“In the Heights” is the fourth collaboration between the San Diego Repertory Theatre and the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts. While I am a graduate of SCPA and some of the cast from “In the Heights” are from SDSU, where I attend college, I promise that the following review is completely objective.
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The National Comedy Theatre is San Diego is something of an anomaly. While the family friendly venue has had many sold out shows and earned a lot of praise, NCT is still under the radar.
In 2011, The Book of Mormon swept the Tony Awards and overshadowed all the other shows it was up against. While I love that religious satire, other productions nominated for Best Musical that year deserve a little bit more recognition.
Talk about big expectations. July 4 was the first evening that Bill Conti conducted for San Diego Symphony’s Star Spangled Pops.
Sometimes, a play immediately sounds like it will be a success based on an intriguing concept. This is true with Mo’olelo Performing Arts Company’s production of “Extraordinary Chambers.” Sadly, a unique premise does not always result in a masterpiece.