October 26, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Coronado Playhouse Theatre
1835 Strand Way
Coronado, CA 92118
$20 per person open seating, or $125 reserved table (seats up to 5)
Coronado Playhouse
(619) 435-4856

Songs Gerry Always Wanted Us to SingSONGS GERRY ALWAYS WANTED US TO SING

October 26, 2014 at 7pm
Happy hour and mingle at 6pm

Songs for Gerry
A Cabaret Event

Emcee Debbie David
Musical direction by Kirk Valles
Produced by Chris Powell

Our theatre family lost a cherished friend in August; Gerry Reeves, a sweet man and friend to many local theaters. Gerry was always willing to lend his time, talents and insights. He was a dedicated patron who always sang the praises of the San Diego theatre community. Coronado Playhouse is dedicating our October 26th cabaret to honor Gerry. Proceeds benefit Lamplighter’s Community Theatre, one of Gerry’s passions. 

Individual Tickets:
$20 each, Open Seating. Please click here:

Reserved Table: $125 each w/Bottle of Champagne Please click here:

List Table Mates:up to 5 Total


Donate to Lamplighter’s Community Theatre:


Song List and Performers:

  • “Ladies Who Lunch” Debbie David
  • “I Can’t Begin to Tell You” – Mark Lovelace
  • “Growing up Catholic” – (Nunsense) – Raylene Wall
  • “Benedicite”- (Nunsense) – Tiffany Loui
  • “Miss Byrd” (Closer Than Ever) – Vanessa Dinning
  • “She Loves Me” (She Loves Me)- Bob Himlin
  • “Ice Cream” (She Loves Me)- Cathy Himlin
  • “Love Trio” – Meredith Russo, Tiffany Loui, Debbie David
  • “It Only Takes a Moment/Put On Your Sunday Shoes” (Hello Dolly) – Frank Remiatte
  • “Money Money” (Cabaret) – Brian Evans
  • “As Long as He Needs Me” (Oliver) – Anya Tuerk
  • “Namely You” (Lil’ Abner) – Bob and Cathy Himlin
  • “Her Face” (Carnival) – Jacob Davis 
  • “I’m Still Here”- (Follies) – Teri Brown
  • “I Am What I Am” (La Cage) – Michael Van Allen
  • “There’s Something About You” (Dames at Sea) – Tiffany Loui and Will Henry Schneider
  • “A Light in the Dark” (Next to Normal) – William Henry Schneider
  • “Time Heals Everything” (Mack and Mabel)- Meredith Russo 
  • “Hello Dolly” (Hello Dolly)- Frank Remiatte and Company

* performances subject to change.

Creative Team

Debbie DavidDebbie David (Emcee) has worked extensively as an actress, director and producer. She last seen at the Coronado Playhouse as the Scary Fairy in Sleeping Beauty or the Famous Rose Taboo and as Miss Mona in TBLWIT. Other San Diego credits: The Drowsy Chaperone (Coronado Playhouse); Wonder of the World, Self Help, Murder Among Friends, CompanyYou’re a Good Man Charlie Brown, Proof, Vanities (PowPAC); Once Upon a Mattress, Little Mary Sunshine (Scripps Ranch Theater); Pirates of Penzance (Avo Playhouse,Limon/Carr Prod.); Picasso at the Lapin Agile (OnStage). Debbie is on the Board of Directors at the Coronado Playhouse, and is a proud graduate of Emerson College in Boston, MA.

Kirk VallesKirk Valles (Musical Director/Accompanist) teaches vocal/general music in the San Diego Unified School District, is director of music at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, and is an accompanist at CSUSM.   Recent shows include: 9 to 5 The Musical, 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee (OnStage Playhouse), Little Shop of Horrors, Pippin (Pickwick Players), Cowgirls (PowPac) and TBLWIT (Coronado Playhouse) for which he received an Aubrey Award for Best Musical Direction.  Kirk also teaches private voice and piano throughout San Diego.   He is delighted to be working with the outstanding cast of Sleeping Beauty or The Famous Rose Taboo, Coronado Playhouse, and Thomas Fitzpatrick.  Love you Ana, Brooke, and Garner.

Chris Powell (Producer) is excited to be working again with  the Coronado Playhouse. He has been involved in the award-winning productions of TBLWIT, Grease, Drowsy Chaperone, Cinderella, Dames at Sea and The IT Girl. Other shows include the critically acclaimed productions of Thrill Me!, YANK! The Musical, The Busy World is Hushed, Torch Song Trilogy, The New Century, Dooley and Corpus Christi (Diversionary Theatre). He is thrilled to be part of this incredibly talented Sleeping Beauty company.

Ticket Prices

Individual Tickets:
$20 each, open Seating.

Reserved Table: $125 each w/Bottle of Champagne

$20 each, Open Seating. Please click here:

Reserved Table: $125 each w/Bottle of Champagne Please click here:

List Table Mates:up to 5 Total


Donate to Lamplighter’s Community Theatre:


Scheduled to Perform

A list of singers from all aspects of San Diego’s theatre community are performing. Booking talent and rehearsals are already underway. Schedule will be announced closer to the date.