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Sunshine Brooks theater hosts ‘Hollywood Shorts’

OCEANSIDE — Sunshine Brooks Theatre presents its first issue of “Hollywood Shorts” at 7 p.m. Nov. 6 at 217 N. Coast Highway 101. Starring in the program is Hollywood’s famous voice-over and television actor Keith Szarabajka, reading his original play “Nessun Dorma.” There will also be a second short story presented, “Paper Son” by Melissa Hardy.
Szarabajka has also been Mickey Kostmayer in “The Equalizer,” as Shank in “Spy Game,” and as a Gotham detective Gerard Stephens in “The Dark Knight.” Szarabajka is expected be joined on stage by film veterans John Heard (the father in “Home Alone” movies) and Jack Warren, plus actress Kim Chueh.
The evening is being co-produced by Maia Martinelli, the recent manager of Vigilucci’s Osteria in Oceanside.
Two ticket options include:
— For $25, you may attend the show plus a reception at the theater prior to the show. The reception starts at 6 p.m. and is included in the show price. Refreshments and appetizers for the reception have been donated by Roberto Vigilucci, owner of Vigilucci’s Restaurant Group.
— Or, you may purchase dinner and the show featuring a fine dining Italian three-course menu at Vigilucci’s Cucina Italiana at 2943 State St. in Carlsbad. The cost for dinner and the show (including reception) is $57.75. Call Vigilucci’s at (760) 434-2500 to make reservations for dinner. Reservation times are available both before or after the show. Menu details are available at or and tickets for either show package can be purchased online at