Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 11/25/19
RUN DATES: 11/8/19 - 12/22/19
VENUE: New Village Arts
In what has become Jules Verne’s most popular and enduring creation, his 1873 “Around the World in 80 Days,” the stuffy, reclusive, “mathematically precise” Englishman Phileas Fogg takes a big risk: he bets half his fortune that he can circle the globe in less than three months.
In 2019, New Village Arts has also taken a risk: turning the overstuffed novel into a world premiere, Read More →
Aired on KSDS-FM on 1/26/18
RUN DATES: 1/10/18 - 2/4/18
VENUE: North Coast Repertory Theatre
These days, it’s possible to circle the planet in 67 hours. So going “Around the World in 80 Days,” as Jules Verne imagined in his 1872 novel, seems a bit quaint.
The book was a sly but affectionate satire of British manners, captured in the 1956 movie and various stage versions.
Though slapstick comedy never seems to go out of style, ethnic humor and racial or cultural Read More →
Printed in and posted at The San Diego Jewish Journal January 2020
“Emotionally Moving and Intellectually Stimulating”
by Pat Launer December 2, 2019
Language is a living, breathing thing. It evolves to encompass new inventions, conceptions and thinking. And how we talk about gender has certainly been evolving. So, before we start exploring the exciting new season coming up at Diversionary Theatre, the nation’s third oldest continuously producing LGBTQ theater, let’s lay down a little lexical groundwork, so Read More →