JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

The 50th anniversary national tour of the iconic rock opera JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR has landed at Broadway San Diego, where you can catch this passion play through Sunday, November 17th. Based on the original concept album, this reinvention of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR focuses on the music to give the feeling of a concert with smoke,…

James Delisco Beeks talks about JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR is celebrating its 50th anniversary by going on a North American tour. James Delisco Beeks brings the iconic role of Judas to life in this reinvented version of the show that pays tribute to the concept concert album that started it all. This show, which aims to please both concert and theatre…

THE SUNSHINE BOYS

Neil Simon‘s THE SUNSHINE BOYS now playing at the North Coast Repertory Theatre about the reunion of a pair of elderly vaudeville comedians still has a few laughs but seems to have lost its shine. 11 years before the play opened Al (James Sutorius) announced to his comedic partner Willie (Lenny Wolpe) that he was…

HANDBAGGED

Behind every powerful woman, is the younger version of herself showing how she got there and what she did with that power. Or at least, this is true in the case of HANDBAGGED, now playing at the MOXIE Theatre through November 17th. Who knew that the relationship between Queen Elizabeth II and the steely Iron…

TWELFTH NIGHT

Mischief and mayhem are always a solid base for a comedy, and TWELFTH NIGHT at The Old Globe through November 10th offers plenty of laughs, with a side helping of lords and ladies looking for love that makes for a very enjoyable night at the theatre. Meanwhile, in the realm of the lords and ladies,…

Jon Steiger brings magic to SF stage as Scorpius

Jon Steiger has helped set the magical theatre experience for people at the New York HARRY POTTER AND THE CURSED CHILD as an usher, but now he will be creating a different kind of magic on stage at the Curran as Scorpius in the San Francisco production of the same play. From the front of…

THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Cygnet Theatre

Love is never easy, and breakups are even harder. Yet the musical THE LAST FIVE YEARS now playing at Cygnet Theatre through November 17th has compelling performances and impressive vocals which make this musical easy to love. Jamie (Michael Louis Cusimano) and Cathy (Racquel Williams) are the couple whose relationship and seemingly opposite character directions…

Reviews: WITHOUT WALLS FESTIVAL at La Jolla Playhouse – PDA, TALL TALE OF THE HIGH SEAS, INCLUSION, & IKAROS

The La Jolla Playhouse Without Walls Festival offers the most thought provoking, surprising, and creative theatrical fun you’ll have outside a theatre this year. Playing through Sunday, October 20th at Liberty Station this choose-your-own-adventure approach to theatre means there is something for everyone to enjoy. Liberty Station has proven to be an excellent location for…

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…

The Winter’s Tale

THE WINTER’S TALE brings one of Shakespeare’s most unique shows to life with at Coronado Playhouse and is playing for free through October 13th. The play is famous for a few reasons; the first is that famous stage direction “Exit, pursued by a bear,” but second for feeling like a combination of both a tragedy…