Category: San Diego

MARDI GRAS 2017: The Return of Hillcrest’s Original Fat Tuesday

MARDI GRAS 2017: The Return of Hillcrest’s Original Fat Tuesday

[ 0 ] February 15, 2017

by tim parks – When February’s page is turned on the calendar, most people associate the second month of the year with the hearts and flowers of Valentine’s Day. However, there’s another reason to enjoy the shortest month of the year—Mardi Gras—with its offerings of boys, masks, beads and booze! The root of Mardi Gras, […]

9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL - "What a Way to Make a Living"

9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL – “What a Way to Make a Living”

[ 0 ] February 6, 2017

by lisa lipsey – Get ready for a wild romp as San Diego Musical Theatre presents the regional premiere of 9 to 5: The Musical. Based on the film that starred three living legends: Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton, 9 to 5: The Musical features music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winner Parton, with […]

The Recovery Ride Returns to San Diego

The Recovery Ride Returns to San Diego

[ 0 ] January 25, 2017

The Recovery Ride is excited to announce that its second annual charity bike event will take place on Sunday, January 29, 2017. This year’s event, whose beneficiary partners will be Stepping Stone of San Diego and The San Diego HIV Funding Collaborative, is intended to kick off 2017 with a healthy activity, fulfill New Year’s […]

Seventy-One and Having Fun: Coronado Playhouse 71st Season Opens with 'Altar Boyz'

Seventy-One and Having Fun: Coronado Playhouse 71st Season Opens with ‘Altar Boyz’

[ 0 ] January 17, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  Last season at Coronado Playhouse, they hosted a sellout concert reading of Altar Boyz. Audiences raved, so the Playhouse is mounting the full-length, all-singing, all-dancing production with Director and Choreographer Michael Mizerany on board and Sean Laperruque will serve as music director. Altar Boyz (book by Kevin Del Aquila, music and […]

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-Winning RENT Returns to the Stage in a Vibrant 20th Anniversary Touring Production

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-Winning RENT Returns to the Stage in a Vibrant 20th Anniversary Touring Production

[ 0 ] January 6, 2017

by lisa lipsey –  In 1996, an original, rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… And forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. RENT came along in my sophomore year of high […]

EAT. LAUGH. SHARE. During San Diego Restaurant Week

EAT. LAUGH. SHARE. During San Diego Restaurant Week

[ 0 ] January 5, 2017

by joel martens – Now that you’ve recovered from the indulgences of Christmas and New Year’s, it’s time once again to loosen those belts a bit more and enjoy one of the city’s best and brightest foodie events. San Diego Restaurant Week is celebrating its 13th year of bringing together food preparers, with the best […]

ion theatre Announces Additional Performances of 'The Normal Heart' by Larry Kramer

ion theatre Announces Additional Performances of ‘The Normal Heart’ by Larry Kramer

[ 0 ] December 14, 2016

ion is proud to announce that it is extending the revival of The Normal Heart by Larry Kramer with a new closing night set for December 23, 2016 at ion’s BLKBOX theatre. Additional performances are Wednesday, December 21 at 7pm, Thursday, December 22 at 8pm, and Friday, December 23 at 8pm (closing). Co-directed and produced […]

Singing Out Proud: Ringing In The New Year with American Idol’s Rayvon Owen

Singing Out Proud: Ringing In The New Year with American Idol’s Rayvon Owen

[ 0 ] December 13, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  Valentine’s Day 2016 is a day that will likely go down in history for American Idol Season 14 finalist Rayvon Owen. It was the day he publicly stepped out of the closet and introduced the world to the music video for his latest song “Can’t Fight It,” which ends with him […]

Once Upon a Panto: “A Snow White Christmas” - Yvette Cason Is Comin’ To Town

Once Upon a Panto: “A Snow White Christmas” – Yvette Cason Is Comin’ To Town

[ 0 ] December 5, 2016

by lisa lipsey –  What you’re probably asking is: What is a “Panto?” Well, let us enlighten! Traditionally, it’s a popular form of British theatre in which the actors break the “third wall,” creating productions known for their interactive style and humor. Each production is based on fairy tales, Grimm’s and otherwise, with each story […]

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 […]

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