 1809 and the present at the elegant estate owned by the Coverly family. 1809 reveals a household in transition. As the Arcadian landscape is being transformed into picturesque Gothic gardens, complete with a hermitage, thirteen year-old Lady Thomasina and her tutor delve into intellectual and romantic issues. The present…

Scary Poppins

September 20, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - May 15, 2019 @ 6:00 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

The Melodrama favorite returns! Young Jack and Jill Peabody live in Victorian London with their widowed father, a nutty inventor with little time to pay attention to his children. But when the children write to their favorite Super Nanny, they get more than they bargained for — instead of Mary Poppins they end up with her bizarre twin sister, Scary Poppins. And when an evil Russian ambassador shows up desperate to get his hands on one of Professor Peabody’s inventions,…

The Holiday Extravaganza

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - December 31 @ 8:30 pm
Great American Melodrama, Oceano , CA, 93445

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 fairytale 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! November 15 – December 31 Show times and tickets can…