MOON OVER BUFFALO

MOON OVER BUFFALO, now playing at the North Coast Repertory Theatre through February 10th, is a farce that proves that sometimes the most dramatic action is happening behind the scenes in the green room. George (Arthur Hanket) and Charlotte Hay (Katrina Ferguson) are in Buffalo with their (failing) touring theatre company playing CYRANO DE BERGERAC…

Well “Hello” Jessica Sheridan

In the iconic scene when Dolly Levi returns to the Harmonia Gardens in HELLO DOLLY, the casts sing ‘Well, hello, Dolly, It’s so nice to have you back where you belong!” When the show comes to Broadway San Diego playing Tuesday January 15th – 20th the audience may want to sing along and instead say…

Theatre to look forward to in 2019

As this year draws to an end there are many different articles and lists about the best theatre in San Diego in 2018. This is not one of those articles.  This is a list towards the future, looking out on the horizon at the shows that are singing their irresistible sirens song. So here are…

Theatre Challenge 2019

I don’t know if you can tell by my site name, but I really like to talk about theatre.  So when I went looking for a theatre challenge for the new year, like all those reading a fitness challenges that pop up this time of year, I was surprised there really wasn’t one.  They (that…

THE YEAR TO COME

As a New Year dawns, everyone looks forward in anticipation on all the good things that the future holds.  In THE YEAR TO COME playing at the La Jolla Playhouse through December 30th, shows one family’s New Year’s celebrations journey through the years and how their past has built the future. Mostly set in Florida…

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…

Lorin Latarro talks about baking up some history with WAITRESS

Sometimes you take a job and it turns out that you’re making history. That’s what happened when Lorin Latarro took the job as choreographer for the musical WAITRESS. It’ not until into the process that the team finds out they making history as part of an all-female creative team with this show including original music…

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…