BEYOND BABEL

BEYOND BABEL, the new dance production from choreographers Keone and Mari and playing through December 16th is an outstanding show that everyone should see before it closes. (I am assuming you have read the first line and gone and bought tickets already, but if you need more information than please read on.) This show follows…

EMMA at Chance Theater

EMMA, now playing at the Chance Theater in Anaheim through December 23rd, is like a perfect tea time confection. It’s lovely, sweet, and has just enough tartness to keeping it all from getting too sticky to enjoy. (Can you tell I’ve been watching a lot of “Great British Bake Off”?) Emma (Mandy Foster) is the…

MISS BENNETT: A CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY

It is a fact that if there is a single, wealthy man somewhere near Pemberley (home of the formerly too proud and too prejudiced Mr. Darcy) that a single Bennett sister will find him there. In MISS BENNETT: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY at New Village arts, we get to revisit the Bennett sisters in a sequel…

Clint Black’s LOOKING FOR CHRISTMAS at The Old Globe

LOOKING FOR CHRISTMAS, the new Clint Black musical at The Old Globe is like a cup of hot cocoa on a cold day (under 70 is cold in San Diego), or that first bite of your favorite holiday confection. It’s sweet, comforting, and with the addition of songs from Clint Black’s holiday album, it’s a…

THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY

THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY opens with a question “Is there a particular slant you want to put on it?” The woman asking is wary of how the investigative theatre troupe The Civilians will portray her and her town. It seems reasonable that this woman who moved to Colorado Springs, Colorado to help bring more evangelical people…

8000M invites you to climb the Himalaya’s this weekend only

Golden Shards Productions takes you up to the fourth highest peak in the world, Mount Lhotse, in their production of 8000M playing this weekend only. Directed by San Diego native Alice Cash, this ensemble brings the Himalaya’s to San Diego MOXIE stage through Sunday, November 28th. Mount Lhotse, located next to Mount Everest, is the…

Globe for All – A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM

There is a magic and mischief in the air in The Old Globe production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, now playing through November 18th around the San Diego community.  As a part of the mobile Globe for All program which focuses on bringing theatre into the community; the lovers, fairies, actors, and the forest in…

The witches of WICKED will put a spell on you….

Those wonderfully, and wickedly talented witches,  Elphaba and Glinda are back in San Diego  to put a spell on San Diego  through November 25th at Broadway San Diego. WICKED just finished celebrating its 15th anniversary, and with this tour featuring Jackie Burns, the longest running Elphaba on Broadway as the lead, and Kara Lindsay who…

FADE at MOXIE Theatre

FADE is a two person play that tackles some timely questions on balancing culture, success, and authenticity both in real life and in the La La Land known as Hollywood now playing at MOXIE Theatre through November 11th. Hollywood is the land of dreams, tv shows, palm trees and sunshine.  Lucia (Sofia Sassone) a Mexican…

BULL IN A CHINA SHOP

BULL IN A CHINA SHOP, playing through October 14th at Diversionary Theatre, is a fast paced comedy that looks at the historical friendship of Mary Woolley and Jeanette Marks through a contemporary lens as they try to reform the meaning of women’s education during the height of the suffragette movement, without losing their jobs, their…

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL – this hit musical takes the life and music of Carole King and weaves the songs with the triumphs and the heartbreak of her life to create a, shall we say beautiful, musical about finding success in embracing yourself and your voice. Carole Kline, as she was known before she…

Life and love in a HUNDRED DAYS

Is there anything more exhilarating than the start of a new relationship? HUNDRED DAYS at La Jolla playhouse explores those first days of romance, anticipation, and apprehension through the personal lens and story of Abigail and Shaun Bengsons, aka The Bengsons as the duo is known. This couple, joined by the immensely talented band, Ashley…