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…

Matt M. Morrow talks about THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY

Faith, politics, pride, scandal, community, THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY now playing at Diversionary Theatre through December 9th, may be based on past events, but finds that’s its themes are still current today. THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY was written by The Civilians, and investigative theatre company that was on site and created it from actual interviews with citizens…

BULL IN A CHINA SHOP

BULL IN A CHINA SHOP, playing through October 14th at Diversionary Theatre, is a fast paced comedy that looks at the historical friendship of Mary Woolley and Jeanette Marks through a contemporary lens as they try to reform the meaning of women’s education during the height of the suffragette movement, without losing their jobs, their…

Philip Dawkins talk about THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH

Philip Dawkins is a prolific, critically acclaimed playwright with plays like CHARM, THE HOMOSEXUALS, and DR. SEUSS’S THE SNEETCHES – THE MUSICAL, as well as many other works. Diversionary Theatre brings one of his most personal plays THE HAPPIEST PLACE ON EARTH, to stage through April 15th. Philip had a moment to chat about how…

CARDBOARD PIANO a moving exploration of forgiveness and faith

THE CARDBOARD PIANO by Hansol Jung, now playing at The Diversionary Theatre through February 25th is a moving play that focuses on a fragile balance between faith and forgiveness. A play in two parts it start on New Year’s Eve 1999, as the dawn of the new millennium draws near the future looks bright for…

THE MOORS at Diversionary find comedy in gothic literature roots

The Diversionary invites you to Explore THE MOORS in this Brontë inspired dark comedy playing through December 10th.  Turning some of the well-known tropes of this genre on its head, THE MOORS shows women who are flourishing in the wilds of this harsh wilderness, and find that men and marriage are not the solution to…

Theatre openings, closing, and everything in between this weekend!

I think it’s safe to say that the summer season of activates is in full swing.  Here is a list of what is opening, what is closing, and some fun entertainment options that are still running.  Two options are even outside so you can enjoy the summer weather Opening this weekend!! Damn Yankees Baseball and…

What theatre to see this holiday weekend!

Looking for something unique to do this weekend?  How about catching some rising talent as they compete for a trip to New York? The Ben Vereen Awards The Ben Vereen Awards are this Sunday at the Balboa Theatre – San Diego. Come out and see San Diego’s best high school musical theatre talent compete for a chance at…

BALLAST: Let your future take flight

BALLAST, a new play eloquently written by Georgette Kelly and skillfully directed by Matt M. Morrow explores this of balance and stability through personal and professional relationships for people going through the process of transitioning. What the characters Grace and Xavier, with their contrasting narratives, and their loved ones find in times of assessment everything…

Welcome to your theatre

Diversionary Theatre takes it seriously when they say ” This is your theatre.”  They believe it so much that they have a way to help those with New Year’s resolutions to have more theatre in their lives.  These two new events that will entertain you and challenge you, and welcomes you to join in on…

Justin Huertas on LIZARD BOY, comic books, and musical theatre

Justin Huertas is more than just the lead the for LIZARD BOY, he is also the writer of the book, music, and lyrics of this fun comic book inspired story. Like every good hero, Trevor has to come to get over what he thinks makes him “different” and embrace them as what make him special…

LIZARD BOY is the musical superhero we deserve

LIZARD BOY THE MUSICAL  is a unique and creative musical that fits the pop culture time that we live in.  In a world where comics inspire movie blockbusters and HAMILTON seems to have reminded people that musical theatre can be current and innovative, LIZARD BOY is the musical that we both want and deserve. This…