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Preview: New Play Cafe's Simply Sci-Fi

Aug. 14
Midday Edition
By Beth Accomando
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The Big Kitchen Cafe is known for its home-style cooking and desserts but starting tonight you may get a close encounter along with your strawberry shortcake thanks to the New Play Café’s Simply Sci-Fi.

South Park's Eliza Jane Schneider Presents Play In San Diego

July 17
Midday Edition
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Eliza Jane Schneider has left Hollywood and is now starring in a one-woman, 34 character show in San Diego.

Gam3rCon: An Alternative Choice To Comic-Con?

July 16
By Beth Accomando
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If you are not one of the 130,000 lucky enough to get into Comic-Con, then you might want to check out Gam3rCon. Now in its fourth year, this alternate con is designed specifically for gamers and still has tickets.

Preview: San Diego Fringe

July 1
By Beth Accomando
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Today marks the start of San Diego’s first Fringe Festival. Hundreds of performers from San Diego and abroad will come together for an intense week of innovative theater.

The Globe Makes Shakespeare More Accessible

June 26
Midday Edition
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The Old Globe Theater's new artistic director Barry Edelstein is on a mission to make William Shakespeare more accessible to more people.

Creating A Portrait Of San Diego For The Stage

June 25
By Angela Carone
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The La Jolla Playhouse is planning to put a portrait of San Diego on stage, using living, breathing San Diegans. The production will feature 100 non-actors who reflect the city’s demographic makeup.

Artist In Residence: Robert Brill

June 20
Evening Edition
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From hunting Moby Dick on the high seas to battling Pink Robots, designer Robert Brill has been creating breathtaking work for San Diego audiences for decades. Now he’s the La Jolla Playhouse’s new Artist in Residence.

Behind The Scenes: 'His Girl Friday'

June 7
Evening Edition
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When the La Jolla Playhouse decided to stage “His Girl Friday,” they had to ask how could they make a play about reporters in 1939 Chicago connect with an audience in San Diego today? The solution involves a clever set design and plenty of doors.

The La Jolla Playhouse Debuts 2013-14 Season

May 30
Midday Edition
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The La Jolla Playhouse rolls out its brand new season this week, featuring a dynamic collection of new works. Its artistic director, Christopher Ashley, gives us a preview of what to expect from the season.

Animal Cracker Conspiracy Challenges Expectations About Puppetry

May 10
Evening Edition
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Adult Puppet Cabaret challenges expectations about what puppetry is. It does this through both the content of the show and the types of puppets it uses.

San Diego Student Shakespeare Festival Hosts Moscow School

April 26
Evening Edition
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The 8th Annual San Diego Student Shakespeare Festival (April 27 at noon in Balboa Park) proves the international appeal of the Bard with a school from Moscow joining the lineup.

Old Globe's 2013-14 Season Lineup Unveiled

April 26
Midday Edition
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Artistic Director, Barry Edelstein is getting ready to launch his inaugural season at The Old Globe. The season's lineup includes new musicals, award winning plays, classics and big names.

Behind The Scenes: 'Parallel Lives'

April 25
Evening Edition
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The Oceanside Theater Company offers a world premiere, a kid’s musical, and a sketch comedy in its second season of productions. The company’s creative team as well as a pair of supreme beings talk about how they are redefining community theater.

Cancer Play Is Reality Theatre

April 10
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A performance piece at San Diego Lyceum Theatre explores how we talk with friends and family about cancer. "The Cancer Play" is based on real conversations among a family navigating a devastating diagnosis.

Preview: 'Murder in the Cathedral'

March 27
Evening Edition
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The murder of archbishop Thomas Becket in 1170 has been the subject of both the stage and screen. It’s also the basis of the rarely performed opera, “Murder in the Cathedral.”