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
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3 reviews
4 stars
Bring a seat cushion - until they get real seats, this will make your experience much more comfortable!
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2 reviews
2 stars
Park on side street. May have to make a couple turns. OB is busy at nights.
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"The Dixie Swim Club"
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4.8 average rating
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55 events
47 reviews
34 stars
attended Aug 17 2012

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.

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23 reviews
25 stars
attended Aug 09 2012

What a fantastic play! I laughed and cried. The actors are so talented, and the play was entertaining. I never wanted the play to end. Don't miss out.. buy your ticket right away!

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18 reviews
9 stars
attended Aug 09 2012

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.

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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!