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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23
by Audition Roundup on July 23, 2017 in San Diego

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 23, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 7/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 7/23/2017
by BWW on July 23, 2017 in San Diego

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/23/2017 for San Diego (more...)
Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe Daniel Reece, Michael Boatman, Kevin Cahoon, Meredith Garretson, Paul Whitty and More Line Up for Ken Ludwig's ROBIN HOOD! at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk on July 22, 2017 in San Diego

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team of an exciting Globe-commissioned world premiere comedy, Ken Ludwig's Robin Hood! (more...)
Diversionary presents MANTRAP As Part of its Cabaret Series Diversionary presents MANTRAP As Part of its Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in San Diego

Diversionary presents ManTrap as part of our Cabaret Series. One of San Diego's most accomplished choreographers Michael Mizerany (known to Diversionary audiences for his work on Hot Guys Dancing and In The Va Va Voom Room) presents an electrifying night of dance with his company Compulsion Dance & Theatre. Michael completes his Man Dance Series with the premiere of ManTrap. This new work joins the pieces critically acclaimed works Manhandled, Via Dolorosa, UnCoupling and Man Clan for an unforgettable and sensuous evening of dance. (more...)
UCI Hosts Applied Improvisation Network World Conference UCI Hosts Applied Improvisation Network World Conference
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in San Diego

UC Irvine's Claire Trevor School of the Arts (CTSA) welcomes the Applied Improvisation Network (AIN) for their 15th annual 4-day international convening, the AIN World Conference 2017 - Southern California on August 24-27, 2017. Applied Improvisation Practitioners from around the world will be coming to learn, share, and network with the goal of applying improvisational principles from theater, music, and dance to specific niches including: (more...)
Upcoming Events Announced at Irvine Barclay Theatre Upcoming Events Announced at Irvine Barclay Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in San Diego

See the brand-new schedule of upcoming events at Irvine Barclay Theatre. Details below: (more...)
KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN to Play Welk Resort Theatre KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN to Play Welk Resort Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in San Diego

???????Welk Resort Theatre, located in Escondido at the historic Welk Resort, announces the cast of KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, by John Kander and Fred Ebb with book by Terrence McNally. The production is led by award winning director and choreographer, Ray Limon. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in San Diego

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
BWW Interview: Jacob Haren Comes Home to San Diego with the BOOK OF MORMON Tour BWW Interview: Jacob Haren Comes Home to San Diego with the BOOK OF MORMON Tour
by E.H. Reiter on July 20, 2017 in San Diego

Jacob Haren talks about falling in love with performing in San Diego, and being able to come back to town with the BOOK OR MORMON national tour! (more...)
Natalie Douglas to Make San Diego Debut with Nina Simone Tribute at Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage Natalie Douglas to Make San Diego Debut with Nina Simone Tribute at Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in San Diego

Eight-time Manhattan Association of Cabarets and Clubs, two-time Backstage Bistro and Nightlife Award Winner, Natalie Douglas, presents a N A T A L I E D O U G L A S concert 'To Nina...a tribute to Nina Simone' today, July 20 at 8:00pm. (more...)
Review Roundup: Laguna Playhouse's HAIRSPRAY Review Roundup: Laguna Playhouse's HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk on July 19, 2017 in San Diego

GOOD MORNING, LAGUNA BEACH!  Laguna Playhouse is thrilled to announce the first show in the Laguna Playhouse 2017-2018 and 97th season with the effervescent musical, HAIRSPRAY, book by Thomas Meehan and Mark O'Donnell, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman, musical direction by Michael Ferrara and directed and choreographed by Paula Hammons Sloan. 'We are opening our season with just the perfect show for a Laguna Beach Summer,' comments Laguna Playhouse Executive Director Ellen Richard.  Adds Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham 'We welcome Paula Hammons Sloan and the 'nicest kids in town' back to our stage for this nostalgic musical confection. Talent abounds on our stage this Summer!'   (more...)
Cygnet Theatre presents SPAMALOT for Two Nights Only Cygnet Theatre presents SPAMALOT for Two Nights Only
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in San Diego

Billed as 'lovingly ripped off from the classic comedy film Monty Python and the Holy Grail', SPAMALOT is coming to Cygnet Theatre for a staged concert reading. For two nights only, audiences can enjoy an epic search for the Holy Grail all while supporting Cygnet Theatre Artists! (more...)
SUNSET BOULEVARD Comes to Moonlight Amphitheatre 8/16 SUNSET BOULEVARD Comes to Moonlight Amphitheatre 8/16
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in San Diego

