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.
It’s been almost a week since we said goodbye to summer at the Coaster Theatre with the closing weekend of our 2016 summer repertory – 9 to 5: The Musical and Let’s Murder Marsha. It was a great summer at the theatre filled with wonderful audiences and amazing volunteer actors & show crews. Our summer… Read More.
Since 1998 when she made her Coaster Theatre debut as Chelsea in On Golden Pond, Jean has been a regular face around the theatre both on and off stage. Since then she has taken on roles in many productions of A Christmas Carol plus many other productions as an actor, stage manager and light and sound operator. This summer… Read More.
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.
In 2017 we will celebrate 45 years of the Coaster Theatre Playhouse. Since our humble beginnings in 1972 through today we are committed to bringing quality entertainment to the North Coast.
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.