What to Watch in San Diego This Weekend: 1/10/14

It's almost the weekend, so it's time for you to plan your theatrical outings! Here are the new shows and events for you to see in San Diego this weekend!

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - this weekend only!
If you love the "tale as old as time" about a beautiful and brainy girl, who wins the heart of a prince cursed to be a beast then you don't want to miss this show! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers, including the beloved title song. This is a great opportunity to take the kids to the theatre as well, let them see their favorite movie come to life! San Diego Civic Theatre www.Broadwaysd.com

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - Opens this weekend!
This popular musical extols the importance of family, love and, of course, tradition. A hardworking father of daughters, Tevye,, a philosophical milkman, and has to deal with the hard decisions and letting go of his three oldest daughters in this musical favorite. Come see a show that has singing, dancing, and memorable songs like "Tradition," "If I Where A Rich Man," and "Sunrise, Sunset". Lamb's Players Theatre. www.lambsplayers.org

Adapted from Kurt Vonnegut's short stories, this work aims to catch a glimpse of love - the element most people try to understand but the one that is the hardest to quantify. This play is full of heart as it explores the crazy paths that may lead to lovE. North Coast Repertory Theatre www.northcoastrep.org

This amazing story of a family that dared to stand up to a dictator is base d on the true story, and the based on the best-selling historical novel, "In the Time of the Butterflies'. This story follows four sisters who dare to try stop-Dominican Republic dictator General Rafael Trujillo by getting involved in a secret underground movement to overthrow him. Known by their code name "butterflies" see what can happen when they decide to test their wings. Lyceum Theatre sdrep.org

Photo Credit: North Coast Repertory Theatre

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