THE OUTSIDER at North Coast Repertory Theatre makes politics fun again

THE OUTSIDER now playing at North Coast Rep through March 22nd is the perfect comedy antithesis for a year that can feel like a neverending political drama. A top-notch comedic cast this show delivers on the laughs with some pointed humor that makes the most of the sometimes counterintuitive feeling political system. When the governor…

A KIND OF WEATHER

Coming of age and figuring out who you are can be difficult enough to navigate in the best of times, but when your Dad shows up unexpectedly on your doorstep without warning, and can’t seem to remember where or when he is….those dynamics get a lot more difficult. A KIND OF WEATHER by playwright Sylvan…

SHE LOVES ME is a musical confectionary at SDMT

It’s a tale as old as time- no, not the one with the singing teapot and the magic rose- the one with bantering would-be lovers who don’t realize that they’ve already succumbed to cupids arrow. SHE LOVES ME, now playing at San Diego Musical Theatre through March 8th, is a delightfully entertaining and sweet musical,…

MATILDA at Coronado Playhouse makes being “naughty” a lot of fun

Mischief, a love of chocolate cake, the power of reading, referring to the TARDIS, and a dread of PE? MATILDA may sound like it was written with me in mind (and trust, that describes me quite accurately) but this precocious musical based on the Roald Dahl book of the same name and playing at Coronado…

HURRICANE DIANE brings gale-force laughter to The Old Globe

If you were a god who specialized in green and growing things and wanted to try to save the planet, New Jersey aka “The Garden State” may seem like the natural place to start. In HURRICANE DIANE, the new comedy by playwright Madeleine George, playing at The Old Globe proves that while Jersey may have…

RED BIKE takes you for a ride

RED BIKE, playing at MOXIE Theatre through February 16th captures that fleeting and adrenaline-filled time childhood where you are given the keys to exploration and adventure; when you get your dream bicycle. Before the more adult and practical dreams of freedom and pushing boundaries that come with getting your driver’s license having a bike to…

THE GREAT LEAP – Cygnet Theatre

I have been told that San Diego and basketball are a winning combination right now. There may be a chance people who tell me this are referencing the San Diego Aztecs currently being undefeated (as of this publication) but I choose to believe that they are referring to the winning play THE GREAT LEAP currently…

JITNEY at The Old Globe elevates the everyday

JITNEY playing at The Old Globe through February 23rd elevates everyday life and work in a thoroughly entertaining, hilarious, and at times devastating look at the dignity of work, providing for those you love, and the ties that bind friends and family into a community. Set in a jitney station, a dispatch office of a…

THE HUMANS – San Diego Repertory Theatre

THE HUMANS now playing at San Diego Repertory Theatre through February 2nd is a family comedy-drama that proves even fictional holiday celebrations can be emotional minefields to navigate. The Blake family is celebrating Thanksgiving at the newly moved in NY apartment of daughter Brigid (Kate Rose Reynolds) and her boyfriend Richard (Brian Mackey). Parents Erik…

Find Valentine’s Day love at the theatre

Valentine’s Day is coming up soon and theatre is a great way to spend time with someone you love or just love to call a friend. Luckily, San Diego theatres have some options for everyone to share the theatre love on any day! SHE LOVES ME- San Diego Musical Theatre February 7th – March 8th…

Kids talk About DEAR EVAN HANSEN at Broadway San Diego

It has been said, nay even sung, that the children are our future. Since DEAR EVAN HANSEN, now playing at Broadway San Diego through January 12th has connected so fiercely with the younger generation I asked a few of those under 18 who saw the show for their thoughts and what resonated for them. With…