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UC San Diego Opera Responds To Prevalence Of Gun Violence In US

Oct. 22
By Brooke Ruth

The opera tells the story of Sarah Winchester, the heir to the Winchester rifle fortune. Legend is that she warded off the spirits of those killed by guns by continually adding on to her California mansion.

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'The Happy Prince' Looks To Oscar Wilde's Final Years

Oct. 19
By Beth Accomando

Actor Rupert Everett makes his feature directing debut with "The Happy Prince," which looks to Oscar Wilde's final years in exile. Everett will be in San Diego on Oct. 20.

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Behind The Scenes Of San Diego Opera's 'The Marriage Of Figaro'

Oct. 19
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro is a comic opera with some serious overtones. It has also inspired both revolution and Bugs Bunny.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Monsters, Marriage And Telenovelas

Oct. 12
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Take a look at what's happening in San Diego's theater scene, including a musical about marriage, a play about Latin telenovelas and a tap-dancing Frankenstein.

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Sexual Consent Is Subject Of New Play At San Diego REP

Oct. 10
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

A new production at the San Diego Repertory Theatre called "Actually" tackles the topics of sexual politics, racial dynamics and how sometimes, the truth gets complicated.

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Fern Street Circus Tackles Health Care In New Touring Show 'Pre-Existing Condition'

Oct. 4
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

Fern Street Circus is coming up on three decades of performing and will be launching its 2018 Neighborhood Tour tomorrow. Here's a look back on its past and what fuels its social purpose.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Music, Old Hollywood And Monsters, Too!

Sept. 28
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

San Diego’s biggest free music festival returns this weekend. Plus there’s a tap extravaganza and a scarily funny monster musical.

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Huey Lewis Brings The 'Heart Of Rock & Roll' To The Old Globe

Sept. 17
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

Huey Lewis launches his world-premiere musical at The Old Globe, a story about a musician who trades his dive bar lifestyle for the suits and ties of corporate America.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From KAABOO To 'El Grito'

Sept. 14
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

KAABOO Del Mar returns for its fourth year. Plus, Trevor Noah heads to San Diego and Mexican Independence Day is celebrated.

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InnerMission's 'Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again.' Aims To Challenge Audiences

Sept. 6
By Beth Accomando, Katie Schoolov

If you want to sit passively in a theater and watch a play then InnerMission’s new production of "Revolt. She Said. Revolt Again." is not for you.

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San Diego Rep Opens New Season With Tony Award-Winning Musical 'Fun Home'

Sept. 10
By Alison St John, Marissa Cabrera

The San Diego Repertory Theatre's production of "Fun Home" runs September 6-30.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: Blues, Ballet And (Hopefully) Hill

Sept. 7
By Jade Hindmon, Nina Garin

This weekend you can either indulge in nostalgia with the anniversary of a seminal hip-hop album, or look to the future with a new way of presenting ballet. Plus, a popular blues festival returns.

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Podcast Episode 150: Adapting Shakespeare

Aug. 31
By Beth Accomando

William Shakespeare's plays are more than four centuries old yet they can still captivate an audience and deliver themes that resonate. On today's podcast, I speak with theater and film artists about how to bring the Bard to life for modern audiences. Plus a review at the top of "Puppet Master: The Littlest Reich."

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Depression, Suicide Are Themes Of Uplifting Play

Aug. 30
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Pat Finn

A young boy keeps a list of all the things his mother has to live for. And then one day, he finds he needs his own list in "Every Brilliant Thing," presented by Cygnet Theatre.

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Old Globe's Barry Edelstein Pays Tribute To Neil Simon

Aug. 27
By Beth Accomando

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon died on Sunday at the age of 91. The Old Globe Theatre is currently running a production of his 1963 play “Barefoot in the Park.”

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