“Bad Jews” is good fun at The Cygnet Theatre

For better or for worse, there is no one who can make you more insane than family.  This universal truth is proven once again in “Bad Jews” at now playing at the Cygnet Theatre through February 12th. Old family biases, fights, and wounds are reopened as this four-person cast brings this dark comedy about family and…

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…

Ben Vereen wants us to “stand together for a better tomorrow”

Ben Vereen is a no stranger to the San Diego stage, or really, any stage, as he is a Tony Award winning icon who has performed around the world.  His travels bring him back to San Diego on January, Thursday 12th to perform his tour de force show with his three-piece ensemble and the Westview…

Danny Harris Kornfeld helps celebrate 20 years of RENT as Mark

The lyric may be “there’s no day but today”, but RENT has had a long and lasting presence in the theatre community since it first premiered. In celebration of its 20th anniversary, RENT has gone on a celebration tour. As the next generation take up the iconic characters, Danny Harris Kornfeld on bringing Mark, the…

Katie LaMark is Maureen for this generation’s “Rent” tour

“Rent,” a musical that defined musical theatre for a generation, and brought names like Idina Menzel and Anthony Rapp to greater public awareness, is celebrating its 20th anniversary with a new national tour!  Katie LaMark is one of the new generation of this shows cast as they travel the country on the tour.  Playing Maureen,…

Heat up this weekend “In the Va Va Voom Room”

The Diversionary Theatre has a way to warm you up during these cold and rainy evenings with “In The Va Va Voom Room” a contemporary burlesque playing through January 8th. This burlesque is sexy, entertaining, and fun as it mixes contemporary dance with some strip, some fantastic pole dancing, and a lot of T&A (talent…