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Almost Famous - 2019 - San Diego, CA (Regional) Tickets, News, Info & More

It's all happening... San Diego, 1973. Led Zeppelin is king, Richard Nixon is President, and idealistic 15-year-old William Miller is an aspiring music journalist. When Rolling Stone magazine hires him to go on the road with an up-and-coming band, William is thrust into the rock-and-roll circus, where his love of music, his longing for friendship, and his integrity as a writer collide. Written by Academy Award winner Cameron Crowe based on his iconic film, Almost Famous is about a young man finding his place in the world and the indelible characters he meets along the way. This joyous world premiere is a celebration of community and the power of music.

Schedule

Running Time: 2 hours, 45 minutes

Old Globe Theatre

(San Diego, CA)
1363 Old Globe Way
San Diego, CA 92101
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Almost Famous San Diego, CA (Regional) Cast



 

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by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2020
Christopher McIntyre (a?oeSuccessiona??) and Rob Carroll (Black Mass) have joined the cast of this coming Friday's virtual reading of Geoffrey Naufft's NEXT FALL. Mr. McIntyre will play the role of Luke, with Mr. Carroll taking on the character of Butch.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2020
Javier Muñoz (Hamilton), Tony Award nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime), Erin Leddy (Crossroads), and Brandon Contreras (Almost Famous) will star in this coming Friday's virtual reading of Geoffrey Naufft's NEXT FALL.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 2, 2021
STOPTIME:Live in the Moment host life coach Lisa Hopkins caught up with Lorin Latarro after a rehearsal for Waitress, which is getting ready to reopen after being dark for almost 18 months. It's one of the first shows to be back since Broadway shut down in March 2020 and starts in previews on September 2.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2021
A new slate of fall programming has been announced for Audible Theater, including three more shows staged live at the Minetta Lane Theatre and four Audible Originals. Highlights include: And So We Walked, An Evening with Solea Pfeiffer, and Approval Junkie.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2021
A new entertainment company, Second Half Productions, has been launched today by Jeremy Herrin, Alan Stacey and Rob O'Rahilly. It will bring together world-leading artists to create innovative work for both stage and screen.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021
New York City Children’s Theater will expand its programming during its 25th Anniversary season in 2021-22 with a livestream MEET THE PARENTS series hosted by Broadway actress (and mom) ANIKA LARSEN. The series will be hosted on Zoom and will be a lively, informative discussion with other parents who also work in the theatre community.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 6, 2020
Food Network is prepping for food's biggest holiday with a bountiful schedule of brand-new cross-platform content this November
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 4, 2021
Producer Daryl Roth has announced the new Off-Broadway musical BETWEEN THE LINES will begin performances on Tuesday, June 14, 2022 at the Tony Kiser Theater at Second Stage (305 West 43rd Street) for a strictly limited engagement.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 4, 2020
'Five Teenagers Walk Into A Bar' will premiere in the L.A. Shorts International Film Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2021
Solea Pfeiffer spoke with BroadwayWorld about putting together her upcoming solo concert with Audible, the experience of working with Tyler Perry on A Jazzman's Blues, whether audiences can expect to see her in a Broadway run of Almost Famous, and more! 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2021
MEET THE PARENTS welcomes as its first guests, JOANNA GLEASON (INTO THE WOODS - TONY AWARD), CHRIS SARANDON (DOG DAY AFTERNOON - OSCAR NOMINATION), along with ANDREA BURNS (IN THE HEIGHTS, THE FULL MONTY) on November 3.   
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 23, 2020
Crackle Plus today announced the upcoming content releases planned for November.
by Michael Major - Oct 19, 2021
Oscar winner Casey Affleck, Emmy nominee Zooey Deschanel, and Emmy and Grammy winner Beau Bridges have joined Bill Pohlad's upcoming 'Dreamin' Wild' Emerson Brothers film, based on the real life story of Donnie and Joe Emerson.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2021
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present The Music of Ben Caplan: Heart Of The Moment on November 12th, 2021, at 9:45pm. 
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 9, 2020
ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of CT has reopened with their first post-COVID production, The Last Five Years. This spellbinding, emotionally powerful and intimate musical by Jason Robert Brown opened Friday, October 30th and runs through November 15th, 2020 (with both limited in-person seating and livestream options available). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021
Up-and-coming leading lady of stage and screen Solea Pfeiffer is making her NYC solo concert debut in “An Evening with Solea Pfeiffer.” Pfeiffer is bringing her powerhouse vocals and gift of storytelling to create an enchanting musical experience for her audience.
