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MOXIE Theatre has live virtual theatre for you to enjoy with ZOOMFEST Photo MOXIE Theatre has live virtual theatre for you to enjoy with ZOOMFEST
by E.H. Reiter - Apr 9, 2020

MOXIE Theatre has live virtual theatre for you to enjoy with ZOOMFEST

Cygnet Theatre to Stage A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Cygnet Theatre to Stage A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

A Christmas Carol returns to Cygnet Theatre for its sixth season of cheer. It has become a true holiday favorite, with San Diegans making Scrooge, the Spirits, and the Cratchit family part of their holiday tradition. And for the first time, Cygnet Theatre is pleased to add a sensory friendly performance to the schedule. The family-friendly musical runs November 27 - December 29 at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town. Opening Night for Media is Saturday, November 30 at 8:00pm. 

BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at New Village Arts is a musical with a bite Photo BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at New Village Arts is a musical with a bite
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 3, 2019

Scifi, B movie monsters, comic book colors, and the imminent threat to humanity via your local florist have never looked as good as it does in LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at New Village Arts, playing through August 4th.  Honestly, this production and talented cast so perfectly defines campy, musical fun it's a shame it couldn't go to The Met Gala this year.

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Invades New Village Arts this Summer Photo LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Invades New Village Arts this Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

New Village Arts is excited to announce the final production of its eighteenth season: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. NVA's Director of Connectivity and Artistic Associate AJ Knox will direct, with music direction by Benjamin Goniea, and choreography by Kevin "Blax" Burroughs.

New Village Arts Will Present LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Photo New Village Arts Will Present LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

New Village Arts announces a change in programming for its eighteenth season. NVA had previously announced a summer production of the West Coast premiere of BELLA: AN AMERICAN TALL TALE, but due to staffing changes and material challenges, NVA has made the difficult decision to cancel the production. NVA's Executive Artistic Director, Kristianne Kurner, says, "All of us love BELLA, but we want to be sure we produce it when we are confident that we can put our best minds together with enough time for rehearsal to be successful."

SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Comes to New Village Arts Photo SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Comes to New Village Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2019

New Village Arts is pleased to announce the upcoming production of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE: THE SONGS OF LEIBER & STOLLER, a celebration of iconic American songwriting partners Jerry Leiber and Michael Stoller, who wrote some of the most timeless rock-n-roll songs of the 1950s. The production is directed by Tony Houck, with choreography from Michael Mizerany.

Carlsbad Playreaders Announce 2019 Season Photo Carlsbad Playreaders Announce 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

Carlsbad Playreaders is pleased to announce its 2019 season. This season marks the most diverse and inclusive selection of playwrights, directors, and subject matter in over twenty years of the company's history. The 2019 Season maintains the Playreaders' focus on quality, professional staged readings of new and classic works, and strives for greater inclusivity across all areas of the theatre-going experience in North County San Diego. The season features Tony- and Pulitzer-winning plays, new works, and a balance of humor and drama, while the selection of plays has been curated to focus on works that are socially, culturally, and politically relevant.

Cygnet Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Cygnet Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

A Christmas Carol returns to Cygnet Theatre for it's fifth season of cheer. And while it has become a tried and true holiday favorite, each year it's kept fresh and new. This year patrons will enjoy a new musical sequence and a new cast member, along with a fun (and furry) new community partner! The family-friendly musical runs November 28 - December 30 at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town. Opening Night for Media is Saturday, December 1 at 8:00pm.

Write Out Loud Presents 9th Annual TWAINFEST Photo Write Out Loud Presents 9th Annual TWAINFEST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2018

WRITE OUT LOUD, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience  - announces the 9th Annual TwainFest to take place on Saturday, August 18th from 11am - 4:30pm in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. TwainFest is produced by Write Out Loud and sponsored by Fiesta de Reyes in association with Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

Write Out Loud Presents 9th Annual TWAINFEST Photo Write Out Loud Presents 9th Annual TWAINFEST
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

WRITE OUT LOUD, an organization founded in 2007 with a commitment to inspire, challenge and entertain by reading literature aloud for a live audience - announces the 9th Annual TwainFest to take place on Saturday, August 18th from 11am - 4:30pm in Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, San Diego. TwainFest is produced by Write Out Loud and sponsored by Fiesta de Reyes in association with Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.

