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“AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS” at New Village Arts

“AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS” at New Village Arts

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 →

“AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS” at North Coast Repertory Theatre

“AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS” at North Coast Repertory Theatre

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 →

  “around The World In 80 Days” – Lamb’s Players Theatre

  “around The World In 80 

Days” – Lamb’s Players Theatre

Center Stage with Pat Launer on KSDS JAZZ88 October 19, 2012 Phileas Fogg lives his life with clockwork precision. In fact, when we first meet him, we see his strictly regimented, punctilious daily schedule -- three times. That’s the opening of Laura Eason’s 2008 adaptation of Jules Verne’s “Around the World in Read More →

Sdnn: Feature “a Weekend With Pablo Picasso”

Sdnn: Feature “a 

Weekend With Pablo Picasso”

SDNN: Feature “A Weekend with Pablo Picasso” Pat Launer SDNN.com 3/16/10 http://www.sdnn.com/sandiego/2010-03-16/things-to-do/weekend-with-pablo-picasso-premieres-at-san-diego-rep   “Weekend with Pablo Picasso” premieres at San Diego Rep: One-man show stars Culture Clash’s Herbert Siguenza He was 7 years old when he was given a life-changing book, an intimate photographic essay entitled Read More →

“curtain Calls” Tell About The Rabbits…

“curtain Calls” Tell About The Rabbits…

By Pat Launer www.sdtheatrescene.com 01/19/05 A super-wild weekend that exceeded five plays And on TV, Candide , Malashock — and the Pattés. There were Mice and Men, and Wrinkles galore, The Playwrights Project and Burn This, and more: Read More →

PREVIEW: 2020 SEASON AT DIVERSIONARY THEATRE

PREVIEW: 2020 SEASON AT DIVERSIONARY THEATRE

Printed in and posted at The San Diego Jewish Journal January 2020 http://sdjewishjournal.com/sdjj/december-2019/emotionally-moving-and-intellectually-stimulating/ “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 →