Theatre

“Forever Plaid” The Musical Shines At Palm Canyon Theatre

“Forever Plaid” The Musical Shines At Palm Canyon Theatre

Musicals always seem to hit the right spot with theatre audiences. Perhaps, it’s a way to escape the troubling economic times, or the unsettling international news we read about in newspapers and on the Internet. Whatever the reasons, the Palm Canyon Theatre’s production of “Forever Plaid” originally written, choreographed, and directed by Stuart Ross, is […]

San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre Summer Shakespeare Festival Opens With Richard III

San Diego’s Old Globe Theatre Summer Shakespeare Festival Opens With Richard III

  The Old Globe Theatre of San Diego is one of America’s finest Regional theatres.  Their Shakespeare Summer Festival staged in the Lowell Davies Outdoor Theatre is a San Diego tradition always worth attending.       Theatre performances have been given in the Repertory format, in an outdoor setting for more than a half a century […]

Theatre 29 Debuts Original Play “The Memory Jar”

Theatre 29 Debuts Original Play “The Memory Jar”

Theatre 29 and Director/Playwright Kurt Schauppner have opened the first of this year’s special “Original Play” series. “The Memory Jar” will perform for a limited run with performances at 7:00 pm June 8,9,15,16. Matinee Performances will be offered on June 10th and 17th at 2:30 pm. The “Original Play” series is above and beyond the […]

Reality Tv Show Spoof Debuts At The Old Globe’s Sheryl And Harvey White Theatre In San Diego

Reality Tv Show Spoof Debuts At The Old Globe’s Sheryl And Harvey White Theatre In San Diego

If ever a TV genre needed to be spoofed it’s the mindless and vapid “reality show”.  The death of scripted TV dramas or comedies can be directly traced back to the last Writer’s strike.  Without the writer’s words, the producers were forced to resort to filming outlines of show ideas with the reality contestants sometimes […]

Victorian Melodrama Onstage At Pasadena Playhouse

Victorian Melodrama Onstage At Pasadena Playhouse

When “The Heiress”, the drama adapted and written by Ruth and August Goetz made its Broadway debut at the Biltmore Theatre in 1947, America was a different society.  Based on the nineteenth century novel “Washington Square” by Henry James, the selection of “The Heiress”, as the penultimate production of the Pasadena Playhouse 201l-2012 Season is […]