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 →
Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 8/28/21
RUN DATES: 9/3/21 - 9/6/21
VENUE: Live and online
It isn’t the first, and it won’t be the last. But it is the most flexibly accessible.
The 5th annual San Diego REP Latinx New Play Festival is a hybrid affair.
There are three ways to enjoy the weekend Festival (9/3-5), which celebrates the work of Latinx playwrights from across the nation:
You can attend the event live (while the REP space is undergoing renovations, the Festival Read More →