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Welcome to the website of Kelly Ventura. Kelly has appeared in over 100 theater productions over the past 30 years. Recently, Kelly has lent his voice-over talents to several projects ranging from comedies to mysteries. With an intense style, he is often cast as a villain. Kelly’s most recent roles have been: Professor Moriarty in […]

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Charlie Watts 1941-2021

Shine A Light On You I am a child of the 1980’s. I say that with a sense of nostalgia mixed with some pride. Proud mostly of the fact that I actually survived a time when people didn’t lock their front doors at night much less wear seat belts. My father was a policeman with […]

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AUDITION DATE CHANGE FOR “A CHRISTMAS STORY” Directed By Kelly Ventura Assistant Directors Lauren Ventura and Alex Quezada Show Description: A stage play based on the 1983 Warner Brothers movie. This will be the second time that Kelly has directed this show, and it will be his first opportunity to direct a show for Visalia […]

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Want to get a jump on the audition process? Download the audition form for “A Christmas Story” now.

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COMING SOON In Episode Three, the sovereignty of the newly crowned King Arthur is tested. The young King must unify the lords to defeat England’s fiercest enemies. Through the guidance of Merlin, Arthur learns mercy; and he is joined by Princess Guinevere in his quest to defend England from advancing enemy armies. Need to catch […]

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Sweeney Todd

Sweeney Todd “A String of Pearls” “Easy shaving for a penny, as good as you will find any.” An audio drama based on the public domain work “A String of Pearls”featuring the infamous Sweeney Todd, abridged and performed by Kelly Ventura. Sweeney Todd’s victims find themselves meeting terrible fates after sitting in his barber chair. […]

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KELLY VENTURA BACKSTAGE

KELLY VENTURA BACKSTAGE Kelly started directing shows when he was 18. And over the years, he’s had the privilege to work with some amazing actors. Kelly is joined on the show by his daughter Lauren who has directed several shows with her dad over the past few years. In this podcast they’ll catch up with […]

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KING ARTHUR: EPISODE TWO

KING ARTHUR: Excalibur and The Lady of The Lake The legend of king arthur episode 2 Welcome to Episode 2 of “King Arthur” entitled “Excalibur and The Lady of The Lake”. In this episode, Arthur is crowned King, faces his first battle, and takes up the sword Excalibur! the legend of king arthur Episode One

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NOW AVAILABLE: A Christmas Carol

A Christmas “ghost story” is no doubt what Charles Dickens had in mind when he penned this fantastic tale of redemption. Each December since 2005, Kelly has performed this Christmas classic as a one-person performance piece across the U.S. This year, Kelly has created this audio play available online December 21 – 25, 2020. Enjoy […]

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KING ARTHUR: EPISODE ONE

Guided by the wizard Merlin, Arthur embarks on a journey to become King of England. This audio play is abridged and performed by Kelly Ventura. It is based on the book “King Arthur And His Knights” by Maude L Radford. Episodes will post throughout the year. From modern day super heroes to Jedi knights, they […]

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THE DYING DETECTIVE

Doctor Watson returns to the address of 221 B Baker Street to find his friend Sherlock Holmes near death. When Holmes reveals to Watson that he’s contracted a highly contagious virus, Watson races across London to secure the services of the only person alive who can save his friend! “The Dying Detective” is based on […]

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