SIDE SHOW Closes and More Theatre Options This Weekend!

SIDE SHOW Closes  and More Theatre Options This Weekend!

As we head closer to the holidays take a break from shopping by taking in some theatre this weekend!

SIDE SHOW
La Jolla Playhouse - Closing this weekend!
This is a reimagined version of the musical based on the true story of conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton. Presented as in association with the La Jolla Playhouse and the Kennedy Center, this shows focuses on these beautiful, talented, and different sisters who are on their path to stardom. Yet they find that the journey from circus novelties to famed stage stars, tests their relationships as sisters as the spotlight is not everything that they had hoped for it to be. Mandell Weiss Theatre at the La Jolla Playhouse WWW.lajollaplayhouse.org

Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS - Opening this weekend!

No matter where you are, when you hear think of an iconic Christmas movie, you probably think about WHITE CHRISTMAS. San Diego Musical Theatre presents the stage show, based on the movie of the same name. Follow the story of two veterans who have had a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, they follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by their former army commander. Birch North Park Theatre. birchnorthparktheatre.net

The Nutcracker: Men in Tights! - This weekend only!
The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus presents a whimsical take on some holiday classics in this year's holiday production. The family-friendly show brings together the magic of traditional holiday songs with the fun and hijinks that make the SDGMC famous. Balboa Theatre sandiegotheatres.org

A CHRISTMAS CAROL - through December 24th
Cygnet Theatre
Once again, and coming to you "Live" from the WCYG Playhouse, is the presentation of the live radio adaption of Charles Dickens classic "A Christmas Carol." Set 1944 on Christmas Eve and you are part of the live studio audience as the WCYG Playhouse of the Air players bring the story of Ebenezer Scrooge to life. This play is a holiday treat for the entire family and includes music, live sound effects, and of course like any real radio program, commercials. Cygnet Theatre www.CygnetTheatre.com

SCROOGE IN ROUGE

Diversionary Theatre

This is a quick-change, cross-dressing version of the Dickens holiday classic, set in a Victorian music hall where three actors play 23 roles. The show, full of entertainment, rousing songs, comedy and specialty acts, returns to Diversionary for a limited engagement by popular demand. Make this off beat show your NEW Christmas tradition! www.Diversionary.org

Dr. Seuss' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS- Through Dec 28th
The Old Globe Theatre
He may be a 'mean one' but the audience loves him anyways! Kick of the holiday season with this famous Dr. Seuss charcter as he tries to ruing the Who's Christmas celebration. Adpated from the book, it features songs such as book come to life with family friendly songs such as "This Time of Year," "Santa for a Day" and "Fah Who Doraze." The Old Globe, theoldglobe.org

Photo Credit: Cygnet Theatre




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E.H. Reiter If you were to go to Urban Dictionary and search for "theater nerd," you may find a photo of ErinMarie as an example of the term. By day, ErinMarie manages the concierge desks at multiple luxury high-rises... but, really, this is just a sneaky way for her to stay close to theater while at work--allowing her the chance to tell people about all the theatre options in San Diego. By night, she sings, dances, acts and performs around town, sometimes even in theaters! Her love for theater and the performing arts started at a young age and hasn't abated since. In 2011, ErinMarie saw a personal record of seeing 56 live shows, in addition to being a judge for the National Youth Theatre Awards.


 
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