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HAMILTUNES - An American Sing-a-Long Announced for The Moonlight HAMILTUNES - An American Sing-a-Long Announced for The Moonlight
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in San Diego

The sing-a-long phenomenon that is sweeping the nation, Hamiltunes, is being presented by Moonlight Stage Productions for one night only on Tues., Sept. 19 at the Moonlight Amphitheatre. Gates will open at 6:00 p.m. with curtain at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free, but tickets to attend are required and can be reserved online at moonlightstage.com. (more...)
The Old Globe to Offer Free SATURDAY MORNING SALSA! Next Weekend The Old Globe to Offer Free SATURDAY MORNING SALSA! Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk on August 19, 2017 in San Diego

The Old Globe wants to make theatre matter to more people! So we invite friends, fleet-footed strangers, and everybody who wants to take their salsa dancing skills to the next level to our latest free AXIS event, Today Morning Salsa, today, August 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. (more...)
San Diego International Film Festival Announces Partnership with Pendry San Diego San Diego International Film Festival Announces Partnership with Pendry San Diego
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in San Diego

The San Diego International Film Festival (Oct 4-8, 2017) produced each year by the San Diego Film Foundation is excited to announce their partnership with the new hotel brand from Montage Hotels & Resorts, Pendry San Diego. (more...)
BWW Interview: Sigourney Weaver Talks About her Character on THE DEFENDERS BWW Interview: Sigourney Weaver Talks About her Character on THE DEFENDERS
by E.H. Reiter on August 18, 2017 in San Diego

Sigourney Weaver talks about her role in the new Netflix series THE DEFENDERS available for streaming on August 18th. (more...)
BWW Interview: Charlie Cox on THE DEFENDERS from Netflix BWW Interview: Charlie Cox on THE DEFENDERS from Netflix
by E.H. Reiter on August 18, 2017 in San Diego

Charlie Cox talks about his newest Netflix and Marvel series THE DEFENDERS, which premiers on Friday, August 18th. (more...)
Summer Variety Show TOMFOOLERY to Hit North Coast Rep Summer Variety Show TOMFOOLERY to Hit North Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 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 Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
San Diego REP to Present First Annual Latinx New Play Festival San Diego REP to Present First Annual Latinx New Play Festival
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in San Diego

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) and Amigos del REP have announced the first annual Latinx New Play Festival, a weekend of new play readings by Latinx playwrights. (more...)
Review Roundup: EVITA at San Diego Rep Review Roundup: EVITA at San Diego Rep
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in San Diego

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced final casting for the first production of its 2017/18 season, 'EVITA.' (more...)
THE JUDY SHOW At Michael Holmes Purple Room Kicks Off Dezart Performs Season With A Special One Night Only Benefit! THE JUDY SHOW At Michael Holmes Purple Room Kicks Off Dezart Performs Season With A Special One Night Only Benefit!
by David Green on August 15, 2017 in San Diego

A special benefit performance of the hugely popular "The Judy Show" at Michael Holmes' Purple Room will kick off an exciting 10th Anniversary season of Dezart Performs. A busy season of Dezart Performs events and provocative cutting-edge productions will begin with a one-night-only dinner show performance of "The Judy Show" at Michael Holmes' Purple Room on Sunday, September 17 at 5 p.m. for dinner, show at 7 p.m.  This show benefits Dezart Performs, a nonprofit theater company which brings many new and never-before-seen productions to the Coachella Valley. Michael Holmes' Purple Room is donating 100% of ticket sales to Dezart Performs and has arranged 100% matching funds for food and beverage for the evening.  (more...)
BWW Review: HAMLET Brings Murder, Marriage, and Madness to The Old Globe BWW Review: HAMLET Brings Murder, Marriage, and Madness to The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter on August 15, 2017 in San Diego

The Old Globe brings a smart, imaginative, and powerful version of HAMLET to their San Diego stage that you don't want to miss. www.theoldglobe.org (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of BENNY & JOON at The Old Globe - Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless, Bryce Pinkham and More! Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of BENNY & JOON at The Old Globe - Andrew Samonsky, Hannah Elless, Bryce Pinkham and More!
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in San Diego

The Old Globe presents the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. Based on the beloved 1993 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil, Benny & Joon is directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of New York's Transport Group. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! (more...)
ALL IN THE TIMING Comes to Long Beach Playhouse ALL IN THE TIMING Comes to Long Beach Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in San Diego

On September 2, The Studio Theatre proudly presents All in the Timing by David Ives. This critically acclaimed, award-winning evening of comedic short plays combines wit, intellect, satire and just plain fun. Ives' collection of six fast-paced glimpses into the eccentricities of life, love, communication, and dating will shine a light at the absurdity of life. (more...)
BWW Review: EVITA is an Ambitious Blonde San Diego Rep BWW Review: EVITA is an Ambitious Blonde San Diego Rep
by E.H. Reiter on August 15, 2017 in San Diego

