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Old Globe World Premiere, 2016


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BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA now playing at Moxie Theatre through March 5th is a moving and thoughtful show about a father and daughters relationship, and is anchored by two excellent performances.  

Backyard Renaissance Announces The Cast of Yasmina Reza's GOD OF CARNAGE

In 2015, Backyard Renaissance's (BYR) first production out-of-the-gate was very much a couple-thing. Helmed by Director Lisa Berger and starring her husband Mike Sears, BYR founders, husband-and-wife team Francis Gercke and Jessica John, produced and co-starred in the production of Jez Butterworth's Parlour Song.


There is a rule in theatre that producers know well. Never put a live animal on stage unless you want them to steal the show. And while birds are certainly in the spotlight in Anna Ouyang Moench's BIRDS OF NORTH AMERICA, they're only visible in the reactions of the actors who spot them. Moench's father-daughter story is, on the surface, about bird watching.

VIDEO: First Look at TROUBLE IN MIND at The Old Globe

The Old Globe is presenting Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress, directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenberg February 5 - March 13, 2022. Get a first look at the cast in action!

BWW Review: TROUBLE IN MIND at The Old Globe Brings Laughter and Some Hard Truths to the Stage

The Old Globe's TROUBLE IN MIND is a very funny look at some serious topics. With an excellent cast, and a beautiful set this backstage comedy-drama is sure to have you laughing and leave you thinking after you exit the theatre. TROUBLE IN MIND is playing at The Old Globe through March 13th.

Photos: First Look at TROUBLE IN MIND at The Old Globe

Trouble in Mind is a thrilling new production of a too-often neglected American classic. New York, 1955. A leading Black actress and a multiracial cast rehearse a challenging new Broadway play set in the South.

The Old Globe Announces Cast and Creative Team for TROUBLE IN MIND

The Old Globe announced today the cast and creative team for its first production of the 2022 Season, Trouble in Mind by Alice Childress (Wedding Band: A Love/Hate Story in Black and White), which began rehearsal today. San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Award winner Delicia Turner Sonnenberg (The Bluest Eye) directs this revival of the neglected modern-day classic.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Return to Live Theatre With World Premieres by Charlayne Woodard and More

La Jolla Playhouse has announced its return to live, in-person theatre with several exciting upcoming projects. This summer, the Playhouse will offer two on-site events: the Without Walls (WOW) production of A Thousand Ways (Part 2): An Encounter, by 600 Highwaymen, and the 2021 DNA New Works Series.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Five New Digital Without Walls (WOW) Projects

La Jolla Playhouse has announced five more projects for its Digital Without Walls (WOW) series, including three world-premiere Playhouse commissions by local artists.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces New Digital WOW Projects by Marike Splint and Animal Cracker Conspiracy

La Jolla Playhouse has announced two more world-premiere productions in its Digital Without Walls (WOW) series, including You Are Here: A Homebound Travelogue, a Playhouse commission by LA-based artist Marike Splint, and The Society of Wonder, a Playhouse commission by the San Diego-based Animal Cracker Conspiracy.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 28- with Ann Reinking, Dominique Morisseau and More!

Today (July 28) in live streaming: Ann Reinking visits Backstage Live, Broadway unites to #SavetheArts on Stars in the House, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 21- with Lisa Kudrow, Steven Pasquale and More!

Today (July 21) in live streaming: Irish Rep presents The Weir, The Comeback cast makes a comeback on Stars in the House and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 14- with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin & More!

Today (July 14) in live streaming: Richard Ridge chats with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin hosts a listening party and so much more!

Edred Utomi, Claire Chapelli and More to Star in La Jolla's Digital WOW Show: THE WIZARDS OF OAKWOOD DRIVE

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast of its production of The Wizards of Oakwood Drive, by Tom Salamon (Accomplice: San Diego, The Grift at the Lafayette Hotel), commissioned by the Playhouse for its Digital Without Walls (WOW) series.

PLAY AT HOME Announces 100th Playwright Commission; Participating Theaters Include The Kennedy Center & More

PLAY AT HOME, the new micro-commissioning initiative begun by Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, The Public Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, has announced their 100th playwright commission, ensuring that $50,000 has gone directly to playwrights in need in this time of crisis.

The Old Globe Announces Virtual Programming Updates

Read a message from The Old Globe regarding the expansion of its virtual programming:

La Jolla Playhouse Announces New Productions by Gob Squad, Culture Clash & Tom Salamon for Digital WOW Series

La Jolla Playhouse has announced three more productions in its Digital Without Walls (WOW) series: Show Me A Good Time, The Totally Fake Latino News with Culture Clash, and the Wizards of Oakwood Drive.

La Jolla Playhouse's Digital WOW Series Begins May 14

On Thursday, May 14, the Playhouse's Digital WOW Series launches with Mike Sears and Lisa Berger's ANCIENT.

The Old Globe Announces Additional Online Programs and News Briefs

The Old Globe continues to add free online programs and new dates for existing ones, all part of The Old Globe's ongoing commitment to serve the public good by providing programs that make theatre matter to more people.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces World-Premiere Digital WITHOUT WALLS Series

La Jolla Playhouse has announced a new series of imaginative, digitally-delivered productions as part of its Without Walls (WOW) program. From intimate, one-on-one experiences to collective events, these brand new virtual WOW offerings bring world-class artists directly into patrons' homes, helping to create social contact.

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