San Diego’s Backyard Renaissance Theatre opened an irresistible revival of Edward Albee’s iconic play “The Zoo Story” Saturday, July 14, at Diversionary Theatre in University Heights featuring Francis Gercke as the shiftless young man Jerry and Phil Johnson as the complacent Manhattan publishing exec Peter.
From Dr. Seuss by way of London and Minneapolis comes a stage adaptation of ‘The Lorax’ which should suit Old Globe audiences without much fun about generations. The title role is played by an irresistible Japanese-style puppet.
For any production of Monty Python’s Spamalot to succeed, there needs to be well-delivered, non-stop hilarity coupled with cleverly executed musical sequences. Cygnet Theatre’s interpretation features these elements in spades, largely thanks to Artistic Director, Sean Murray.
“Burton’s Prospera demands that we view the character and her relationships in new light. She’s a commanding Supermom who makes promises and casts spells…”