Moonlight Productions To Show Free Screening Of Tim Burton’s Big Fish

Big Fish

VISTA–Moonlight Stage Productions will presents a free screening of Tim Burton’s 2003 film “Big Fish,” based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the inspiration for the new Broadway musical receiving its San Diego premiere at the Moonlight Amphitheatre this Summer. The story revolves around a dying father and his son, who is trying to learn more about […]

Old Globe Reveal New Cast Of George Bernard Shaw’s Arms And The Man

The cast of George Bernard Shaw’s romantic comedy Arms and the Man, running May 9 – June 14, 2015 at the Old Globe. Seated: Zach Appelman, Wrenn Schmidt, and Enver Gjokaj. Standing: Ernest Sauceda, Marsha Mason, John Conrad Schuck, director Jessica Stone, Jake Millgard, Greg Hildreth, Sofiya Akilova. Photo by Jim Cox.

SAN DIEGO–The Old Globe revealed the cast and creative team for George Bernard Shaw’s Arms and the Man, joining celebrated director Jessica Stone, who recently made her Globe debut with Christopher Durang’s Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike. Shaw’s romantic comedy, which continues the Globe’s 80th anniversary festivities as part of the Balboa Park […]

Readers Theatre Presents Pulitzer Prize-Winning Play Rabbit Hole

OCEANSIDE–Friends of the Oceanside Public Library and Theatre Arts West team up to present a performance of David Lindsay-Abaire’s 2007 Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Rabbit Hole on May 16. Stripping away sets and costumes, Theatre Arts West’s Readers Theatre takes the audience on a powerful journey through the language of the playwright—allowing the viewer the opportunity […]

Three World Premieres To Debut At Old Globe

SAN DIEGO–The Old Globe announced its 2015-2016 season, including three world premieres, new works, and classics such as Shakespeare. The season will open with the September 16 world premiere of an exuberant dance-theatre musical, In Your Arms, as 10 of America’s best theatrical storytellers join director-choreographer Christopher Gattelli (Newsies) and composer Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime) to create […]

La Jolla Playhouse Launch New Season With Come From Away

LA JOLLA–La Jolla Playhouse unveiled the cast and creative team for its season opener, the world-premiere musical Come from Away, featuring book, music and lyrics by husband-and-wife team Irene Sankoff and David Hein. Come from Away is an original, rock-infused world-premiere musical based on the true story of when the isolated town of Gander, Newfoundland […]

North Coast Repertory Theatre’s Off Nights Series Present Occupy The Rice Fields

SOLANA BEACH–Occupy The Rice Fields will be performed one night only on May 5 at 7:30 p.m. at North Coast Repertory Theatre as a part of their “Off Nights” series. In this comedic monologue, Aimee Greenberg travels to Bali in search of the sacred and last of the trance dancers but encounters fake spiritualists, hustlers […]

Talent To aMUSE Presents Parallel Lives

Parallel Lives features Rhiannon Jones (l) and Sandy Hotchkiss (r).

SAN DIEGO–Talent to aMUSE will present a play, Parallel Lives at the Forum Theatre at Tenth Avenue Arts Center through May 3. Directed by O. P. Hadlock, the play allows two actresses to play men and women struggling through relationships and identity issues, from childhood catechism, to adolescent experimentation, from awkward middle age to redemptive […]

San Diego Competition Sends High School Musical Theater Performers To Regional Competition

Legendary Ben Vereen will be in San Diego for the

SAN DIEGO–Broadway/San Diego has announced the 2015 Ben Vereen Awards San Diego nominees in the categories of Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Musical Production, and the five individual and one school winners of the inaugural Student Health Initiative. The April 26 competition, sponsored by San Diego County Credit Union, and hosted by CBS News […]

Cygnet Theatre Dives Beneath The Surface With The Whale

SAN DIEGO–Cygnet Theatre literally ends Season 12 in a big way with the San Diego premiere of The Whale. Emerging playwright Samuel D. Hunter’s (The Few) big hearted and humorously touching play features a six hundred pound recluse whose issues from his past have brought him to a crisis in the present. This smart and […]

Art Center To Present American Opera Porgy And Bess

Porgy and Bess

ESCONDIDO—The California Center for the Arts, Escondido (the Center) presents a special concert version of treasured American opera Porgy and Bess. Composed by George Gershwin, the story has enchanted audiences for almost 80 years. Selections from Treemonisha, Scott Joplin’s operatic masterpiece, will also be performed. This singular concert version of Porgy and Bess will be performed […]