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

Sept. 17, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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, 2018
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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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From 'Phantom' To Festivals

Aug. 24, 2018
By Nina Garin

A favorite musical returns. Plus, there’s free music in Carlsbad and a day of books at Liberty Station.

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'Seize The King' Has World Premiere At La Jolla Playhouse

Aug. 21, 2018
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

La Jolla Playhouse is hosting the world premiere of Will Power’s new play “Seize the King,” which reimagines Shakespeare’s “Richard III” for a modern audience.

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Old Globe Mounts Sparkling Production Of 'Much Ado About Nothing'

Aug. 16, 2018
By Beth Accomando

William Shakespeare's "Much Ado About Nothing," now in performance at the Old Globe Theatre, gives us Benedick and Beatrice, a pair of witty, reluctant lovers who set the tone for screwball comedies and romantic comedies where the lovers just can't seem to realize they are perfect for each other.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: 'Hairspray' And Indie Rock Pioneers

Aug. 10, 2018
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings a fun twist on the popular musical, "Hairspray," plus a super-sized concert by two giants of alternative rock: Weezer and The Pixies.

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San Diego Museum Of Man In Balboa Park Wants Your Help Deciding New Name

July 30, 2018
By Matt Hoffman

The museum said after having the same name for 70 years, it is looking for a new one that reflects the "values of inclusivity, equity and love."

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San Diego Rep Latinx New Play Festival Returns

Aug. 1, 2018
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The second annual Latinx New Play Festival celebrates new works by Latino playwrights. The festival runs August 3-5 at the Lyceum Space.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Events: From Disco To The Decemberists

July 27, 2018
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings disco music, earnest folk songs and a visit by comedian Kathy Griffin.