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Photo Flash: First Look at THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Coronado Playhouse Photo Flash: First Look at THE ADDAMS FAMILY at Coronado Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on January 17, 2018 in San Diego

Coronado Playhouse opens its 2018 Season, A Family Affair, with The Addams Family, opening Friday, January 19th and running until Sunday, February 25th, 2018 at Coronado Playhouse. The Addams Family, a musical comedy, is written by the creators of the multi award-winning Jersey Boys, with music and lyrics by Tony Award-nominated composer Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party) and based on characters created by Charles Addams. (more...)
Coronado Playhouse Presents SONGS FOR A NEW YEAR Coronado Playhouse Presents SONGS FOR A NEW YEAR
by BWW News Desk on January 17, 2018 in San Diego

Coronado Playhouse 2018 Season continues with Songs For A New Year, an evening of the works of Jason Robert Brown, presented by The Prosecco Players, running for three performances on March 2-4, 2018 at Coronado Playhouse. The Playhouse's 2018 concert series highlights the talents of three eminent American songwriters. This first production, Songs For A New Year, features the works of the multi award-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown. (more...)
Next Up At Cygnet Theatre: THE LAST WIFE Next Up At Cygnet Theatre: THE LAST WIFE
by BWW News Desk on January 17, 2018 in San Diego

Cygnet Theatre kicks off 2018 with a sexy and sophisticated political thriller. The Last Wife is a contemporary look back at Katherine Parr and her relationship with one of history's most infamous monarchs, her husband, Henry VIII. But the real center of the story is Katherine's accomplishments in advancing the education and status of Henry's daughters, Elizabeth and Mary, who would both go on to rule England. Canadian playwright Kate Hennig offers audiences a distinctly feminist vantage point of both history and present-day in this West Coast Premiere. Cygnet's production is directed by Rob Lutfy and runs Jan. 17 - Feb. 11. Opening night for media is Jan. 20. (more...)
Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2018 in San Diego

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive online theatre platform, is pleased to continue its recent expansion today with another new content initiative. Following the recent successful launches of Industry Insider, and Charity Corner, today we're introducing the 2018 Theatre Camp Guide. (more...)
Casting Announced For CSUSM Production Of Lauren Gunderson's I & YOU Casting Announced For CSUSM Production Of Lauren Gunderson's I & YOU
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2018 in San Diego

California State University San Marcos School of the Arts presents Lauren Gunderson's uplifting and provocative I & YOU, directed by Jason Heil. This is part of the 2017-18 Season that includes The Woman in Black, The Bald Soprano, Waiting for My Summer and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 14 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 14
by Audition Roundup on January 14, 2018 in San Diego

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 14, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Local Teens to Participate in National Poetry Recitation Competition POETRY OUT LOUD Local Teens to Participate in National Poetry Recitation Competition POETRY OUT LOUD
by BWW News Desk on January 14, 2018 in San Diego

The National Poetry Foundation, with funding from the National Endowment for the Arts and managed in California by the California Arts Council and regionally, by the City of San Diego Commission for Arts and Culture presents POETRY OUT LOUD, a national poetry recitation competition for high school students. San Diego Regional Finals take place on Tuesday, February 6th at 6:30 pm at the San Diego Central Library, Joan Irwin Jacobs Common in the Neil Morgan Auditorium. The event is free and open to the public. (more...)
San Diego Symphony Hosts World Premiere Featuring Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers San Diego Symphony Hosts World Premiere Featuring Violinist Anne Akiko Meyers
by BWW News Desk on January 12, 2018 in San Diego

The San Diego Symphony will present the world premiere of Adam Schoenberg's Orchard in Fog for Violin and Orchestra during the Jacobs Masterworks concert Preludes and Premiere. Adam Schoenberg, who was inspired in part by a photograph by Massachusetts graphic artist Adam Laipson, wrote this piece specifically for violinist Anne Akiko Meyers, who will perform the work. San Diego Symphony Associate Conductor Sameer Patel will make his Jacobs Masterworks debut conducting the San Diego Symphony Orchestra in two performances Saturday, February 10, 2018, at 8 p.m. and Sunday, February 11 at 2 p.m. (more...)
Photo Flash: The Old Globe presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Photo Flash: The Old Globe presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk on January 12, 2018 in San Diego

Maria Aitken will direct the Globe's handsome production of this timeless world classic-an unmissable opportunity to see what the London Telegraph calls 'the most perfect comedy in the English language.' The Importance of Being Earnest will run January 27 - March 4, 2018 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale now to the general public. Previews run January 27-31. Opening night is Thursday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)
Actor And Comedian Will Vought To Star In San Diego Premiere Of 'Around The World In 80 Days' Actor And Comedian Will Vought To Star In San Diego Premiere Of 'Around The World In 80 Days'
by BWW News Desk on January 12, 2018 in San Diego

