Drama February updates!

Mira Costa High School Drama/Tech Department presents  The Drowsy Chaperone
Don’t miss Mira Costa Drama/Tech’s spring musical, The Drowsy Chaperone. Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Book and Best Original Score, The Drowsy Chaperone is a loving send-up of the Jazz Age musical, featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another. The Drowsy Chaperone is playing April 26th-May 4th in the Mira Costa auditorium, 1401 Artesia Blvd., Manhattan Beach.

Performance Dates:
Friday, April 26 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 27 at 7:30 pm
Thursday, May 2 at 6:30 pm
Friday, May 3 at 7:30 pm
Saturday, May 4 at 2 pm & 7:30 pm

Discount pre-sale tickets for The Drowsy Chaperone will be available online April 8 through April 26 at 3 pm
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Pre-sale tickets: $15 Adult; $10 Student/Senior ($1 additional fee for online orders). Tickets at the box office: $18 Adult, $12 Student/Senior
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Additional information:  With the houselights down, a man in a chair appears on stage and puts on his favorite record — the cast recording of a fictitious 1928 musical. The recording comes to life and The Drowsy Chaperone begins as the man in the chair looks on. Mix in two lovers on the eve of their wedding, a bumbling best man, a desperate theatre producer, a not-so-bright hostess, two gangsters posing as pastry chefs, a misguided Don Juan, and an intoxicated chaperone, and you have the ingredients for an evening of glamorous, hilarious delight.

Don’t miss it as the quirky characters in this madcap musical burst into life on stage! Get your tickets and join us for The Drowsy Chaperone!

For more information: Sene Gray, MCHS Drama Publicity 

AIDS Benefit 
On Tuesday, February 5th, the Drama/Tech Department hosted its annual AIDS Benefit show. It was a fantastic evening of student performances which included songs, dance, theatrical scenes, and comedy, all supporting a very worthy cause. Proceeds from the show go to Broadway Cares Equity Fights AIDS. Congratulations to all the student performers and tech crew who contributed their time and talent to this wonderful event.

Save the Date, March 21st, for Dessert Theatre
Mark your calendar for Mira Costa Drama/Tech’s Dessert Theatre, scheduled for Thursday, March 21st, at 7 pm in the MCHS Small Theatre. It’s a fabulous preview of theatre competitions — everything from Tech Olympics to musical theatre scenes to monologues, dramatic scenes, and improv — that students will be taking to the Fullerton High School Theatre Festival. Tickets are $7 at the door.

ComedySportz News
On Feb. 8th, ComedySportz members played in a Boys vs. Girls intramural match at Costa. The competitors matched wits and wisdom in a hysterically humorous, gender-bending, battle of the sexes to determine which team would reign supreme. Final score: “Boys” 28, “Girls” 19

Don’t miss the Teachers vs. Students ComedySportz match on Wednesday, Feb. 13th. Come see some of Mira Costa’s funniest teachers square off against the always hilarious Costa CSz team. A great time will be had by all! PLEASE NOTE:  The match will be held at 6 pm (not the usual 7 o’clock start time) in the MCHS Small Theatre. Tickets $5 at the door.

Mira Costa’s ComedySportz team will compete against Carson High School in an away game on Thursday, Feb. 14th. Come cheer on our fantastically funny CSz team in this Valentine’s Day competition! The match will start at 6:30 pm in the Carson High School MPR, 22328 S. Main St., Carson, CA. Tickets are $5 at the door.

Additional home matches this year:
Fri., Mar. 8
Fri., May 31

Please mark your calendar and stay tuned for more info on these matches, as well as additional games.

Go ComedySportz Team Costa!



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