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...
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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
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
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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...
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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
meetmeinSTL
Jan. 6 2016
You won’t find a more wholesome show in the entire county than the Welk Resort Theatre’s Meet Me in St. Louis
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Dec. 29 2015
The year 2015 in San Diego theater—one to remember—challenged the mind, the senses and the heart. Here are the best of the best
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Dec. 22 2015
Christmas Eve in 1864 is the setting for Paula Vogel's A Civil War Christmas, onstage at Diversionary Theatre in University Heights through Jan. 3

Calendar

  • The renowned Mexican black and white photographer presents an exhibition exploring the principal themes within three groups: "Bestiarium"," Fantastic Women" and "Silent Natures."
  • Presented by Pacific Arts Movement, the sixth annual mini film fest features 14 film programs from 10 countries that includes everything from docs to romantic tearjerkers. See website for full lineup and...
  • Debunk some of the stereotypes surrounding cannibalism at this new exhibition that takes a hands-on approach to the subject. Includes video games and interactive activities where patrons will have to decide...
  • The former local boy and creator of the highly influential blog, Advanced Style, will be signing and discussing his third book, Advanced Style: Older and Wiser, which features inspiring pictures and stories...
  • C.J. Chenier and Bonsoir Catin headline this annual Cajun inspired festival. Also enjoy 10,000 pounds of crawfish, dancing and cooking demonstrations. Held at Spanish Landing Park, across from the...
  • A Cinco de Mayo party featuring $2 tacos, cocktails and live music from Bostich+Fussible, Javiera Mena and Gepe
  • A spoken word showcase hosted by English instructor Karla Cordero and her City College students. There will also be a special reading from poet Mercedez Holtry, as well as an art and photography show....
  • Widely known as host of "Weekend Update" on Saturday Night Live and for his role in the Showtime dramedy Weeds, Kevin Nealon brings his unique humor back to the stand-up stage
  • New works from over a dozen UCSD undergraduate students. Participating artists include Charity Algarme, Richard Lin, Joseph Maas, Ignatius Nguyen, and more
  • This video art exhibition from UCSD MFA candidate Stefani Byrd features two installations that explore the themes of breath, mediation, and the nature of time. Takes place in the VAF Performance Space,...
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