Theater legend Des McAnuff returns to the La Jolla Playhouse to take on a challenging production: adapting an iconic rock album into a musical stage production. The result is a show you soon won’t forget. Read on to find out how Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots comes to life.
It’s a musical fall in San Diego’s theater lineup, and big names are the big news. From a whimsical Broadway favorite to a melancholy reflection of American history to giant robots and contemporary indie rock music, these productions offer a theatre experience for just about every theatregoer’s taste.
1. San Diego Asian Film Festival: From October 20-28, International film fanatics will have the opportunity to partake in one of the largest exhibitions of Asian international and Asian American cinema in North America. Along with narrative features, the Festival also showcases documentaries, short films and animation. 2. Harvest Festival: The 39th Annual Harvest Festival […]
Cygnet Theatre announced today it is extending the run of Little Shop of Horrors through October 2nd. The musical, based on a 1960 low budget, B-horror film by the same name, has garnered rave reviews and packed houses since its July 28th debut at the Old Town Theatre. If you haven’t experienced a performance at Cygnet, Little Shop […]
Tonight marks the opening of Little Miss Sunshine at the La Jolla Playhouse and I cannot wait to see it! For those who have seen the movie, I’m sure you can see why it looks fantastic. The play is about the Hoover family. Richard, the father, is a floundering motivational speaker, Grandpa’s been kicked out […]
The La Jolla Playhouse is one of my favorite places to experience theatre in San Diego. With over 50 Playhouse-originated productions having been transferred to Broadway, I am always curious to see what new and exciting show they have come up with. Therefore, I am so excited to see the world-premiere musical Limelight: The Story […]
Last night I took my daughter Mia, who’s almost 9, to see “Legally Blonde: The Musical” at the San Diego Civic Theatre. We painted our nails pink, got dressed up (as much as you have to in San Diego) and headed downtown. Before the show we had dinner at one of our favorite family friendly […]
San Diego is a major theater town. Productions that premiere here head off to the Great White Way every year. Lately, we’ve had a lot of luck with musicals like The Old Globe’s Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and La Jolla Playhouse’s Tony Award-winning Jersey Boys. In fact, debuting this fall on Broadway is Memphis which I saw right here, at […]