Production History

Season 15


Golda's Balcony
By William Gibson | Directed by Todd Salovey
May 27 - June 4, 2016

Big River
By William Hauptman & Roger Miller | Directed by Colleen Kollar Smith
April 1 - May 15, 2016

Emilie La Marquise De Chatelet Defends Her Life Tonight
By Lauren Gunderson | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
Febraury 5 - March 6, 2016

The 1940s Radio Hour
By Walton Jones | Directed by Dana Case
December 4 - 31, 2015

The Weir
By Conor McPherson | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
Ocotber 2 - November 1, 2015

Return to the Forbidden Planet
By Bob Carlson | Directed by Jon Lorenz
July 17 - September 24, 2015

Season 14


Sylvia
By A.R. Gurney | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
June 6 - 28, 2015

Lord of the Flies
Adapted by Nigel Williams | Directed by Justin Lang
Aprill 11 - May 3, 2015

Stage Kiss
By Sarah Ruhl | Directed by Chelsea Kaufman
February 7 - March 1, 2015

The Nutcracker
By Jake Minton & Phillip Klapperich | Music by Kevin O'Donnell | Lyrics by Jake Minton
Directed by Kristianne Kurner
November 29 - December 21, 2014

The Clean House
By Sarah Ruhl | Directed by Claudio Raygoza
October 4- 26, 2014

The Full Monty
By Terrence McNally | Book and lyrics by David Yazbek
Directed by Manny Fernandes
July 26 - September 7, 2014

Season 13


The Miss Firecracker Contest
By Beth Henley | Directed by Daren Scott
June 7 – June 29, 2014
 
To Kill  Mockingbird
Dramatized by Christopher Sergel, from the novel by Harper Lee | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
April 12 – May 4, 2014
 
Circle Mirror Transformation
By Annie Baker | Directed by Annie Hinton
February 8 – March 2, 2014
 
Wait Until Dark
By Fredrick Knott | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
October 5 – October 27, 2013
 
Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings
By Stuart Ross | Directed by
November 21 – December 31, 2013
 
SUDS
By Melinda Glib, Steve Gunderson, Will Robertson and Bryan Scott | Directed by Javier Velasco
July 20 – September 1, 2013
 
Season 12


Seascape
By Edward Albee | Directed by Kim Strassburger
May 18 – June 9, 2013
 
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
By Dale Wasserman | Directed by Claudio Raygoza
March 30 – April 21, 2013
 
The Trip to Bountiful
By Horton Foote | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
February 9 – March 3, 2013
 
Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings
By Stuart Ross | Directed by Jason Heil
November 23 – December 12, 2012
 
Same Time, Next Year
By Bernard Slade | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
September 15 – October 7, 2012
 
Season 11


Buried Child
By Sam Shepard | Directed by Lisa Berger
March 31 – April 22, 2012
 
Comedy of Errors
By William Shakespeare | Directed by Justin Lang
February 11 – March 4, 2012
 
The Santaland Diaries
By David Sedaris | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
December 1 – December 24, 2011
 
Of Mice and Men
By John Steinback | Directed by Daren Scott
October 29 – November 20, 2011
 
Thom Pain (based on nothing)
By Will Eno | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
September 7 – October 2, 2011
 
Ah, Wilderness!
By Eugene O’Neill | Directed by Amanda Sitton
August 3 – August 28, 2011
 
Season 10


Death of a Salesman
By Arthur Miller | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
June 9 – July 13, 2011
 
Sweet Storm
By Scott Hudson | Directed by Daren Scott
April 21 – May 15, 2011
 
Simpatico
By Sam Shepard | Directed by Lisa Berger
January 13 – February 6, 2011
 
The Santaland Diaries
By David Sedaris | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
December 2 – December 24, 2010
 
As You Like It
By William Shakespeare | Directed by Liz Shipman
Performed at Moonlight Amphiteatre
October 6 – October 10, 2010
 
Into the Woods
By Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine | Directed by James Vasquez
May  22 – June 30, 2010

Awards:
Nominated for San Diego Theatre Critics Circle for Outstanding Featured Performance in a Musical (Melissa Fernandes and Hannah Rose Kornfeld)
 
The Seven Year Itch
By George Axelrod | Directed by Amanda Sitton
July 29 – August 22, 2010
 
Season 9 


Summer and Smoke
By Tennessee Williams | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
May 27 – June 20, 2010
 
