I’m happy to report that the national touring company of The King and I, stopping at the Civic Theatre this week, meets the challenges of staging this musical very well.
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Under the leadership of Matt M. Morrow, Diversionary Theatre has gifted San Diego with sharp and complex productions and has broken the mold for what might be thought of as “gay” theatre. Its current production, Julia Meinwald and Gordon Leary’s The Loneliest Girl in the World aims even higher – and in many ways gets there….
Michael Frayn’s Noises Off has been celebrated as a farce to be reckoned with, and if reckoning means that the ensemble cast must execute precisely while pretending to be flailing about, then the cast of the current production at Lamb’s Players Theatre has reckoned well indeed…
Lamb’s Players Theatre had a big hit last year by featuring Francis Gercke and Robert Smyth in a production of Mark St. Germain’s play, Freud’s Last Session. So, big that they’re staging an earlier St. Germain work, Camping with Henry & Tom with the same two actors, plus local favorite Manny Fernandes…
Qui Nguyen’s play, Vietgone, now playing at San Diego Repertory Theatre, is designed to take audiences by surprise – and it does.