Category: Theatre

Here Comes... Hedwig! Euan Morton Debuts "The Angry Inch" In San Diego

Here Comes… Hedwig! Euan Morton Debuts “The Angry Inch” In San Diego

[ 0 ] November 10, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  With rehearsals now underway in San Francisco, Tony and Oliver Award-nominee Euan Morton is preparing for his debut performance as Hedwig. Morton signed on to the Hedwig and the Angry Inch national tour just a few weeks ago, with his debut taking place here in San Diego. The history of Hedwig […]

The Great Escape: 'Lend Me a Tenor' star Davis Gaines

The Great Escape: ‘Lend Me a Tenor’ star Davis Gaines

[ 0 ] November 3, 2016

by tim parks –  When Davis Gaines takes to the stage in Lend Me a Tenor as Tito at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, he brings an impressive acting resume along with him. Many theatre-loving audiences will recognize him from his over 2,000 performances in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the […]

A Wild Romp with a Four-Headed, Brains-Conjoined Lizard: Chatting with the Creators of 'Lizard Boy'

A Wild Romp with a Four-Headed, Brains-Conjoined Lizard: Chatting with the Creators of ‘Lizard Boy’

[ 0 ] October 7, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  Lizard Boy is best described as a comic book, musical fantasy. Or as Director Brandon Ivie, one of the four-headed, brain-conjoined, creators said, “It’s Once meets Spiderman, meets Grindr.” Ivie originally staged the show at Seattle Repertory and will return to stage it for The Diversionary. The team all insist on […]

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical - Not So Far Away

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical – Not So Far Away

[ 0 ] October 6, 2016

by lisa lipsey – New play development is fascinating and this one moved fast. Beautiful—The Carole King Musical was created in 2013 in San Francisco, then headed to the Broadway stage in 2014 and won two Tony Awards in 2015. It continues to have sold out crowds at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre, and celebrated its […]

The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Breaking The Sound Barrier with John McGinty

The Hunchback of Notre Dame: Breaking The Sound Barrier with John McGinty

[ 0 ] September 14, 2016

by tony reverditto –  The Hunchback of Notre Dame is a musical that depicts a dramatic retelling of the epic but tragic Victor Hugo novel. Two masterful icons of American musical theatre, composer Alan Menken of Disney’s The Little Mermaid and Beauty and the Beast and Stephen Schwartz of Wicked and Pippin have fashioned a […]

Kyle Selig: The Stars Align in ‘October Sky’

Kyle Selig: The Stars Align in ‘October Sky’

[ 0 ] September 12, 2016

by lisa lipsey – The Old Globe is hosting the West Coast premiere of October Sky, which developed out of a love for the 1999 Universal Pictures film of the same name. Both the play and film are based on the book, Rocket Boys, by Homer Hickam, Jr., a NASA engineer who penned a heartwarming […]

The Lion King: San Diego Native Nick Cordileone Bringing Timon to Life

The Lion King: San Diego Native Nick Cordileone Bringing Timon to Life

[ 0 ] September 7, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  Nick Cordileone, was brought home from the hospital to a Colombia Street apartment in Little Italy, the same one his father went home to upon his birth. Following that long-standing family tradition, Nick and his wife would take their baby girl home to that same apartment. Now as Nick and company […]

RANDY HARRISON

RANDY HARRISON

[ 0 ] August 10, 2016

QUEER CABARET FOLK ~ by joel martens ~ “Honing your craft,” is a phrase often bandied about in the theatre community. It’s a way to collect and expand on the tools necessary for building a successful career. Something Randy Harrison has been doing, ever since he first saw Sandy Duncan step on the stage in […]

BE KIND, “RU-WIND”! KATYA HOSTS SEASON 8: THE QUEENS ON TOUR

BE KIND, “RU-WIND”! KATYA HOSTS SEASON 8: THE QUEENS ON TOUR

[ 0 ] August 9, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  Get your fill of RuPaul royalty in August! RuPaul’s gals have hit the road with Season 8: The Queens Live Across America and will be in San Diego for one night only on Sunday, August 21. The evening features Russian and Boston Jewel, Yekaterina Petrovna Zamolodchikova, who you might know simply […]

A GAY PERSPECTIVE ON TRAGEDY IN 'WTC VIEW'

A GAY PERSPECTIVE ON TRAGEDY IN ‘WTC VIEW’

[ 0 ] August 8, 2016

by chris carpenter – Like many readers, I watched the devastating U.S. terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 on television as they were happening. It is hard to believe that next month will mark the 15th anniversary of the horrific day. The one that claimed nearly 3,000 lives and injured more than 6,000, among the […]

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