La Jolla Playhouse To Off Summer Programs For Youth

LA JOLLA–La Jolla Playhouse kicks off another summer of engaging and interactive theatre programs for young theatre lovers with Young Performers at La Jolla Playhouse.  These popular, multi-step programs begin with Young Performers’ Workshop (YPW), taking place June 23 to July 18, which invites students in grades 2 to 12 to explore a wide range of theatre skills. Young Performers’ […]

Old Globe’s New Play Focus On Combat Veterans

Marilyn Torres as Odessa Ortiz aka Haikumom and Rey Lucas as Elliot Ortiz in the California premiere of Quiara Alegría Hudes's Pulitzer Prize-winning play Water by the Spoonful at The Old Globe. Photo by Jim Cox.

SAN DIEGO–The playwright behind the Tony Award-winning musical, In the Heights, is back with a new play, Water by the Spoonful. Elliot Ortiz is back in the states after serving in Iraq, reconnecting with family and starting a new life. At the same time, four strangers in an internet chat room seek support to face demons […]

Opera Returns To The Center


ESCONDIDO–After four years, opera returns to the California Center for the Arts, Escondido. At 4 p.m. on May 31, locals are invited to spend an evening reveling in the greatest moments from Grand Opera, as well as beloved melodies of Light Opera. Dr. Nicolas Reveles, the San Diego Opera’s Geisel Director of Education and Outreach, will host […]

Educate Performance Art Showcase To Celebrate Earth Day

OCEANSIDE–As part of Earth Month 2014, students at Green Oceanside and Coastal Music Studios will showcase  their theatrical talents at the Star Theater in downtown Oceanside. The April 25 Create to Educate Performance Art Showcase was created to educate the audience on environmental issues, event organizers say.  A reception will be held in the lobby […]

Old Globe To Premiere Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Water by the Spoonfu

Rey Lucas appears as Elliot Ortiz in the California Premiere of Quiara Alegría Hudes' Pulitzer Prize-winning play Water by the Spoonful. Photo by Jim Cox.

SAN DIEGO–The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the California premiere of Quiara Alegría Hudes’ Water by the Spoonful, winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Directed by Edward Torres, Water by the Spoonful will run April 12 to May 11 in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, part of the Globe’s Conrad Prebys […]

Richard Thomas Debut In Old Globe’s Othello

Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas will star as Iago in Shakespeare's Othello at The Old Globe. Photo by Lia Chang.

SAN DIEGO–The Old Globe revealed two of the stars of Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Othello, the first show of the Globe’s 2014 Summer Shakespeare Festival. Making their Globe debuts are Emmy Award-winner Richard Thomas (“The Americans,” “The Waltons”) as Iago and Kristen Connolly (“House of Cards,” The Cabin in the Woods) as Desdemona. Both artists continue collaborations with Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein that began […]

Tony Award-Winner Roger Rees Returns To The Old Globe To Perform One-Man Show

Tony Award winner Roger Rees returns to The Old Globe Monday, April 28 at 7:00 p.m. to present his one-man Shakespeare tour-de-force What You Will. Photo by David Allen.

SAN DIEGO–The Old Globe today announced it will present two Shakespeare-themed events. On April 28 at 7 p.m., Tony Award winner Roger Rees will return to the Globe for a one-night-only engagement of What You Will, his hysterical (and somewhat historical) 90-minute gallop through the world of Shakespeare. On May 3 at 11 a.m., Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein will offer an encore […]

Cygnet Theatre To Host Spring Awakening Composer One-Night Only

SAN DIEGO–Cygnet Theatre will be staging the powerful and bold coming-of-age musical Spring Awakening, and to add to the excitement, they will be bringing Tony Award-winning composer Duncan Sheik to San Diego for a special one-night only event on March 24 at 7:30 pm. Director Sean Murray and Music Director Terry O’Donnell will be the […]

Kevin Allison Brings Award-Winning “Risk” To Finest City Improv

SAN DIEGO–Kevin Allison (The State) brings his award winning Risk! Live storytelling show to Finest City Improv on Saturday, March 8. This special one night only event will feature outstanding personal stories from Kevin and local talent. RISK! is a live show and podcast “where people tell true stories they never thought they’d dare to […]

Smash Musical Hit Mamma Mia Returns To San Diego


SAN DIEGO–Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ Mamma Mia!, the smash hit musical based on the songs of ABBA, returns to San Diego in April, 2015. Performances begin on April 3 and run through April 5 at The San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Avenue in San Diego. Mamma Mia! is part of Broadway/San Diego’s newly […]