THEATER: Current and Upcoming Productions

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Carlsbad City Library

Coronado Playhouse

Cygnet Theatre

Diversionary Theatre

Horton Grand Theatre

Ion Theatre Company BLKBOX Theatre

La Jolla Community Center

Lafayette Hotel, Swim Club & Bungalows

Lamb's Players Theatre

Lamplighters Community Theatre

Lyceum Theatre

Mandell Weiss Forum

Moonlight Amphitheatre in Brengle Terrace Park

Moxie Theatre

New Village Arts Theatre

North Coast Repertory Theatre

Ocean Beach Playhouse

  • 4944 Newport Avenue, Ocean Beach
  • Avenue Q (through September 17, 2017)

The Old Globe Theatre

  • 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park
  • Guys and Dolls (through August 13, 2017)
  • Hamlet (starts August 12, 2017)

Old Spaghetti Factory

Onstage Playhouse

Potiker Theatre at UCSD

  • 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla
  • Kill Local (starts August 6, 2017)


San Diego Civic Theatre

San Diego Junior Theatre

  • 1650 El Prado #208, Balboa Park
  • Pippin (starts July 28, 2017)

Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre

Star Theatre

  • 402 North Coast Highway, Oceanside
  • West Side Story (through July 30, 2017)

Tenth Avenue Arts Center

Welk Resort Theatre

Westminster Presbyterian Church

  • 3598 Talbot Street, Point Loma
  • Seussical (through July 30, 2017)


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Coronado Playhouse

Cygnet Rehearsal Hall

Lake San Marcos Conference Center

Lamplighters Community Theatre

Legoland California

Mira Mesa Community Park

Ocean Beach Playhouse

Onstage Playhouse

Patio Playhouse Theatre


Village Presbyterian Church

Theater Reviews

At the Old Place makes Chekhov seem operatic

La Jolla Playhouse's string of premieres

The La Jolla Playhouse is doing whole seasons with only world premieres. From musicals (artistic director Christopher Ashley won a Tony Award for his direction of the Playhouse’s Come From Away) to drama (Rebecca Taichman ...

Guys and Dolls — high-brow and low-brow

Old Globe takes over from colleges and high schools

Frank Loesser (1910–1969) grew up in such a refined household, he had to rebel. His family spoke elegant sentences, and his older brother was a classical pianist. So Loesser chose the wilder side. He cultivated ...

Breath of kings

No gaudy excesses or cartooned foppery in this King Richard

"Not all the water in the rough rude sea/ Can wash the balm from an anointed king./ The breath of worldly men cannot depose/ The deputy elected by the Lord.” Richard of Bordeaux became King ...

Songs appear like far-off islands in Escape to Margaritaville

Rachel slams the same door on Tully that he’s been slamming on his conquests.

Times change. When Jimmy Buffett’s “Margaritaville” came out in 1977, the singer couldn’t find his salt shaker for said beverage. One might have thought, Poor dude, it won’t be the same. Today, the health-conscious would ...

Opposing views of American history, from Jim Crow to the Harlem Renaissance and Civil Rights

The Delaney Sisters don’t like to be called “African-Americans.”

New Village Arts’ Having Our Say: The Delany Sisters’ First 100 Years is one of that company’s best shows in its 16 seasons. Sarah L. “Sadie” and Elizabeth “Bessie” Delany don’t like to be called ...


Young studs and dowager duchesses

Why are we still dismayed by trophy spouses?

If you’re feeling charitable: Loves and Hours opens with a May-December marriage. If you’re feeling more cynical: rich, egotistical old man, Harold (Paul Maley) gets himself a smokin’ hot gold digger of a trophy wife, ...

Infantile America

Sexy Baby Voice under fire

Early on in O.B. Playhouse’s production of I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change, Tara Sampson, playing one of many, interchangeable female characters in this musical revue of love and dating, leans heavy on the ...

The Old Man and the Old Moon, distracted by its own cleverness

A mash-up of Paul Bunyan, Jonah and the Whale, The Odyssey, and The Adventures of Baron Munchausen

“Turning and turning in the widening gyre The falcon cannot hear the falconer; Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold” So spoke William Butler Yeats. I’m going to repurpose this poem to discuss PigPen Theatre ...

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