Murder and madness in HAMLET at the Old Globe

Shakespeare’s HAMLET is so ubiquitous that it seems amazing that there are still so many unexplored ways to present this story of revenge of the Prince of Denmark. Yet, the Old Globe brings a smart, imaginative, and powerful version to their San Diego stage that you don’t want to miss. Grantham Coleman carries the title…

EVITA is a very ambitious blonde at SD Rep

Politics hasn’t really changed all that much since the Peron’s time in the 1940’s – there are still the schemers, the authoritarians, and those who have a magnetic personality and the strategy to climb the ladder to get where and what they want no matter the cost. Plus, this couldn’t be timelier as we contemplate…

ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe

It’s hard to keep a good legend down, and like other heroes Robin Hood is always ready for his return to pop culture.  Not that he really ever truly left, having been portrayed in movies and on stage for the last 80 years, and in stories for longer than that. The new work by Ken…

Janaya Jones and SDMT bring the 90’s back in PUMP UP THE VOLUME

For those people who grew up in the 90’s, it doesn’t seem possible that this decade is over 20 years in the past. San Diego Musical Theatre is hoping the world premiere of their newest show (by the creators of the hit musical MIXTAPE the Lamb’s Player’s Theatre musical review) PUMP UP THE VOLUME: A…

ANIMAL CRACKERS is comedic anarchy at The Cygnet Theatre

ANIMAL CRACKERS is an escape from normalcy, by taking a quick turn into absurdity.  The third and final stage show for The Marx Brothers when it premiered, this show is an “everything but the kitchen sink” kind of show: it’s a romance, a musical, a screwball comedy, with a small dash of story and a…