George, a professor at a small college, and his wife, Martha, have just returned home, drunk from a Saturday night party. Martha announces, amidst general profanity, that she has invited a young couple—an opportunistic new professor at the college and his shatteringly naïve new bride—to stop by f...
Fri, May 5 2017 8:00 PM — Sun, May 28 2017 5:00 PM
Patio regulars bring you classic improv programming. Audience members choose the settings, characters and details. Actors make it up on the spot. Often hilarious. Always fresh. April 2nd will be an "adult friendly" night.
Sun, Dec 14 2014 7:00 PM — Sun, May 7 2017 9:00 PM
Youth - Drama The Third Wave is a true story about a high-school experiment in fascism that went out of control. Set in 1967 in Palo Alto, California, during the Vietnam war, racial integration and social revolution, the play centers around a young, popular teacher, Ron Jones, and his world his...
Fri, Mar 31 2017 7:00 PM — Sun, Apr 16 2017 4:00 PM
Sarah is a nice Jewish girl with a problem: her parents want her married to a nice Jewish boy. They've never met her boyfriend, a WASP executive named Chris Cringle. She tells them she is dating a Jewish doctor and they insist on meeting him. She invites her family to dinner and hires a male esco...
Fri, Feb 17 2017 8:00 PM — Sun, Mar 12 2017 4:30 PM
In Waiting for Godot, two wandering tramps, Vladimir and Estragon, wait by a lonely tree, to meet up with Mr. Godot, an enigmatic figure in a world where time, place and memory are blurred and meaning is where you find it. The tramps hope that Godot will change their lives for the better. Instead...
Fri, Jan 6 2017 8:00 PM — Sun, Jan 29 2017 4:30 PM
Musical - A different time is evoked in this marvelously theatrical and winning show, a live broadcast of a The Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade from the Hotel Astor's Algonquin Room on December 21, 1942. The spirit of that bygone era when the world was at war and pop music meant "Strike Up the...
Fri, Nov 21 2014 8:00 PM — Sun, Dec 18 2016 4:30 PM
Improv group Off The Cuff is combining the youth and adult players in a pre holiday special. The audience picks the situations and our players create the scenes. it's a different show every time they perform. Check out those ticket prices. That's not a misprint. The more people you bring the ...
Sunday, November 20 2016 7:00 PM — 9:00 PM
Youth Musical - Based on Disney’s Oscar-nominated film, Disney's Mulan JR. is a heartwarming celebration of culture, honor and the fighting spirit. With hit songs and a story packed with action, humor and heart, Disney's Mulan JR. brings ancient China to life with a modern sensibility. The Huns ...
Fri, Oct 14 2016 7:00 PM — Sun, Oct 30 2016 4:00 PM
Comedy - Empty nesters Greg and Kate have moved back to Manhattan after twenty-two years in the suburbs. As Kate tells Greg: "The dog phase of my life is definitely over." But life has a way of giving you what you think you don't want. Greg finds Sylvia [played by a human,] a street-smart lab/poo...
Fri, Sep 2 2016 8:00 PM — Sun, Sep 25 2016 4:30 PM
San Marcos, CA
Celebration! Every year Patio Playhouse honors the volunteers who have supported our efforts in the last year. This year's celebration covers the productions that ran from Jun 1, 2015 through May 30th 2016. Enjoy your choice of two spaghetti meals featuring the finest 100% Durum Semolina Spa...
Sunday, September 11 2016 5:30 PM — 9:00 PM