Reflections 
On Life After Lockdown

After over a year stuck at home, One More Productions co-founders, Damien Lorton and Nicole Cassesso will take the stage together to share colorful stories and songs inspired by their past year in lockdown.

Performances run July 29th - August 1st.

Our mission statement: "To promote the finest in performing arts at an affordable cost. To educate, support, and raise awareness in the community through live performance. To create a theatrical experience of the highest quality that brings both respect and love for the arts."

Enjoy and hour of laughs, songs, and of course COCKTAILS! Our very own Nicole Cassesso and Damien Lorton invite your GEM Theatre favorites to share backstage secrets and perform some of their favorite songs. Airing Fridays on The GEM Theatre YouTube.

After a year away we are ready to re-open our doors. We have some very exciting things lined up for 2021, starting with a classic Always Patsy Cline. 

There are plenty of ways to get involved in keeping the arts in Garden Grove at the historic GEM Theatre. We have donation options large and small that can fit any budget and are 100% tax deductible! 

Don't Miss 

Cocktail Hour 

Enjoy and hour of laughs, songs, and of course COCKTAILS! Our very own Nicole Cassesso and Damien Lorton invite your GEM Theatre favorites to share backstage secrets and perform some of their favorite songs. Airing Fridays on The GEM Theatre YouTube.

2019&2020

Season Highlights 

West Side Story 

June 11 - August 11, 2019

Book by Arthur Laurents

Music by Leonard Bernstein 

Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Directed by Damien Lorton 

Choreography by Alan Collins, Heather Holt-Smith, and Shauna Bradford 

Bright Star 

September 26 - October 20, 2019

Book by Steve Martin

Music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Lyrics by Edie Brickell

Directed by Damien Lorton

Choreography by Heather Holt-Smith

Disney's Beauty and the Beast 

November 29 - December 22, 2019

Book by Linda Woolverton

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Tim Rice 

Directed by Damien Lorton 

Choreography by Alan Collins, Heather Holt-Smith and Kady Lawson

Bright Star 

September 26 - October 20, 2019

Book by Steve Martin

Music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Lyrics by Edie Brickell

Directed by Damien Lorton

Choreography by Heather Holt-Smith

Disaster! The Musical 

February 28 - March 24, 2019 

Book by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick

Directed by Damien Lorton

Choreography by Heather Holt-Smith, Shauna Bradford and Alan Collins

NINE

April 25 - May 29, 2019

Book by Arthur Kopit

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Adaptation from The Italian by Mario Fratti 

 

Directed by Damien Lorton

Choreography by Heather Holt- Smith 

West Side Story 

July 11 - August 11, 2019

Book by Arthur Laurents

Music by Leonard Bernstein 

Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Directed by Damien Lorton 

Choreography by Alan Collins, Heather Holt-Smith, and Shauna Bradford 

Guys & Dolls 

February 27 - March  14, 2020

Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser

 

Directed by Damien Lorton 

Choreography by Heather Holt-Smith, Kady Lawson and Race Chambers 

Guys & Dolls

February 27 - March 14, 2020 

Book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows

Music and Lyrics by Frank Loesser

 

Directed by Damien Lorton 

Choreography by Heather Holt-Smith, Kady Lawson and Race Chambers 

West Side Story 

July 11 - August 11, 2019

Book by Arthur Laurents

Music by Leonard Bernstein 

Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Directed by Damien Lorton 

Choreography by Alan Collins, Heather Holt-Smith, and Shauna Bradford 

NINE 

April 25 - May 19, 2019

Book by Arthur Kopit 

Music and Lyrics by Maury Yeston

Directed by Damien Lorton

Choreography by Heather Holt-Smith

Disaster! The Musical 

February 28 - March 24, 2019 

Book by Seth Rudetsky and Jack Plotnick

Directed by Damien Lorton

Choreography by Heather Holt-Smith, Shauna Bradford and Alan Collins

Bright Star 

September 26 - October 20, 2019

Book by Steve Martin

Music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Lyrics by Edie Brickell

Directed by Damien Lorton

Choreography by Heather Holt-Smith

Disney's Beauty and the Beast 

November 29 - December 22, 2019

Book by Linda Woolverton

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Tim Rice 

Directed by Damien Lorton 

Choreography by Alan Collins, Heather Hold-Smith and Kady Lawson 

Bright Star

September 26 - October 20, 2019

Book by Steve Martin

Music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Lyrics by Edie Brickell

Directed by Damien Lorton

Choreography by Heather Holt-Smith

West Side Story 

July 11 - August 11, 2019

Book by Arthur Laurents

Music by Leonard Bernstein 

Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Directed by Damien Lorton 

Choreography by Alan Collins, Heather Holt-Smith, and Shauna Bradford 

Disney's Beauty and the Beast 

November 29 - December 22, 2019

Book by Linda Woolverton

Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Tim Rice 

Directed by Damien Lorton 

Choreography by Alan Collins, Heather Hold-Smith and Kady Lawson 

Bright Star 

September 26 - October 20, 2019

Book by Steve Martin

Music by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell

Lyrics by Edie Brickell

Directed by Damien Lorton

Choreography by Heather Holt-Smith

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