- May 23
Last year La Jolla Playhouse debuted a play development program called DNA New Works Series. "Chasing the Song" was given a concert reading through that workshop and now it returns to the Playhouse for a Page-to-Stage production.
- May 14
Good things can come from bad. Landmark's Ken Cinema almost closed and now Landmark is working with San Diego Opera on a fundraiser to help that organization stay open as well. Woo-hoo!
- April 29
Born at the Old Globe Theatre, "A Gentleman's Guide To Love And Murder" led the pack with 10 nominations.
- April 22
Sherlock Holmes is looking pretty good for someone past the century mark. Come investigate the Coronado Playhouse’s production of "Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure" to uncover why the famous sleuth remains so popular.
- April 15
A Los Angeles-based lawyer said more than 30 singers have a clause in their contracts that compels arbitration in case of disputes.
- April 11
Filmmaker and stage director Stuart Gordon loves cooking shows so naturally he was drawn to a play about people who eat each other. See what he’s serving up with “Taste” (opening April 11 at Sacred Fools Theater in Hollywood).
- April 4
The San Diego Opera created a stir when it announced this will be its final season. Meanwhile, there’s still a production of "Don Quixote" that needs to be staged.
- March 7
- Evening Edition
Verdi’s "A Masked Ball" is an opera famous for its finale and -- SPOILER ALERT -- I'm going to tell you how it ends.
- March 5
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.).
- Feb. 20
- Evening Edition
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.
- Feb. 18
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.
- Feb. 14
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.
- Feb. 11
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.
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."
- Feb. 1
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.