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OnStage Playhouse Brings 'Carrie: The Musical' Back To Life

Oct. 7, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Roland Lizarondo

October is the month of Halloween and OnStage Playhouse in Chula Vista has a production of "Carrie The Musical" to fit the season.

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Celebrity Sonnets And Speeches Focus On Shakespeare's Women

Oct. 7, 2019
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Shakespeare Society holds its Celebrity Sonnets at 7:30 p.m., Monday at the Old Globe Theatre.

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Herbert Sigüenza's 'Bad Hombres/Good Wives' Premiers At San Diego REP

Oct. 2, 2019
By Beth Accomando

What do you get when you mix "The Importance of Being Earnest," "The School for Wives," a narco telenovela and lots of banda songs to sing along to? "Bad Hombres/Good Wives" at San Diego REP.

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'Noura' Revisits 'A Doll's House' From A Modern, Multicultural Perspective

Sept. 30, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Nicholas McVicker

Old Globe and University of San Diego Shiley Master of Fine Arts Program graduate Heather Raffo is having the West Coast premiere of her play “Noura” at the Globe’s intimate theater in the round. She is the daughter of an Iraqi father an American mother, and her play is inspired by Ibsen's "A Doll House" and its earlier Nora.

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Diversionary Theatre Launches 34th Season

Artistic director Matt Morrow says the theme is 'we are'

Sept. 12, 2019
By Beth Accomando

Artistic director Matt Morrow previews Diversionary Theatre's 34th season and explains its theme of "We Are."

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John Leguizamo Returns To La Jolla Playhouse With 'Kiss My Aztec!'

Sept. 10, 2019
By Brooke Ruth, Jade Hindmon

Actor John Leguizamo co-wrote "Kiss My Aztec!," a musical that uses humor to tell the story of a group of Aztecs who are leading the resistance against Spanish invaders in the 16th century.

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San Diego REP And Amigos Del REP Host Third Latinx New Play Festival

Aug. 28, 2019
By Beth Accomando, Kris Arciaga

San Diego REP and Amigos del REP hold the Third Annual Latinx New Play Festival at the Lyceum Space Theatre this weekend.

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Horrible Imaginings Film Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary This Weekend

Aug. 30, 2019
By Beth Accomando

Horrible Imaginings Film Festival started in San Diego 10 years ago but moved to The Frida Cinema in Orange County last year. This year's festival runs Friday through Sunday.

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San Diego Rep's Latinx New Play Festival Returns

Aug. 27, 2019
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

The third annual Latinx New Play Festival opens Friday and runs through Sunday at the San Diego Repertory Theatre's Lyceum Space.

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San Diego Underground Film Festival Strives To 'Deviate From The Norm'

Aug. 20, 2019
By Beth Accomando

The San Diego Underground Film Festival celebrates its fifth year with continued expansion.

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Moxie Theatre Celebrates 15th Season With 'Dance Nation'

Aug. 16, 2019
By Beth Accomando

Moxie Theatre is celebrating its tenth anniversary this year, and this weekend it is opening a new play by Clare Barron called “Dance Nation.”

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'All Shook Up' Mixes Elvis And Shakespeare

Aug. 12, 2019
By Beth Accomando

San Diego Musical Theatre just opened the jukebox musical "All Shook Up" that pays tribute to Elvis Presley.

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Musical About Legendary Recording Studios Premieres At San Diego Rep

Aug. 7, 2019
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Megan Burke

Celebrated musicians from The Ronettes to The Ramones all recorded songs at Phil Spector's Gold Star Recording Studios in Los Angeles. Those stories are told in a world premiere musical now playing at the San Diego Repertory Theatre.

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Globe's 'Romeo And Juliet' Is Not Just About Star-Crossed Lovers

Aug. 7, 2019
By Beth Accomando

The Globe's artistic director Barry Edelstein has decided to tackle Shakespeare's ever-popular "Romeo and Juliet" for the first time and he has found some new shadings.

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San Diego's Top Weekend Arts Events: From Chamber Music To 'Jailhouse Rock'

Aug. 2, 2019
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend brings two high-profile music festivals, one celebrating chamber music and the other highlighting a little bit of everything. Plus relive the music … and dance moves … of Elvis Presley.