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The Old Globe Gala an EVENING OF ILLUSIONS The Old Globe Gala an EVENING OF ILLUSIONS
by E.H. Reiter on September 25, 2017 in San Diego

The Old Globe 2017 Gala Evening of Illusions was on Saturday, September 23rd at the Old Globe Campus in Balboa Park. More than just party, this event was held to support the theatre's artistic and arts engagements programs. (more...)
Cast and Creative Team Announced for SoCal Co-Production of BILLY ELLIOT Cast and Creative Team Announced for SoCal Co-Production of BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017 in San Diego

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) and California Ballet Company (CBC) announced today the complete cast and creative team for their upcoming co-production of Billy Elliot. This Tony Award-Winning musical includes music by Elton John, with book and lyrics by Lee Hall. Billy Elliot features direction by Neil Dale, who makes his San Diego directorial debut, music direction by Don LeMaster, and choreography by California Ballet Company Associate Artistic Director, Jared Nelson. Performances run from September 22 - October 8, 2017, at the Spreckels Theatre. Press opening is Today, September 23, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)
Tony Winner Jane Krakowski Headlines 2017 Globe Gala Tonight Tony Winner Jane Krakowski Headlines 2017 Globe Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017 in San Diego

The Old Globe will celebrate in style with an Evening of Illusions at the 2017 Globe Gala tonight, September 23, in support of the theatre's arts engagement and artistic programs. (more...)
GI Film Festival San Diego to Preview THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE Film GI Film Festival San Diego to Preview THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE Film
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in San Diego

Organizers of the third annual GI Film Festival San Diego (Oct. 18-22) announce a special preview screening of Thank You for Your Service on Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Regal Carlsbad 12 (2501 El Camino Real). (more...)
Grammy Winner Roger McGuinn Coming to Poway OnStage This Fall Grammy Winner Roger McGuinn Coming to Poway OnStage This Fall
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in San Diego

GRAMMY winner, singer, songwriter, guitarist Roger McGuinn will perform, one-night-only at Poway OnStage Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 8:00pm. (more...)
BWW Interview: Stephen Schwartz On Bringing PRINCE OF EGYPT to the Stage, Working With His Son Scott & More! BWW Interview: Stephen Schwartz On Bringing PRINCE OF EGYPT to the Stage, Working With His Son Scott & More!
by Alan Henry on September 25, 2017 in San Diego

The first stage production of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, based on the Dreamworks animated feature, will premiere next month at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley. (more...)
BWW Review: BENNY & JOON at The Old Globe BWW Review: BENNY & JOON at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter on September 22, 2017 in San Diego

The 1990's are back in a big way, in fashion, in remakes, and now on stage with a new musical version of the indie hit movie BENNY AND JOON, now playing at the Old Globe through October 22nd. This show has things younger generations may have only heard of, like VHS tapes, pagers, and (gasp) a corded land line! What it also has are some beautiful performances by Hannah Ellis and Bryce Pinkham. (more...)
Cast and Creative Team Announced for SoCal Co-Production of BILLY ELLIOT Cast and Creative Team Announced for SoCal Co-Production of BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in San Diego

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) and California Ballet Company (CBC) announced today the complete cast and creative team for their upcoming co-production of Billy Elliot. This Tony Award-Winning musical includes music by Elton John, with book and lyrics by Lee Hall. Billy Elliot features direction by Neil Dale, who makes his San Diego directorial debut, music direction by Don LeMaster, and choreography by California Ballet Company Associate Artistic Director, Jared Nelson. Performances run from September 22 - October 8, 2017, at the Spreckels Theatre. Press opening is Saturday, September 23, 2017, at 8:00 p.m. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
Theatre World Mourns The Passing  Of Theatre Under The Stars And 5th Avenue Theatre Founder, Frank M. Young Theatre World Mourns The Passing Of Theatre Under The Stars And 5th Avenue Theatre Founder, Frank M. Young
by David Green on September 22, 2017 in San Diego

Frank M. Young, 77, the founder of Houston's Theatre Under The Stars, Seattle's 5th Avenue Musical Theatre Company, and the New York-based National Alliance for Musical Theatre, died Wednesday in Palm Springs, California. Young directed the activities of TUTS from its inception in 1968 until his retirement in 2006. For two years in a row he was named by the national Theatre Week magazine as one of the 100 most powerful people in American theatre. (more...)
Review Roundup: BENNY AND JOON at The Old Globe Theatre Review Roundup: BENNY AND JOON at The Old Globe Theatre
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2017 in San Diego

