One of my keenest pleasures during decades as a theatre reviewer has been to switch sides and do shows myself. This vice-versa dexterity is but one delight I shared with my beloved friend George Weinberg-Harter (1944-2016). When I met George in 1980, he was one of the founders of the San Diego Gilbert and Sullivan […]
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On a road-trip west, a hurting mother and daughter wrestle with some of the issues that have made our era so poisonous.
With a dozen or so songs, Benjamin Scheuer leads an audience through a harrowing youth of loss and survival with honesty and virtuosity that elevates ‘The Lion” from a performance to a play.
The Space Age comes to the mines of West Virginia and at least one boy, Homer Hickam Jr., made it out into the winder world. The amiable new musical at the Old Globe Theatre tells how.
The efficiency of numbers in the Chinese language and the demands of successful rice paddies have been suggested as clues to the academic success of Asian students. But the two discontented overachievers in ‘Tiger Style’ at the La Jolla Playhouse have never been near either one.
Shakespeare’s most formal, artificial play is like an extension of Balboa Park this summer in the Old Globe Theatre’s verdant, joyous production.