Moonlight Stage Productions continues its 37th season with the San Diego Regional Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's masterful homage to the golden age of Hollywood, Sunset Boulevard, Aug. 16 - Sept. 2, at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. Capturing Tony Awards for Best Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Book of a Musical, the show is based on Billy Wilder's classic 1950 film noir which featured such highly quoted lines as "I am big. It's the pictures that got small" and "I'm ready for my close up." Tickets range from $23 to $55 for all reserved seating and $17 to $22 for general admission lawn seating. To purchase tickets or for more information, call 760-724-2110 or visit moonlightstage.com. (more...)
Opera San José presents COSI FAN TUTTE Opera San José presents COSI FAN TUTTE
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in San Diego

Thinking himself worldly and experienced, Don Alfonso decides to relieve his young friends, Ferrando and Gugliemo, of their faith in sexual fidelity. He challenges them to a bet, promising that within 24 hours their fiancees will prove unfaithful. Outraged, they accept, but find the challenge too painfully revealing and too difficult to withstand. Dressed in clown's clothes, these young men break their own hearts and the hearts of their fiancees. A comedy that is a tragedy underneath is the perfect stuff for the uncanny genius of Mozart, so clearly revealed in this dazzling score. (more...)
TUESDAY NIGHT COMICS Variety Show to Return to North Coast Rep This July TUESDAY NIGHT COMICS Variety Show to Return to North Coast Rep This July
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in San Diego

The local favorite Variety Night Show, Today Night Comics, returns to North Coast Repertory Theatre on July 18, 2017 at 7:30PM. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16
by Audition Roundup on July 16, 2017 in San Diego

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 16, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16
by Audition Roundup on July 16, 2017 in San Diego

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 16, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 7/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 7/16/2017
by BWW on July 16, 2017 in San Diego

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/16/2017 for San Diego (more...)
Cast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old Globe Cast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in San Diego

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public. (more...)
Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE Backstage Romance, Political Intrigue and Fast-Paced Fun Hits North Coast Rep in AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE
by BWW News Desk on July 15, 2017 in San Diego

North Coast Repertory Theatre closes Season 35 with the San Diego premiere of AT THIS EVENING'S PERFORMANCE, an uproarious comedy about a bohemian theatre troupe appearing in an Eastern European police state. (more...)
Review Roundup: GUYS AND DOLLS Rocks the Boat at The Old Globe Review Roundup: GUYS AND DOLLS Rocks the Boat at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in San Diego

Guys and Dolls tops Entertainment Weekly's list of the Greatest Musicals of All Time, and for good reason: it's everything we love in musical theatre. Now fast-rising director/choreographer Josh Rhodes returns to the Globe to direct our first-ever production of this Broadway masterpiece. Nathan Detroit needs some serious dough to keep his 'oldest established permanent floating crap game' going. He's also got his hands full with his marriage-minded girlfriend Adelaide. But when Nathan makes a bet with high-roller Sky Masterson, his problems appear to be solved. (more...)
Summer Variety Show TOMFOOLERY to Hit North Coast Rep Summer Variety Show TOMFOOLERY to Hit North Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in San Diego

North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to announce a revue featuring four actors, a piano and 28 of Lehrer's satirical songs, written in the 1950s and 1960s and known for their 'witty naughtiness'. (more...)
BWW Review: Animal Crackers at Cygnet Theatre BWW Review: Animal Crackers at Cygnet Theatre
by E.H. Reiter on July 14, 2017 in San Diego

ANIMAL CRACKERS is playing at the Cygnet Theater through August 13th. For tickets and show times go to www.cygnettheatre.com (more...)
Joey Arias Stars in STILL MISBEHAVIN' Joey Arias Stars in STILL MISBEHAVIN'
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2017 in San Diego

Internationally acclaimed jazz vocalist, fashion icon and drag artist Joey Arias premieres a new intimate show with piano and voice at MA4. Accompanied by jazz pianist Peter Smith, Arias takes you on a musical journey highlighting his own musical inspirations, from The Beatles to, of course, Billie Holiday to whom he has long been compared. (more...)
Santa Cruz Shakespeare presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE Santa Cruz Shakespeare presents MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2017 in San Diego

Santa Cruz Shakespeare is proud to present Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare. Measure for Measure, produced in partnership with California Shakespeare Theater, is the second play in Santa Cruz Shakespeare's 2017 repertory season with previews July 18 through July 20, and opening on Friday, July 21, 2017, at 8:00 pm. All performances at The Grove at DeLaveaga Park and run through September 2, 2017. (more...)