Actor, Director Named New Artistic Director For Ventura County Theater Company

May 31, 2018

He’s best known as a performer, and the son of Oscar winner Shirley Jones, and Tony winner Jack Cassidy.

But, Patrick Cassidy is now managing Ventura County’s biggest musical theater company.

Cassidy is the new Artistic Director for Thousand Oaks-based Five Star Theatricals, which was known for decades as Cabrillo Music Theatre. He replaces Will North, who left to pursue other opportunities.

Cassidy has directed and starred in theatrical productions across the country, and appeared in TV shows ranging from “CSI: Miami” to “Law & Order.”

The theater company’s next production is Disney’s “Beauty And The Beast” which will be at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza in July.