EduHam makes history in San Diego

You may have heard that a little show called HAMILTON has taken over the theatrical world and so many people can’t seem to stop talking about it. While the show has been vital to educating those about theatre it has also done something to help with educating high school students on American History and encouraging…

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….

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…

Sigourney Weaver on her mysterious character in THE DEFENDERS

What is there to say about Sigourney Weaver that would introduce her appropriately?  If you don’t know her then I’m assuming you grew up in on a space ship in a cryogenic sleep, wait that’s ALIENS, or you were in cut off in another dimension by a powerful being named Zuul, sorry that’s GHOSTBUSTERS.  Well,…

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…

Alison Luff on beach towns and Buffett songs

Alison Luff is an actress who is no stranger to the stage – on Broadway she has played Fantine in the revival of LES MISERABLES on Broadway, Miss Honey in MATILDA, and toured the nation as Elphaba in WICKED. Now her theatrical adventures bring her to San Diego, and even more exciting, the tropical island…

Be the light in the darkness of everybody’s life

Generally, I write about things that are a diversion of some sort from the nuts and bolts of everyday life. I almost never delve into those three explosive topics (money, politics, or religion) unless it is a theme of a show that I have seen. But there have been a few posts in the last…

Radically Imagine what the New Year will bring

As the New Year approaches it seems this is the time to think about all of the possibility that lies ahead of us.  Resolutions will be bandied about with the hopes that they will be accomplished; promises to go to the gym, give up sugar, or be better about their dependence on caffeine (FYI,  I…