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Season 34 set for North Coast Rep

SOLANA BEACH — North Coast Repertory Theatre announced its 2015-2016 roster of plays.

David Ellenstein, artistic director of the Solana Beach theater at 987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, said “We chose plays that we believe not only reflect the tastes of our loyal subscribers, but will also appeal to a wide spectrum of theater lovers throughout the county.”
The season opens Sept. 9 with Ken Ludwig’s comedy “The Fox on the Fairway.” Matthew Wiener directs, which plays through Oct. 4.
Tony Award-winning actress Judith Ivey directs the West Coast premiere of “Chapatti” by Christian O’Reilly, scheduled for Oct. 21 to Nov. 15. Two lonely animal lovers in Dublin cross paths.
“Sherlock Holmes and the Adventure of the Great Nome Gold Rush,” kicks off the New Year. David Ellenstein directs and it runs Jan. 13 to Feb. 7, 2016.
Up next, a French farce by George Feydeau, directed by Bruce Turk. “Now You See It,” plays Feb. 24 to March 20.
The third West Coast premiere, “Way Downriver; William Faulkner’s ‘Old Man’” debuts April 13 to May 8. David Ellenstein directs. A flood of Biblical proportions on the mighty Mississippi provides the dramatic backdrop.
“Hedda Gabler” directed by David Ellenstein, runs from June 1 to June 26.
Season 34 concludes with “Ain’t Misbehavin’,” a roof-raising musical tribute to the black musicians of the ‘20s and ‘30s, playing from July 13 to Aug. 7, directed by Obie Award winner Yvette Freeman.
The Holiday show will be the return engagement of “This Wonderful Life” starring James Leaming from Dec. 8 to Dec. 27.
For tickets, call (858) 481-1055 or online at North Coast Repertory Theatre is a professional Equity theater founded in 1982 by Olive and Tom Blakistone.