Theatre

The Alley Cats
September 11-Octobert 30, 2019

Wednesdays 7pm

The Alley Cats are America’s Doo-Wop group, serving up a perfect blend of 1950’s & 60’s hits and hilarious comedy. With their tight, four-part harmony and delightful antics, these musical comics have been Jay Leno’s opening act for the past seven years.

Additionally, they have opened for Jerry Seinfeld, Joan Rivers and have appeared on numerous television shows for NBC, CBS, and PBS. The Alley Cats have performed in concert all over the world alongside iconic groups such as The Coasters, The Drifters, and The Beach Boys.

Most notably, they were featured with Jay Black as The Americans on the television special Pop, Rock and Doo-Wop. Proudly, The Alley Cats have had the special honor of entertaining US military troops serving in Iraq and Afghanistan, and have had the great privilege of being invited by The President of The United States to perform at The White House



THE ADDAMS FAMILY
September 6 - November 10, 2019

Thursdays 1pm+7pm | Saturdays 1pm+8pm | Sundays 1pm

The Addams Family – A New Musical Comedy features an original story, and it is every father’s nightmare. Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love with a sweet, smart young man from a respectable family – a man her parents have never met. And if that weren’t upsetting enough, Wednesday confides in her father and begs him not to tell her mother. Now, Gomez Addams must do something he’s never done before – keep a secret from his beloved wife, Morticia. Everything will change for the whole family on the fateful night they host a dinner for Wednesday’s “normal” boyfriend and his parents.

Pre-show meal available.

Please note: Meal precedes the show
Meal seating starts at 11:15am for matinee shows and 5:15pm for evening performances.



Next To Real Neil
November 6, 13, 27 and December 4, 11, 18

Wednesdays 7:00pm

Back by popular demand, performing tribute artist Jason Lohrke returns as early Neil Diamond in this new Neil Diamond tribute, "I AM I SAID." Travel back in time and enjoy this highly entertaining concert while singing along to many of Diamond's legendary hit songs from the 1960s, 70s & 80s, including “Solitary Man,” “I'm a Believer,” “Sweet Caroline,” “I Am I Said,” and “America.”



Welkome Home for the Holidays
November 22 - December 29, 2019

Thursdays 1pm+7pm | Saturdays 1pm+8pm | Sundays 1pm

Welkome Home for the Holidays! is a musical celebration showcasing the things we love about the most wonderful time of the year. Swinging sounds of traditional songs blend with newer influences, making the perfect entertainment for the whole family. You might even spot a jolly old heavyset fellow in red! Full of heart, humor and amazing performances, this show is a must-see to put a smile on your face, get your toes tapping, and get everyone in the holiday spirit.



A CHORUS LINE
Janurary 10 - March 22, 2020

Saturdays 1PM + 7PM | Sundays 1PM

A Chorus Line is a stunning concept musical capturing the spirit and tension of a Broadway chorus audition. Exploring the inner lives and poignant ambitions of professional Broadway gypsies, the show features one powerhouse number after another. Mermorable musical numbers include "What I Did for Love," "One," "I Can Do That," "At the Ballet," "The Music and the Mirror," and "I Hope I Get It." A brilliantly complex fusion of song, dance, and compellingly authentic drama, A Chorus Line was instantly recognized as a classic.

Pre-show meal available.

Please note: Meal precedes the show
Meal seating starts at 11:15am for matinee shows and 5:15pm for evening performances.



NUNSENSE
April 3 - June 14, 2020

Saturdays 1PM + 7PM | Sundays 1PM

Nunsense begins when the Little Sisters of Hoboken discover that their cook, Sister Julia, Child of God, has accidentally poisioned 52 of the sisters, and they are in dire need of funds for the burials. The sisters decide that the best way to raise the money is to put on a variety show, so they take over the school auditorium, which is currently set up for the eighth grade production of "Grease." Here we meet Reverend Mother Regina, a former circus performer; Sister May Hubert, the Mistress of Novices; a streetwise nun from Brooklyn named Sister Robert Anne; Sister Mary Leo, a novice who is a wannabe ballerina; and the delightfully wacky Sister Mary Amnesia, the nun who lost her memory when a crucifix fell on her head. Featuring star turns, tap and ballet dancing, an audience quiz, and comic suprises, this show has become an international phenomenon. With more than 5000 productions worldwide, it has been translated into 21 languages.

Pre-show meal available.

Please note: Meal precedes the show
Meal seating starts at 11:15am for matinee shows and 5:15pm for evening performances.



ELVIS - THE EARLY YEARS
April 8, 15, 22, 29 & May 6, 13, 20, 27

Wednesdays 7pm

Musician/actor Scot Bruce celebrates what made Elvis not only the King of Rock & Roll, but also the King of Cool! See the magic that made a generation swoon in the 1950s and 60s — before the white jumpsuit, sunglasses and the glitter of Vegas. Along with his rockin’ 4-piece band, Bruce meticulously and respectfully recreates the electrifying musical excitement of Elvis in his prime… right down to the vintage instruments, the hip threads, and the grease in the hair.



