Category: Theatre

SAN DIEGO FRINGE FESTIVAL

SAN DIEGO FRINGE FESTIVAL

[ 0 ] June 14, 2016

A Performance Smörgåsbord ~ by joel martens ~ What do you think of when you hear the word “fringe?”  Those dangly bits at the end of your mother’s old tablecloth, the sparkly Mylar trim at the edge of a Pride float, or maybe the jiggly bits from a 1920s flapper’s beaded dress?  The possibilities are […]

HAMILTON COMING TO SAN DIEGO DURING 2017-2018 SEASON

HAMILTON COMING TO SAN DIEGO DURING 2017-2018 SEASON

[ 0 ] June 9, 2016

  The national tour of the Broadway musical HAMILTON will play in San Diego as part of the 2017-2018 season, it was announced today by producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway San Diego.  The best way to guarantee tickets to HAMILTON is to purchase a season subscription for the 2016-2017 season. Subscribers who renew their subscription […]

PUTTING THE “FUN” BACK INTO DYSFUNCTION… SORDID LIVES

PUTTING THE “FUN” BACK INTO DYSFUNCTION… SORDID LIVES

[ 0 ] June 8, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  Dubbed a black comedy about white trash, Sordid Lives by Del Shores, has everything—Texans, an affair, a funeral, a psychiatrist, a gay boy who loves to dress up as country western stars, unconditional love, eccentricities, redemption and a singer named Bitsy Mae. The show was nominated for over 30 awards during […]

ROYAL SWEDISH BALLET RETURNS TO ORANGE COUNTY

ROYAL SWEDISH BALLET RETURNS TO ORANGE COUNTY

[ 0 ] June 6, 2016

The Royal Swedish Ballet, one of Europe’s first and most revered ballet companies, returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts Friday, June 10 through Sunday, June 12 with the West Coast debut of Juliet and Romeo by choreographer Mats Ek. This production provides a contemporary twist and retelling of Shakespeare’s most treasured and tragic love […]

TOKYO  FISH  STORY: CAUGHT BY  THE OLD GLOBE

TOKYO FISH STORY: CAUGHT BY THE OLD GLOBE

[ 0 ] June 6, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  Written by Kimber Lee, Tokyo Fish Story takes us to the heart of a Sushi Restaurant in Japan. Master chef Koji built his successful career on respect: for tradition, fine ingredients and the legends who came before him. But now his restaurant is losing its customers to newer places. Koji’s protégé […]

NEWSIES: WATCH WHAT HAPPENS!

NEWSIES: WATCH WHAT HAPPENS!

[ 0 ] May 10, 2016

by joel martens –  Like many theatrical tales, Newsies is based on a true story pulled from history’s pages. In this case, it’s a story directly associated with the pages of New York’s two most powerful news sources The New York World and The New York Journal, owned by tycoons Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph […]

MAY THEATRE BRIEFS

MAY THEATRE BRIEFS

[ 0 ] May 7, 2016

  CHRIS BOTTI WITH PACIFIC SYMPHONY Back by popular demand for an all-new show, the world’s most popular trumpeter, Chris Botti returns to Pacific Symphony for a concert overflowing with his astute mastery, as he effortlessly crosses the boundaries of jazz, classical, rock and pop. Botti makes his fourth Pacific Symphony appearance for a night […]

FROM OZ TO CALIFORNIA - THE ESSENCE OF PETER ALLEN

FROM OZ TO CALIFORNIA – THE ESSENCE OF PETER ALLEN

[ 0 ] April 11, 2016

  by ken knox –  For the West Coast premiere of the Tony-winning musical The Boy from Oz, the Celebration Theatre is trying something very different. The director of Celebration Theatre’s production, Michael Shepperd, discusses the show’s SoCal debut, the lasting legacy of its hero, Peter Allen and scaling it for a smaller space. The […]

HUBBARD STREET DANCE

HUBBARD STREET DANCE

[ 0 ] April 8, 2016

ALEJANDRO CERRUDO AND THE ART OF MOVEMENT ~ by joel martens ~ The limitations of language make it difficult to put into words the experience of a dance performance. Erudite a writer as one might be, to explain the effect of the interplay between the fluidity of a dancer’s body in relation to how each […]

FULL THROTTLE MONTY - GET READY TO DROP EVERYTHING

FULL THROTTLE MONTY – GET READY TO DROP EVERYTHING

[ 0 ] April 8, 2016

by tony reverditto – Six unemployed steelworkers from Buffalo, New York are at a stalemate in their unproductive lives. They’re all broke, with no work prospects in sight. During their down time,. A “lightbulb” moment takes place when they catch their wives amongst a crowd of crazed women at a male strip club. The unlikely […]

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