Philip Dawkins talk about THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH

Philip Dawkins is a prolific, critically acclaimed playwright with plays like CHARM, THE HOMOSEXUALS, and DR. SEUSS’S THE SNEETCHES – THE MUSICAL, as well as many other works. Diversionary Theatre brings one of his most personal plays THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH, to stage through April 15th. Philip had a moment to chat about how…

Ivan Salazar brings STOMP to San Diego

STOMP, the long running hit performance piece creating music and rhythms using matchboxes, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters and more in front of the audience. This hit show is a mix of music, and dance to create an audience electrifying theatrical experience. Playing at the Balboa Theatre March 2nd – March 4th, one of the…

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…

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…

Chadwick Boseman on being the “Black Panther”

If you have seen even a fraction of a trailer for the new “Black Panther” movie, then you know this is a highly anticipated and action packed movie.  Chadwick Boseman, who graduated with a bachelor of fine arts in directing before going to the British American Drama Academy in Oxford, is no stranger to being…

James Roday talks about PSYCH: THE MOVIE!

James Roday is a man of many talents; actor, director, screenwriter. But it is his performance as Shawn Spencer, a hyper observant consulting detective on USA’s show PSYCH for many years, from which many people know and love him. This quirky and beloved comedy was full of fun and mischief and sadly ended in 2014….

Robert Meffee & SDSU bring an “Enchanted April” to San Diego

For those looking for an escape from San Diego’s winter weather of mid to high 60’s, maybe a trip to the Italian countryside is just what you need.  SDSU is presenting “Enchanted April” November 30th – December 3 at the Don Powell Theatre. This new musical follows four London women in 1922 as they find…

CINDERELLA’s costumes make her the belle of the ball

Rogers and Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA is bringing the ball to San Diego this weekend, December 1st – 3rd at the San Diego Civic Theatre.  To get in the festive mood, and help those potential princesses plan their gown choices here is a quick question and answer with the multi award winning costume designer William Ivey Long…

Ariana DeBose brings SUMMER to San Diego in the winter

Ariana DeBose has performed in so many popular shows it may be hard to figure out where you first saw her perform.  It may have been on TV in  “So You Think You Can Dance?,”  or cheering  in BRING IT ON, creating a pivotal presence as “The Bullet” in HAMILTON, or when she stepped into…

Eddie Izzard on research, preparation, and staying in character

Eddie Izzard has had an enviable career that has spanned both stage and screen. Recently in San Diego for a show he talked about his new book “Believe Me: a memoir of love, death, and jazz chickens,” starting out in performing, working in film, and his charitable works including running 27 marathons in 27 days….

John C. McGinley on STAN AGAINST EVIL

As Halloween approaches, it seems only fitting that the second season of John. C. McGinley’s series Stan Against Evil starts back up on November 1st. After all, there probably isn’t a better time to explore a disgraced former sheriff named Stan (John C. McGinley) who joins his replacement to battle monsters in their small New…