Mark Brown's Around the World in 80 Days will make its San Diego premiere on Saturday, January 13, 2018 at North Coast Repertory Theatre. In the hilariously theatrical style of The 39 Steps, 5 actors portray 42 characters in a thrilling race against time. Actor and comedian Will Vought takes on the role of Actor 1 where he will portray 19 characters over the course of the show. (more...)
Can Love Survive An Apocalypse? Can Love Survive An Apocalypse?
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2018 in San Diego

When An bal de la Luna meets pregnant Celestina del Sol at a rainy bus stop, he offers her shelter for the night. As the two get to know each other, they realize that time and love don't always behave quite how they should. (more...)
Lineup Announced For Fifth Annual POWERS NEW VOICES FESTIVAL at the Old Globe Lineup Announced For Fifth Annual POWERS NEW VOICES FESTIVAL at the Old Globe
by BWW News Desk on January 12, 2018 in San Diego

The Old Globe today announced it will present the fifth annual Powers New Voices Festival, a weekend of readings of new American plays by professional playwrights, playing January 12 14, 2018. The festival will kick off today, January 12 at 7:30 p.m. with Voices of the Community: Celebrating Local Playwrights, an evening of work created by San Diego residents through the Globe's arts engagement initiatives Community Voices and coLAB, and will continue with four readings by some of the most exciting voices writing for the American theatre today. The new American play readings commence on Saturday, January 13 at 4:00 p.m. with Laurel Ollstein's They Promised Her the Moon, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (Somewhere, The Whipping Man at the Globe), followed at 7:30 p.m. by Too Heavy for Your Pocket by Jir h Breon Holder, directed by Patricia McGregor (Globe for All's Measure for Measure).The Festival continues on Sunday, January 14 at 3:00 p.m. with The Tale of Despereaux, with book, music, and lyrics by PigPen Theatre Co. (The Old Man and The Old Moon at the Globe), based on the novel by Kate DiCamillo and the Universal Pictures animated motion picture. The Festival will wrap up that evening at 7:30 p.m. with The Great Leap by Lauren Yee, directed by Delicia Turner Sonnenberg (Globe's Skeleton Crew). (more...)
Catherine Alcorn Stars as THE DIVINE MISS BETTE Catherine Alcorn Stars as THE DIVINE MISS BETTE
by BWW News Desk on January 11, 2018 in San Diego

Award-winning Australian actor Catherine Alcorn will premiere her critically-acclaimed concert The Divine Miss Bette across the USA later in 2018. The show will be performed in New York, Los Angeles, San Diego, Palm Springs and Arizona. Hailed by critics as a hit! (Time Out Sydney), masterful (The Courier Mail) and quite the package (The Australian), the Aussie artist has thrilled audiences with her magnificent voice and razor sharp wit. Inspired by Bette's early concerts, The Divine Miss Bette is a full-throttle fanfare that features numbers such as Friends, Delta Dawn, Hello In There and Stay With Me. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 12, 2018 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 The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
SDSU and San Diego Opera Announce Shared 'Director Of Opera' Position SDSU and San Diego Opera Announce Shared 'Director Of Opera' Position
by BWW News Desk on January 10, 2018 in San Diego

San Diego Opera and the SDSU School of Music and Dance have announced a new, shared position between the two organizations. The Director of Opera is a full-time, faculty position that will direct SDSU Opera's Fall production, teach acting and stage movement for singers, and then act as assistant director on San Diego Opera's mainstage productions in the Spring. (more...)
The Singularly Sensational A CHORUS LINE Kicks Off Her National Tour At The McCallum Theatre The Singularly Sensational A CHORUS LINE Kicks Off Her National Tour At The McCallum Theatre
by David Green on January 10, 2018 in San Diego

From the pen of legendary composer Marvin Hamlisch, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning singular sensation, A Chorus Line, is dancing into Palm Desert at the McCallum Theatre for five performances, Friday, January 26, through Sunday, January 28. With its celebration and true-to-life depiction of performers and their struggle to achieve greatness on the Broadway stage, A Chorus Line has earned unanimous praise as one of the true masterpieces of live theater. (more...)
Playwrights Project Announces Plays By Young Writers Festival 2018 Playwrights Project Announces Plays By Young Writers Festival 2018
by BWW News Desk on January 10, 2018 in San Diego

