Monday, July 07, 2014

Saddleback College’s announces first free outdoor musical theatre event.

A New Family Summer Tradition Begins at Saddleback College with Godspell

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Rancho Santa Margarita,  CA – The Department of Theatre Arts is thrilled to present a free musical under the stars at Saddleback College. Directed by Scott Farthing, choreography by Deidre Cavazzi and Musical Direction by Lex Leigh, the whole family is in for a treat with this interactive theatre experience on the lawn of Saddleback’s upper campus quad. Purchase great food from a variety of food trucks or bring a picnic then, sit back with friends and family and enjoy Saddleback College’s first free outdoor musical theatre event.

The Gospel According to St. Matthew is presented in a series of skits and songs with Jesus and his disciples presented in this family-fun musical featuring songs by Stephen Schwartz. Godspell is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

Dates are August 1st and 2nd. Festival seating starts at 6:00 p.m. and the show begins at 7:30 p.m. Bring blankets to sit on and low back chairs if desired. Glass bottles and alcohol will not be permitted. For further information, call the box office at 949-582-4656 (noon to 4 pm, Wed-Sat).

Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy in Mission Viejo.  Saddleback College is located at 28000 Marguerite Pkwy in Mission Viejo.  Enter the campus at the College Drive Entrance (nearest Mission Hospital) off Marguerite Parkway.  After entering the campus, turn right on College Drive West and park in Lot 9 on your immediate left. A free tram will also be available near the handicapped parking area in Lot 9.

Located in Mission Viejo, Saddleback College provides quality higher education and training to the greater south Orange County community.  Having served more than 500,000 students since 1968, Saddleback College offers over 300 degree and certificate programs to help students reach their personal, career, and educational goals.  For more information, please visit and for Fine Arts information, please visit

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