The Santa Maria Civic Theatre proudly celebrates its 54th season with the comedy Dearly Beloved, the first play of the 2012-2013  season.  It is written by Jesse Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten.  It is directed by Jo Grande Welsh.   Show dates are September 14, 15* , 21, 22, 28, 29, October 5, 6, 2012. (Please note that a special gala performance will be held on Saturday, September 15th)    All performances are at 8 p.m.  Please include play information and show-times in your community calendar.  Thank you.


Written by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope, and Jamie Wooten

Directed by Jo Grande Welsh

Show dates: September 14, 15*(*special gala performance), 21, 22, 28, 29, October 5, 6, 2012

Sisters, Frankie, Honey Raye, and Twink, are throwing a wedding in Fayro, Texas with the help of the cantankerous wedding coordinator, Miss Geneva, who runs the local floral shop/bus depot. But on the day of the nuptials, Frankie’s hope begins to dim when she discovers Twink’s alternative solution to an expensive catered wedding diner is a potluck supper sponsored by Clovis Sanford’s House of Meat. The sisters ultimately pull together to find ways to keep the unsuspecting guests in the pews while a highway patrolman races of to track down the runaway bride and groom

The Santa Maria Civic Theatre is celebrating its 54th season of presenting live stage productions to theatergoers on the Central Coast.  With comedies, dramas, and musicals, SMCT offers affordable and professional quality theatre to its audiences.  This intimate and comfortable theatre is located at 1660 N. McClelland Street in Santa Maria.   All tickets are $14.00 and show times are at 8 P.M. on Friday and Saturday evenings.  If you need information and/or reservations, call the anytime reservation number at 922-4442, or check our website at