The Old Globe's Artistic Director Barry Edelstein to Offer Thinking Shakespeare Live! Program, 6/15
(5/23/2013) - The Old Globe today announced Thinking Shakespeare Live!, a 90-minute presentation exploring the language of Shakespeare, on Saturday, June 15 at 11 a.m. Led by Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein and assisted by three professional classical actors, this special program based on Edelstein's book, Thinking Shakespeare: A How-To Guide for Student Actors, Directors, and Anyone Else Who Wants to Feel More Comfortable with the Bard, will reveal a performer's approach to Shakespearean language so audiences may easily understand the poetry of the Bard. An ideal introduction to Shakespeare for families and young audiences, Thinking Shakespeare Live! will take place on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Tickets are $10 for subscribers and full-time students and $15 for general audiences andcan be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park.
3Stages Announces 'Michael Jackson HIStory,' 6/15 & 16
(5/21/2013) - After selling out shows in South Africa, Hong Kong, Australia and New Zealand, Michael Jackson HIStory with Kenny Wizz, arrives in the US for the first time. This musical biography will take fans right back to the Jackson 5 era; hit after hit tells the story of one of the greatest pop icons the world has ever known; in all, HIStory features over twenty songs performed live by World #1 Impersonator Kenny Wizz. Together with a live band of talented musicians, fully choreographed dancers, authentic costumes and a light and screen show, HIStory is the recreation of what fans want but can never again see - a Michael Jackson concert experience.
TheatreWorks Opens OTHER DESERT CITIES, 8/24
(5/20/2013) - TheatreWorks, the nationally acclaimed theatre of Silicon Valley, presents the Regional Premiere of OTHER DESERT CITIES by acclaimed playwright Jon Robin Baitz (The Substance of Fire, A Fair Country, Three Hotels). In this gripping Broadway hit, nominated for a Tony Award for Best Play, a Hollywood star's desert estate glows with Christmas cheer. But home for the holidays is daughter Brooke, a novelist whose tell-all memoir threatens to rip the politically-divided clan apart. Broadway vets Kandis Chappell and James Sutorius will star as Polly and Lyman Wyeth, Brooke's staunch right-wing parents. With dazzling wit and razor-sharp insight, this Pulitzer Prize finalist and winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding New Off-Broadway Play and Drama League Award for Distinguished Play balances fierce comedy and riveting family drama in its Regional Premiere at TheatreWorks, co-produced with San Diego's The Old Globe. Contains mature language.
LOVE LETTERS Comes to North Coast Rep, 6/10
(5/17/2013) - David & Denise Ellenstein return to the stage by popular demand in LOVE LETTERS by A.R. Gurney. The show will run one night only, June 10, 2013 at 7:30pm at North Coast Repertory Theatre.
BWW Reviews: THE LAST FIVE YEARS
(5/16/2013) - THE LAST FIVE YEARS playing at Second Stage Theatre follows a five year relationship of Jamie and Cathy. This production was directed by creator Jason Robert Brown. Now playing at Second Stage Theater, 305 West 43rd Street, through May 18th.
San Jose Stage Company Presents REEFER MADNESS, Beginning 6/5
(5/15/2013) - San Jose Stage Company presents Reefer Madness: The Musical. This irreverent and smokin' hot musical is a satirical toke on the 1936 anti-cannabis propaganda B-movie that has become a cult classic. Raucous and outlandish, Reefer Madness: The Musical is the summer "Hit" you'll definitely want to hold in for as long as you can.
Photo Flash: Opening Night of SDMT's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
(5/15/2013) - San Diego Musical Theatre announces their second production of their 2013 season Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, at the Birch North Park Theatre, May 10-26, 2013. A 25 piece live orchestra, led by Don LeMaster, will be playing the beautiful music of Rodgers and Hammerstein. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the opening night photos below!
BWW Interviews: Behind the Scenes with the Director & Cast of SDMT's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
(5/14/2013) - It's not every day that we get the 'inside take' on the personal journeys of Equity performers and Directors in a professional regional stage production. Here are some intimate, insightful tidbits about favorite scenes, songs, motivations, thoughts, special moments and/or difficulties they shared with me about San Diego Musical Theatre's current production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'The Sound of Music', (May 10th through May 26th) at the Birch North Park Theatre.
San Diego Musical Theatre Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Now thru 5/26
(5/10/2013) - San Diego Musical Theatre announces its second production of the 2013 season, Rodgers and Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, running tonight, May 10-26, 2013 with a press opening on Saturday, May 11, at The Birch North Park Theatre. THE SOUND OF MUSIC features Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II and Book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse.
Photo Flash: Opening Night at The Old Globe's OTHER DESERT CITIES
(5/6/2013) - The Old Globe presents the San Diego premiere of Jon Robin Baitz's award-winning family drama Other Desert Cities. Directed by Richard Seer, Other Desert Cities is now running on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, through June 2, 2013. The show opened on May 2. Scroll down for photos of the cast on opening night!
North Coast Rep to Present VINCENT, 6/3-4
(5/3/2013) - North Coast Repertory Theatre presents the return of by popular demand VINCENT, written by Leonard Nimoy and starring Jean-Michel Richaud. Directed by Paul Stein the production will run June 3 & 4, 2013 at 7:30 pm.