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Pismo Beach, Shell Beach & Oceano
Great American Melodrama
offers a one-of-a-kind
entertainment experience
 Family fun with actor interaction
The Great American Melodrama Theatre in Oceano is a unique, one-of-a-kind evening of music and comedy that has thrilled audiences for 48 years. The theatre offers fun, interactive, family-friendly perfor- mances with top-tier professional actors who greet audiences at the door, entertain them all evening both on and off stage, and deliver the best performances on the Cen- tral Coast.
Known as the “Melodrama” by its fans, the theatre offers fresh, fun- ny shows with titles that you won't see at any other theatre around. Modern musical plays or contem- porary takes on familiar stories are all performed
in the melo-
drama style,
including the
use of broad
comedy, and
life characters,
and audiences
are encour-
aged to boo
the villain,
cheer the
hero, and
swoon for the
A favorite
experience for
many audi-
ence members
is interact-
ing with the
performers throughout the evening. The actors not only perform but also greet guests at the door, show them to their seats, serve them
food at the snack bar, and take time during intermission to celebrate
birthdays and anniversaries in the crowd.
With a wide variety of food, snacks, desserts, beer, wine, and sodas as well as a third-act Vaude-
ville Revue, an evening at the Melo- drama is really three experiences in one: A great play, delicious dining, and a themed cabaret full of music, parody and comedy sketches.
Upcoming shows
Gold Fever at the Rough and
Ready, July 21 – September 9, is a sensational show offering loads of opportunities to boo the villain, cheer the hero, and laugh yourself silly at the crazy antics of the color- ful characters in this action-packed
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