Contact: Joshua Carr
760-749-3182 x 22148
Welk Resorts Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive
Escondido, CA 92026

The Welk Theatre announces the return of Renee Taylor and Joe Bologna to the Welk stage in IF YOU EVER LEAVE ME I’M GOING WITH YOUIf you are married, have been married or know anyone that has been married, IF YOU EVER LEAVE ME, starring real life husband and wife team Renee Taylor and Joe Bolgona is a comedy must see. Thanks to Welk Theatre you can see it live, on-stage beginning May 7th.

A celebration of comedy and marriage, the show focuses on the couples courtship; their ups and downs over forty years and the clash of cultures between Jewish and strong Italian family backgrounds.

Renee is best known as Sylvia Fine on the sitcom “The Nanny” and Joe’s credits include starring in Blame It On Rio, My Favorite Year and as Adam Sandlers father in “Big Daddy”.

This show, written by Bologna and Taylor, was titled when Renee wanted Joe out of the house. As Joe was packing to leave, she said “if you ever leave me I’m going with you”. Variety describes it as “Hilarious, “Theatre gold”, “Don’t wait to see it!”

The Welk presents 5 shows only. Call 888-802-7469 for tickets or visit

As an added event, on Monday, May 13th Renee Taylor will be holding three seminars in the theatre lobby. She will talk about beauty secrets of old Hollywood and about different actresses and their beauty secrets. Her make-up artist, Cindy Cohen, will be taking people from the seminar to demonstrate faceLOVE™ and how the powerful peptide serum works in 30 seconds. The event will be on Monday, May 13th at 1pm, 3pm and 5pm – there is no cost for this and everyone is welcome! Meet Renee in person and see her demonstrate her amazing beauty product!

Please email for your tickets to this performance. For more info please contact Joshua Carr at or call (760) 749-3000 x22148.

Shows are May 7, 10 and 11 at 1pm and May 12 and 14 at 7pm. Call now for tickets. Add a buffet for $18 – tickets start at just $45.