SUPPORT THIS INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM
The article you’re about to read is from our reporters doing their important work — investigating, researching, and writing their stories. We want to provide informative and inspirational stories that connect you to the people, issues and opportunities within our community. Journalism requires lots of resources. Today, our business model has been interrupted by the pandemic; the vast majority of our advertisers’ businesses have been impacted. That’s why the SC Times is now turning to you for financial support. Learn more about our new Insider’s program here. Thank you.

By Shawn Raymundo

Two iconic San Clemente venues reopened this past weekend with performances and live music to socially distanced audiences.

Utilizing its newly redesigned patio, the Cabrillo Playhouse opened on Friday evening, April 16, with its Garden Cabaret. Six performers presented an evening of about two dozen songs from musicals and show tunes.

The Elena Gilliam Quartet performs at Casino San Clemente’s Dinner Under the Stars event on Saturday evening, April 17. Photo: Tom Marshall

Additional performances were held on Saturday evening and Sunday afternoon. The next show, Musical Theatre Under the Stars, will be held the weekend of April 30.

And in North Beach, Casino San Clemente relaunched its Dinner Under the Stars jazz series with the Elena Gilliam Quartet on Saturday night, April 17. The Casino’s next concert will be May 5, which will be Cinco de Mayo-themed and feature trumpeter Tony Guerrero and his band.

Both of this past weekend’s events were sold out, with tables socially distanced, limiting the size of the audience.

Tom Marshall contributed to this report.

BECOME AN INSIDER TODAY
Trustworthy, accurate and reliable local news stories are more important now than ever. Support our newsroom by making a contribution and becoming a subscribing member today.

About The Author Staff

comments (0)

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>