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'Hamilton' Is Coming To San Diego

'Hamilton' Is Coming To San Diego

June 9
By Nina Garin

The smash Broadway musical based on the life of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton will be part of Broadway San Diego's 2017/2018 season.

What's Closing In San Diego This Weekend?

What's Closing In San Diego This Weekend?

June 9
By Nina Garin

It's your last chance to see these popular plays and exhibitions before they close this weekend.

The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare Comes To San Diego

The Book That Gave Us Shakespeare Comes To San Diego

May 19
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Without the First Folio, "Macbeth," "Antony and Cleopatra" and other Shakespearean plays might not exist today.

What San Diego Plays Close This Weekend?

What San Diego Plays Close This Weekend?

June 3
By Nina Garin

It's your last chance to see these popular plays before they close this weekend.

San Diego High School Theater Students Head To Broadway

San Diego High School Theater Students Head To Broadway

May 31
By Nina Garin

The Ben Vereen Awards last weekend selected two students to compete at the National High School Musical Theatre Awards in New York this June. Listen to their winning songs and hear them talk about their experience.

Podcast Episode 77: The First Folio And Shakespearemania

Podcast Episode 77: The First Folio And Shakespearemania

May 27
By Beth Accomando

The First Folio — the book that gave us Shakespeare — is touring the U.S. so what better time to talk about Shakespeare on film.

'Camp David' Play Goes Behind The Scenes Of Historic Peace Negotiat...

'Camp David' Play Goes Behind The Scenes Of Historic Peace Negotiations

May 24
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

The Old Globe stages a new play about the 13 days of intense negotiations that led to the signing of the Camp David Accords.

'Circustantial Evidence: The Crimson Canary' Serves Up A New Noir C...

'Circustantial Evidence: The Crimson Canary' Serves Up A New Noir Circus Whodunit

May 25
By Beth Accomando

Circus is no longer found only under a big top. The Circus Collective of San Diego serves up the circus noir, "Circustantial Evidence: The Crimson Canary," this Memorial Day weekend at the Lyceum Space.

Podcast Episode 75: San Diego To Broadway

Podcast Episode 75: San Diego To Broadway

May 13
By Beth Accomando

Cinema Junkie serves up two archive interviews featuring Steve Martin and George Takai, both of whom have musicals currently on Broadway that premiered at the Old Globe Theatre.

La Jolla Playhouse Hosts World Premiere Of 'Hollywood,' A Tinseltow...

La Jolla Playhouse Hosts World Premiere Of 'Hollywood,' A Tinseltown Murder Tale

May 11
By Beth Accomando

After collaborating for the acclaimed "Memphis," playwright Joe Di Pietro and director Christopher Ashley are teaming up again for a play about a scandalous 1920s Tinseltown murder.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Beyoncé To Beethoven

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Beyoncé To Beethoven

May 12
By Nina Garin

Beyoncé's in town. San Diego Art Institute presents a treat for your ears and your nose. La Jolla Music Society performs a Beethoven marathon concert.

Podcast Episode 72: Hollywood, Scandal And Will Hays

Podcast Episode 72: Hollywood, Scandal And Will Hays

April 22
By Beth Accomando

The 1922 murder of silent film director William Desmond Taylor inspired playwright Joe DiPietro to write "Hollywood," which has its world premiere at the La Jolla Playhouse in May. Cinema Junkie gets an early behind the scenes look at the play in progress.

Jason Alexander Sings Show Tunes With San Diego Symphony

Jason Alexander Sings Show Tunes With San Diego Symphony

April 8
By Angela Carone

Best known for playing George Costanza on the sitcom "Seinfeld," Jason Alexander is also a song-and-dance man.

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.

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

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.