THEATER: Current and Upcoming Productions

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Adobe Chapel

Beyond Babel Theatre

  • 2625 Imperial Avenue , Grant Hill
  • Beyond Babel (through November 18, 2018)

CSU San Marcos

  • 333 S. Twin Oaks Valley Road, San Marcos
  • Women at War (starts November 7, 2018)

Coronado High School

Coronado Playhouse

Courtyard San Diego Downtown

Cygnet Theatre

  • 4040 Twiggs Street, Old Town
  • HIR (through October 28, 2018)

David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre

Diversionary Theatre

Horton Grand Theatre

La Jolla Community Center

La Jolla Playhouse

  • 2910 La Jolla Village Drive, UCSD
  • Hundred Days (through October 21, 2018)
  • Queens (through July 29, 2018)

La Jolla Riford Library

Lamb's Players Theatre

  • 1142 Orange Avenue, Coronado
  • Persuasion (through November 18, 2018)

Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center

Mission Hills United Church of Christ

Moonlight Amphitheatre in Brengle Terrace Park

Moxie Theatre

  • 6663 El Cajon Boulevard, Suite N, Rolando
  • Fade (through November 11, 2018)

North Coast Repertory Theatre

North Park Vaudeville and Candy Shoppe

Northminster Presbyterian Church

Ocean Beach Playhouse

The Old Globe Theatre

Point Loma High School

  • 2335 Chatsworth Boulevard, Point Loma
  • Clue: On Stage (starts December 7, 2018)

Point Loma Playhouse


San Diego City College

  • 1313 Park Boulevard, East Village
  • Metamorphosis (starts October 26, 2018)

San Diego Repertory Theatre

  • 79 Horton Plaza, Downtown San Diego
  • Actually (through November 4, 2018)

Saville Theatre at San Diego City College

  • 14th and C Street, City College
  • Metamorphoses (starts October 26, 2018)

Scripps Ranch Theatre

  • 9783 Avenue of Nations, Scripps Ranch
  • She Loves Me (starts November 9, 2018)

Seaport Village

Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre

Sunshine Brooks Theatre

  • 217 N. Coast Highway, Oceanside
  • Deathtrap (through October 21, 2018)

Welk Resort Theatre

Theater Reviews

Trauma so intense

If she ever falls in love, her mate will die in a hundred days.

In “Hungry Heart,” Bruce Springstein sings: “We fell in love, I knew it had to end.” Wait! Hold up there, Boss. Zero to 60 and back, like that? What about love is love and not ...

Call it the Hamilton Effect

Contemporary slang and F-bombs feel too linguistically liberated

“I am a revolution!” shouts Mary Woolley in Bryna Turner’s Bull in a China Shop, based on the famous teacher, activist, and President of Mount Holyoke College. She wants to convert the college from a ...

The Heart of Rock & Roll goes flat line

“They have not only crammed the songs into a formulaic story, they have Broadway-ized the music.”

The Heart of Rock & Roll goes flat line

What is this, a rough draft?

It skips back and forth in time and parses out bits of conflicting information.

What is this, a rough draft?

Self-absorbed black hole of a tyrant

“When he comes back, will I be ready?”

Self-absorbed black hole of a tyrant


Andrew Lloyd Webber ruined everything

The running joke among theatre-goers was that the emperor wasn’t wearing any clothes

I naively went to a musical about a Jane Austen novel with the hope that I would be hearing at least a little music from the period. You know, the kind of music Jane would ...

When monsters tapdance

Would we chalk it up as a funny gag, or would that monster prove itself through artistic expression?

Humanity reserves a special reverence for the act of creation. Most oral or written religious traditions start with a creation myth to explain how the world and humankind came to be. These origin stories provide ...

Chaos, order, Huey Lewis

The Heart of Rock & Roll is a new musical at The Old Globe. It runs through October 21. The title is borrowed from the famous Huey Lewis and the News song, but this is ...

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