The Old Globe, San Diego Rep, and More Receive 2018 Craig Noel Award Nominations - Full List!The Old Globe, San Diego Rep, and More Receive 2018 Craig Noel Award Nominations - Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2019

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle has announced the nominations for its 2018 Craig Noel Awards. Now in its 17th year, the Craig Noel Awards honor the achievements of professional theaters in San Diego County. The nominees are chosen by a nine-member body of professional critics who write for San Diego newspapers, magazines, online publications and blogs. (more...)

BWW Review: SMOKEFALL at Backyard RenaissanceBWW Review: SMOKEFALL at Backyard Renaissance
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 28, 2018

SMOKEFALL, by Backyard Renaissance and playing through September 16th is a dark comedy that is looking to explore some weighty topics. (more...)

Cast Announced for August Wilson Rep at Cygnet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

This fall, Cygnet Theatre will present the San Diego artistic debut of Washington D.C. Director Jennifer L. Nelson. Nelson, who will direct the upcoming Season XIV productions of August Wilson's Seven Guitars and King Hedley II was in San Diego recently to audition and cast the actors - each playing two roles. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cygnet Theatre's FOOL FOR LOVE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Cygnet Theatre will continue its tradition of presenting plays performed in a rotating repertory by staging two thought-provoking American classics by playwright, actor and icon Sam Shepard. The emotional and physical duo of 'Fool for Love' and 'True West' both address the American dream in powerful and passionate ways. Cygnet Artistic Director Sean Murray has assembled a talented cast of actors to take on these intense, disturbing and often blisteringly funny productions. Performances will be at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town, tonight, September 24th - November 2nd. Opening Day for media is October 5th at 2:00 pm (True West) & 7:00 pm (Fool For Love). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast of FOOL FOR LOVE in action below! (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Presents Sam Shepard Classics Through 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

The Cygnet Theatre will be presenting a couple of Sam Shepard classics, including 'Fool for Love' and 'True West.' (more...)

Cygnet Theatre To Present Sam Shepard Classics Through 09/24-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The Cygnet Theatre will be presenting a couple of Sam Shepard classics, including 'Fool for Love' and 'True West.' (more...)

Cygnet Theatre's GEM OF THE OCEAN and Mingei International Museum's Bill Traylor Exhibit Celebrate African-American Artists, Spring 2013
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2013

Cygnet Theatre and Mingei International Museum will join forces in 2013 to celebrate the work of two African-American artists. Mingei will present 'Bill Traylor: Drawings from the Collections of the High Museum of Art and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts' from tonight, February 9, through May 12, 2013, and Cygnet will premiere August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean from through February 24, 2013. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cygnet Theatre's GEM OF THE OCEAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2013

Cygnet Theatre will continue its 10th Anniversary Season by presenting the San Diego Premiere of August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean. The first play, chronologically, in Wilson's epic Century Cycle, Gem of the Ocean is set to perform now through February 24th, 2013, at Cygnet's Old Town Theatre. Press Opening is scheduled for tomorrow, February 2nd, 2013. Get a first look at the production in the photos below! (more...)

Cygnet Theatre's GEM OF THE OCEAN and Mingei International Museum's Bill Traylor Exhibit Celebrate African-American Artists, Spring 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Cygnet Theatre and Mingei International Museum will join forces in 2013 to celebrate the work of two African-American artists. Mingei will present 'Bill Traylor: Drawings from the Collections of the High Museum of Art and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts' from February 9 - May 12, 2013, and Cygnet will premiere August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean from January 24 - February 24, 2013. The partnership between both organizations is designed to build audiences for these two important shows during Black History Month. (more...)

Cygnet Theatre's GEM OF THE OCEAN and Mingei International Museum's Bill Traylor Exhibit Celebrate African-American Artists, Spring 2013
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2012

Cygnet Theatre and Mingei International Museum will join forces in 2013 to celebrate the work of two African-American artists. Mingei will present 'Bill Traylor: Drawings from the Collections of the High Museum of Art and the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts' from February 9 - May 12, 2013, and Cygnet will premiere August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean from January 24 - February 24, 2013. The partnership between both organizations is designed to build audiences for these two important shows during Black History Month. (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Partners with San Diego Black Theatre Collective for 'On the Horizon Series'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2010

Cygnet Theatre Company, currently presenting August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, is proud to offer off-night encore performances of the San Diego Black Theatre Collective's On the Horizon staged-reading series, featuring new plays by writers of diversity. The readings include Trane, A Noble Journey, directed by Hassan El-Amin; Ain't You Heard, directed by Calvin Manson; and The Strangest Fruit, directed by Antonio TJ Johnson and will run Tuesday nights February 9th, 16th and 23rd at 7pm in Cygnet's Old Town Theatre. (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Partners with San Diego Black Theatre Collective for 'On the Horizon Series'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2010

Cygnet Theatre Company, currently presenting August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, is proud to offer off-night encore performances of the San Diego Black Theatre Collective's On the Horizon staged-reading series, featuring new plays by writers of diversity. The readings include Trane, A Noble Journey, directed by Hassan El-Amin; Ain't You Heard, directed by Calvin Manson; and The Strangest Fruit, directed by Antonio TJ Johnson and will run Tuesday nights February 9th, 16th and 23rd at 7pm in Cygnet's Old Town Theatre. (more...)

Cygnet Theatre Partners with San Diego Black Theatre Collective for 'On the Horizon Series'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2010

Cygnet Theatre Company, currently presenting August Wilson's The Piano Lesson, is proud to offer off-night encore performances of the San Diego Black Theatre Collective's On the Horizon staged-reading series, featuring new plays by writers of diversity. The readings include Trane, A Noble Journey, directed by Hassan El-Amin; Ain't You Heard, directed by Calvin Manson; and The Strangest Fruit, directed by Antonio TJ Johnson and will run Tuesday nights February 9th, 16th and 23rd at 7pm in Cygnet's Old Town Theatre. (more...)

Cygnet Theater Presents MY LITTLE SECRET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2009

Cygnet Theatre Company is proud to kick off 2010 with August Wilson's The Piano Lesson. This fifth play in Wilson's 'Pittsburgh Cycle' garnered him his second Pulitzer Prize. (more...)

'Shakespeare's Sonnets Come Alive' During Wordswork Play Reading 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2009

FREE 'WORDSWORK' PLAY READING: Monday, May 25. SEE SHAKESPEARE'S SONNETS COME ALIVE. The evening of Shakespeare's sonnets will include presentations in various languages (Japanese, Spanish, and Italian) and some will be interpreted through dance (ballet and tango), and music in all its forms. The event will be emceed by Kathy Brombacher of Moonlight Stage Productions and Alex Sadie of San Diego Shakespeare Society. (more...)