Reviews

“DESERT ROCK GARDEN” at New Village Arts

“DESERT ROCK GARDEN” at New Village Arts

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 2/26/22 RUN DATES: 2/11/22 - 3/13/22 VENUE:  New Village Arts Last summer, for the first time in the many years I’ve lived in San Diego, I finally got to Manzanar in eastern-central California, one of the ten Japanese internment camps of World War II. It was barren, desolate and sizzling — well over 100 degrees (nestled between the Sierra Nevada and Inyo Mountains, the camp’s weather is equally extreme in winter). Hard to imagine more than Read More →

“THE CHILDREN” at Moxie Theatre

“THE CHILDREN” at Moxie Theatre

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 11/14/22 RUN DATES: 11/11/22 - 12/4/22 VENUE:  Moxie Theatre When we first meet Rose (Catalina Maynard), she’s nursing a nosebleed. Seems she snuck into the isolated seaside cottage of Hazel (Vanessa Dinning) and Robin (Neil McDonald), and surprised Hazel, who lashed out when she suspected an intruder. Rose has definitely intruded in their life. But it takes a long time for all the secrets, subterfuges and subliminal suggestions to unspool (it may take too long for some, Read More →

“IN THE HEIGHTS” at San Diego Musical Theatre

“IN THE HEIGHTS” at San Diego Musical Theatre

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 5/24/22 RUN DATES:  5/6/22 - 6/5/22 VENUE:  San Diego Musical Theatre “In the Heights” is set in the uppermost part of Manhattan, Washington Heights, a barrio that serves as a microcosm for the Latinx immigrant experience. Staging the award-winning musical by Lin-Manual Miranda (concept, music and lyrics, with book by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes) in a small space like San Diego Musical Theatre’s temporary Kearny Mesa digs, makes it intimate, maintaining the sense Read More →

“TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD” at the Civic Theatre

“TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD” at the Civic Theatre

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 12/1/22 RUN DATES: 11/29/22 - 12/4/22 VENUE:  The Civic Theatre (brought to us by Broadway San Diego) Who knew “To Kill a Mockingbird” was a comedy? In Aaron Sorkin’s 2018 Broadway-acclaimed (and controversial) adaptation of Harper Lee’s 1960 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, now in San Diego on national tour, there were as many laughs as gasps at the Civic Theatre. But the gasps did come. The story still packs a wallop. This new incarnation changes the form Read More →

BEST SAN DIEGO THEATER PRODUCTIONS OF 2022

BEST SAN DIEGO THEATER PRODUCTIONS OF 2022

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 12/30/22 Read the full review here. Read More →