Photo Flash: First Look at Cast of Moonlight Stage Productions' SHREK THE MUSICAL
(7/30/2015) - VISTA, CA - July 15, 2015 - Moonlight Stage Productions presents the fun-loving, fairy tale musical, "Shrek: The Musical." The production runs August 12-29, 2015 under the stars at Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista, Calif. "Shrek: The Musical" is the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking Donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude, and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand...and his name is Shrek. All performances begin at 8 p.m. Single tickets are priced $24 to $52. To purchase tickets or for more information, call (760) 724-2110 or visit http://www.moonlightstage.com.
Photo Flash: First Look at Ken Ludwig's BASKERVILLE: A SHERLOCK HOLMES MYSTERY at The Old Globe
(7/29/2015) - The West Coast Premiere of Ken Ludwig's Baskerville: A Sherlock Holmes Mystery, a new work by one of America's great comic playwrights, familiar to millions for Lend Me a Tenor and Crazy for You, is directed by Josh Rhodes, who previously choreographed the Globe's productions of Bright Star and Working, as well as Broadway's It Shoulda Been You, First Date, and Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, at The Old Globe. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
Lynn Nottage's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Set for DMT, 8/27-9/20
(7/28/2015) - The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season kicks off with the regional premiere of Lynn Nottage's biting satire about racial stereotyping in Hollywood: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK. By The Way, Meet Vera Stark will have 15 performances, including one preview, August 27 through September 20, 2015, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA.
Betsy Wolfe & Matt Bittner to Lead World Premiere of New Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE at La Jolla Playhouse, Opening Tonight!
(7/28/2015) - La Jolla Playhouse opens its world premiere of Up Here, a new musical comedy featuring book, music and lyrics by the husband-and-wife composing team of Robert Lopez (The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (In Transit), recipients of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Original Song for their hit song, 'Let It Go,' from the Disney animated film Frozen. Up Here is directed by Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Broadway's Rocky, Off-Broadway's Here Lies Love, Playhouse's Peter and the Starcatcher) and will run July 28 - September 6 in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre. Up Here is being presented by special arrangement with Scott Sanders Theatrical Productions, along with Victor Alvarez, Warner/Chappell Music, Sally Horchow International Productions, Caiola Productions, Dominion Pictures.
Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at The Old Globe - Glenn Howerton, Rory O'Malley and More
(7/27/2015) - The Comedy of Errors continues The Old Globe's 2015 Summer Shakespeare Festival as part of the Globe's 80th Anniversary festivities during the Balboa Park Centennial Celebration. With three shows on Broadway this year, Tony and Emmy Award nominee Scott Ellis makes his Globe debut directing one of William Shakespeare's most delightful confections. The Old Globe engagement will begin performances on August 16 and run through September 20, 2015, with opening night on Saturday, August 22 at 8:00 p.m., in the Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast below!
San Diego Gay Men's Chorus Presents IMAGINE This Weekend
(7/25/2015) - The San Diego Gay Men's Chorus opens the iconic pages of the John Lennon and Paul McCartney songbook for its big summer show, IMAGINE. More than 200 singers and dancers will bring to life the music of the legendary songwriters this weekend, July 25 and 26 at the historic Balboa Theatre.
CRAIG100 to Celebrate The Old Globe's Founding Director Next Month
(7/24/2015) - In celebration of his 100th birthday this year, The Old Globe will honor Founding Director Craig Noel and his many contributions to the world of theatre and the culture life of San Diego with Craig100, a special evening of memories and performances, on Monday, August 17 at 7:00 p.m.