On its surface, San Diego theater acquitted itself quite well in 2017…Indeed, theater here grows more practiced and comfortable with itself each year…
‘Motown the Musical,’ Berry Gordy’s look at the rise of his colossal music empire, makes for a fairly decent concert. The Broadway San Diego entry, however, is far from the monument to history it requires.
Irving Berlin may be best known for songs such as “God Bless America” and “White Christmas,” but a much longer list is required to credit him with every wonderful melody he wrote. During his long life, Berlin composed about 1,500 tunes.
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.