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California Center for the Arts and The Barn Stage Company proudly present “Happily Ever After”
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California Center for the Arts and The Barn Stage Company proudly present “Happily Ever After”

Presented by the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. 

Venue: Center Theater


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California Center for the Arts and The Barn Stage Company proudly presents “Happily Ever After”, an enchanting concert featuring songs from some of your favorite princesses dressed in princess-inspired gowns from once upon a time! An incredible cast and a live onstage band will make you fall in love all over again with the cherished songs of Cinderella, Snow White, Rapunzel and more! This family-friendly event will play for 2 performances only.

SYDNEY ROSE HOVER is so excited to be part of this magical production! Some of her favorite credits include Sleeping Beauty in DISENCHANTED! (Prima Theatre), Meg March in Little Women (The Barn Stage Company), and Rose Fenny in Dogfight (Maddox Theatre). She would like to thank her family, Evan, and Niko for always being her support system. “Life is about accepting challenges along the way, choosing to keep moving forward, and savoring the journey.” – Roy T. Bennet / follow her on Instagram @sydneyrosehover or

SAMANTHA M. LAWRENCE, a Maryland native, is an actress and vocalist now based in Los Angeles. Since relocating to Southern California in 2016, she has had the privilege to perform all over the greater Los Angeles area in musical theatre, cabarets, and opera. She obtained B.A. in Music from Westminster Choir College in Princeton, NJ, focusing on operatic training and integrating music theater and jazz. Some of her LA credits include Beauty and the Beast (Belle, Casa 0101), Sister Act (Sister Mary Robert, Casa 0101), The Mikado (Chorus, Pacific Opera Project), Cabaret at the Merc, Motown Vol. 4, Cabaret at the Merc: 20 Years at the Tonys, and Songs for a New World (Woman 1, Chromolume Theatre), In addition to her musical pursuits, she has also appeared in commercials (Beautiful AI, Eyefit), website print ads (Black + Decker), and was featured in a music video (Hard, Kossisko). In addition to this show, Samantha is also playing the role of Donna in the new musical Arena – A House Musical, later this year. Samantha would like to thank Jordan Beck and The Barnstage Company for this opportunity.

FRANCESCA SOLA originally hails from San Diego with a resume in both opera and musical theatre. In the opera world, Francesca sang with the San Diego Opera for five seasons. In the musical theatre world, Francesca recently appeared as Antonia in Man of La Mancha at SDMT and the Candlelight Pavilion.  Previous roles include: Eponine in Les Misérables (Regional Tour), Cinderella in Into the Woods, Cunegonde in Candide, Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, Mrs. Darling in Peter Pan, and Hodel in The Fiddler on the Roof. As an international soloist, Francesca has performed various solo concerts from London, England to Milan, Italy.  In addition to her live performing, her voice has been featured on various television shows including FOX, CBS and DreamWorks.  Francesca has released a CD called “Run Free”, which features the Prague Philharmonic Orchestra and can be found on iTunes.


A princess meet and greet with the Storybook Character Company will be included at the 11:30 AM show. The 4:00 PM show will not have a meet and greet before or after the show.

Add a VIP Brunch Experience Before the Show

$35 // 10:00 AM

Build your own Waffle and French Toast Sticks Station

Berry Compote, Powdered Sugar, Warm Maple Syrup, Sprinkles, Chocolate Chips & Whipped Cream

Potatoes O’Brien
Fluffy Scrambled Eggs
Applewood Smoked Bacon
Season Fruit Platter
Assorted Mini Muffins

Assorted Fruit Juices
Water/Coffee Station (Citrus Water, Coffee, Tea, Decaf)

Mimosa for Mom


Also includes a meet and greet with the princesses before the show

Buy Tickets

Buy tickets online (below), or at the Center ticket office, or by calling 800.988.4253. The ticket office is open Tue. – Sat. 12–6 PM, and Sun. 12–5 PM.

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