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…

ANASTASIA

ANASTASIA, the musical is a charming mix of fairytale and history, all accented by some truly stunning costumes. This musical on memory, family, and adventure is playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through October 6th. Anya (Lila Coogan) is Anya, an amnesiac orphan trying to make a way in the newly Bolshevik controlled Russia….

Noura

NOURA, by Heather Raffo, is an emotionally complex play exploring what happens when you leave your country but not your culture or sense of identity. How do you find the balance between who you are now and what you have left behind? Noura (Lameece Issaq), the title character is a wife and mother who has…

GIRLFRIEND

If you are looking for a sweet, romantic, musical comedy that is a good time at the theatre then may I suggest GIRLFRIEND at Diversionary Theatre? Set to the music of the Matthew Sweet album of the same name this musical will put a smile on your face and a song in your heart. The…