In it's first attempt at creating a Christmas show "Bearded" told the true story of what it’s like to be a freshly-hired mall Santa. Based on interviews with actual mall Santa's, Bearded showed the chaotic and cathartic first day of a new Mall Santa who just wanted to see what it was like. The show included a funny and touching cast of Characters that emphasized the good and bad of this crazy holiday.
Produced at: Tenth Avenue Arts Center
Written by Katherine Harroff
Directed by Patrick Kelly
Cast:Cory Hammond, Keith Hammond, Michael Nieto, Laura Kaplan-Nieto, Michael Parrot, Soroya Rowley*, & Taylor Wycoff
Crew:Stage Manager: Crystal Brandan* | Lighting Design: Bonnie Breckenridge | Scenic Design: Shaun Tuazon* | Assistant Scenic Design: Connelly Meschen | Costumes: Kristin McReddie/Katherine Harroff*
"San Diego, I Love You 2.0" was the return of our site-specific production that show cases the neighborhoods of our beautiful city. Audiences met at Bourbon Street Bar in University Heights and guided to several locations to watch the love story of Grace and Chuck unfold. The second installment dissected the complexities of falling for someone in the military, and the incredible sacrifices made in the name of love. Join us for another wonderful journey towards happily ever after!
Written by Sam Ginn & Julio Jacobo
Produced at verious locations in University Heights
Cast: Lia Peros, Michael Parrott, Ashley Toolan*, Ryan Kidd, Crystal Mercado, Jyl Kaneshiro, Durwood Murray, Kathi Copeland, and John Whitley-Gibson, Eddie Avalos, Justin Warren Martin*, & Theresa Wetherhold
Based on true stories of residents of PATH (People Assisting The Homeless) in San Diego, "No Place Like Home" is a acoustic musical production that takes audiences into the world of Daisy, a young, disabled woman who unexpectedly finds herself in exactly that hardship, and must do whatever it takes to survive.
Written by Soroya Rowley
Book & Lyrics by Soroya Rowley & Andrew Steele
Directed by Soroya Rowley
Musical Direction by Andrew Steele
Produced at The Ocean Beach Playhouse
Cast: Katherine Harroff* (Daisy), Jon Huckaby* (Chris), Taylor Wycoff (Mary), Patrick Kelly* (Gabriel), Andrew Steele (Greg), Stacey Hardke (Player 1), Michael Nieto (Player 2).
Crew: Patrick Kelly & Soroya Rowley(Scenic Design) Andrew Steele(Music Director), Renée Antoinette(Stage Manager)
*Bonus Theatrical/Fundraising Events
MORP 2013: A Dead Man's Party
This year in collaboration with So Say We All, “A Haunting in San Diego”- where written prose is combined with live performance for a chilling evening of entertainment – will take center stage, and post-performance includes party, costume contest, food trucks, wine & beer, and a whole lot of funky beats spinning by DJ Pete to keep your bones rattling into the wee hours of the night.
MORP: A Dead Man’s Party
Centro Cultural de la Raza in Balboa Park
2004 Park Blvd San Diego, CA 92101
October 26th 2013, 7pm to Midnight
Red Planet Respite (ASU World Premiere Production)
Circle Circle dot dot was chosen as a theatre in residence at Arizona State University. During our time on campus, we developed a new work with the students which resulted in, "Red Planet Respite".
Thanks to ASU and the students who worked with us on stage and off during the development of this unique sci-fi production.