ROMEO, ROMEO, AND JULIET

Much like the potion the Friar makes Juliet in Shakespeare’s classic, turning the world’s greatest love story (even though everyone dies), putting it in a barn on Cape Cod, and adding unresolved sexual tension is a potent mixture.  Too much of any one ingredient could cause a calamity in the storytelling (like Juliet potentially waking…

THE KING AND I is “something wonderful”

As another famous musical once said “It starts at the very beginning.”  The opening sequence is proof that this is a different THE KING AND I that you may have expected from the Rogers and Hammerstein classic.  With sets, colors, and costumes setting the tone, THE KING AND I playing at the San Diego Civic…

Kate Burton is magical in THE TEMPEST

A sorceress, and sequins, and spirits – oh my! THE TEMPEST playing through July 22nd at The Old Globe Festival Theatre plays up the theatricality for a wonderful night under the stars. Prospera (Kate Burton) is the Duke of Milan, or at least she was until her brother Antonio (René Thornton Jr) conspired with the…