- April 21
- Midday Edition
Chula Vista native Paul Flores is bringing his award-winning play to Lincoln High School. The play, which explores gang violence, is about a former MS-13 member who is trying to figure out how to leave his gang life behind to reunite with his family.
- April 22
Once again San Diego Opera challenges preconceived notions about what opera is and expands the horizons about what it can be with the new mariachi opera "El Pasado Nunca se Termina" that has two performances this Saturday at the Civic Theater.
- April 22
The San Diego Student Shakespeare Festival returns to Balboa Park this Saturday. If you love the Bard, this free event will remind you why his work remains so vital after more than four centuries.
- April 20
The world premieres will be the musicals "In Your Arms" and "Rain," along with the comedy "The Last Match."
- April 17
The Circus Collective of San Diego is a group of circus artists who present original shows that blur the lines between traditional circus and contemporary theatre. Last year they did a film noir circus, "Circustantial Evidence," now they serve up “Cirquetacular! Cirquetacular!”
- April 10
"The White Snake" (continuing through April 26 at the Old Globe Theatre) is an ancient tale about two snake spirits that learn how to transform into beautiful women and live on earth. It provides the perfect foundation for playwright and director Mary Zimmerman, who sees theater as a playground for the imagination.
- April 1
Playwright Jamie Morris likes to take mainstream American sitcoms and turn them into R-rated gay romps with a male cast in drag. Morris’ “The Facts of Life: The Lost Episode” had a sold out run at Diversionary Theater in 2012 and returns Thursday night for an encore engagement.
- March 23
Wednesday is the 50th anniversary of the last leg of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March. To celebrate that historic event, Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace and Justice will present a performance of Catherine Filloux's play, "Selma '65."
- March 12
There is new leadership at two of downtown’s most prominent theaters. After 40 years, the CEO is leaving, and a replacement has been announced.
- Feb. 27
- Midday Edition
THE TRIP theater company opens "3 Plays In A Tattoo Shop" this weekend at Full Circle Tattoo in South Park. One member of the audience will get tattooed during the performance.
- Feb. 26
A touring exhibition of the first written collection of Shakespeare plays will make its only California stop in San Diego next year.
- Feb. 20
If you think going to the theater is a passive activity, think again. Audiences for "The Grift" follow the play through The Lafayette Hotel and are asked to perform tasks along the way.
- Feb. 9
San Diego theater critics gave out their awards for the best in local theater Monday night at the annual Craig Noel Awards. This year, the smaller theaters were in the spotlight.
- Feb. 6
Coronado Playhouse just extended its run of the musical "Avenue Q" through March 7. But don't be fooled by the cute puppets, this show is not for kids.
- Feb. 6
As the longest running cast member in the history of Saturday Night Live, Darrell Hammond is known for his impressions. He’s played Al Gore, Sean Connery and most famously, Bill Clinton. But throughout his life Hammond struggled with deep seated trauma. Now he's putting his life story on the stage in "The Darrell Hammond Project," a world premiere, one-man show at the La Jolla Playhouse.
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