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Aug. 24 2016
Don’t even try to analyze why anyone does anything in Shakespeare’s scattershot comedy Love’s Labor’s Lost. Just sit back (warning you, it’s a lengthy sit), enjoy the summer...
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Aug. 17 2016
Two married couples get together, with booze, and the outrageous happens. No, this isn’t Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf ?
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Aug. 10 2016
You need not comprehend high finance or know what buying and selling “junk” is to be pretty much blown away by La Jolla Playhouse’s world premiere of Ayad Akhtar’s Junk: The Golden...
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Aug. 3 2016
Beautiful is not only an entertaining musical biography of the incomparable Carole King, but a retrospective on the gifted songwriters of the ’60s
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July 27 2016
If you find yourself tapping your feet, singing along and even breaking into a grin during a performance of Ain’t Misbehavin’, look around. You won’t be alone
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July 20 2016
Barbara Gaines directs a superior cast that features Megan McGinnis and Sharon Rietkerk as the Regency-era Dashwood sisters Marianne and Elinor, who if you know Austen, represent sense or sensibility when...
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July 12 2016
Chances are, The Last Tiger in Haiti will be your first exposure to the heartbreaking plight of the restaveks, child slaves in Haiti whose freedom and much, much more is robbed of them until they reach...
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July 6 2016
Lamb’s Players Theatre’s revival of its 2000 musical American Rhythm might as well have been titled “American Marathon.”
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June 29 2016
Rather than freshen or fortify the perpetually staged Macbeth, the Old Globe’s new production that kicks off its 2016 Summer Shakespeare Festival calls too much attention to its creative nuances
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June 21 2016
This production is beautifully directed by Raygoza and gifted by evocative performances from ion newcomers Guevara and Mazon, especially
Golda1
June 14 2016
The expository Golda's Balcony is an essential history lesson (with intermittent background projections by Victoria Petrovich) that besides the 1973 showdown with the Nixon Cabinet recalls Meir's personal...
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June 7 2016
A new translation of Ibsen's Hedda Gabler by San Diegan Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey (Dinner with Marlene), at least figuratively speaking, brings the 125-year-old play into the 21st century
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May 31 2016
Aaron Posner's Stupid Fucking Bird, an "adaptation" of Anton Chekhov's bold but turgid play, The Seagull, tries really fucking hard to deconstruct its 19th-century predecessor as subversively as possible
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May 25 2016
A pivotal two weeks in history are dramatized in Lawrence Wright’s one-act Camp David
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May 18 2016
Diversionary Theatre is winding up its 30th season with the most impressive production the University Heights company has offered in recent memory. It’s a world premiere musical (book and lyrics...
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May 10 2016
A splendid cast telling an incredible and important story. That's Moxie Theatre's ambitious production of Katori Hall's Our Lady of Kibeho, directed by Jennifer Eve Thorn
rapture
May 3 2016
Rapture, Blister Burn, the closing show of San Diego Rep's 40th season, is a schizophrenic marathon of a play (written by Gina Gionfriddo) that zigzags between feminist manifesto and soap opera of th
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April 27 2016
Relationships are complicated enough without the moments of high drama recurring over and over, and not always in the same way. But in the “multiverse” explained by physicist Marianne, the...
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April 20 2016
Way Downriver could have been ponderous and biblically symbolic, in the way that so many scholars view Faulkner’s original story
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April 12 2016
With its infectious music and heapin' helpin' of comedy, Big River is a broader, somewhat sunnier take on The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn penned by the great Mark Twain
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The Public Safety and Rehabilitation Act of 2016, also known as Proposition 57, is California’s latest effort to reduce state prison overcrowding

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