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

Photo by Henry DiRocco / The Old Globe

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.


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

Liz Bradshaw, curator at The Loft at UCSD.


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.

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