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Xanadu


San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre is delighted to bring roller-skating Greek muses, 1980s-style and the original, chart-topping score of XANADU to downtown San Luis Obispo
6/10 - 7/3/2022
San Luis Obispo Repertory Theatre
PO Box 122
San Luis Obispo

"We Got the Beat" A Summer Celebration of Music

8/5
Lobero Theatre
33 E Canon Perdido St
Santa Barbara

Bright Star


Visual content only
6/17 - 8/5/2022
The Redlands Theatre Festival, Inc.
Riverside

The Blasters

8/6
Lobero Theatre
33 E Canon Perdido St
Santa Barbara

Hot Tuna Acoustic

8/11
Lobero Theatre
33 E Canon Perdido St
Santa Barbara

CATS

10/17 - 10/18/2022
The Granada Theatre
1214 State Street
Santa Barbara

The Addams Family


Visual content only
10/7 - 10/22/2022
Theatre in the Garden
Riverside

A Dog's Life


Sean Grennan
9/10 - 11/19/2022
Lompoc Civic Theatre
Lompoc

9 TO 5


p9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL is a hilarious story of friendship and revenge in the Rolodex era. 9 TO 5: THE MUSICAL tells the story
1/17 - 1/18/2023
The Granada Theatre
1214 State Street
Santa Barbara

ANASTASIA

4/25 - 4/26/2023
The Granada Theatre
1214 State Street
Santa Barbara

THE BOOK OF MORMON

5/20 - 5/21/2023
The Granada Theatre
1214 State Street
Santa Barbara




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BWW Review: AMERICAN SON at Ensemble Theatre At The New Vic Photo BWW Review: AMERICAN SON at Ensemble Theatre At The New Vic
by Maggie Yates - April 13, 2022

There's a lot to like about Ensemble's production of American Son, Christopher Demos-Brown's play about race and privilege in American society. The play feels timely and pertinent, broaching topics that bear weight on the minds of today's human in America: namely those born from the insistent racism...
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by Maggie Yates - December 06, 2021

'The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley' is Jane Austin fanfiction that allows her popular characters life after the end of the novel. By Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon, The Wickhams is harmless entertainment that transports the audience back to England of the early 1800s....
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by Anna Jensen - November 17, 2021

The Secret Garden, PCPA's enchanting holiday musical, will delight the whole family with its hopeful, heartfelt story of love, loss, and regeneration....
BWW Review: TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND at UCSB Theater Department Photo BWW Review: TOO MUCH LIGHT MAKES THE BABY GO BLIND at UCSB Theater Department
by Maggie Yates - November 08, 2021

UCSB students get a physical workout in Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind, a series of 35 2-minute plays performed in random order based on audience suggestion. It's controlled chaos that ultimately pans out into a sequence of really interesting vignettes that cover the gamut of emotions, offer...
BWW Review: RIPCORD at The Theatre Group At SBCC Photo BWW Review: RIPCORD at The Theatre Group At SBCC
by Maggie Yates - October 18, 2021

Ripcord is fun piece to launch SBCC’s 75th season, one with a sense of humor that takes a smart look at relatable interpersonal issues....
BWW Review: TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY STORY at Ensemble Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: TENDERLY: THE ROSEMARY CLOONEY STORY at Ensemble Theatre Company
by Maggie Yates - October 12, 2021

Ensemble Theatre Company re-opens the doors at the New Vic with the production of 'Tenderly, The Rosemary Clooney Musical.' This play is a concert experience with a live band that weaves songs from Ms. Clooney’s heyday into a birth-to-death narrative of her life....
BWW Review: DON PASQUALE at Opera Santa Barbara Photo BWW Review: DON PASQUALE at Opera Santa Barbara
by Maggie Yates - April 12, 2021

Don Pasquale, directed by Josh Shaw, is a comic opera that pits the vivacious young Norina (Jana McIntyre) and her lover, Ernesto (Matthew Grills), against Ernesto's blustering, elderly uncle, Don Pasquale (Andrew Potter)....
BWW Review: Opera Santa Barbara Presents DON PASQUALE at Ventura County Fairgrounds Photo BWW Review: Opera Santa Barbara Presents DON PASQUALE at Ventura County Fairgrounds
by Maria Nockin - April 11, 2021

On Saturday evening, April 10, 2021, Opera Santa Barbara presented Gaetano Donizetti’s comedy Don Pasquale, the season opener for the Concerts in Your Car series at California’s Ventura County Fairgrounds. Following the State’s guidelines, attendees were able to enjoy a live stage performance from t...
BWW Feature: Seven Date Night Recommendations for a Sensational Valentine's Day Photo BWW Feature: Seven Date Night Recommendations for a Sensational Valentine's Day
by Ellen Dostal - February 02, 2020

With Valentine's Day right around the corner, it's time to get your date night plans in order. BroadwayWorld is ready to help with our top recommendations for a theatre night out on the town. It doesn't matter if you're looking to impress your sweetie, meet up with friends, or escape the daily grind...
BWW Review: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at Ensemble Theatre Company Photo BWW Review: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY at Ensemble Theatre Company
by Maggie Yates - December 14, 2019

Director Brian McDonald does a nice job of keeping the actors rotating around the multiple microphones on stage (or having them add and remove costuming items) to distinguish between multiple characters. The staging is dynamic and the sight gags are clever, and the actors give pleasant and efficient...