Friendships between younger and older people aren’t often treated with authenticity and dignity in the theatre. What’s refreshing about Grace McLeod’s one-act comedy Herland is how the play respectfully handles the relationships between a high school graduate and three significantly older women.
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Saying that Becoming Dr. Ruth is a play about sex that you can take your grandmother to might sound like a bold statement. However, thanks to an effervescent lead performance from Robin LaValley and sensitive writing from Mark St. Germain, the Broadway Vista Theatre’s production really is that kind of a show.
The 2018 Craig Noel Award nominations have been announced and posted.
A classic Christmas event continues in Coronado. For over 40 years, the Lamb’s Players Theatre has presented new holiday shows as part of an annual tradition, the Lamb’s Festival of Christmas, with this year’s offering being the original musical story Reaching for the Stars.
Jane Austen’s works appear much more suited to Valentine’s Day rather than Christmas, but Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley features the type of love story one would expect from Austen with a wonderful Christmas background. New Village Arts Theatre’s production of the original comedy-drama sequel to “Pride and Prejudice” is a welcome addition to the holiday selections this December.