San Diego’s Top Weekend Events: From ‘Hamilton’ To The Marx Brothers
Friday, July 7, 2017
Photo by Daren Scott
San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From 'Hamilton' To The Marx Brothers
Nina Garin, editor/producer, KPBS/Arts Calendar
This weekend celebrates old and new Broadway, plus a look at one of San Diego's most prolific musicians.
Cygnet Theatre stages "Animal Crackers," the Marx Brothers Broadway hit and film classic.
When a celebrated painting goes missing from Mrs. Rittenhouse's fancy house party in honor of African explorer Captain Spaulding, her guests set out to find the thief in a series of madcap antics and exploits.
This adaptation will be packed with jokes, music and be prepared for audience participation.
Details: Runs July 7 through Aug. 13. Cygnet Theatre, 4040 Twiggs St., Old Town. $43 to $64; find tickets.
Leslie Odom Jr.
Tony Award-winning actor Leslie Odom, Jr. returns to San Diego for a concert with the San Diego Symphony.
Bayside Summer Nights welcomes the Broadway actor, best known for his portrayal of Aaron Burr in "Hamilton," for a two-night stand complete with fireworks.
Odom, Jr. recently released a solo album of re-imagined jazz favorites, and the concert will be a mix of those songs, as well as music from Broadway.
Details: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Embarcadero Marina Park South, 200 Marina Parkway, Embarcadero. $25 to $90; find tickets.
The Life of Brian - Brian Karscig Performs the music of Convoy, Louis XIV and Nervous Wreckords
The Casbah presents The Life of Brian, a concert featuring prolific San Diego musician Brian Karscig.
Also on the lineup is Buckfast Superbee, Mittens, The Paragraphs and DJ Lou Niles.
Details: 9:30 p.m. Saturday. The Casbah, 2501 Kettner Blvd., $10 to $12; find tickets.
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