Trouble in Mind can be a bit of a slow burn, but the explosive payoffs make the journey worth taking. If nothing else, the rendition can initiate a lengthy discussion about how blacks have been portrayed in the arts throughout history.
Lamb’s Players Theatre
Lamb’s Players Theatre is back at what it does best, branding an acclaimed stage piece with its own tight-knit look and feel. The problem is that the story behind ‘Joseph And the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat’ falls short of the company’s renowned potential.
Judging from the reaction of SanDiegoStory.com’s team of reviewers, 2014 was a mixed year for the arts in San Diego. While there was plenty to savor, there was also plenty to criticize…
France and the United States may not know it, but they enjoy a very special bond among nations. That’s why ‘Les Miserables’ touches American audiences so deeply — and the stupendous turn that Lamb’s Players Theatre gives the play is proof enough.
Drawing on ancient themes about love and deceit, good and evil, The Foreigner is a gut-busting farce that could make your dour Aunt Lil guffaw. But it has darkened over the years. Society is more sensitive now. One can’t ignore the stereotypes, cruelty, and violence. Did I mention the Klu Klux Klan?