There are many, many forces at work out there, and that’s never more apparent than during the holiday season. San Diego Musical Theatre has copped the clue — and its excellent ‘Miracle on 34th Street: A Live Musical Radio Play’ justifies our inclination toward belief in the unseen.
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In December of 1942, the country was a year into its effort to help save the world from subjugation. Arguably, holiday radio specials reflected such an environment — but if it wants to act accordingly, New Village Arts’ ‘The 1940s Radio Hour’ needs a lot of fuel.
Solar radiation carries a deadly potential rivaled by only one phenomenon — war. The former upends commerce the way the latter upends lives; Innermission Productions’ current ‘Seven Spots on the Sun’ is a very good case in point.
Expectant lesbian parents share the joys, worries and conflicts their straight counterparts experience — and on either side of the ledger, the discussion begins and ends with the baby on the way. So why did Sarah Gubbins write ‘The Kid Thing,’ current MOXIE Theatre entry, about everything else?
Broadway San Diego’s ‘The Sound of Music’ is the latest installment in the show’s criminally overrated stature. Just because something’s called a classic, after all, doesn’t mean everybody pulled his weight in making it one.
How do you manage to — uh — contain yourself amid the magic of theater and all it means? Former La Jolla resident Dominique Salerno found the solution. You write and perform your own show from a space no bigger than two breadboxes.