camp_david19_web
May 25 2016
A pivotal two weeks in history are dramatized in Lawrence Wright’s one-act Camp David
BOY Dress Rehearsal-11
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...
ourladyofkibeho
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
constellations11_web
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...
Richard-Baird-&-Sara-Fetgatter-2
April 20 2016
Way Downriver could have been ponderous and biblically symbolic, in the way that so many scholars view Faulkner’s original story
Big-River-Huck-and-Jim-1
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
rain
April 6 2016
Tantalizing as this may sound, the Globe’s musical, directed by Barry Edelstein and written by Sybille Pearson (book) and Michael John LaChiusa (music and lyrics) is preachy and fulsome
CYGNET-ROCKY-PHOTO-2
March 29 2016
Twenty-five years after playing the inimitable Frank 'N' Furter in Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show at the San Diego Rep, Sean Murray is reprising the role—with a bang—at Old Town's...
MIRACLE-WORKER
March 23 2016
Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm may have expended less energy in the ring than Kelsey Venter and Lucia Vecchio do on stage in Lamb’s Players Theatre’s production of William Gibson’s The Miracle...
seminar
March 16 2016
Aspiring serious novelists Kate (Samantha Ginn), Martin (Alex Guzman), Douglas (Robert Malave) and Izzy (Dana Wing Lau) each pay self-proclaimed writing genius Leonard (Jonathan Sachs) $5,000 to teach,...
nowyouseeit
March 9 2016
The out-loud laughter during North Coast Repertory Theatre’s production of Now You See It doesn’t really begin until David McBean’s Shaftesbury-Phipps struts on stage
emilie_voltaire
March 2 2016
The long-winded title of Lauren Gunderson’s Emilie: La Marquise Du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight doesn’t tell you everything about this cerebral drama set in 18th century France
VW-4
Feb. 24 2016
Redoubtable performances by Robert Smyth and Deborah Gilmour Smyth, and the keen, inspired direction of Christy Yael-Cox make Intrepid Theatre Company’s production of Who’s Afraid of Virginia...
guardstaj
Feb. 17 2016
Rajiv Joseph’s Guards at the Taj at La Jolla Playhouse articulates the beautiful and the terrible, and does so in a manner that may leave you dazed
Johnson_Thompson_darenscott
Feb. 10 2016
Lee’s play weathers slow spots (most in the flashbacks with Tray and his stepmother), though the interchanging depictions of past and present don’t consistently allow the impact of a scene...
OutsideMullingar_Manny_Fernandes_Carla_Harting_pho
Feb. 3 2016
The San Diego Repertory Theatre’s fourth production of its 40th anniversary season, Outside Mullingar, comes with everything but four-leaf clovers sprinkling down from the rafters
Cygnet_Rainweb
Jan. 27 2016
Cygnet Theatre is staging the San Diego premiere of Bovell’s 2010 play, directed in Old Town by Rob Lutfy and featuring a seven-person ensemble (all but one playing either dual roles or younger/...
maddy_cooper
Jan. 20 2016
Jason Maddy and Nicholas Mongiardo-Cooper are capable in Holmes’ and Watson’s shoes, though they are saddled with all the usual Sherlockian tropes. Richard Baird is a terse, occasionally wry...
edelstein_gandiello
Jan. 13 2016
This weekend at its third New Voices Festival, the Old Globe Theatre will showcase new works by promising playwrights

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