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Tease photo for Doing The Time Warp With 'The Rocky Horror Show'

Doing The Time Warp With 'The Rocky Horror Show'

March 26
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

More than two decades ago, Sean Murray put on a corset and fishnets to play Dr. Frank-N-Furter at the San Diego Rep. Now he directs a new production of "The Rocky Horror Show" at Cygnet Theatre.

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Why John Leguizamo Thinks Trump Is ‘Doing A Great Thing’ For Latinos

April 5
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

In a new solo act titled “Latin History for Morons,” which premieres Tuesday night at the La Jolla Playhouse, the comic takes on five centuries of Latin history.

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Old Globe's 'Bright Star' Makes Broadway Debut

March 25
By Nina Garin

"Bright Star," a musical by Steve Martin and Edie Brickell, was first staged at The Old Globe in 2014 and just made its Broadway debut.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: 'Waiting' And World Music

March 24
By Nina Garin

KPBS offers its picks for the best arts and cultural happenings for Friday, March 25, through Sunday, March 27.

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Founders Of San Diego Rep Tell Theater's Origin Story

March 22
By Angela Carone

Doug Jacobs and Sam Woodhouse founded San Diego Repertory Theatre 40 years ago. We'll learn about the theater's history and its latest production, about R. Buckminster Fuller.

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San Diego REP Brings Back Play About R. Buckminster Fuller

March 18
By Angela Carone

"The '60s was so chaotic and troubling, and here’s like your grandfather saying, 'It’s ok, we can fix this,'" playwright D.W. Jacobs says about the architect, systems engineer and inventor.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Latin Art To Ruby Slippers

March 17
By Nina Garin

KPBS offers its picks for the best arts and cultural happenings for Friday, March 18, through Sunday, March 20.

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5 Behind-The-Scenes Tidbits From The Old Globe's 'Rain'

March 16
By Nina Garin

"Rain," a world premiere Old Globe production, is based on a story by W. Somerset Maugham and is the first time Artistic Director Barry Edelstein directs a musical.

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Young Artists In Balboa Park Productions Share Tales Of Favorite Toys

March 3
By Nina Garin

"Edward Tulane" and "Coppélia" are two new shows that feature the magic of toys, so we asked the casts about their most treasured toys.

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Weekend Preview: From Modern Dance To Cat-Inspired Fashion Show

Feb. 25
By Marissa Cabrera, Tom Fudge

KPBS Arts Calendar producer and editor Nina Garin previews some of this weekend's top arts and cultural events.

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San Diego Theatre Week Makes Its Debut

Feb. 22
By Angela Carone

San Diego’s first-ever Theatre Week starts Monday and runs through the end of the month.

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San Diego Opera Presents 'Tosca'

Feb. 16
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

Love, villainy, murder — that's right, it’s opera season and passions are running high in San Diego Opera’s "Tosca." The opera has three remaining performances and will be broadcast on KPBS FM Saturday night.

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Love Is A Battlefield With Intrepid Theatre's 'Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?'

Feb. 12
By Beth Accomando

Love has been called a battlefield and one savage example of that can be found in Edward Albee’s play "Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?" Intrepid Theatre's production is calling on a married acting couple to play Albee’s famously combative George and Martha.

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UC San Diego Professor's Theater Piece Broadcast In Iran

Feb. 11
By Angela Carone

BBC Persian will broadcast a dramatic work by a UC San Diego professor to more than 14 million people worldwide.

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Local Theater Critics Award Best In San Diego Theater

Feb. 8
By Angela Carone

The La Jolla Playhouse was the big winner at this year's Craig Noel Awards for excellence in local theater.