Venue Details

14 Star Starred
Avo Playhouse
303 Main Street Vista, CA 92084
760-724-2110
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Casual
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Goldstar Member
Adjacent lot and plenty on the street
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Good restaurants within walking distance
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Dining is a short drive away
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Nice little cafe next door, looked really busy
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Aceder
Got a spot about 30 yards down on the main stree! Perfect!
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Reviews & Ratings

17 ratings
4.6 average rating
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78 events
56 reviews
49 stars
attended Jul 31 2011

A familiar premise of old friends getting old togethr and weathering storms. I was not sure what to expect with the opening moments but once the group was in swing it... continued

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27 reviews
8 stars
attended Jul 22 2011

This was a fun evening for my mom and I to enjoy together. The five women that made up the cast enjoyed what they were doing and did it well. Sadly there was a very small... continued

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25 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 30 2011

My partner and I found the script terrific and the acting surprisingly perceptive given the cost of the tickets. We were glad we went.

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More Information

Website

http://www.differentstages.biz

Description

San Diego’s newest theatrical group Different Stages is moving into The AVO Playhouse for eight performances of the hilarious bittersweet comedy The Dixie Swim Club, written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. This play is making successful runs around the country and is now making its San Diego area premiere.

Five Southern women, whose friendships began many years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August at a beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to recharge those relationships. The play focuses on four of those weekends and spans a period of thirty-three years. As their lives unfold and the years pass, these women increasingly rely on one another, through advice and raucous repartee, to get through the challenges that life flings at them.

The Dixie Swim Club is the story of these five unforgettable women—a hilarious and touching comedy about friendships that last forever. The Dixie Swim Club is geared for general audiences; if you enjoyed Steel Magnolias and Fried Green Tomatoes, this might be just right for you.  The play deals with marriage, sex, parenting, divorce and aging that will touch your funny bone and your heart for both men and women.

The play features local actresses Naomi Olson, Sharon Kloosterman, Lailani Dana, Joanne Kissinger and Sandy Agan.  The production is directed by Jerry Pilato.