Category archives for: Theatre

Review: San Diego Repertory season opens with inspiring show

Mona Golabek performing in “The Pianist of Willesden Lane,” which opened San Diego Repertory Theatre’s 39th season. It continues through Sept. 28. Photo by Carol Rosegg

UPDATE: This show has been extended to Oct. 12. — Sometimes theater is supposed to inspire and make one think, not just entertain. The first show in San Diego Repertory Theatre’s 39th season does just that.

PowPAC’s ‘Corpse!’ keeps you guessing until the end

Rupert Farrant (Brian P. Evans), left, listens as Maj. Ambrose Powell (Joel Gossett) tries to convince him to visit his estranged twin brother, who is supposedly on his death bed in “Corpse!” that is playing through Oct. 12 at PowPAC.Photo by Joel Colbourn

Six personalities — with hints of a seventh — are brought to life on the PowPAC stage by four talented actors in the English comedy thriller “Corpse!” that runs through Oct. 12.

Comedy-thriller ‘Corpse!’ opens Sept. 12

PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theater, will be bringing a challenging comedy-thriller to life with “Corpse!”

Welk’s ‘Oklahoma!’ is definitely more than ‘OK’

The cast of “Oklahoma!” performing at the Welk Resorts Theatre through Nov. 16. Photo by Ken Jacques

The Welk’s delightfully sweet and charming rendition can be seen in Escondido through Nov. 16.

Moonlight’s ‘My Fair Lady’ is simply ‘loverly’

Stratton) gets exasperated when his student Eliza Doolittle (Hilary Maiberger), left, seeks refuge from his ill treatment of her by going to his mother (Kathy Brombacher). Photo by Ken Jacques

A “loverly” performance of “My Fair Lady” is gracing the Moonlight Amphitheatre stage through Aug. 30.

Old Globe’s ‘The Two Gentlemen of Verona’ sports new spin

Hubert Point-Du Jour (Valentine), Britney Coleman (Silvia), Kristin Villanueva (Julia), and Adam Kantor (Proteus) in Shakespeare’s ‘The Two Gentlemen of Verona.’Photo by Jim Cox

Shakespeare’s “The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” is a comedy about love, friendship, infidelity, and in director Mark Lamos’ production, spunk.

‘The Odd Couple’ is coming to Welk

Randall Hickman, left, plays Oscar Madison and Douglas Davis, right, plays Felix Unger in "The Odd Couple."

The infamous clash of neatnik vs. slob is coming to the Welk Resort Theater with “The Odd Couple.”

Don’t miss Moonlight’s ‘Mary Poppins’

The cast of Moonlight Stage Productions’ “Mary Poppins” performing “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious.” The cast includes Jessica Bernard (Mary Poppins) and Leigh Wakeford (Bert). Photo by Ken Jacques

A “super,” not-to-be-missed production of “Mary Poppins” has floated into the Moonlight Amphitheatre in Vista.

‘Here Lies Jeremy Troy’ opens Friday at PowPAC

“Here Lies Jeremy Troy” stars, standing, from left: Frank Godinez, Bailey Neill, Nathan Boyer and Rachel Hoey. Front: Scott McNellan.

It’ll be a night full of lies, half-truths and deceit in the farcical “Here Lies Jeremy Troy,” opening Friday at PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theatre.

Summer Shakespeare Festival offers a wide variety

Kristen Connolly as Desdemona and Blair Underwood as Othello in Shakespeare’s “Othello” at The Old Globe.  Photo by Jim Cox

From music to madness, The Old Globe will be offering a little of everything this summer.