The world premiere of BENNY & JOON, based on the 1993 movie of the same name, will run at The Old Globe theatre through October 22, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)
San Diego REP to Stage Dark Comedy HAND TO GOD This Fall San Diego REP to Stage Dark Comedy HAND TO GOD This Fall
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2017 in San Diego

San Diego Repertory Theatre (San Diego REP) has announced details for the third production of its 42nd season, 'Hand to God.' (more...)
North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN North Coast Rep to Revive American Classic OF MICE AND MEN
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in San Diego

For its second play of Season 36, North Coast Rep is reviving John Steinbeck's classic drama novella-turned play, OF MICE AND MEN. (more...)
LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever to Take on Title Role in New Donna Summer Musical LaChanze, Ariana DeBose and Storm Lever to Take on Title Role in New Donna Summer Musical
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in San Diego

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in San Diego

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for San Diego (more...)
Annette Conlon to Perform at TOGETHER WITH TEXAS Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit Annette Conlon to Perform at TOGETHER WITH TEXAS Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in San Diego

Americana/Vegan singer/songwriter Annette Conlon, having just completed her second 'Compassionette' South-East Tour, performs at 'Together With Texas' Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit at The Merrow, 1271 University Ave., Today, September 20. (more...)
Review Roundup: ROZ & RAY at San Diego Repertory Theatre Review Roundup: ROZ & RAY at San Diego Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2017 in San Diego

Set in San Diego, ROZ & RAY tells a time-bending story that sheds light on a little known chapter in medical history. The show runs at San Diego Repertory Theatre through October 1, and critics are weighing in! (more...)
VIDEO: Behind The Scenes of ROZ & RAY at San Diego REP VIDEO: Behind The Scenes of ROZ & RAY at San Diego REP
by BWW News Desk on September 18, 2017 in San Diego

ROZ & RAY tells a profound story of love, trust, and sacrifice that grapples with the messy process of healing the human heart. It runs at San Diego REP Theatre through October 1! (more...)
BJ Thomas Comes to Poway OnStage BJ Thomas Comes to Poway OnStage
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2017 in San Diego

BJ Thomas comes to Poway OnStage Saturday, September 30, 2017 at 8:00pm. He has had a half a century in music since his first gold selling hit on Scepter Records. The singer, a five-time GRAMMY and two time Dove Award winner, has sold more than 70 million records and is ranked in Billboard's Top 50 most played artists of the past 50 years. (more...)
SDSU Opens Theatre Season with ANONY(MOUS) by Naomi Iizuka SDSU Opens Theatre Season with ANONY(MOUS) by Naomi Iizuka
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in San Diego

The SDSU School of Theatre, Television, and Film opens its 2017 fall season with Anon(ymous), a play by Naomi Iizuka based on Homer's classic Greek poem The Odyssey. Anon(ymous) runs Friday, September 29 - Sun. October 8 at San Diego State University's Experimental Theatre. Director is Randy Reinholz. Tickets and information available at theatre.sdsu.edu. (more...)
HAIRSPRAY, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and More Highlight San Diego Musical Theatre's 2018 Season HAIRSPRAY, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and More Highlight San Diego Musical Theatre's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in San Diego

San Diego Musical Theatre announced today four shows for its 2018 season. For the first, time SDMT will produce the entirety of its 'Broadway' series at the Horton Grand Theatre where it previously presented its 'Off Broadway' series, making a move away from the Spreckels Theatre. (more...)
Annette Conlon to Perform at TOGETHER WITH TEXAS Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit Annette Conlon to Perform at TOGETHER WITH TEXAS Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in San Diego

Americana/Vegan singer/songwriter Annette Conlon, having just completed her second 'Compassionette' South-East Tour, performs at 'Together With Texas' Hurricane Harvey Relief Benefit at The Merrow, 1271 University Ave., Wednesday, September 20. (more...)
CSUSM Arts & Lectures to Present THE WOMAN IN BLACK This Fall CSUSM Arts & Lectures to Present THE WOMAN IN BLACK This Fall
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in San Diego

California State University San Marcos Arts & Lectures program will present a special one-weekend engagement of Susan Hill's THE WOMAN IN BLACK, adapted for the stage by Stephen Mallatratt. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
Review Roundup: KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN at Welk Resort Theatre Review Roundup: KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN at Welk Resort Theatre
by BWW Intern on September 14, 2017 in San Diego

KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN revamps a harrowing tale of persecution into a dazzling spectacle that juxtaposes gritty realities with liberating fantasies. The show runs at the Welk Resort Theatre through October 22, and the critics are weighing! (more...)