Category archives for: Theatre

Review: PowPAC comedy also a mystery to the end

The weekend starts out happily for soon-to-be-newlyweds Diana (Rachel Barker) and Jamie (Justin Allen Slagle) until two other suitors appear who might win her heart in the romantic comedy “I Do, I Do, I Do,” playing at PowPAC through Dec. 14 .  Photo by Joel Colbourn

It is not often that a comedic play with a bit of mystery literally leaves audience members guessing the conclusion up to the very last moment.

Wickedly delightful

Glinda (Chandra Lee Schwartz), left, and Elphaba (Emma Hunton) face off after a tornado leads to a Kansas farmhouse crashing in Oz. “Wicked” is playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through Dec. 7. Photo by Joan Marcus

Spectacular is not nearly sufficient a word to describe the national touring production of “Wicked,” playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre through Dec. 7.

‘I do, I do, I do,’ opens Friday at PowPAC

From left, David Gutierrez, Kay Marian McNellen, Justin Allen Slagle and Rachel Barker star in “I Do, I Do, I Do.” Photo by Tony Eisenhower

Wedding Bells will be ringing at PowPAC, Poway’s Community Theatre when the new comedy “I Do, I Do, I Do” opens Friday at 13250 Poway Road.

Broadway Theater presents “Rounding Third”

From left, Randall Huft as Michael and Torre Younghans as Don star in Broadway Theater’s “Rounding Third.”

The Broadway Theater is continuing its 10th season with the comedy “Rounding Third,” playing now through Sunday, Nov. 9 at the Broadway Theater, 340 East Broadway, Vista.

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.