Edward Staudenmayer brings ANASTASIA to San Diego

What happens when a Grand Duchess has issued a reward for finding any of her missing Romanov family members alive and a young orphan, bearing a startling resemblance to one of the lost Romanov daughters comes your way? Well, if you’re ex-member of the Imperial Court (or so you claim) named Vlad Popov, then you…

Jameela Jamil talks about THE GOOD PLACE

Few characters leave as lasting an impression, or pointed commentary, as Jameela Jamil’s haughty, name dropping socialite Tahani al-Jamil.   As The Good Place moves into its fourth and final season, here is the quick chat with Jamil about what Jameela Jamil wants for Tahani, for everyone, and why speaking out is something she won’t stop…

Kristen Bell & William Jackson Harper on THE GOOD PLACE

As Eleanor and Chidi, Kirsten Bell and William Jackson Harper have explored ethics, love, and in the good place and the bad place (not heaven or hell), and even the medium place. So what else can they possibly hope to explore when the fourth and final season of The Good Place? Well, let’s see what…

Cobie Smulders tackles a new role as a P.I. in ‘Stumptown’

You may know Cobie Smulders has had many memorable characters, from Robin in “How I Met Your Mother,” S.H.E.I.L.D. Agent Maria Hill in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, or even from her Broadway debut in 2017 in PRESENT LAUGHTER.  In the end it was a character named Dex Perios in the show Stumptown, based on the…

Rob Paulsen bring ANIMANIACS LIVE! to the Balboa Theatre

There is a word to describe Rob Paulsen; that word is joy.  There are others of course, insanely talented, energetic, and impactful since the characters and shows he brings his talents to have people of all ages over the years.  It’s the live concert, ANIMANIACS: LIVE! That brings Rob, and Emmy Awarding winning cast of…

Lissa deGuzman talks about being the feisty princess Jasmine in ALADDIN

From starting as a swing in the cast to playing Princess Jasmine being in ALADDIN, the national touring company has opened up a whole new world for Lissa deGuzman.  The tour’s magic carpet has just landed at the San Diego Civic Theatre and will be playing here through March 3rd and Lissa was able to chat about…

Interview with DIANA’s Jeanna de Waal

According to most fairy tales, it is when the beautiful, young maiden is married to her Price Charming that their “Happily Ever After” can begin. DIANA, the world premiere musical at the La Jolla Playhouse explores what happens after the pomp and circumstance of the royal wedding? In this case, that fairytale wedding belonged to…

Alice Cash brings 8000M in the Himalayas to the San Diego stage

Alice Cash, actress, director, and former San Diego theatre youth performer is coming back home, but this time she’s bringing her show 8000M (pronounced 8,000 meters) and her production company Golden Shard Productions, back with her. Written by David Greig, the play follows an exhibition team’s attempt at climbing the Himalayas. As the characters encounter…

Interview: Emily Shain and DeLeon Dallas talk about ACTUALLY

“Yes”, “No”, “Maybe”…ACTUALLY, now playing at the San Diego Repertory Theatre explores the dynamics and the importance consent, communication, and how words and actions may have unintended repercussions. This two person play is set on a college campus during the first semester for (Emily Shain) and Tom (DeLeon Dallas). After a first date and a…

Jodie Whittaker talks about what to expect with her new Doctor

“Doctor Who” fans don’t have much longer to wait for the newest incarnation of the Doctor to appear. She, that’s right, the Doctor has finally regenerated into a female form, is premiering in a global simulcast on Sunday, October 7th on BBC! The Doctor played by Jodie Whittaker, an actress who has both worked on…

Kevin Hafso Koppman joins a family of comedic mad scientists in YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN

Mel Brooks may have declared that ‘It’s good to be the king”, but being another one of his iconic creations that is invading San Diego Musical Theatre with his science experiments later this month. Dr. Frankenstein (pronounced “Fronk-en-steen” ) played by Kevin Hafso Koppman When Dr. Frankenstein (Koppman) finds out he has inherited his family’s…