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Surf City Theatre Company has been producing shows at the Hermosa Beach Playhouse 2nd Story Theater for a number of years. These are a few to give you an idea of what you missed! But don't worry, we've got a bunch more coming.
Sylvia - Written by A.R. Gurney
The hilarious comedy about a lovable dog named Sylvia that is enamored with her new owner Greg, leaving trouble and laughs in her wake.
Sister's Easter Catechism: will my bunny go to heaven - Starring Maripat Donovan
Sister returned from the Vatican where she has been overseeing the conclave just in time to share her thoughts with us on that very special holiday...Easter!
A Christmas Carol - By Charles Dickens
The holiday favorite, that helps get everyone in the mood and spirit of the season. This show set a record for opening night audiences, and we are proud of the cast and crew that made this a great show for the year 2012.
We've put on many fun and successful shows at Surf City...
Death by Golf - An Un-fore-tunate Comedy
This madcap comedy about life, golf and the foibles when they overlap was a genuine pleasure for everyone. The cast included: Melody Cohen (Muriel), Elisabeth Lindsey (Ashley), Gary Kresca (Grandpa), Daren Flam (Tony). Missing from the lineup, Larry Davenport (Prescott).
Will a hooker be able to put Norman on the straight and narrow, at least as it relates to his sexuality? His father thought so. This humorous saga plays out with Ben, Beatrice, Garson and of course Norman in this middle class Jewish American family.
Cast includes: Pony Luebben, Michael Piznarski, Mandi Fanelli, Kyle Grubb, Darrin Reed, Jeffrey Hurley and Bob Baumsten
Laughter On The 23rd Floor - By Neil Simon
Neil Simon's take on Sid Caesar's early career, writing for the 1950's era TV show "Your Show Of Shows".
Hallelujah Girls - By Jone Hope Wooten
The girls of Spa Dee Dah take you to a funny place as they deal with life in a small Georgia town.
Late Night Catechism - Sister Rools The Dice - By Maripat Donovan
Sister tells stories and offers advice about Las Vegas like nobody else. Written and performed by Maripat Donovan
Arsenic & Old Lace - By Joseph Kesselring
A killer comedy about the strange happenings of the Brewster sisters living in a small town and the dastardly deeds that take place in their boarding house home.
I Married A Neanderthal and other Modern Problems - By Maripat Donovan
A Midwestern housewife uses her years of valuable family experience to guide us through our own lives. As usual, her take on life and its common problems are a side splitting adventure for everyone.
Wait Until Dark - By Frederick Knott
A melodramatic hit, this story centers on a drug smuggling scheme gone wrong and the high jinx
that typically ensue.
Til Death Do Us Part - Late Night Catechism - By Maripat Donovan
Sister shares with us her humorous and apropos advice for a long lasting marriage. She councils the audience makes everyone wonder about holy matrimony.
Tribute - By Bernard Slade
In a role originated by Jack Lemmon, this is the touching, yet lighthearted portrait of one man's last chance to rekindle his relationship with his son before it's too late.
Moonlight & Magnolias - By Ron Hutchinson
The hilarious behind the scenes story of the writing of the epic film, Gone With The Wind.
Every Christmas Story Ever Told... - By Michael Carlton, James Fitzgerald &
James K Alvarez
A humorous spin on the various holiday stories, tales and songs that we all love and hate.
Cannibals - By R.J. Colleary
The trials, tribulations and all the glamour that comes with ladies making their way through Hollywood.
Olive & The Bitter Herbs - By Charles Busch
An older actress, famous for "Where's the Sausage" commercial, interacts with her neighbors
and a vision in her home mirror.
Plaza Suite - By: Neil Simon
Neil Simon classic comedy set in the honeymoon suite of the main characters who are there to revive their flagging marriage.
The Christmas Spirit by: Frederick Stoppel
The hilarity ensues when "Death" drops in for Christmas dinner.
Over The River & Through The Woods by: Joe DiPietro
Nick the young Italian-American from New Jersey considers moving away from his family to chase
his dream job. As you can guess, that doesn't make everyone happy.
The Odd Couple by: Neil Simon
The trials and tribulations of Oscar and Felix are forever imortalized in Neil Simon's classic story of two opposites living a life together
A Few Good Men by: Aaron Sorkin
The drama of Aaron Sorkin is played out in the legal twists of the characters in this military court martial story.
It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play is based on the classic holiday movie with a clever twist thrown in: the story is staged as a live radio broadcast.
Two young boys who rough house, create a conflict between two sets of parents.
Centered around a beauty shop in Louisiana, this comedic drama is about the tragedies of the customers of the shop
A mash-up of your favorite holiday shows, like "How The Grinch Stole Christmas" and "It's a Wonderful Life"
A Very Special Holiday Special
The Mousetrap strands seven strangers at Monkswell Manor during a blizzard. But a police sergeant unexpectedly arrives, worried that a murderer-at-large is among the guests of the Manor.
As a dozen men try to reach a unanimous decision while sequestered in a room, one juror casts considerable doubt on elements of the case.
A pair of feuding vaudevillian actors that performed together for 47 years are reunited and the
Special Company Event for 2019. Written by Kurt Vonnegut, this play centers on a love affair involving an actor and his character in a play.
Three retired men of law on a remote mountain in Switzerland amuse themselves by going through the legal ceremony of prosecuting strangers who drop in.Sept-Oct 2019
Nov - Dec 2019
Ruthie and Bill try to keep the home fires burning as the paths of their three adult children—a priest, an aspiring actress and a smooth-talking entrepreneur—twist and turn.
Feb - Mar 2020
At a large, tastefully-appointed Sneden's Landing townhouse, the Deputy Mayor of New York has just shot himself. Though only a flesh wound, four couples are about to experience a severe attack of Farce. Gathering for their tenth wedding anniversary, the host lies bleeding in the other room, and his wife is nowhere in sight. His lawyer, Ken, and wife, Chris, must get "the story" straight before the other guests arrive. As the confusions and mis-communications mount, the evening spins off into classic farcical hilarity.