BWW Review: AVENUE Q at New Village Arts Photo BWW Review: AVENUE Q at New Village Arts
by E.H. Reiter - May 30, 2018

Today's review is brought to you buy the letter "F"; as in fun, fuzzy, foul mouthed puppets are fantastically funny  in AVENUE Q at New Village Arts. Through July 1st you can find puppets that are more adult and from the street than they are of the kiddie Sesame variety.

Photo Flash: First Look at AVENUE Q at New Village Arts Photo Photo Flash: First Look at AVENUE Q at New Village Arts
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2018

New Village Arts Theatre is presents AVENUE Q. With music and lyrics by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez and a book by Jeff Whitty, this Tony Award-winning puppet musical will be directed by AJ Knox, with music direction by Nina Gilbert.

AVENUE Q Comes To New Village Arts Theatre Today Photo AVENUE Q Comes To New Village Arts Theatre Today
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

New Village Arts Theatre is proud to announce that AVENUE Q will open this May. With music and lyrics by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez and a book by Jeff Whitty, this Tony Award-winning puppet musical will be directed by AJ Knox, with music direction by Nina Gilbert.

AVENUE Q Comes To New Village Arts Theatre 5/26 Photo AVENUE Q Comes To New Village Arts Theatre 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

New Village Arts Theatre is proud to announce that AVENUE Q will open this May. With music and lyrics by Jeff Marx and Robert Lopez and a book by Jeff Whitty, this Tony Award-winning puppet musical will be directed by AJ Knox, with music direction by Nina Gilbert.

Cygnet Reaches Milestone With A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Cygnet Reaches Milestone With A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Not only does 2017 mark Cygnet's 15th Season, it includes another significant milestone. A Christmas Carol will be the theatre's 100th production since it's founding in 2003. What better way to celebrate than with the show that continues to grow in popularity as a favorite holiday tradition in San Diego.

SWEENEY TODD to Play Two Nights Only at Cygnet Theatre Photo SWEENEY TODD to Play Two Nights Only at Cygnet Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

For two nights only in honor of Halloween, Cygnet Theatre resurrects the ever-popular musical Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. Directed by Sean Murray, the show runs October 30th and 31st and costumes are highly encouraged! Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street is a chilling, suspenseful and heart-pounding masterpiece of barber-ism and culinary crime. With a mix of macabre and howling funny dark humor, we meet Sweeney Todd, a barber seeking revenge, and Mrs. Lovett, the proprietress of the downstairs pie shop. Together, the two take their passions to harrowing heights and soon have the people of 19th century London lining up for meat pies!

Cygnet Theatre Presents San Diego Premiere of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

In March, a luxury train rolls into Old Town bringing nonstop laughter and mayhem. The madcap musical comedy, On the Twentieth Century, features the writing talents of Betty Comden and Adolph Greene. Original music was composed byCy Coleman, who was honored with Tony Awards for Best Original Score & Best Book (1978). This musical comedy team lent their unique comic genius and sophisticated wit to dozens of Broadway hits including On the Town and Bells are Ringing. On the Twentieth Century will be directed by Sean Murray. The production runs March 9 through April 30. Opening night for media is March 18.

Cygnet Theatre Presents San Diego Premiere of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

In March, a luxury train rolls into Old Town bringing nonstop laughter and mayhem. The madcap musical comedy, On the Twentieth Century, features the writing talents of Betty Comden and Adolph Greene. Original music was composed byCy Coleman, who was honored with Tony Awards for Best Original Score & Best Book (1978). This musical comedy team lent their unique comic genius and sophisticated wit to dozens of Broadway hits including On the Town and Bells are Ringing. On the Twentieth Century will be directed by Sean Murray. The production runs March 9 through April 30. Opening night for media is March 18.

Cygnet Theatre Returns to Holiday Classic with A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

Cygnet Theatre will continue its ten-year tradition of presenting a holiday show suitable for all ages. This season welcomes the return of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens. Adapted by Sean Murray with original score by Billy Thompson, this production is a re-imagined take on the original holiday classic featuring lively music, unique puppets and live sound effects. The fully staged production runsNovember 22 - December 24 at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town. Opening Night for Media is Saturday, November 26th at 8:00pm.

San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Names 2015 Craig Noel Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2016

More than 100 local and national theatre artists representing nearly than 60 San Diego theatrical productions will compete for the 2015 Craig Noel Awards, the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle announced today.

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