Posts Tagged ‘San Diego County Theater Review’

DISNEY THE LITTLE MERMAID

Moonlight Stage Productions treats audiences of all ages to its most kids-and-grownups-friendly Summer Of 2017 treat, a crowd-pleasing, big-stage, cartoon-turned-live-action production of Disney The Little Mermaid
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AIDA

For a 1,852-performance Broadway musical smash, Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida: The Timeless Love Story has had few if any major SoCal stagings in the years since its 2000 Broadway debut, just one reason to catch Moonlight Stage Productions’ sensational big-stage revival under Vista skies.
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THE SPITFIRE GRILL

A young woman fresh out of prison seeks a second chance at life in James Valcq and James Alley’s powerhouse chamber musical The Spitfire Grill, the gorgeously directed-and-performed latest from Solana Beach’s North Coast Repertory Theatre.
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SHOCKHEADED PETER

Bizarre, demented, disturbing, ghoulish, grotesque, gruesome, macabre, nightmarish, twisted, warped, and wickedly funny, Cygnet Theatre’s Shockheaded Peter is a stunningly designed musical treat filled with hilariously over-the-top characters and weirdly infectious tunes that will make any child (no matter how aged) think twice about misbehaving.
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ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

SoCal musical theater lovers are hereby advised to head on down to San Diego and catch Cygnet Theatre’s heavenly revival of the multiple Tony-winning On The Twentieth Century, not only a once-in-a-blue-moon chance to see the Cy Coleman-Betty Comden-Adolph Green gem but a terrific showcase for local stage stars too often overlooked the city’s higher-profile regional theaters.
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LIZARD BOY

For everyone who’s ever felt excluded, rejected, or less than human for being “different” (and for anyone who simply goes gaga for thrillingly original musicals), Lizard Boy has made its way south from Seattle to San Diego’s Diversionary Theatre. Let the buzz begin!
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OCTOBER SKY

The sky’s the limit, and not just for the rocket boys of The Old Globe’s October Sky but so too for the tuneful, uplifting musical adaptation of the 1999 Universal Pictures family classic, a West Coast Premiere that could well prove to be Broadway-bound.
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THE ADDAMS FAMILY

They’re creepy. They’re kooky. They’re mysterious. They’re spooky. And down Vista way, they sing, dance, and above all entertain like their deaths depended on it as Moonlight Stages treats SoCal audiences to the Broadway treat that is (snap, snap) The Addams Family.
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