ANIMAL CRACKERS is comedic anarchy at The Cygnet Theatre

ANIMAL CRACKERS is an escape from normalcy, by taking a quick turn into absurdity.  The third and final stage show for The Marx Brothers when it premiered, this show is an “everything but the kitchen sink” kind of show: it’s a romance, a musical, a screwball comedy, with a small dash of story and a…

Megan Swan talks about San Diego Symphony’s Bayside Summer Nights

The San Diego Symphony Bayside Summer Nights concerts series 2017, formerly known as the Summer Pops, is an impressive variety in their line up; from classical, movie scores, Broadway musicals, to nostalgic 80’s pop it covers a lot of musical genres to appeal to everyone.   This broad appeal shows the versatility and range for the…

RICHARD II at the The Old Globe

Power and ruling is a shifty thing – everyone thinks they know better than the current person in charge about what the people want, and knows they can be a better ruler than the current one. The currency of power is always changing hands, but it’s the how and why the power transfers that is…

Leslie Stevens talks fun, flirting, and the challenge of being Lola

Leslie Stevens is having some devilish fun playing Lola in San Diego Musical Theatre’s current production of DAMN YANKEES! As Lola, Leslie gets to dance, sing, and flirt in this musical about America’s favorite pastime. When baseball fan Joe Boyd sells his soul to the devil in order to play baseball and take his favorite…

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE – like a mixed drink, tastes may vary

Welcome to Margaritaville – a place filled with color, lush foliage, steel drums, guitar, and lots (lots) of alcohol. Drawn in the sun bleached and tropical colors that Jimmy Buffett songs bring to mind, ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE offers you a chance to visit and try to find your lost shaker of salt. The show, like…