Theatre Arts School of San Diego is proud to present
its fifth original musical
WHAT'S IT ABOUT?
It is 1988 in East Texas - Talent, Texas, to be specific. Talent resident Dylan Morris is on the verge of hitting it big as she is about to make her debut on Austin City Limits, putting the small Texan town on the map. After Dylan’s “Hometown Interview,” the town’s leaders seek to capitalize on Dylan’s success by presenting “Talent’s Talent Extravaganza Bonanza.” As rehearsals are underway, it is obvious the potential show is going to be a total disaster, as the only thing this town knows is football. And to top it off, they have the worst ranking high school team in the whole state! So, the students of Cass County Combined Middle and High School take the bull by the horns to create a real talent show. It won’t be easy, but with a heap team spirit, a lotta luck, and some good old fashioned horse sense, they just might pull it off. Now the big question is, will Dylan show up to be the guest judge?
WHO WROTE IT?
With an original script by Courtney Corey ("Wicked," "Rent"), including devised work from the "Talent, Texas" Company, music by Award-Winning Composer Matthew Armstrong, and some awesome toe-tapping hits from the 1970s and 1980s we all love, this musical is sure to please audiences of all ages!
WHAT'S COOL ABOUT 1988?
Atari, Nintendo, Glamour Gal Barbie, Roller Skatin', Cyndi Lauper, Splatter Paint, Rubber Bracelets, Thriller, Zinka, Sun-In, Snoopy Snow Cones, Nacho Cheese, Acid Wash Jeans, Rush, The Go-Gos, Hair Crimpers, Lee Press-On Nails, Air Guitar, Dungeons and Dragons, The Talking Heads, Rat Tails, Tabbin' Your Jeans, Scooped Neck Sweatshirts, Headbands, Banana Clips, Scrunchies, Casio Keyboards, Toto, Neon, ya'll we could keep goin'... You'll see all this and more in "Talent, Texas."
WHO'S IN IT?
The cast includes 33 awesomely talented kid and teen performers from Theatre Arts School of San Diego, including some cameos from San Diego professional actors. And if you're lucky, YOU might be in the show, too! Certain audience members can be guest talent show judges! Just let us know at the WILL CALL desk when you arrive if you are interested.
WHERE IS THE SHOW?
UPSES PORTUGUESE HALL (in the heart of Point Loma)
2818 Avenida De Portugal
San Diego, CA 92106
WHEN IS THE SHOW?
FRIDAY, JUNE 29 at 7pm
SATURDAY, JUNE 30 at 2pm and 7pm
SUNDAY, JULY 1 at 2pm and 7pm
HOW DO I BUY TICKETS?
Well, folks, you came to the right place. At the BOTTOM OF THIS PAGE, you can choose your performance date, number of tickets, and type of tickets. YOUR TICKETS WILL BE HELD UNDER THE TICKET PURCHASER'S NAME AT WILL CALL. Tickets range in price from $18-$36.
GIMME ALL THE INFO FOR PARKIN', AND SUCH!
You may park in the lot (at no charge) adjacent to the UPSES Portuguese Hall. There is limited street parking available as well. There are accessible parking spaces, and a ramp to enter the building. The entire facility is wheelchair accessible.
YA'LL IT GETS HOT IN SAN DIEGO. WILL THE THEATRE BE COOL?
It wouldn't be a show about Texas if we didn't have great air-conditioning! You will be cool as a glass of sweet tea!
SPEAKIN' OF SWEET TEA, DO YA'LL HAVE A CONCESSION STAND?
Yes we do! You can enjoy an array of Texas treats, includin' sweet tea, Frito Pie, Rotel Dip, and more! Don't miss "Melody's Chocolate Candy Bars!" They are a TAS+SD favorite!