EVITA is playing at the San Diego rep through August 27th. For tickets and show times go to www.SDRep.org (more...)
Physical Theater Piece SHALL WE DREAM A CHILDHOOD? Set for The Vine Physical Theater Piece SHALL WE DREAM A CHILDHOOD? Set for The Vine
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in San Diego

What would happen if an old clown realized he no longer believed in child-like wonder-but his Muse wasn't ready to let go? A dark, absurdist, and hilarious journey into the divided self ensues! (more...)
INTO THE WOODS Brings Storybook Characters, Toe-Tapping Music, and All of The Drama to Escondido INTO THE WOODS Brings Storybook Characters, Toe-Tapping Music, and All of The Drama to Escondido
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in San Diego

Classic fairy tales weave together like delicate rainbow threads (in hues of red, gold, white, and more...) to build an intricate, complex and epic musical that still somehow bears all of the hallmarks of reality.  (more...)
BWW Review: SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY: LATIN JAZZ MASTERS at San Diego Embarcadero Marina BWW Review: SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY: LATIN JAZZ MASTERS at San Diego Embarcadero Marina
by Ron Bierman on August 13, 2017 in San Diego

Latin jazz inspired the latest concert in the San Diego Symphony's Bayside Summer Nights series. Gilbert Castellanos, the creative force behind the Symphony's jazz concerts, assembled an all-star Latin band for a tribute to past masters such as Tito Puente, Celia Cruz and Mongo Santamaria. As usual, Castellanos's selection of talent from a huge network of jazz-world friends emphasized skill as much as national name-recognition. The band's lineup ran the gamut from baritone sax player Jean-Paul Balmat, perhaps more widely known outside of San Diego as a jazz educator, to three-time Grammy Award winner, pianist Oscar Hernandez. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at HAMLET at The Old Globe Photo Flash: First Look at HAMLET at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 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...)
Hershey Felder to Helm Nathan Gunn's FLYING SOLO at San Diego REP Hershey Felder to Helm Nathan Gunn's FLYING SOLO at San Diego REP
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in San Diego

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP), has announced a special addition to its 2017-18 season, Nathan Gunn, FLYING SOLO, written and directed by Hershey Felder. (more...)
fruitlessmoon theatreworks to Premiere AMERICAN CARNAGE: A LOVE STORY at City Heights Performance Annex fruitlessmoon theatreworks to Premiere AMERICAN CARNAGE: A LOVE STORY at City Heights Performance Annex
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in San Diego

fruitlessmoon theatreworks will present the world premiere of AMERICAN CARNAGE: A LOVE STORY written and directed by Aimee Greenberg opening in November 2017 at City Heights Performance Annex in San Diego. (more...)
Review Roundup: San Diego Musical Theatre's PUMP UP THE VOLUME Review Roundup: San Diego Musical Theatre's PUMP UP THE VOLUME
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in San Diego

Oh, snap! The 90's are back! San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) announced today the complete cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Pump Up the Volume: A 90's Palooza! From the creators of the long-running hit Mixtape, Colleen Kollar Smith and Jon Lorenz, comes a new musical that journeys back to the 1990's. Kollar Smith helms the show as Director and Choreographer, with Lorenz working as Music Director and Arranger. Performances run July 28 - September 10, 2017, at the Horton Grand Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, August 5 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
The Old Globe to Offer Free SATURDAY MORNING SALSA! Next Weekend The Old Globe to Offer Free SATURDAY MORNING SALSA! Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in San Diego

The Old Globe wants to make theatre matter to more people! So we invite friends, fleet-footed strangers, and everybody who wants to take their salsa dancing skills to the next level to our latest free AXIS event, Saturday Morning Salsa, on Saturday, August 19 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. (more...)
Review Roundup: La Jolla Playhouse's KILL LOCAL Review Roundup: La Jolla Playhouse's KILL LOCAL
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in San Diego

Sheila and her sister Abigail work for their mother's small family business. Sheila's job used to be a source of joy and exhilaration; now she's questioning everything. But when you're an assassin, being uninspired means getting sloppy, and getting sloppy means getting killed. Kill Local is a pitch-black comedy about blood ties, revenge and trying to get unstuck - especially when your life is dedicated to ending others'. (more...)
BWW Review: KILL LOCAL at La Jolla Playhouse BWW Review: KILL LOCAL at La Jolla Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter on August 10, 2017 in San Diego

Working for a amily business is tough, it's even tougher when that business is contract killing. KILL LOCAL at the La Jolla Playhouse is running through August 27th. (more...)