skip to main content

Listen

Read

Watch

Schedules

Programs

Events

Give

Account

Donation Heart Ribbon

Weekend Preview: New Bacharach Musical, Holiday Shows, And Local Art Fairs

Above: Jenni Barber as Young Molly and Andrew Mueller as Young Ben in "Some Lovers," a new musical with book and lyrics by Steven Sater and music by Burt Bacharach, directed by Will Frears, Nov. 26 - Dec. 31, 2011 at The Old Globe.

Aired 12/8/11 on KPBS Midday Edition.

GUESTS

Jim Hebert, theater critic at the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Liz Bradshaw, curator at The Loft at UCSD.

Transcript

There's a chill in the air, which means that the holidays are here. This weekend has something for everyone with a new Burt Bacharach musical, holiday theater shows, 91X's two-day music festival, and much more. Here are this weekend's highlights:

"Some Lovers," Burt Bacharach's newest musical, is currently playing through December 31 at the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park.

The Cave Singers play tomorrow night at The Casbah on Kettner Boulevard.

Holiday Theater Shows: "Festival of Christmas" runs through December 30 at Lamb’s Players Theatre in Coronado. "The Santaland Diaries" runs through December 24 at New Village Arts Theatre in Carlsbad. "Dr. Seuss’ How The Grinch Stole Christmas!" runs through December 31 at the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park. "It’s A Wonderful Life" runs through December 31 at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town.

91X's Wrex the Halls music festival is this Saturday and Sunday night at Valley View Casino Center.

Making Seasons Bright” is Tuesday, December 20 at Guajome Park Academy Theater in Vista.

Local Arts Events: Barrio Market’s Handmade Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair is open every Saturday and Sunday of this month through December 23 at The Roots Factory in Barrio Logan on Main Street between Beardsley Street and Crosby Street. Space 4 Art’s Holiday Show and Sale is this Saturday night Downtown on 15th Street between K Street and J Street.

Please stay on topic and be as concise as possible. Leaving a comment means you agree to our Community Discussion Rules. We like civilized discourse. We don't like spam, lying, profanity, harassment or personal attacks.

comments powered by Disqus