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 5, 2021
Up-and-coming leading lady of stage and screen Solea Pfeiffer is making her NYC solo concert debut in 'An Evening with Solea Pfeiffer.' Pfeiffer, who in recent years has received massive acclaim portraying iconic roles in Hamilton (LA), the Broadway-bound Almost Famous (The Old Globe), The Light in the Piazza (Lyric Opera of Chicago), Songs for a New World, and Evita (New York City Center), is bringing her powerhouse vocals and gift of storytelling to create an enchanting musical experience for her audience.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 23, 2020
The novel tells the story of Thomas Ransom, born to a dysfunctional southern family transplanted to New York City. Left to his own devices by neglectful parents, he spends much of his childhood shadowing his older, criminally-inclined half-brother and roaming New York with hard-drinking teenage pals.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2020
ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut has announced an extension for their production of The Last Five Years, currently in its third week of a successful 'in-person' and livestream run of the show. The theater will be extending livestream performances for an additional weekend of shows (through November 22nd).
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 13, 2020
ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut has announced an extension for their production of The Last Five Years, currently in its third week of a successful “in-person” and livestream run of the show. The theater will be extending livestream performances for an additional weekend of shows (through November 22nd).
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2021
Today's top stories: go inside rehearsals for the Dutch production of Come From Away, Morning's at Seven delays off-Broadway opening, Broadway Sessions returns, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2020
ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of CT has reopened with their first post-COVID production, The Last Five Years. This spellbinding, emotionally powerful and intimate musical by Jason Robert Brown opened Friday, October 30th and runs through November 15th, 2020 (with both limited in-person seating and livestream options available). 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021
The Old Globe today announced plans for the long-awaited full reopening of its three theatres in Balboa Park. Audiences will be able to once again gather in the Globe’s outdoor theatre starting June 4 and in the two indoor theatres in September.
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2021
Before we return to theatre, see what happened when they lost it. Almost Famous star and Jimmy Awards alumni Casey Likes has assembled an all-star cast for his latest project- Thespians, which he wrote and directed.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 27, 2021
Lorin Latarro is one of the most sought after, in-demand choreographers on Broadway today. A Drama Desk, Lortel, and Chita Rivera nominee, Latarro's credits list as a choreographer is eye-popping and ever-growing. Her upcoming projects include Mrs. Doubtfire on Broadway, The Visitor at the Public Theater, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2021
Last month, Anika Larsen and Sammy Lopez collaborated with New York City Children's Theater to create a special recorded 'front porch' performance of the song 'Count on Me' by Bruno Mars for Kaleidoscope 2021 - a filmed celebration of their work.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 30, 2021
Grammy-winning vocalist Catherine Russell and stage and screen stars Telly Leung and Solea Pfeiffer will join Michael Feinstein as professional mentors at this year's Songbook Academy summer intensive, the nation's leading youth music program focused on the timeless standards of jazz, pop, Broadway and Hollywood.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2021
Larsen and Maxwell are Distinguished Artists in Residence at The Studios, one of the premiere multidisciplinary arts & culture organizations in South Florida and the Florida Keys. They were invited by opera librettist & theater writer Stephen Kitsakos, Studios Artistic Associate & Executive Producer of the weekly livestream series Between Two Palms, to perform on The Studios new outdoor rooftop garden, Hugh's View.
by E.H. Reiter - Jun 17, 2021
It’s summer, theatres are reopening, and Solea Pfeiffer is coming back to The Old Globe on June 19th and 20th to kick off their cabaret series, what more do you need to kickstart a great theatre season?  When asked about the cabaret Solea said, “To be totally honest with you, this cabaret is just about joy.”
by Stephi Wild - Jun 11, 2021
The series will feature the return of Solea Pfeiffer (the Globe's Almost Famous, national tour of Hamilton), Tony Award nominee Carmen Cusack (Bright Star at the Globe and on Broadway, Broadway's upcoming Flying Over Sunset), and Eden Espinosa (the Globe's Rain, Broadway's Wicked and Rent) to the Globe.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2021
Today's top stories: Waitress will reopen this fall starring Sara Bareilles, plus learn about the Disney concert series that will reopen the New Amsterdam with Michael James Scott, Ashley Brown, Kissy Simmons, and Joshua Strickland.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 8, 2020
