WRITTEN IN STONE

For the Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company, participating in this years Without Wall’s Festival by La Jolla Playhouse, was an easy decision. After all, with as a San Diego theatre company dedicated to joyful play and a human connection, what’s more fun than a festival that encourages creative storytelling in a location that is as close…

PANDORA AND THE JAR OF HOPE

The Without Walls Festival is almost here, and one of the best parts of this La Jolla Playhouse Festival being held at Liberty Station is that some of the talented artists that make their home at Liberty Station are participating. Theatre Arts School of San Diego calls Liberty Station their home year round, but for…

Teresa Sapien talks about the Without Walls Festival

Sometimes the audience goes to the theatre but in the case of the La Jolla Playhouse Without Walls Festival the theatre comes to the audience at the Liberty Station Arts District. This exploration of immersive, and site specific theatre is running through Sunday, October 20th and promises a variety of theatre. Teresa Sapien, the Without…

Edward Staudenmayer brings ANASTASIA to San Diego

What happens when a Grand Duchess has issued a reward for finding any of her missing Romanov family members alive and a young orphan, bearing a startling resemblance to one of the lost Romanov daughters comes your way? Well, if you’re ex-member of the Imperial Court (or so you claim) named Vlad Popov, then you…

Jameela Jamil talks about THE GOOD PLACE

Few characters leave as lasting an impression, or pointed commentary, as Jameela Jamil’s haughty, name dropping socialite Tahani al-Jamil.   As The Good Place moves into its fourth and final season, here is the quick chat with Jamil about what Jameela Jamil wants for Tahani, for everyone, and why speaking out is something she won’t stop…

Kristen Bell & William Jackson Harper on THE GOOD PLACE

As Eleanor and Chidi, Kirsten Bell and William Jackson Harper have explored ethics, love, and in the good place and the bad place (not heaven or hell), and even the medium place. So what else can they possibly hope to explore when the fourth and final season of The Good Place? Well, let’s see what…

Cobie Smulders tackles a new role as a P.I. in ‘Stumptown’

You may know Cobie Smulders has had many memorable characters, from Robin in “How I Met Your Mother,” S.H.E.I.L.D. Agent Maria Hill in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or even from her Broadway debut in 2017 in PRESENT LAUGHTER.  In the end it was a character named Dex Perios in the show Stumptown, based on the…

Rob Paulsen bring ANIMANIACS LIVE! to the Balboa Theatre

There is a word to describe Rob Paulsen; that word is joy.  There are others of course, insanely talented, energetic, and impactful since the characters and shows he brings his talents to have people of all ages over the years.  It’s the live concert, ANIMANIACS: LIVE! That brings Rob, and Emmy Awarding winning cast of…

The Try Guys try live theatre

The Try Guys are YouTube superstars with over 6 million subscribers, their new book “The Hidden Power of F*cking Up” hit number one on the New York Times Bestseller list, and they have their podcast “TryPod.” So what do you do when all your dreams come true? Keith Habersberger, Ned Fulmer, Zach Kornfeld, and Eugene…

Jasmin Haddad directs ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA for New Match Collective

Who is more powerful than the Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt, or the mighty Roman general Mark Antony? Queens and generals are great, but it was more fun to chat with Jasmin Haddad, the director of New Match Collective’s second Shakespeare play this year ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA playing through July 21st at The Space at…