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On Exhibit in the North Coast Rep Café & Gallery

NaturesGiftECHO April 15 – June 28, 2015

“I approach the canvas with no preconceived notion of what
will emerge. I follow my inner visions and active imagination
as they spontaneously discover the colors and composition of the piece. It is visual story telling…a deep echo of my personal life and relationship to the collective.”
Nature’s Gift by Ingrid Hoffmeister-Hoy

Artist’s Reception Wednesday, April 29 5:30–6:30 p.m.

Gallery open during performances of UNNECESSARY FARCE

Contact: Neville Engelbrecht at 858-481-2155, ext. 211


Announcing a new art exhibit in the North Coast Repertory Theatre Café & Gallery

Digital Art by Don Mohr

February 25 – March 22, 2015

(Gallery open during performance times)
987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Suite D

Artist’s Reception: March 7, 2015 6:30pm – 7:30pm


Contact: (858) 481-2155 ext. 211                 Neville Engelbrecht, Development Officer                       

The exhibit coincides with the production of Neil Simon’s Chapter Two.

Heart Space

Heart Space by Don Mohr

Artist’s Bio: Don Mohr   B.P.A.

Don Mohr was born in San Francisco, and now lives in Leucadia, California. After graduating from Art Center College of Design with a bachelor’s degree in professional art, he owned and operated a commercial photography studio in Hollywood. His most recent exhibits have been in Paris and Japan, among others.

Prior to 2000, Mohr worked exclusively with the camera. Since then, he has used the computer to edit and construct images which bridge the gap between photography and painting.

Mohr’s work is notable for its bold images and strong palette. He starts by selecting an object to photograph, taking into consideration its potential for enhancement. Next, he uses the computer to create his personal vision of that object. The editing process often involves taking parts of architectural images gleaned from his travels in Central and South America and combining them into a single “constructed image.” This process generally takes weeks or months to complete, and results in a finished piece which neither the camera nor the computer alone can accomplish. Mohr’s digital art resides in private collections from Japan to France, including many collections throughout the U.S., from California to Washington, D.C.



North Coast Rep mourns the death of Leonard Nemoy.

See the video segment on KUSI:


Our Artistic Director, David Ellenstein, grew up with close ties to Leonard Nemoy before the Star Trek legond, Mr. Spock became famous.

After Leonard Nemoy’s passing, David Ellenstein mourns his loss on News 10:


and here with Fox News:​




Dinner and Theatre for Two!

January 29, 2015

Go to D.Z. Akin’s Restaurant to enter!

6930 Alvarado Road, San Diego, CA 92120
(619) 265-0218


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Legendary Coach Al McGuire Remembered in Dick Enberg’s One-Man Play:

McGuire by Dick Enberg

Presented by North Coast Repertory Theatre
Dick Enberg to do Talkbacks After Each Performance
FEBRUARY 9 at 7pm
FEBRUARY 10 at 7:30pm
January 20, 2015, Solana Beach, California … The return of MCGUIRE, Dick Enberg’s one-man play about legendary Marquette basketball coach Al McGuire, will be presented at North Coast Repertory Theatre on February 9th at 7pm and February 10th at 7:30pm.
Dick Enberg, one of the most prominent and respected play-by-play announcers in network television history, with a career spanning more than forty years. will do a talkback with the audience after every performance. He is recognizable by his trademark exclamation, “Oh, my!” Mr. Enberg has garnered many awards and honors over the years.
“This is one of the most exciting things I’ve ever done,” Enberg said. “Writing in the first person, it was almost as if Al was standing over my shoulder saying, ‘No, Dicksie, I wouldn’t have said it that way, I would have said it THIS way.’ He was not only in my head, he was in my soul.”
According to David Ellenstein, Producing Artistic Director for North Coast Rep, “We are thrilled to have Dick Enberg and multi-talented actor Cotter Smith associated with North Coast Rep as we present this return.”
Dick Enberg will attend both performances for a talkback after the shows. Tickets for these two performances are a fundraiser for North Coast Rep. Tickets are $100 for February 9th, which includes a post show reception and a talkback with Dick Enberg. The February 10th performance, tickets are $50 includes a special talkback with Dick Enberg. There are no special discounts or passes for this event.
For tickets and more information call the North Coast Rep Box Office at (858) 481-1055 or on-line at The Box Office is located at 987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Ste. D Solana beach, CA 92075. Box Office hours are daily 12pm to 4pm and performance days from 12pm to 7pm.



Gunmetal Blues and North Coast Repertory Theatre was featured TWICE on KUSI for our opening weekend.

Check it out:

Gunmetal Blues: Video KUSI TV



Dr Nic. KUSI TV video



Had a rough week?

Feel like passing out?!

Have the Gunmetal Blues!

Have your spirits revived with NCRT’s latest production.

Opens this weekend! Runs Jan. 14-Feb. 8th. Click the link for tickets:


McGuire Feb. 9 & 10 only!

January 14, 2015

Check out this awesome show Feb. 9 & 10:

McGuire, written by Dick Enberg, is a one-man show featuring Cotter Smith and directed by Heidi Mueller-Smith.

Those who saw Al McGuire lead the 1977 Marquette basketball team to the national championship knew him to be quite a character. Renowned sportscaster and multiple Emmy Award – winner Dick Enberg shares memories of his long-time colleague and close friend. Mr. Enberg’s play depicts why the philosophy of this uncommonly funny and profound man had such an important and lasting impact on so many.

“Anyone who knew Al McGuire – eccentric basketball sage, national championship coach, collector of toy soldiers and butcher blocks, and king of the self-created kingdom of OingoBoingo Land – would find forgetting him impossible.”
~ New York Times.


February 9 at 7:00 p.m. with post-show reception
February 10 at 7:30 p.m.

Dick Enberg will be at both performances for a talkback.

North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach, CA 92075

For tickets, call (858) 481-1055 or


American Theatre Magazine article!

January 14, 2015

Check out the article in American Theatre Magazine about North Coast Rep!!

Read the full article →