FORTUNATE SON - CREEDANCE CLEARWATER REVIVAL
June 3 - August 26

Wednesdays 7pm

Since 1994, Brad Ford has starred as John Fogerty, pioneering the ultimate Creedence Clearwater Revival Tribute: FORTUNATE SON. This show quickly became known as "THE PREMIER"act celebrating the music of CCR & John Fogerty and was recently singled out by AXS-TV’s hit show “World’s Greatest Tribute Bands” for which the band performed their show, live from Hollywood and broadcast to millions of viewers.

The longest-running tribute to CCR, FORTUNATE SON continues to perform across America, Canada, Europe, and Asia rocking rocking fans around the globe with timeless hits like BORN ON THE BAYOU, GREEN RIVER, BAD MOON RISING, LODI, LOOKIN’ OUT MY BACKDOOR, PROUD MARY, CENTERFIELD, HAVE YOU EVER SEEN THE RAIN and so many more.



ANTHONY THE MAGIC
July 11 - August 22

Saturdays 7PM

Anthony the Magic, starring Anthony Hernandez, returns for a 15th Season to the Welk Resort Theatre.

Welk Audiences have had the privilege of watching this amazing performer grow.

Anthony Hernandez has been performing magic throughout Southern California for the past 3 decades. Hernandez made his name in local amusement parks, where he was voted as a "Top Five Best Performer" by IAAPA representing over 4500 amusement parks in 90 countries.

Anthony was the promotional magician for the movie, "Oz, the Great and Powerful", and has been tapped by many for his expert magical advice.

Anthony and his partner, Dawn, can be heard on their own Sirius XM Radio Show, "The Magic Word".



VENICE
August 29, 2020

Saturdays 8PM

"Venice is the best vocal group in America right now. I love all kinds of harmony. But I particularly love theirs, because it’s so natural. It’s not like anybody else’s. This is my favorite band in the world." — David Crosby

"Venice, one of my favorite bands, is quintessentially Californian, with soaring harmonies. They sing and play their asses off. I’ve seen them knock out many unsuspecting crowds, taking the audiences, who had not come to see them, completely by surprise. It's such a pleasure to play with these guys, because they have that power." — Jackson Browne

Americana-Pop quartet, Venice is a band of brothers from Venice, CA. Two sets of brothers, Mark and Michael Lennon and their cousins, Kipp and Pat Lennon, have been performing together since the 1980s, and singing all of their lives. They have recorded and toured around the world performing for a loyal, devoted fan base with a deep catalog of rich songs from over 20 albums. Venice’s trademarks are their harmonies, personal lyrics, and high energy communal shows which garner them ovations and encores at virtually every performance they’ve given, from intimate theaters to sprawling festivals, across the US as well as in Europe.

Their hardworking career over time has earned them major record releases on Sony Music, Universal Music, Atlantic Records and Vanguard Records. In the summer of 2018, Venice began working on songs for what would eventually become their new album, Jacaranda Street, produced by Michael Lennon, and released on April 12, 2019. The experience of creating new music is something they always look forward to, but they had no idea this project would turn into such an emotionally and musically fulfilling album. "We got together in July with a few ideas we had recorded or jotted down over the last couple of years," says guitarist/vocalist Michael Lennon.

When writing Jacaranda Street, they created a bare bones version of the band’s usual set up in Mark’s living room in Venice — a small drum kit, guitars, keyboards, and a few microphones. With windows open for the Southern California summer breezes, (you can even hear wind chimes on a few of the tracks), they started writing and immediately were ready to demo the songs that were written in that laid-back atmosphere. Their Dutch drummer, André Kemp, who had been touring with the band in Europe, flew out to LA for a few weeks to co-write songs with them along with long-time Venice bassist, Mark Harris. For over fifteen years, Venice has enjoyed a great level of success in Europe, where their harmonies and musicality are considered a modern extension of what many Europeans call "West Coast Music." Their music reflects many of their influences while growing up in the small, eclectic and culturally diverse beach town for which they are named.

