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FEATURE/PREVIEW: “BLACK ARTIST COLLECTIVE and Juneteenth

FEATURE/PREVIEW: “BLACK ARTIST COLLECTIVE and Juneteenth

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 6/13/21 RUN DATES: 6/13/21 - 6/19/21 VENUE: various As so many great relationships do, it all began with Breaking Bread. That was the name of the February 2020 dinner gathering organized by The Old Globe, to bring together local black theater artists and the cast of August Wilson’s “Jitney,” which was running at the time. “It was so wonderful,” says Joy Yvonne Jones, President and co-founder (with Rich Soublet and Zack King) of the San Diego Read More →

FEATURE: BLACK ARTIST COLLECTIVE

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 6/13/21 RUN DATES: 6/13/21 - 6/19/21 VENUE:  Various Celebrating Juneteenth As so many great relationships do, it all began with Breaking Bread. That was the name of the February 2020 dinner gathering organized by The Old Globe, to bring together local black theater artists and the cast of August Wilson’s “Jitney,” which was running at the time. “It was so wonderful,” says Joy Yvonne Jones, President and co-founder (with Rich Soublet and Zack King) of the San Read More →

FEATURE: TURNKEY THEATRE

FEATURE: TURNKEY THEATRE

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 6/29/21 Starting a theater company takes a mountain of passion, grit and determination. Opening during a pandemic requires an extra dollop of chutzpah and cojones (even if it’s a woman-led business endeavor). Given the aim and intention of Turnkey Theatre, it all makes perfect sense.  Their name means bespoke, pre-integrated, ready for immediate use. Their mission is to provide a complete theater experience, what they’re calling Blackbox productions. In the theater world, a “black Read More →

LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE TAKES ‘DIANA’ TO NETFLIX BEFORE BROADWAY

LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE TAKES ‘DIANA’ TO NETFLIX BEFORE BROADWAY

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 8/14/20 VENUE:  La Jolla Playhouse The La Jolla Playhouse is breaking new ground again. The company that, for the past seven years, has produced seasons of only innovative, original work, is on the cusp of something unprecedented. In March, when the pandemic hit, Tony Award-winning Playhouse artistic director Christopher Ashley was in the second week of Broadway previews for the new musical, “Diana” (which premiered at the Playhouse in 2019), about the love triangle Read More →

FEATURE: 36th ANNUAL CALIFORNIA PLAYS BY YOUNG WRITERS WINNERS 2021, Streaming from Playwrights Project

FEATURE: 36th ANNUAL CALIFORNIA PLAYS BY YOUNG WRITERS WINNERS 2021, Streaming from Playwrights Project

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 3/8/21 RUN DATES: 3/11/21 - 3/26/21 VENUE: Streaming from Playwrights Project For 35 years, the San Diego-based Playwrights Project, which runs multiple programs for people of all ages, has been staging a statewide contest for young writers. It’s always been a fascinating window into what youth have on their minds. This year, the 36th annual event, is, like so much else, streaming virtually. In view of COVID-short attention spans, each play this year is only Read More →

“THE HISTORY OF JOY” from Vanguard Culture

“THE HISTORY OF JOY” from Vanguard Culture

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 3/20/21 RUN DATES:  4 segments, 3/25/21 - 11/18/21 VENUE: Streaming from Vanguard Culture Artistic cross-pollination Read the full review here. Read More →