Perfect timing for the run of the horror-themed musical comedy, Young Frankenstein. San Diego Musical Theatre’s production of the show, based on the classic Mel Brooks film, is a great way to celebrate Halloween early.
In the rush to redress all wrongs, greater damage is a possibility too. So suggests ‘Actually,’ a new play at the San Diego Rep seemingly rush to the Lyceum pac directly from the cable news feed.
Labeled as a dark comedy, Taylor Mac’s script of Hir is, in reality, a family drama in disguise. That isn’t clear at first, mainly because much of the running time is taken up by hilariously funny dialogue in Cygnet Theatre’s production.
Television stakes its own reality, often at the expense of real life. In Teatro Pueblo Nuevo’s good ‘Guadalupe in the Guest Room’, a Mexico native and her former son-in-law learn this indelibly — and two cultures come away a little wiser.
From the doctor, ‘a hundred more days to live’ is not a sentence but a guess, one that Shaun and Abigale Bengson have used to discuss heavy questions of romance and mortality in their concept/show ‘Hundred Days’ at the La Jolla Playhouse.