Christine Bunuan brings Saigon to Broadway San Diego

Sometimes high school theatre dreams come true. Just ask Christine Bunuan, the actress who plays Gigi in the national tour of MISS SAIGON. Christine and the talented cast of the national tour are bringing the heat of Saigon back to the Broadway San Diego stage July 9th – July 14th. She’ll tell you how lucky…

MIXTAPE at Lamb’s Players Theatre is a blast from the past

MIXTAPE, the audience favorite that ran for many years at the Horton Grand These is back at the Lamb’s Players Theatre in Coronado through September 1st and it has brought all of the 80”s back for the audience to enjoy. All of the spectacle, music, and pop culture highlights allow you to go back in…

AS YOU LIKE IT – The Old Globe

The forests in Shakespeare plays have always promised some mischief, mistaken identities, and flirty couples and the Forest of Arden in AS YOU LIKE IT, currently playing at The Old Globe through July 21st is no exception. The opening show for the Summer Shakespeare Festival on the outdoor Lowell Davies stage is a delightful and…

A WALK IN THE WOODS

Sometimes A WALK IN THE WOODS is exactly what you need to be reminded that theatre can showcase some dynamic performances while also offering some talking points that were as relevant in 1988 when it first premiered as it is today. Peace, nuclear disarmament, and high level political negotiations are no stranger to our current…

THE PRODUCERS shine at Moonlight

Moonlight Amphitheatre opens its summer season with a laugh – actually with a lot of them with their production of THE PRODUCERS. This Mel Brooks show still has all of the zing, silliness, and more than flirts with political incorrectness and some uncouth humor. Based on the beloved movie of the same name, the musical…

PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER La Jolla Playhouse is smart and scary

It’s an old joke that dating can be dangerous business, but no more so then in the world premiere of Ike Holter‘s horror influenced, and thought provoking PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER at the La Jolla Playhouse, now playing through June 30th. Everyone has been on some bad dates, but for Caroline (Shannon Matesky) and…

VENUS IN FUR -no matter who’s on top they both win

Power is intoxicating, but in the sexy, and funny, drama VENUS IN FUR, now playing at the OnStage Playhouse in Chula Vista through June 15th, it can leave you wondering- in the game of power politics who is it that actually has the upper hand? In this charismatic theatrical duet we find theatre director Thomas…

Little Shop of Horrors at New Village Arts

Scifi, B movie monsters, comic book colors, and the imminent threat to humanity via your local florist have never looked as good as it does in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at New Village Arts, playing through August 4th.  Honestly, this production and talented cast so perfectly define campy, musical fun it’s a shame it couldn’t…

Pride, Prejudice, and plenty of laughs

As surely as it is known that “it is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife” It is also a universal truth that PRIDE AND PREJUDICE will be portrayed with the stiff formality of prior Austen adaptations – it’s the law. …

THE GODS OF COMEDY

It’s not uncommon for people to call upon a higher power when looking for help, but as THE GODS OF COMEDY, now playing at The Old Globe, you may want to be specific in whose help you’re imploring. In this case you may get the cheerful, but only mildly helpful Dionysus the god of comedy…

SISTER ACT at San Diego Musical Theatre

What do you do if you’re an aspiring lounge singer in the 70’s, who accidentally witnesses her gangster boyfriend murder someone? How do you stay safe?  And more importantly, where do you go that can possibly contain all of your fabulousness?  Luckily, the fun and funny SISTER ACT now playing at San Diego Musical Theatre…