It carried its harmful side effects, but in many quarters, the Great Recession was no match for human enterprise and ingenuity. If something like it ever happens again — and it will — New Village Arts’ good ‘American Hero’ will serve as a marker for those who showed their colors despite themselves.
“Romeo and Juliet” quickly morphed into a symbol for the universal struggle of young lovers, and playwright Jordan Seavey’s 2016 opus “Homos, or Everyone in America” at San Diego’s Diversionary Theatre wants us to find a parallel universality in the tumultuous affair of two young gay men from Brooklyn . . .
In musical theater, getting everybody on the same page is tantamount to hunting for a needle within a needle in a silo of hay. That’s all the more reason to enjoy Broadway San Diego’s outstanding ‘Disney’s the Little Mermaid.’
Is it possible that family responsibility can become such a narcotic true of the new music; ‘Benny & Joon.’hat lives are ruined? Maybe, but help is on the way in the Old Globe Theatre’s premie
Moonlight’s “In the Heights” is a stunner. The show’s message of inclusion is especially powerful given current debates about immigration, and it has universal appeal…
Even though the Rep gives Ms. Hartman’s work a fine production, her play is weakened by indecision about whether it is a social justice story or a personal story…