Randall Hickman’s Ursula is big and loud–a bottle of rum in the kiddie punch– and balances the sweetness and puns spawned from Disney. His timing and naughtiness are to die for…
The search for our identities sometimes takes us outside our own sphere, especially amid our youth — and Leigh Scarritt Productions’ exuberant ‘Brooklyn the Musical’ illustrates the joy inherent in that vital discovery.
If ‘At This Evening’s Performance’ is to be believed, at least one totalitarian autocracy lives and dies by its bathhouses, its radish exports and its state theater. That’s the problem with North Coast Repertory Theatre’s turn at this supposed farce — you can’t believe a word of it.
As Opera NEO Artistic Director Peter Kozma welcomed Saturday’s (July 15) audience to his company’s season-opening Aria Marathon program, he offered his humorous take on the event. “Aria Marathon—or as some call it, death by aria!”
In a scraggly front yard four people trade fragments of their incomplete lives and an unusual buildup of hope and compassion result in Jaime Castaneda’s sensitive staging of Rachel Bonds’ ‘At the Old Place’ for the La Jolla Playhouse.