THE COAST STARLIGHT

Ever sat on a plane, or a train, or even in a theatre seat and wondered about the lives, choices, and stories of the strangers around you?  How your life, and theirs could be impacted by a simple action like saying “hello”?  THE COAST STARLIGHT, by Keith Bunin is making its world-premiere at The La…

HOUSE OF DREAMS

Hollywood has always been a place where people flock to make their dreams come true, but usually those are dreams of film or television fame.  HOUSE OF DREAMS, making its world premiere playing at the San Diego Repertory explores the story of Gold Star Recording Studios in Hollywood whose unique sound had a lasting impact…

SEIZE THE KING at La Jolla Playhouse

There are few names that instantly bring to mind a ruthless, scheming sort of greed, someone for whom there is no act too low, than the name of King Richard III of England.  In SEIZE THE KING, the new play at the La Jolla Playhouse by Will Power, Richard and his machinations are moved to…

TARRYTOWN is a modern update for a classic folktale

TARRYTOWN, a world premiere musical shows that you never know what will cause you to lose your head, in this clever and entertaining musical about love, friendship, and relationships. Presented by the Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company is playing through Sunday, December 17th at the Diversionary Black Box Theatre. Inspired by Washington Irving’s famous folktale “The…

WILD GOOSE DREAMS is a fantastical fable

WILD GOOSE DREAMS at the La Jolla Playhouse is a play that juxtaposes the familiar and the unfamiliar, the real and dreamlike. It’s a drama that is incredibly funny, it explores family dynamics by separating families, it deals with realities by augmenting it with fantastical elements, it talks about technology as a thing that connects…

ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe

It’s hard to keep a good legend down, and like other heroes Robin Hood is always ready for his return to pop culture.  Not that he really ever truly left, having been portrayed in movies and on stage for the last 80 years, and in stories for longer than that. The new work by Ken…

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE – like a mixed drink, tastes may vary

Welcome to Margaritaville – a place filled with color, lush foliage, steel drums, guitar, and lots (lots) of alcohol. Drawn in the sun bleached and tropical colors that Jimmy Buffett songs bring to mind, ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE offers you a chance to visit and try to find your lost shaker of salt. The show, like…