David Sweeney first appeared on the Coaster Theatre stage in the 2000 summer production of The Music Man. Since then he has spent 17 summers at the Coaster Theatre (not to mention the many other shows in the winter, spring fall and holiday season)! He appears this summer as Ben Quade in Let’s Murder Marsha – a comedic romp… Read More.
by Katherine Lacaze I’m going to give you the inside scoop – a raw, unfiltered exposé of the Coaster Theatre’s backstage dealings. Considering my involvement with this particular theatrical establishment has spanned two whole years, you should confidently and unquestioningly adopt my perspective. First, I’ll inform you of my credentials to corroborate my authority. My… Read More.
Cindy is a regular face around the Coaster Theatre. You may see her on a daily basis manning the box office, house managing a show or tasting one of her amazing cookies pre-show or at intermission. You may also see her handiwork behind one of the many props uses on stage or in the hem… Read More.
With the end of May comes the unofficial kick off to summer! Sunny skies, barbecues, picnics, swimming pools and trips to the beach become the hot topics of conversation. The month of May also brought a bevy of activity to the Coaster Theatre including our charming romantic comedy The Fourposter and Open House to kick off our… Read More.
Our April favorites are here….they may be a bit late (it is mid-May after all) but there was a lot going on in the theatre world with the biggest being the celebration of Shakespeare at 400! So many people around the world gathered to celebrate the life, legacy and works of the most enduring playwright… Read More.
Aftyn is a new face on the Coaster Theatre stage and this May tackles her biggest Coaster Theatre role alongside her real life husband (Timothy Garvin) as Agnes and Michael in The Fourposter. A Maryland native, Aftyn participated in choir and theatre throughout high school and college. Since discovering the world of theatre, she has participated… Read More.
DATE: Sunday, May 22, 2016 TIME: 3:00pm-5:00pm COST: Free It started as a roller skating rink. But nearly 45 years ago, a bit of community magic was infused into the building in downtown Cannon Beach, and it became transformed as the Coaster Theatre Playhouse in 1972. Since then, we have been the scene of memorable… Read More.
Lisa Fergus is a familiar face at the Coaster Theatre both on and off stage. She is an actor, dancer, singer, director and choreographer who has more than 30 years stage experience. She can currently be seen on the Coaster Theatre stage tackling 3 different roles in The Apple Tree. In The Apple Tree, she steps into the… Read More.
February has come and gone in a flash (even with that extra day)! It was a whirlwind month here at the Coaster Theatre as we were setting the stage for many fun and exciting things to come in 2016. While we had to say goodbye to the first show of the season – Dead Guilty, we were… Read More.
Diane returns to the Coaster Theatre as Margaret Haddrell in our 2016 Season opener, Dead Guilty. In 2009 after a 25 year ministerial career and hiatus from the theatre, Diane retired and moved from Big Bear Lake, California to Warrenton-Astoria. Two weeks after her move, she auditioned for and was cast as Glorie in Grace and Glorie (2009). … Read More.