COASTER THEATER SUMMER REP – Chock full of comedy and music

California Suite
and Pia Shepard play a British star and her husband on their way to the Academy Awards –  one of four playlets in Neil Simon’s comedy, set in Los Angeles in the ‘70s, CALIFORNIA SUITE. July 8 – September 3 Tickets: $20 & $15.

Putnam County Spelling Bee
, 2006… 6 student spellers with issues… a junior high school assistant principle with issues… a former champion speller with issues… a “comfort counselor” doing community service… 4 audience volunteers… great music, dance, and a lot of humor!

It’s THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE by Finn & Sheinkin. An unusual aspect of the show is that four real audience members are invited on stage to compete in the spelling bee. Be one. (pictured l to r: Amanda Payne, Julia Shepherd, Richard Bowman, Darren Hull Cameron Gates, Todd Payne).
July 7- Sept 17 TICKETS: $23 & $18.

Third in the Summer Rep Season: THE MYSTERY OF IRMA VEP BY CHARLES LUDLAM. Manacrest Manor House, on the moors, some time in the 19th Century . . . 2 actors . . . numerous characters . . . an Egyptian crypt . . . a mummy case . . . quick changes . . . parody, vaudeville, farce, melodrama . . . lightning fast sleight-of-hand . . . vampires and werewolves! Written by NYC toast of drag theater, Charles Ludlum.

Opens July 20 – October 15 TICKETS: $20 & $15 PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE: Shows run Wed – Sat @ 8pm, Sun 7pm. See for schedule. 108 N. Hemlock in Cannon Beach,  503.436.1242 (photos by George Vetter).