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Coronado Playhouse Presents 'Sleeping Beauty Or The Famous Rose Taboo'


  • WHEN Multiple dates from Jun 12 - Jun 22, 2014[days & times]
  • WHERE Coronado Playhouse, 1835 Strand Way, Coronado, CA
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  • AGES All ages
  • COST $10 - $14

Dreams really do come true! "Sleeping Beauty or The Famous Rose Taboo" takes the stage at the Coronado Playhouse!

Coronado Playhouse presents the musical version of the classic romantic fairy tale, Sleeping Beauty, with a decidedly modern twist, as part of our Summer of Love Series. With hallmarks of originality, charm and enchantment, "Sleeping Beauty or The Famous Rose Taboo" was originally presented Off-Broadway in 1965 at the Astor Place Playhouse.

It played an astonishingly long run for a young audiences musically, transporting a new generation to the miraculous kingdom of dreams-come-true. This classic tale of love is complete with a beautiful princess, a handsome prince, a good fairy godmother, a singing page, a bumbling fairy godfather, a mistake-prone king and his wiser queen. And, of course, there is a scary fairy – who sings that it’s very “unfair-y” that she has never been chosen to be a godmother.

"Sleeping Beauty or The Famous Rose Taboo" is the ultimate heart-warming tale of love conquering all. As adapted for the stage, with great warmth and more than a touch of hilarity, the hearts of children and adults alike will soar when Prince Charming magically awakens Princess Beauty from an awful spell, with true love’s kiss. Enjoy this treasure on stage at the beautiful Coronado Playhouse, the theatre on Glorietta bay!

Book and lyrics by Barbara Fried. Music by Norman Sachs.

Performance Dates:
June 12 – June 22, 2014
Thurs, Fri, Sat* at 7:00 pm
Sat & Sun at 2:00 pm
*No evening performance Saturday, June 14th.

Coronado Playhouse’s production of "Sleeping Beauty or The Famous Rose Taboo" brings you a colorful cast of eight top performers from all over San Diego County.

The cast features: Jennie Gray Connard (Fairy Godmother), Daryl Daley (Princess Beauty), Debbie David (Scary Fairy), Barron Henzel (Fairy Godfather), Joey Kirkpatrick (Prince Charming), Meredith Russo (Royal Page), Alisa Williams (Queen) and Cameron Williams (King).

The award winning creative team that brought you the critically acclaimed The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas is at the helm of this production, with Direction by Thomas Fitzpatrick and Musical Direction by Kirk Valles.

Producer Katy Skyrud has assembled a productive staff that includes Chris Powell (Assistant Director) and creative designers Barron Henzel and Bill Connard (Scenic), Chad Oakley and Josh Olmstead (Lighting), Steven A Murdock (Sound), Manny Bejarano and Thomas Fitzpatrick (Costumes) and Pam Everett (Set dressing and props).

Kids of all ages will delight in this musical retelling of the classic fairy tale, with a decidedly modern twist! This off-Broadway hit is filled with action and wit to entertain children and adults. Be enchanted as Sleeping Beauty is awakened from the Scary Fairy’s spell by the handsome Prince Charming, with the help from their bumbling Fairy Godparents. Play runs for approximately 80 minutes.

Tickets: Adults $14, Children (under 12) $10
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Location: Coronado Playhouse 1835 Strand Way, Coronado, CA 92118 Google Map

Dates and times of events are subject to change without notice. Always check the event organizer's website for the most updated schedule before attending.

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Above: Promotional graphic for "Sleeping Beauty Or The Famous Rose Taboo" showing at the Coronado Playhouse June 12 – June 22, 2014.


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