Category Archives: Past Events

Edmund Bagnell ~ He Plays the Violin

Edmund Bagnell is best known as 1st Violinist and vocalist of the internationally acclaimed group Well Strung. Through stories and song, Edmund celebrates all things music from classical to standards and from pop to Broadway, and of course with a good dose of fiddle thrown in. This evening shows a different side of Edmund Bagnell in this personal and uplifting journey through music.

Musical Director Mark Hartman Directed by Michael Schirall Conceived by Mark Cortale

Eileen Barnett ~ You Must Believe In Spring

Eileen brings her acclaimed cabaret show to the desert for the first time. She invests each song with tenderness and heart because Eileen is an actress and every song becomes its own play. Down to earth, warm, and funny she holds the audience entranced and in the palm of her hand. Come and be enchanted.

Musical direction by Michael Collum
with David Andrews Rogers on the piano

Broadway Showstoppers with Glenn Rosenblum ~ The Musicals of Stephen Sondheim – Guest Star Teri Ralston

Our virtual star goes live with an evening of showstopping videos, backstage gossip and Broadway guest star Teri Ralston… what you enjoyed online and so much more. Glenn is joined by Teri Ralston who made her Broadway debut In 1970 as part of the original Broadway cast of Company beginning a long and fruitful relationship with Stephen Sondheim. Together in story and song they will discuss all things Sondheim. And don’t worry there will be Comedy Tonight!

with David Andrews Rogers on the piano

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Thanks for supporting CVRep’s biggest event of the year and helping us say farewell to our beloved founding artistic director, Ron Celona. Your proceeds support CVRep’s ongoing operations, including mortgage payments for our owned facility, and to continue to provide a range of community-oriented performances and events.

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Luminary Luncheon with Bob Mackie

December 16, 2021

Join us for an intimate look into the life and career of Bob Mackie. This incomparable American fashion designer and costumier is best known for his dressing of entertainment icons such as Ann-Margaret. Lucille Ball, Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross, Carol Channing and many more. Hear about his legendary career and designing for Hollywood’s elite. 

Bakersfield Mist by Stephen Sachs

December 7-12, 2021

Maude, an unemployed bartender living in a trailer park, has bought a painting for a few bucks from a thrift store. Despite almost trashing it, she’s now convinced it’s a lost masterpiece by Jackson Pollock worth millions. But when world-class art expert Lionel Percy flies over from New York and arrives at her trailer home in Bakersfield to authenticate the painting, he has no idea what he is about to discover. Inspired by true events, this hilarious and thought-provoking new comedy-drama asks vital questions about what makes art and people truly authentic.

Luminary Luncheon with Bob Mackie

Luminary Luncheon with Bob Mackie December 16, 2021 Bob Mackie Join us for an intimate look into the life and career of Bob Mackie. This incomparable American fashion designer and costumier is best known for his dressing of entertainment icons such as Ann-Margret, Lucille Ball, Cher, Carol Burnett, Diana Ross, Carol Channing and many more. Hear…

Play Season of “Hopes, Dreams & Expectations” 2021-2022

Tickets for CVRep’s 2021-2022 Play Season are on sale now! Buy Tickets Subscription Series Performances are Tuesday through Sunday Evening shows start at 7:30 pm | Matinees start at 2:00 pm In addition to buying tickets online, you may purchase your subscriptions by calling the box office at (760) 296-2966 ext. 115   Subscription Prices…