January 1, 2020, marks the start of a new decade. Looking back, I notice that I have been reviewing theatre in San Diego for more than ten years. It seems appropriate to consult what I’ve written and see, what has changed about San Diego theatre. So, instead of summarizing 2019, I’m returning to 2010 and working my way forward to the present.

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Mae West has been credited with saying, “Too much of a good thing can be wonderful.” But she has also been credited with saying, “Too much of a good thing can be taxing.” In the case of Welkome Home for the Holidays, a revue playing through December 29, 2019, I’d side with Ms. West’s latter statement…

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Playwright Moira Buffini has written Handbagged about the relationship between Queen Elizabeth II and Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Moxie Theatre is producing its West Coast premiere. The company has given this premiere a prestige production, and that strategy has paid off…

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