To mark Memorial Day, the choral ensemble San Diego Pro Arte Voices presented a concert Monday (May 29) at St. Andrew’s by the Sea Episcopal Church in Pacific Beach: Disarm Hate—a musical response to gun violence.
What’s not to like about 24 Jimmy Buffett songs from 44 years of baladeering? And a plot and you’ve got a Broadway-bound musical titled – what else? – ‘Escape to Margaritaville.’
Psychiatrist and author Heinrich Hoffmann never figured on the modern-day backlash from his children’s book, designed to scare the daylights out of errant kids. The response is ‘Shockheaded Peter,’ Cygnet Theatre Company’s uniformly outstanding nod to the victims beneath the stories.
In The Revolutionists, playwright Lauren Gunderson turns her attention to three women who lost their lives during the French Reign of Terror…
Unlike some of the notable work by the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, there is nothing head-on about “Play and Play,” presented at UCSD’s Mandeville Auditorium on Thursday (presented by Artpower). It’s exuberant pure dance. Yet this gentler work also offers a profound message … about play as a sacred activity that teaches us how, simultaneously, to be both individuals and members of a community.