Today's top stories: a petition has launched to rename to Longacre Theatre after Nick Cordero, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 26, 2021
TTLP’s Company Management Program will offer fellowships featuring supplemental opportunities for continued learning and mentorship to up to five employed BIPOC company managers and assistant company managers already working on Broadway shows as New York’s hard-hit theatrical industry reawakens.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 14, 2020
BendFilm announced today a lineup full of creative ways to see films outside in the comfort of a car or in the open air of Tin Pan Alley. Films in the lineup are a wide range of adventure stories, throwback classics, music documentaries, blockbusters and more.  Several screenings have filmmaker Q&As or post film discussions planned.  In addition to the in-person screenings, BendFilm will continue to offer virtual rentals of new release films through the Tin Pan Theater.  New titles are listed each week at TinPanTheater.com. 
by E.H. Reiter - Jul 13, 2021
Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein hosts THINKING SHAKESPEARE LOVE! and talks about working with the graduating class of The Old Globe and USD Shiley Graduate Theatre Program, the pandemic, and the enduring love of Shakespeare.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2020
The Old Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein today announced the appointment of Freedome Bradley-Ballentine as Associate Artistic Director. In addition to his expanded role in the Globe's Artistic Department, Bradley-Ballentine will continue overseeing the Globe's nationally recognized arts engagement programs.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 22, 2021
Directed by Alison Tanney (“The Theatre Enthusiast Podcast”), the live reading will star Tony Award winner Wilson Jermaine Heredia (Rent; La Cage Aux Folles) as Adam, Tony Award nominee Christiane Noll (Ragtime; Jekyll & Hyde) as Arlene, “One Life To Live” star David A. Gregory as Luke, Brandon Contreras (Almost Famous; In The Heights) as Brandon, Erin S. Leddy (Ghostlight; Crossroads) as Holly, and Rob Carroll (Black Mass) as Butch. 
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Dec 9, 2020
Singer/songwriter Adam Hambrick made his national television debut last night on ABC’s “The Bachelorette.” 
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021
Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 14, 2020
Pioneer Theatre Company will launch two festive holiday concerts online as part of its month-long celebration, 'Let It Show! PTC's Perfectly Pandemic Productions.' The online concerts are titled 'HOME FOR THE HOLIDAY' and 'LET YOUR HEART BE LIGHT.'
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 1, 2021
Next to Normal the Pop/Rock, Tony Award, and Pulitzer Prize Winning Musical By Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey will find itself revived in an all new, star studded production this coming January at Stagebrush Theatre. The production stars Broadway's Les Miserables' Stephanie Likes joined by her son Casey Likes.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 4, 2021
Legendary composer/arranger Tom Kitt (Next to Normal, Jagged Little Pill) has teamed up with TodayTix at Tavern to celebrate the release of his debut studio album, Reflect. The 2-time Tony Award winner will sit down at the piano while special guests perform songs from the album, along with iconic numbers from some of Tom’s most well-known musicals.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2020
Final casting has been announced for Dane Cook Presents Feelin' A-Live, a virtual live table read of Fast Times at Ridgemont High-with the all-star fundraiser set to stream this Friday, August 21, 2020 at 8PM ET/5PM PT.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 19, 2021
Legendary composer/arranger Tom Kitt joined the TodayTix at Tavern series to celebrate the release of his debut studio album, Reflect.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 17, 2020
A new date and more stars have been announced for Dane Cook Presents Feelin' A-Live, a virtual live table read of Fast Times at Ridgemont High-which will now stream on Friday, August 21, 2020 at 8PM ET/5PM PT as to not conflict with the final night of the Democratic National Convention.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 13, 2020
Lia Vollack Productions has announced the hiring of Travis LeMont Ballenger, who will serve as Producer. Most recently, Mr. Ballenger held the position of Associate Artistic Director at The Globe Theater in San Diego, California.
by Kelle Long - Aug 13, 2020
An all-star cast has assembled for a one-night-only fundraiser—Dane Cook Presents Feelin’ A-Live, a virtual live table read of Fast Times at Ridgemont High—on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 9PM ET/6PM PT in support of two organizations.
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 12, 2021
Storm Lever talks about how she made San Diego her quarantine home, how her activism during that time feels like it directly speaks to her role in HAIR, and what the audience can expect for this show at The Old Globe. Playing through September 26th
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021
A group of theatre producers have joined forces to launch The Theatre Leadership Project, an ambitious nonprofit aimed at providing resources to programs that seek to diversify commercial theatre leadership.