Aired on KSDS-FM on 10/5/18
RUN DATES: 9/22/18 - 10/21/18
VENUE: La Jolla Playhouse
Memoirs are tricky. What makes some else’s life story more interesting or stage-worthy than yours? Usually, there’s trauma and heartbreak. Love and loss.
In the case of “Hundred Days” at the La Jolla Playhouse, the trauma happened in the past, when book, music and lyrics co-writer Abigail Bengson was 15. We never get her full backstory, but she alludes to familial madness and illness.
Most of this Read More →
Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 11/24/21
RUN DATES: 11/18/21 - 12/11/21
VENUE: Backyard Renaissance Theatre
Ahh, lovely, pastoral Richland, situated in southeast Washington State, at the confluence of the Yakima and Columbia Rivers. A plethora of outdoor activities. Three hundred days of sunshine a year. And something a lot darker down below.
In 1943, the U.S. Army established the Hanford Engineering Works (now called the Hanford Site). It was there, as part of the Manhattan Project, that 74 tons of Read More →
Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 3/25/22
Sam Woodhouse doesn’t like to look back. Or forward. He prefers to live in the moment.
That’s not so surprising for someone who majored in Religious Studies for a time at UC Santa Barbara, with an emphasis on Asian religions, before switching over to theater and attending grad school at Cal Arts in Valencia.
But, after nearly a half-century at the helm of the San Diego Repertory Theatre, just as he’s about to Read More →
Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 4/7/20
RUN DATES: ongoing 2020
PRESENTER: Julia Giolzetti
Shakespeare lovers, unite!
If you’ve got a minute, Julia Giolzetti has something wacky and wonderful for you to do with it: Recite a few lines from a Shakespeare play, using whatever you’ve got at hand at home — props, puppets, pets, wigs, costumes, kids, etc.
In other words, become a part of “Sofa Shakespeare.”
It all started when the coronavirus “shelter-in-place” edict came down on March 14. At that Read More →
Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 9/22/17
RUN DATES: 10/4/17 - 10/8/17
VENUE: Arclight La Jolla, Regal Gaslamp, Pendry Hotel
Fall is the season for pumpkins, cider… and film festivals: Venice, Telluride, Toronto, in particular. And for the 16th year, San Diego is throwing its hat in the ring… with the San Diego International Film Festival (October 4-8).
Since its inception in 2001, the SDiFF has become one of the leading stops on the independent festival circuit. This year, more than Read More →