THE SANTALAND DIARIES

THE SANTALAND DIARIES director Anthony Methvin is a bona fide holiday season fan. Usually, that means the holiday season starts on November 1st and last through the end of the year. This year, his holiday season began much earlier thanks to directing this holiday show, playing at Diversionary Theatre through December 22nd. In between rehearsals…

The Try Guys try live theatre

The Try Guys are YouTube superstars with over 6 million subscribers, their new book “The Hidden Power of F*cking Up” hit number one on the New York Times Bestseller list, and they have their podcast “TryPod.” So what do you do when all your dreams come true? Keith Habersberger, Ned Fulmer, Zach Kornfeld, and Eugene…

Jasmin Haddad directs ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA for New Match Collective

Who is more powerful than the Cleopatra, the Queen of Egypt, or the mighty Roman general Mark Antony? Queens and generals are great, but it was more fun to chat with Jasmin Haddad, the director of New Match Collective’s second Shakespeare play this year ANTONY AND CLEOPATRA playing through July 21st at The Space at…

San Diego is about to get BariToned at Martini’s Above Fourth

At 8pm on April 6th Martini’s Above Fourth San Diego is going to get BariToned. The three talented men, Joe Hager, Edward Miskie, and Kyle Hines are taking the best songs from strong women characters in the Broadway catalogue and giving it their own musical and sometimes whimsical touch. With a cast that has performed…

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…

Sigourney Weaver on her mysterious character in THE DEFENDERS

What is there to say about Sigourney Weaver that would introduce her appropriately?  If you don’t know her then I’m assuming you grew up in on a space ship in a cryogenic sleep, wait that’s ALIENS, or you were in cut off in another dimension by a powerful being named Zuul, sorry that’s GHOSTBUSTERS.  Well,…

Rufus Sewell is not interested in being your ordinary villain

Rufus Sewell is the guy you most likely recognize as “that British bad guy” from one of his many theatre, television, or film projects. With the trademark British accent that marks villains in most American movies (damn you Revolutionary War!!) blue eyes, black hair, and cheekbones that could cut glass, he was the guy you…

Charlie Cox went INCOGNITO for the love of theatre

In a perfect world, theatre would pay as much as movies and actors would be able to do all of the theatre they want as often as they want.  Alas, the current world we live in is one where theatre is done for the love of theatre, and the work, not the potential money maker…

Maggie Smith as impersonated by Ian McKellen

When two of the best actors in the world are friends, what can you expect when one discusses the other?  Why, stories and impersonations of course, as all good friends tend to do when talking about each other. Their impersaonations just might be better than the ones our friends might do. Sir Ian McKellen and Dame…