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Interview: Actor And Filmmaker Crispin Glover

March 5
By Beth Accomando
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Crispin Glover’s film “What Is It?” wants audiences to ask precisely that question. And what better way to ask that question than in person with the filmmaker. That's precisely what you'll get this weekend with "Crispin Hellion Glover's Big Slide Shows" at the La Paloma Theater (March 7 and 8 at 7:00 p.m.).

Behind The Scenes: DNA New Works Series

Feb. 20
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Developing new works is in the La Jolla Playhouse’s blood. Perhaps that’s why its DNA New Works Series is so appropriately named. Last year's inaugural series was a success and now begins the second season of this innovative play development program. 

Opera Profile: Tenor Giuseppe Filianoti

Feb. 18
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov
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San Diego Opera’s “The Elixir of Love” opened this past weekend. The opera is all about love but the behind the scenes story about its tenor was almost a tragedy.

Ayad Akhtar's Muslim-American Culture Clash Comes To La Jolla Playhouse

Feb. 14
By Angela Carone
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A play about clashing generations in a Muslim family opens at the La Jolla Playhouse. “The Who and the What” was written by Ayad Akhtar, who won last year’s Pulitzer Prize for drama.

Critics Honor Best In San Diego Theater

Feb. 11
By Angela Carone
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A musical that premiered in San Diego and is now on Broadway took home top honors at the 2013 Craig Noel Awards, which celebrates the best in San Diego theater.

Behind The Scenes: The Globe's 'The Winter's Tale'

Feb. 7
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Barry Edelstein assumed the artistic directorship of the Old Globe at the end of 2012. But tonight marks the opening of the first play he has directed for The Globe, Shakespeare’s"'The Winter’s Tale."

Old Globe, La Jolla Playhouse Mourn Loss Of Crew Member After Hit-And-Run Accident

Feb. 1
By KPBS
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San Diego's Old Globe and La Jolla Playhouse mourned the loss of crew member Seamus O'Bryan after he was killed in a hit-and-run accident early Friday morning.

Behind The Scenes: 'Hot Guys Dancing'

Jan. 9
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker
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Diversionary Theater wanted dance on its program but couldn’t risk losing money. That’s when organizers came up with "Hot Guys Dancing" (the latest edition opens tonight and runs through Sunday).

'Tis The Season For Christmas Plays

Dec. 5
By Beth Accomando
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Tis the season for holiday theater fare and two San Diego standards are back. The Globe presents "Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas" for its 16th year, and Cygnet stages the classic "A Christmas Carol" for the second time.

Behind The Scenes: 'Sideshow'

Nov. 29
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker
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The musical “Sideshow” just opened at La Jolla Playhouse. It takes its inspiration from the 1932 film "Freaks" and the real life conjoined twins Daisy and Violet Hilton.

Preview: Malashock/RAW4

Nov. 14
By Beth Accomando
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A trio of dynamic choreographers team up to shock and amaze audiences with the fourth installment of Malashock/RAW4. Guest choreographer Michael Mizerany talks about pushing the envelope in dance.

Behind The Scenes: 'She-Rantulas From Outer Space In 3D'

Nov. 1
Evening Edition
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Diversionary Theater opened “She-Rantulas from Outer Space in 3D” on Halloween. But don’t be tricked by it’s B-movie trappings.

'Evil Dead The Musical' Reanimates For Halloween

Oct. 25
Evening Edition
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The dead don’t always like to stay dead, which is why “Evil Dead The Musical” has reanimated itself for the Terror on Tenth program at the Tenth Avenue Theater downtown through November 2.

Play Puts County Of San Diego On The Stage

Oct. 4
By Angela Carone
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One hundred San Diegans who've never acted before will take the La Jolla Playhouse stage to provide a theatrical portrait of our region. "100% San Diego" is part of the Playhouse's "Without Walls" festival, which takes place this weekend.

Amish School Shooting Subject Of Local Play

Sept. 26
By Angela Carone
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After a mass shooting, there’s the struggle to make sense of tragedy. Sometimes art can help. At a downtown San Diego theater, cast and crew rehearse for "The Amish Project," a play based on a shooting in an Amish community.