Saturday, March 9, 2019, San Diego’s fearless Cygnet Theatre opened part one of Tony Kushner’s prize winning “Angels in America–Millennium Approaches” in a prodigiously acted and tautly directed production under the magisterial direction of Cygnet Artistic Director Sean Murray.
Hershey Felder typically writes and stars in shows that feature him playing a famous musician and composer. What’s different about San Diego Repertory Theatre’s production of Beethoven, however, is that he plays Dr. Gerhard von Breuning, a physician and friend of Ludwig van Beethoven.
Aladdin gets the Princess and that Genie gets everything else is the Disney version of a tale more nor less from the ‘Thousand and One Nights.’ A good time is had by all except the bad guys.
World War II was just that, a global catastrophe that threatened the future of human affairs — but it also tested family loyalties on an infinitely smaller scale. Amid its soaring language and cadence, North Coast Repertory Theatre’s ‘Gabriel’ is an intriguing case in point.
Reuniting with people with whom one has lost touch isn’t always an easy task and, in some instances, can seem out of the question. A reunion between two brothers fuels the emotional world premiere of The Hour of Great Mercy at the Diversionary Theatre.
Advice is only as useful and the receiver thinks it is. ‘Tiny, Beautiful Things’ at the Old Globe introduces an advisor with a passionate following which may baffle audiences who have their own preferred oracles.