The Heidi Chronicles
By Wendy Wasserstein | Directed by Amanda Sitton
April 1 – April 25, 2010
 
The Man Who
By Peter Brook & Marie Helene Estienne | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
February 4 – February 28, 2010
 
The Santaland Diaries
By David Sedaris | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
December 9 – December 24, 2010
 
Picasso at the Lapine Agile
By Steve Martin | Directed by Dana Case
November 12 – December 6, 2009

Awards:
Patte Awards for Theatre Excellence: Outstanding Ensemble
 
Things We Want
By Jonathan Marc Sherman | Directed by Lisa Berger
September 17 – October 11, 2009
 
Time Flies
By David Ives | Directed by Joshua Everett Johnson
July 30 – August 16, 2009
 
Prom Night
By Emily Reit | Directed by Ruff Yeager
August 2 – August 12, 2009
 
Sure Thing 
By David Ives | Directed by Mark Stephan
August 2 – August 12, 2009
 
Season 8


Four Dogs and a Bone
By John Patrick Shanley | Directed by Joshua Everett Johnson
June 6 – June 28, 2009
 
Be Aggressive
By Annie Weisman | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
April 4 – April 26, 2009
 
Bulrusher
By Eisa Davis | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
February 7 – March 1, 2009

Awards:
North County Times Best of 2009 List Actor: Tim Parker
 
Off the Ground
By Amy Chini & Tom Zohar | Directed by Joshua Everett Johnson
Devember 6 – December 21, 2008
 
Fool for Love
By Sam Shepard | Directed by Dana Case
October 4 – October 26, 2008
 
Awards:
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2008 List Actor (Johnson)
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2008 Actor (Kurner)
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2008 List Ensemble
 
Season 7


The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)
By Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield | Directed by Rob Salas
August 10 – August 31, 2008
 
Sailor’s Song
By John Patrick Shanley | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
August 2 – August 24, 2008
 
Awards:
San Diego Magazine Best of 2008 List
 
Golden Boy
By Clifford Odets | Directed by Joshua Everett Johnson
June 21 – July 13, 2008
 
Awards:
San Diego Theatre Critics Circle
Outstanding Lead Actress: Amanda Sitton
Outstanding Featured Actor: Manny Fernandes
Patte Awards for Theatre Excellence Outstanding Performance: Joshua Everett Johnson
San Diego Union Tribune Top Productions of 2008
North County Times Best of 2008 List Production & Actor (Johnson)
San Diego Reader Best of 2008 List Actress (Sitton)
San Diego Magazine Best of 2008 List
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2008 List Direction & Actor (Johnson)
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2008 List Actor (Sitton)
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2008 List Ensemble
 
Prelude to a Kiss
By Craig Lucas | Directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenberg
April 19 – May 18, 2008
 
Awards:
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2008 List Comedy
 
Dancing at Lughnasa
By Brian Friel | Directed by Esther Emery
March 8 – March 30, 2008
 
Awards:
San Diego Reader Best of 2008 List Actress (Sitton)
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2008 List Production
 
This is Our Youth
By Kenneth Lonergan | Directed by Francis Gercke
January 2008
 
Awards:
San Diego Union Tribune Top Productions of 2008
North County Times Best of 2008 List Actor (Johnson)
San Diego Reader Best of 2008 List Actor (Johnson)
 
Off the Ground
By Amy Chini & Tom Zohar | Directed by Joshua Everett Johnson
Devember 1 – December 23, 2007
 
Humble Boy
By Charlotte Jones | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
October 6 – November 11, 2007
 
Awards:
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2007 List Set Design
 
Season 6


Julius Caesar
By William Shakespeare | Directed by Christopher Williams
Performed at the NVA Theatre and Avo Playhouse
August 2007
 
True West
By Sam Shepard | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
FIRST PRODUCTION IN VILLAGE
June 2007
 
Awards:
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2007 List Actors (Johnson & Gercke)
 
Sailor’s Song
By John Patrick Shanley | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc.
April 2007
 
Awards:
San Diego Theatre Critics Circle:
Outstanding Direction: Kristianne Kurner
Outstanding Ensemble
Outstanding Choreography: Robin Christ & Kathy Meyer
Outstanding Scenic Design: Nick Fouch
Outstanding Costume Design: Jessica John
 
Patte Awards for Theatre Excellence:
Outstanding Direction: Kristianne Kurner
Outstanding Scenic Design: Nick Fouch
 
