The last six years have seen several acclaimed interpretations of Cabaret in San Diego County. Timeless subject matter, edgy content and unforgettable songs are just a few of the reasons why the 1966 musical continues to be staged often.
Authentic history is sustained by its wealth of anecdotes. Copies of authentic history are sustained by nothing. That said, some very nice production values sustain San Diego Repertory Theatre’s ‘Black Pearl Sings!’ regardless.
San Diego’s Diversionary has mounted Jen Silverman’s arch 2016 play “The Moors,” a smartly acted, edge-of-your-seat production that defies easy categorization, but commandeers the audience on a wild ride through the environs of comedy, tragedy, romance, thriller, and historical melodrama . . .
It was a great decade for sex, drugs and a beat you could dance to. Donna Summer was hailed as Queen of Disco and she ha the catalogue to prove it. It took 30-plus songwriters to make this score and the highlight is a second-liohe song from ‘Hair.’ But it’s got strut and sleek chic.