MATILDA at Coronado Playhouse makes being “naughty” a lot of fun

Mischief, a love of chocolate cake, the power of reading, referring to the TARDIS, and a dread of PE? MATILDA may sound like it was written with me in mind (and trust, that describes me quite accurately) but this precocious musical based on the Roald Dahl book of the same name and playing at Coronado…

Find Valentine’s Day love at the theatre

Valentine’s Day is coming up soon and theatre is a great way to spend time with someone you love or just love to call a friend. Luckily, San Diego theatres have some options for everyone to share the theatre love on any day! SHE LOVES ME- San Diego Musical Theatre February 7th – March 8th…

DOGFIGHT at Coronado Playhouse

Before Pasek and Paul went to high school in DEAR EVAN HANSEN, the circus in “THE Greatest Showman”, or even to Hollywood in “”La La Land”, they wrote what might be one of their best musicals, DOGFIGHT.   It’s a layered and thoughtful show that explores a single night before a group of Marines deploy for…

Coronado Playhouse invites you to come to the CABARET

Some musicals entertain, some leave with things to ponder and some, like CABARET now playing at the Coronado Playhouse through April 28th, manage to do both. This production proves that Kander and Ebb’s musical (winner of 8 Tony awards in 1966) is still as relevant as it was then; relationships, love, and having a good…

It’s not always good to be the king

Writing in five acts in blank verse, KING CHARLES III takes an ambitious stab at telling the future fortune of the powerful royal family.  While the play takes its historical cues for how to tell this story from Shakespeare,  it takes its entertainment cues straight from the British tabloids as it speculates on what the…

LA POSADA MAGICA is a funny and sweet holiday show

LA POSADA MAGICA, presented by the Hispanic Arts Theatre in Association with the Coronado Playhouse, is a funny and sweet journey that is a nice reminder that magic, faith, and community can help anyone, no matter what their journey. LA POSADA MAGICA is a magical, musical version of the Latino custom of Las Posadas. Las…

FLY BY NIGHT at Coronado Playhouse

FLY BY NIGHT is a musical that may have a name that implies something that is rushed together to get it done, but that is not is a case in this charming and well put together production playing through December 10th at the Coronado Playhouse. The musical follows Harold, (Weston Bennett) a young sandwich maker…