Lorin Latarro talks about baking up some history with WAITRESS

Sometimes you take a job and it turns out that you’re making history. That’s what happened when Lorin Latarro took the job as choreographer for the musical WAITRESS. It’ not until into the process that the team finds out they making history as part of an all-female creative team with this show including original music…

Matt M. Morrow talks about THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY

Faith, politics, pride, scandal, community, THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY now playing at Diversionary Theatre through December 9th, may be based on past events, but finds that’s its themes are still current today. THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY was written by The Civilians, and investigative theatre company that was on site and created it from actual interviews with citizens…

Alice Cash brings 8000M in the Himalayas to the San Diego stage

Alice Cash, actress, director, and former San Diego theatre youth performer is coming back home, but this time she’s bringing her show 8000M (pronounced 8,000 meters) and her production company Golden Shard Productions, back with her. Written by David Greig, the play follows an exhibition team’s attempt at climbing the Himalayas. As the characters encounter…

Interview: Emily Shain and DeLeon Dallas talk about ACTUALLY

“Yes”, “No”, “Maybe”…ACTUALLY, now playing at the San Diego Repertory Theatre explores the dynamics and the importance consent, communication, and how words and actions may have unintended repercussions. This two person play is set on a college campus during the first semester for (Emily Shain) and Tom (DeLeon Dallas). After a first date and a…

Jodie Whittaker talks about what to expect with her new Doctor

“Doctor Who” fans don’t have much longer to wait for the newest incarnation of the Doctor to appear. She, that’s right, the Doctor has finally regenerated into a female form, is premiering in a global simulcast on Sunday, October 7th on BBC! The Doctor played by Jodie Whittaker, an actress who has both worked on…

Jay Hernandez is the new MAGNUM PI

Depending on your age and how sacred you consider 1980’s hit TV shows, the last few years of remakes either leave you breathlessly excited or rolling your eyes.  From MACGYVER on CBS to LEATHAL WEAPON on Fox, and now MAGNUM PI  is joining the retro line remake line up on CBS starring Jay Hernandez as…

Kevin Hafso Koppman joins a family of comedic mad scientists in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Mel Brooks may have declared that ‘It’s good to be the king”, but being another one of his iconic creations that is invading San Diego Musical Theatre with his science experiments later this month. Dr. Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen” ) played by Kevin Hafso Koppman When Dr. Frankenstein (Koppman) finds out he has inherited his family’s…

Lorin Latarro talks Huey Lewis and the fun of THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL

The first thing you notice about dancer and choreographer Lorin Latarro are her passion and enthusiasm for her subject of storytelling through dance.  Currently in town working at The Old Globe as the choreographer for the brand new musical THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL with the music inspired by the songs Huey Lewis and…

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…