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Attend a play and get 2X the ticket price back

The popular repertory theater group North County Players ( is bringing the historical stage thriller, Passage Into Fear, to the San Marcos Civic Center’s Hearth Theatre this April.

Passage Into Fear is inspired by noir classics like Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes and Strangers on a Train and Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express.

Set in 1917 during the waning days of World War I, it is being presented in conjunction with a series of the 100-year observances of the Great War.

This is the same production group which brought last year’s hit production of Mr. Scrooge & Mr. Dickens to San Marcos (and will again Dec. 25).

Passage Into Fear is set on-board a transcontinental passenger train in 1917 during the waning days of World War I. An elderly woman, Miss Lillian Merriweather, boards the train insisting she knows of a plot on an international scale, then promptly disappears. The solution to her disappearance ultimately has it roots in understanding the very causes and history of the War itself.

Thanks to a grant, ticket prices are a fraction of what attendees would expect to pay: $10 general, $7 for children/seniors/ military. Send an email to to ask about special group pricing. All proceeds benefit veterans and nonprofit organizations. As an incentive, attendees will receive double their ticket price in gifts and other offers from event sponsors including McDonalds, Chick-fil-A, FroYo Love.

“Passage Into Fear” performances take place 7 p.m. Apr. 10 & 11 with a 2 p.m. matinee Apr. 12 at Hearth Theatre located in the heart of the San Marcos Civic Center.

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