The Coaster Theatre Playhouse is committed to providing and maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our patrons, staff, volunteers and anyone else who visits the theatre. We will continue to monitor the situation and keep our patrons informed via this page, Facebook and our email newsletter of any changes. This page will be updated… Read More.
Since March 13, 2020, the Coaster Theatre Playhouse has remained closed as we navigate our current global pandemic. During this down time we have focused on a few internal projects that have been on our to-do list (website refresh, launching our Instagram account, and preparing to digitize and archive our 48 year history). We are… Read More.
DICKENS PLAY PROJECT ANNOUNCEMENT Soon, we will kick off our 2020 Dickens Play Project based on Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. The end result will be a play written, workshopped and performed by our community. Here’s what to expect as we venture into the holiday season: Between now and Sept. 15 we will be accepting… Read More.
10 Questions with Cathey Ryan Cathey is a relative newcomer to the Coaster Theatre stage with her first show, in the fall of 2017, Blithe Spirit. Her second romp on the Coaster Theatre stage is as Dotty Otley in the madcap mayhem of “Noises Off” this spring. But entertainment is not new to Cathey as… Read More.
10 Questions with Heather Neuwirth Heather is currently scheming and plotting her way through her fifth show at the Coaster Theatre as Janice Blake in the first show of our 2018 season – Fit to Kill. She first stepped into the stage lights at the theatre in the 2011 holiday production of Annie Get Your Gun and has been… Read More.
10 Questions with Karen Martin Karen is spending her fall on the Coaster Theatre stage conducting seances and summoning spirits as Madame Arcati in our 45th Anniversary Season production of Blithe Spirit. She has been involved both on and off stage with the Coaster Theatre for many years. She first got involved behind the scenes when… Read More.
Since making her Coaster Theatre debut in 2014’s holiday production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Katherine has immersed herself in life at the theatre. After spending her 2014 holiday season on the Coaster Theatre stage, she has tackled many roles including Anne Bennett in the 2015 thriller Dead Guilty, part of the ensemble in The Apple… Read More.
Emily Dante who can currently be seen on the Coaster Theatre stage as Molly Ralston in Agatha Christie’s The Mousetrap is a home-making, home-schooling, co-owner of Dante Construction, full-time wife, and full-time mother. She and her wonderful husband Erik live in the Manzanita/Nehalem area with their five kids, eight chickens, black lab, and a duck named… Read More.
Slab is a man of many faces and characters around the Coaster Theatre. He has worked on stage, backstage, as light & sound operator, stage manager and helped tear down and build sets. This holiday season he takes on the classic role of Clarence Odbody (A-S-2 or Angel, Second Class) in It’s A Wonderful Life. A… Read More.
Ryan has been involved with the Coaster Theatre Playhouse for many years and this fall tackles the role of Bernard this fall in our hilarious farce Don’t Dress for Dinner. A familiar face around the theatre, Ryan was involved with the Coaster Theatre in the 1990’s helping out with lights and sound plus appearing onstage… Read More.