Last week I was able to spend several hours in a member’s place of business, learning just how special it is that Santee has an exclusive performing arts venue: Off Broadway Live. We host several lunchtime workshops there throughout the year, but otherwise, it was embarrassing to admit to owner, Steve Rolf, that I had yet to join him for an evening show he puts on (and saying it’s just “a show” is an understatement).
I traded out my husband for a date night with my mom to see OBL’s “Chicago II” Encore Supper Club performance. For what may seem a bit mysterious to a passerby, walking into OBL on a Saturday night was perfection from start to finish. Greeted by Steve’s wife Jennifer at the door, we were escorted to our seats to start what turned into a memorable evening. The inviting venue, the incredible food and the TALENT in the show made for a beautiful experience, all less than a mile and a half away from my home. I left thinking, “I found out how wonderful these shows are right in time for Valentine’s Day, because this place is the premier date destination in town, and it’s been right under my nose for years!” Thank you Steve and Jennifer, I felt like I walked into your home when I walked into your business, and that is something I hope every owner in Santee strives towards achieving.
I invite all of you to look at their calendar of events and find something that catches your attention as each show promises to be different from the last. Then, get ready for a night out on the town right here, in the best town there is…