Venice’s sound is familiar and fresh, combining their classic rock and folk influences in harmonies influenced by The Beach Boys, Eagles and CSN. Many of their other influences are also evident on Jacaranda Street, from their shared love of artists spanning many eras; from Steely Dan, Joni Mitchell, Paul Simon to artists like Rufus Wainwright and John Mayer. The new album consists of songs about their family histories, themes of romance, renewal, love and loss, and songs exploring the experiences of moving forward and looking back. Over the years, Venice has made their mark with their distinctive vocal sound and harmonies. As a group or as individuals, they have performed and/or recorded with some of the biggest names in the music industry, including Bruce Springsteen, Michael Jackson, David Crosby, Stevie Nicks, Bon Jovi, Jackson Browne, Brian Wilson, Cher, Don Henley, Elton John, Michael McDonald, Phil Collins, Ozzy Osborne, Billy Idol, Rick Springfield, America, Heart, and the list goes on. The Lennons spent most of 2010-2013 as backing vocalists performing in the 219 show, record-breaking worldwide arena and stadium tour of "Roger Waters’ The Wall" (Pink Floyd). Venice was invited to join such artists as Bruce Springsteen, Bonnie Raitt, Don Henley, Ben Harper and Lyle Lovett in contributing a track to the 2014 compilation album, Looking Into You: A Tribute To Jackson Browne.

The Venice hybrid of folk/rock/soul is relevant, alive and still growing, with many fans worldwide considering them the torchbearers of the Southern California sound. With Jacaranda Street, they have raised the bar yet again with a beautifully conceived and executed artistic step along that California road. Roll down the window and feel the breeze.

Jacaranda Street was released worldwide on April 12, 2019, on Lennon Records & M.A.R.S. Label Group USA. For more info, go to VeniceTheBand.com.



HARD DAY'S NIGHT
September 2, 16, 23, 30 and October 7, 14, 21, 28

Wednesdays at 7 PM

Hard Day’s Night — Southern California's #1 Beatles tribute show thrills audiences with tight harmonies and flawless note-for-note instrumental renditions of Beatles hits. Hard Day’s Night has honed their show to become one of the most musically and visually satisfying Beatles tribute acts in the world. Hard Day’s Night is based in Los Angeles and performs throughout North America, Europe, and Japan.

Their custom-tailored costumes, vintage instruments, Liverpudlian dialect, and precise attention to every detail recreates the magic, music, wit, and wisdom of the total Beatles phenomenon. On stage, the four permanent members capture the unique personality, physicality, and charm of the Beatle they portray, including the Fab Four’s familiar head bobs, toe taps, and patter between songs.

Three costume changes cover the full range of the Beatles experience and beyond, with authentic early black suits, Sgt. Peppers’ regalia, and Abbey Road attire, with all scenes set by video backdrop. Hear the horn section on Penny Lane and the full orchestration of Day in the Life. Relive the emotional intensity of John in his classic white suit performing Imagine, Paul’s moving Yesterday solo, the high energy of stadium songs like Twist and Shout and 30 other Beatles hits.



SPAMALOT
September 11 - November 8, 2020

Saturdays 1PM + 7PM | Sundays 1PM

Lovingly ripped off from the classic film comedy Monty Python and the Holy Grail, MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table, and features a bevy of beautiful show girls, not to mention cows, killer rabbits, and French people. Did we mention the bevy of beautiful showgirls? The 2005 Broadway productions won three Tony Awards, including Best Musical, and was followed by two successful West End runs. The outrageous, uproarious, and gloriously entertaining story of King Arthur and the Lady of the Lake will delight audiences as they search for the Holy Grail and "always look on the bright side of life."

Pre-show meal available.

Please note: Meal precedes the show
Meal seating starts at 11:15am for matinee shows and 5:15pm for evening performances.



THE LONG RUN — EXPERIENCE THE EAGLES
November 4, 11, 25 and December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Wednesdays at 7 PM | November 4, 11, 25
Mondays at 7 PM | December 2, 9, 16, 23, 30

Since their debut in 2000, The Long Run — Experience the Eagles has earned its place among the top-drawing tribute acts in North America, and is widely regarded as the finest Eagles tribute show working today. Marked by lush vocal harmonies and exceptional musical accuracy, every TLR performance delivers a reverence for the beloved Eagles' recordings, blended with The Long Run's own live-concert personality.

Hand-picked to perform the music of the Eagles by Mark Cuban’s & Ryan Seacrest’s network AXS-TV, their 90-minute live concert for the hit TV show “The World’s Greatest Tribute Bands” was broadcast to millions of viewers over five countries. The show received the highest ratings in the series’ history, resulting in an unprecedented two more invitations to return in subsequent seasons for encore appearances.



ELF THE MUSICAL
November 20 - December 27, 2020

Thursdays 1PM + 7PM | Saturdays 1PM + 7PM | Sundays 1PM

Buddy, a young orphan, mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported to the North Pole. The would-be elf is raised, unaware that he is actually a human, until his enomous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father and discover his true identity. Faced with the harsh realities that his father is on the naughty list and his half-brother doesn't even believe in Santa, Buddy is determined to win over his new family and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas.

Pre-show meal available.

Please note: Meal precedes the show
Meal seating starts at 11:15am for matinee shows and 5:15pm for evening performances.