Playwrights Project will produce its 33rd annual festival of Plays by Young Writers, sponsored by the Sheila and Jeffrey Lipinsky Family Fund, at The Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre in the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center at The Old Globe on January 18 - January 27, 2018. The festival will feature winning scripts from its California Young Playwrights Contest for ages 18 and under. (more...)
Randy Noojin Returns To North Coast Rep For Solo Show SEEGER Randy Noojin Returns To North Coast Rep For Solo Show SEEGER
by BWW News Desk on January 09, 2018 in San Diego

North Coast Repertory Theatre is proud to welcome back Randy Noojin, as he takes the stage as America's beloved folksinger/activist, Pete Seeger, January 29, 2018. SEEGER is a multimedia, solo show that uses Seeger's signature songs including: If I Had a Hammer, Turn, Turn, Turn, Where Have All the Flowers Gone, Bring 'Em Home, We Shall Overcome, and Guantanamera, to tell the story of his personal struggles for free speech in America. (more...)
New Village Arts Announces Long Awaited Revival of CLOUD TECTONICS New Village Arts Announces Long Awaited Revival of CLOUD TECTONICS
by BWW News Desk on January 09, 2018 in San Diego

New Village Arts Theatre is excited to announce CLOUD TECTONICS by Obie Award-winning playwright Jos Rivera, directed by acclaimed writer and artist Herbert Sig enza. (more...)
Cast and Creative Team Announced for UNCLE VANYA at The Old Globe Cast and Creative Team Announced for UNCLE VANYA at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk on January 09, 2018 in San Diego

The Old Globe's 2017 2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team for Anton Chekhov's masterpiece Uncle Vanya, which has received a Globe-commissioned world premiere translation from Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, andLarissa Volokhonsky. Richard Nelson (Illyria, The Gabriel Plays, Tony Award winner for Best Book of a Musical for James Joyce's The Dead) also directs. Uncle Vanya will run February 10 March 11, 2018 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale to the general public now. Previews run February 10 14. Opening night is Thursday, February 15 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)
Economic Experts Mohamed A. El-Erian and Emile Haddad to Speak to OC Business Community, Today Economic Experts Mohamed A. El-Erian and Emile Haddad to Speak to OC Business Community, Today
by BWW News Desk on January 09, 2018 in San Diego

The nationally renowned Orange County School of the Arts (OCSA), known for offering innovative and unparalleled opportunities to its students in both the arts and academics, breaks new ground with the launch of the Creators & Innovators Speaker Series. The first event, OC Meets the Global Economy, presented by Farmers & Merchants Bank, offers an insightful economic discussion by two industry giants: Allianz Chief Economic Advisor and former PIMCO CEO Mohamed A. El-Erian, Ph.D. and FivePoint Holdings, LLC CEO and Chairman Emile Haddad. Respected Orange County Business Journal Publisher and CEO Richard Reisman moderates the conversation. Designed to inspire, enlighten, inform and entertain, this new initiative provides a vehicle to engage and connect students and the surrounding business community with influential and accomplished thought leaders of today. The proceeds from table sponsorships and individual ticket sales support OCSA's technology initiatives and scholarships for students in need. (more...)
San Diego Gears Up for 3rd Annual Theatre Week San Diego Gears Up for 3rd Annual Theatre Week
by BWW News Desk on January 08, 2018 in San Diego

No matter where you live in San Diego County you're not far away from an amazing performing arts venue. The goal of Theatre Week is to get you into a seat. (more...)
Chita and Tune JUST IN TIME. Two Theatrical Legends Take Center Stage At The McCallum Chita and Tune JUST IN TIME. Two Theatrical Legends Take Center Stage At The McCallum
by David Green on January 08, 2018 in San Diego

Two theatrical legends. One Stage. Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune are coming to the McCallum Theatre on Thursday, January 25, at 8:00pm. Chita & Tune: Just in Time is a unique concert event that pairs two of Broadway's most revered legends. Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune collectively have won 12 Tony Awards and this iconic Broadway coupling is guaranteed to dazzle audiences. Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune will showcase the artistry and history that has made them stars of the Great White Way and beyond. The duo will be accompanied by a trio of superb Broadway musicians. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 7 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 7
by Audition Roundup on January 07, 2018 in San Diego

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 7, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Cast and Creative Team Announced for The Old Globe's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Cast and Creative Team Announced for The Old Globe's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk on January 05, 2018 in San Diego

The Old Globe's 2017 2018 Season continues with today's announcement of the complete cast and creative team of a top-notch revival of Oscar Wilde's endlessly entertaining comedy The Importance of Being Earnest. Maria Aitken will direct the Globe's handsome production of this timeless world classic an unmissable opportunity to see what the London Telegraph calls the most perfect comedy in the English language. The Importance of Being Earnest will run January 27 March 4, 2018 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets start at $30.00 and are on sale now to the general public. Previews run January 27 31. Opening night is Thursday, February 1 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)