San Diego Reader Best of 2007 List
San Diego Magazine Best of 2007 List
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2007 List Ensemble cast, Actress (Sitton)
 
Crimes of the Heart
By Beth Henly | Directed by Dana Case
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
February 2007
 
Awards:
Patte Awards for Theatre Excellence Outstanding Ensemble
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2007 List Ensemble cast
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2007 List Most perfect production
 
Three Sisters
By Anton Chekhov | Directed by Francis Gercke
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
February 2007
 
Awards:
Patte Awards for Theatre Excellence Outstanding Ensemble
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2007 List Ensemble Cast
Gay and Lesbian Times Best of 2007 List Most perfect production
 
Season 5


Hamlet
By William Shakespeare | Directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenberg
Performed at La Costa Canyon High School
August 2006
 
Nocturne 
By Adam Rapp | Directed by Joshua Everett Johnson
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
May 2006
 
Awards:
Patte Awards for Theatre Excellence Francis Gercke
 
The Playboy of the Western World
By John Millington Synge | Directed by Francis Gercke & Kristianne Kurner
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
March 2006
 
Awards:
Patte Awards for Theatre Excellence Outstanding Performance: Jessica John
 
Curse of the Starving Class
By Sam Shepard  | Directed by Francis Gercke
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
October 2005
 
Awards:
San Diego Theatre Critics Circle:
Outstanding Ensemble
Outstanding Direction
Outstanding Feature Performance (Johnson)
KPBS Patte Award for Theatre Excellence:
Outstanding Ensemble
Outstanding Direction
SignOnSanDiego / SD Union Tribune “Top Ten Productions of 2005″
 
Season 4


The Two Gentlemen of Verona
By William Shakespeare | Directed by Francis Gercke & Kristianne Kurner
Performed at La Costa Canyon High School
August 2005
 
The Waverly Gallery
By Kenneth Lonergan | Directed by Francis Gercke & Kristianne Kurner
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
March 2005
 
Awards:
KPBS Patte Award for Theatre Excellence Outstanding Lead Performance (Ellis-Troy)
 
A Lie of the Mind
By Sam Shepard | Directed by Francis Gercke & Kristianne Kurner
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
November 2004
 
Awards:
San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Outstanding Ensemble
KPBS Patte Award for Theatre Excellence Outstanding Ensemble
BackstageWest Best of 2004 A Lie of the Mind (Ensemble & Direction)
 
Season 3


Twelfth Night
By William Shakespeare | Directed by Brendon Fox
Performed at La Costa Canyon High School
August 2004
 
Still Life
By Emily Mann | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
March 2004
 
Orphans 
By Kyle Kessler | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
November 2003
 
Awards:
San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Outstanding Ensemble
Backstage.com Critics’ “BEST OF” Lists Best Direction Best Ensemble
 
Season 2


A Midsummer Night’s Dream
By William Shakespeare | Directed by Kira Simring
Performed at Stagecoach Park
August 2003
 
Awards:
San Diego Playbill Billie Award Outstanding Ensemble
 
All About Me
By Fredi Towbin | Directed by Francis Gercke
Performed at Carlsbad Village Theatre
April 2003
 
Uncle Vanya
By Anton Chekhov | Directed by Francis Gercke
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
March 2003
 
Awards:
San Diego Playbill Billie Award
Outstanding Performance by a Supporting Actress
 
The Only Game in Town
By Frank D. Gilroy | Directed by Francis Gercke & Kristianne Kurner
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
November 2002
 
Awards:
KPBS Patte Award for Theatre Excellence
Outstanding Performance: Francis Gercke
 
Season 1


As You Like It
By William Shakespeare | Directed by Liz Shipman
Performed at Stagecoach Park
 
A Hatful of Rain
By Michael Gazzo  | Directed by Francis Gercke
Performed at Jazzercise, Inc
May 2002
 
Awards:
KPBS Patte Award for Theatre Excellence
Outstanding Performance: Francis Gercke
 
Trapped 
By Joy McCullough-Carranza  | Directed by Kristianne Kurner
Performed at Schulman Auditorium and AART San Diego
April 2002
 
Brilliant Traces
By Cindy Lou Johnson | Directed by Mark Stephan
Performed at the Granary, Magee Park
November 2001
 
Awards:
KPBS Patte Award for Theatre Excellence
Most Exciting New Theatre Company
 
Four Play 
By Various Artists | Directed by The Cast
Performed at Carlsbad Cultural Arts Center
September 2001

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