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Summer Comedy Festival promises non-stop laughter

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New Village Arts Theatre opens its 9th Season with the NVA Summer Comedy Festival, a new annual event. NVA presents a series of events centered around one of our favorite things to do: laugh.

timeflies2Time Flies
On The Mainstage: July 30 – Aug. 16
(Thursday and Friday at 8, Saturday at 3 and 8, Sunday at 2)

The mainstage production is David Ives’ hysterical and philosophically clever Time Flies, directed by Associate Artistic Director Joshua Everett Johnson. Time Flies is a series of short plays, with a cast of six actors who make quick changes between being mayflies, a washing machine and a roman slave, to name a few.

Prom Night & Sure Thing
Off-Nights: Aug. 2 – 12
(Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30)

On summer off-nights, NVA present a production originally produced at the Playwrights Project in San Diego: Emily Reit’s Prom Night, directed by Ruff Yeager. Prom Night expands on every teenager’s nightmare of over-protective parents – way over-protective. Playing with Prom Night will be David Ives’ Sure Thing, another hilarious exploration of young relationships.

billywatson2Billy Watson & The International Silver String Submarine Band
One Night Only: Aug. 10 at 7:30
As part of the Summer Comedy Festival, NVA presents an unforgettable musical performance by the talented and zany Billy Watson and the International Silver String Submarine Band.

Summer Comedy Festival
New Village Arts Theatre
July 30 – Aug. 16
Tickets: $15-$20

2787 State St. (In Carlsbad)
Box office: (760) 433-3245
Online: newvillagearts.org

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