Tag: Broadway San Diego

Theatre Review: ‘An American in Paris’

Lovely and wonderful are two words that can best describe the touring production of 'An American in Paris'

Review: A Delightful ‘Finding Neverland’

With outstanding performances, a beautiful set and lighting design, Finding Neverland should easily put a smile on your face.

Review: ‘Matilda: The Musical’

Jenna Weir, one of the three young actresses who rotate in the role of Matilda, deserved the standing ovation she received for her sharp, smart and fun performance.

Review: Lift Up Your Hands for ‘Hedwig and the Angry Inch’

The National Tour of Hedwig and the Angry Inch got two new leads when it opened here in San Diego this week and both are terrific.

Review: Roundabout Theatre’s Touring Production of ‘Cabaret’

Direct from Broadway, and as part of their 50th Anniversary Season, the critically acclaimed and award-winning Roundabout Theatre Company brings CABARET to the San Diego Civic Theatre

Alison Ewing Enjoys Revisiting ‘Cabaret’

“I love this role so much, this role is not the biggest role in this show or particularly that I have done, but it’ really wonderful to play her." - Alison Ewing on her role in 'Cabaret'

Review: ‘Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles’

As it says on the poster, Rain: A Tribute to The Beatles is the “next best thing to seeing” the iconic foursome. And whoever wrote that nice little quote is exactly right.

Review: ‘The Book of Mormon’ is Back and Not to be Missed

With a book, lyrics, and music by South Park’s Trey Parker, Matt Stone and Frozen’s Robert Lopez, it’s one of the most offensive and funniest shows you’ll ever see.

Review: ‘Riverdance: The 20th Anniversary World Tour’

The Irish dance show, currently on its 20th Anniversary World Tour, is a total phenomenon and after watching the show, it’s easy to see why it’s lasted this long.

Theatre Review: ‘If/Then’ Starring Idina Menzel, LaChanze, Anthony Rapp and James Snyder

Broadway San Diego is exactly what Broadway San Diego has brought to town with Idina Menzel and 'If/Then'

Lynn Andrews Talks Life on Tour with ‘Annie’ and Playing Miss Hannigan Over 1,000 Times

After playing Miss Hannigan, the alcoholic orphan hater in Annie, over 1,000 times, you'd think actress Lynn Andrews would be tired of playing her. Not true, she said. "As I get older, I feel like I understand her more and more," she told me.

There is Magic in ‘Pippin’

Magic, mystery, acrobatics, this Pippin is bringing the show, in the form of a traveling circus troupe here to tell you an age old tale to the San Diego Civic theater through Sunday, August 30th. Pippin is the dissatisfied heir to the throne of Charlemagne, who though smart, is always looking for the meaning of his existence, enlightenment, and transformation. Pippin’s narrative can seem a bit thin as it basically is an existential search for self and ultimately, your place in the world.  This is something that can either be thematically tiresome (all that questioning of “Why?” Who am I?” ... Read more

Charlotte O’Sullivan Brings Acrobatics and Artisty to ‘Pippin’

Haven’t you ever wanted to run away to the circus and see all the stories they tell? Well, you’re in luck because the Leading Player and the cast of PIPPIN is playing at the San Diego Civic Theatre so you have until Sunday, August 30th to join them as they’ve got “parts to perform and hearts to warm”. This version of the show is the high flying Broadway revival that won four Tony Awards and features choreography in the style of Bob Fosse and astonishing acrobatics by Les 7 Doigts de la Main. Charlotte O’Sullivan is one of those adventurous ... Read more