CARDBOARD PIANO a moving exploration of forgiveness and faith

THE CARDBOARD PIANO by Hansol Jung, now playing at The Diversionary Theatre through February 25th is a moving play that focuses on a fragile balance between faith and forgiveness. A play in two parts it start on New Year’s Eve 1999, as the dawn of the new millennium draws near the future looks bright for…

BLISS is trying to change your fate

It seems consistent, no matter how far back you go in to the myth’s that man created to help themselves understand the word, that gods always were and will always be petty and cruel. In the case of the new play BLISS (OR EMILY POST IS DEAD) this sadly still proves to be true, as…

THE FULL MONTY may lack pants but not heart or charm at SDMT

San Diego Musical Theatre is going THE FULL MONTY at the Horton Grand Theatre through February 25th. Keeping the charm of the original productions, this show keeps the heart and the charm intact for these down on their luck central characters. The musical (the first premiered at The Old Globe 18 years ago) is based…

Finally, JESSICA JONES is coming back to Netflix

Netflix released the trailer for the new season and it gives the audience a lot to look forward to discovering. when Marvel’s Jessica Jones, the private investigator turned reluctant superhero is comes to Netflix on March 8th.   Jones, played by Krysten Ritter, we last saw her killing her nemesis Kilgrave at the end of…

Nafessa Williams talks about BLACK LIGHTING on the CW

The CW has added to their superhero show roster with their newest show BLACK LIGHTNING. Based on the DC Comics character of the same name, this show explores what happens when a superhero gives up the life for his family, only to be called back into action to protect his family. The superhero series stars…

VIETGONE – humor, and ninjas, and rapping – oh my!

If theatre is supposed to push boundaries in its exploration of how to tell a story, then VIETGONE by Qui Nguyen at the San Diego Repertory delights in using creative outlets to tell this sassy and sexy refuge story. From rapping, time jumps, swinging between sarcasm and sentimentality, a lot of profanity, humor, and the…

Danny Stiles brings THE FULL MONTY to SDMT

Danny Stiles has been seen performing all over the country over the years; from the original Broadway casts of WONDERLAND, SISTER ACT, and LEAP OF FAITH, to playing the Genie among other roles at Disneyland’s theme park theatre. His travels in performing have taken him around Europe and back to Orange County, and his current…