10 by 10

First Thursday

24266 Main Street, Old Town Newhall
7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

10 by 10 is a variety night giving ten selected entertainers the chance to take the stage for a ten minute performance of their choosing. Audience members will enjoy storytelling, magic, comedy, improv, music, and other forms of entertainment at this ever changing event. Admission is FREE!

We are interested in short live theatre pieces, improv, comedy, magic, dance, monologues, music, and anything else you think might entertain an audience.  Each month, ten performers will be selected to perform a 10-minute piece. All types of art forms are accepted and considered; however, there are some restrictions on live music.  Performers are responsible for their own property.

Interested in performing at 10 by 10?
Apply Now!


August 2, 2018

Thursdays@Newhall’s 10 by 10 variety show continues to amuse and entertain attendees month after month. This free evening of entertainment is one you won’t want to miss.

  • Comedy by
    Cat Alvarado

    Cat has performed at comedy festivals including the She Devil Comedy Festival and Laughing Skull. You can also see her on the popular Youtube channel, The Reel Rejects, and just made her TV debut on the First Nations Comedy Experience on the FNX channel.

  • Magic from
    Brian Hoffman

    Like most magicians, Brian’s interest in magic started when he was a child.  The birth of his son renewed his interest and he found Ring 280 of the International Brotherhood of Magicians in Santa Clarita.  Brian is a Magician Member of the world famous Magic Castle and KIDabra, an association of family and kid show professionals.

  • Film

    During battle, a healer duels with her mortal enemy in an unsettling form, facing an impossible choice that will forever forge her destiny as a warrior.

  • Comedy by
    Marty Ross

    Comedian Marty Ross waited until he was almost eligible for Social Security before taking to the stand-up stage.

  • Storytelling with
    Christine Blackburn

    As a producer, writer and skilled interviewer, Christine Blackburn and her production company, Story Worthy Media, have produced over 500 episodes of her weekly podcast, Story Worthy.  Christine is a three-time MOTH Story Slam winner, and hosted “Ready for The Weekend Movies” on USA Network.

  • Poetry from
    Mai Do

    Mai Do, who prefers her name written Do Nguyen Mai, family name to middle name to given name — is a Vietnamese American poet, editor, and advocate for Vietnamese American political and cultural development. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of Rambutan Literary, and her debut poetry collection, Ghosts Still Walking, is available from Platypus Press.

  • Music by
    Burton Zimmer

    Burton Zimmer musical influences include Hendrix, Clapton, Page, Beck, BB, Freddie and Albert King, as well as Robert Johnson, Elmore James and Ry Cooder.  He has played most of the clubs and bars in L.A. in various bands.   Burton’s nickname is the “slide samurai.”

  • Magic by
    Doug Hoover

    Magician Doug Hoover, long time member of the Magic Castle, puts laughs and a little bit of Harry Houdini into his magic. Featuring the rarely seen Vanishing Mouse Cage and Houdini’s Thumb Tie, Doug’s interactive style brings the magic right up under his helpers’ noses.

  • Comedy by
    Maria Delgado

    Maria has performed at The Ice House in Pasadena, The World Famous Comedy Store in West Hollywood, and several other venues throughout the Los Angeles area. Maria hosted and produced her own weekly Comedy and Open Mic shows at Aldabella Winery and locally at JJ’s Bar & Grill.

  • Magic from
    Liam Johnson

    Liam returns to the 10 by 10 stage with some new magic for the audience.  Aside from magic, he is also an actor, musician, filmmaker, and student.

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