Venue Details

34 Star Starred
Ocean Beach Playhouse and Arts Center
Between Apogee Body Piercing and OB Surf and Skate 4944 Newport Ave San Diego, CA 92107
619-795-9305
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4.8 / 5 Rated by 15 members
Review from GeeBee
Red Velvet 15 events 15 reviews

Such a fun evening - the story was so close to my heart - reunions and good friends. The actresses were fabulous and the venue was delightful. A wonderful evening. Thank you Goldstar.

reviewed Aug 17 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from Lois Mulcahey
59 events 52 reviews

I didn't know what to expect, and was blown away with the terrific production. We laughed the entire time. Cast was great, tiny theater was a KICK. I told my friends about it too.
BEST WISHES OB PLAYHOUSE.

reviewed Aug 17 2012 report as inappropriate
Review from MPJ
93 events 19 reviews

Great comedy play, well done, only 5 characters, and a snap shot of the lives of 4 women during 4 weekends. Nice small theater, all seats are good.

reviewed Aug 09 2012 report as inappropriate
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Description

Five Southern women, whose friendships began years ago on their college swim team, set aside a long weekend every August to recharge those relationships. Free from husbands, kids and jobs, they meet at the same beach cottage on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to catch up, laugh and meddle in each other’s lives. The play focuses on four of those weekends and spans a period of thirty-three years.  

Sheree the spunky team captain, desperately tries to maintain her organized and ‘perfect’ life, and continues to be the group’s leader. Dinah, the wise-cracking overachiever, is a career dynamo. But her victories in the courtroom are in stark contrast to the frustrations of her  personal life. Lexie, pampered and outspoken, is determined to hold on to her looks and youth as long as possible. She enjoys being married – over and over and over again. The self-deprecating and acerbic Vernadette, acutely aware of the dark cloud that hovers over her life, has decided to just give in and embrace the chaos. And sweet, eager-to-please Jeri Neal experiences a late entry into motherhood that takes them all by surprise.  

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 (men, sex, marriage, parenting, divorce, aging) that life flings at them.  And when fate throws a wrench into one of their lives in the second act, these friends, proving the enduring power of ‘teamwork’, rally ‘round their own with the strength and love that takes this comedy in a poignant and surprising direction. Fun for the male species also!

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