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Hamlet Sep 20 - Oct 6, 2019  
Community Actors Theatre Hamlet
 
Hamlet by William Shakespeare is considered as one of the best-known plays in world literature. Hamlet is a philosophical study of life and death, laced with some of the most recognized of Shakespeare's soliloquies including, "To be or not to be..." Home for his father's funeral, Hamlet learns that his father's brother, Claudius, has taken over the kingship of Denmark by marrying the queen, his mother.
 
   
Mamma Mia Sep 20 - Sep 29, 2019  
The Star Theatre Mamma Mia
 
End your summer enjoying this upbeat musical with music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus of the Swedish pop group ABBA! The story: A young woman wants to invite the father she's never known to her wedding - only to discover that there are three possible choices! With ABBA classics such as "Dancing Queen," "Take A Chance On Me," "Mamma Mia" and MANY more, you'll end your summer singing along with the songs you grew up with! This production features over 50 teen and adult performers!
 
   
Intimate Apparel Sep 20 - Oct 20, 2019  
New Village Arts Theatre Intimate Apparel
 
Intimate Apparel follows Esther (Tamara McMillian), a talented seamstress in turn-of-the-century New York who has built a savings for herself while creating beautiful undergarments for her clientele. As she works, her clientele share their dreams and most intimate desires, and Esther earnestly dreams of new beginnings, romantic possibilities, and the lingering, unlikely affection she shares with a fabric merchant (Tom Steward). However, Esther's heartfelt desires are cut short when a series of deceptions and abuses befall her. She must discover if class, culture, and circumstance can outmatch the strength of the human spirit. Inspired by a true story, this heart-rending contemporary work in the style of an enduring classic is from Lynn Nottage, the first female playwright to win two Pulitzers.
 
   
Dead Man's Cell Phone Sep 20 - Oct 6, 2019  
Patio Playhouse Dead Man's Cell Phone
 
An incessantly ringing cell phone in a quiet cafe. A stranger at the next table who has had enough. And a dead man - with a lot of loose ends. So begins Dead Man's Cell Phone, a wildly imaginative new comedy by MacArthur "Genius" Grant recipient and Pulitzer Prize finalist Sarah Ruhl. A work about how we memorialize the dead - and how that remembering changes us - it is the odyssey of a woman forced to confront her own assumptions about morality, redemption and the need to connect in a technologically obsessed world.
 
   
Man of La Mancha Sep 27 - Oct 27, 2019  
Horton Grand Theatre Man of La Mancha
 
Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes' seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious and heartbreaking, Man of La Mancha celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. The celebrated score includes "The Impossible Dream," "I, Don Quixote," "Dulcinea," "I Really Like Him," "Little Bird," and "To Each His Dulcinea." See this winner of five Tony Awards (for Musical, Composer and Lyricist, Director, Scenic Designer and Actor) at the Horton Grand Theatre courtesy of San Diego Musical Theatre.
 
   
Anastasia Oct 1 - Oct 6, 2019  
San Diego Civic Theatre Anastasia
 
From the Tony Award®-winning creators of the Broadway classic Ragtime, this dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.
 
   
Romeo and Juliet Oct 4 - Oct 13, 2019  
California Center for the Arts Romeo and Juliet
 
Having trouble understanding opera? We are the opera company for you! Come see our beautiful production with 80 performers, including classically-trained singers, full opera orchestra, and ballet. We help you understand the story by inserting narration at key points in the story. It is truly a masterpiece! Come and experience the beautiful and tragic story of Romeo and Juliet, as told in opera form by 80 performers.
 
   
A Midsummer Night's Dream Oct 11 - Oct 12, 2019  
Jacobs Music Center A Midsummer Night's Dream
 
Hear Felix Mendelssohn's music as it was meant to be experienced, as a stellar cast of actors presents an abridged version of William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, accompanied by Mendelssohn's magical score! But first, journey to Rafael Payare's homeland and experience the beauty of the Venezuelan countryside with Antonio Estevez's Midday on the Plains. Also, sensational young pianist Víkingur Ólafsson gives his interpretation of the ultimate "piano concerto as love letter," Robert Schumann's Piano Concerto in A minor, dedicated to Clara Schumann. Please join us 45 minutes before the concert for "What's the Score?" - a lively talk about the composers and the repertoire given by commentator Nuvi Mehta from the stage of Copley Symphony Hall.
 
   
Ring Round the Moon Oct 11 - Nov 17, 2019  
Lamb's Players Theatre Ring Round the Moon
 
A delightful romantic adventure! Identical twins Hugo and Fredrick each meet their match in this intriguing, uproarious and surprisingly wise look at love and money. Christopher Fry's brilliant adaptation of Jean Anouilh's classic Invitation to the Castle. This production will be enjoyed by ages 10 and above.
 
   
My Son Pinocchio Jr. Nov 1 - Nov 17, 2019  
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre My Son Pinocchio Jr.
 
The classic tale of toymaker Geppetto's little wooden puppet is given new life in this JCompany Youth Theatre production starring young actors. This new musical, which retells the classic Disney story from Geppetto's perspective, features the beloved classic songs, "When You Wish upon a Star" and "I've Got No Strings," alongside a host of new songs by Tony, Oscar & Grammy winner Stephen Schwartz (Hunchback, Pocahontas, Wicked). Geppetto learns the joys of being a father and loving his child unconditionally. Join all the classic characters you know and love, along with some exciting new ones, as Geppetto journeys beyond the toyshop to discover the meaning of family. Special Thanks to our Show Sponsor Geppetto's Toys.
 
   
Carmina Burana Nov 1 - Nov 3, 2019  
Spreckels Theatre Carmina Burana
 
Resident Choreographer Geoff Gonzalez sets his Carmina Burana during the 1920s, showing how one man experiences love, lust and a lost fotune - performed to Carl Orff's dramatic and powerful score with The City Ballet Orchestra and 80-voice chorus. This multi-media production is a sensory delight on a large scale! The program also includes an over-the-top contemporary ballet Straw Feet by Elizabeth Wistrich, danced to a fast-paced percussive score by Brian Kohn. The challenging choreography makes it a perfect showcase for the artistry and technique of the dancers.
 
   
Blue Man Group Nov 8 - Nov 10, 2019  
San Diego Civic Theatre Blue Man Group
 
Blue Man Group performances are euphoric celebrations of human connection through art, music, comedy and non-verbal communication. Since debuting at New York’s Astor Place Theatre in 1991, the live show has expanded to additional domestic residencies in Boston, Chicago, Las Vegas and Orlando, an international residency in Berlin, and multiple North American and World tours, reaching more than 35 million people worldwide. Blue Man Group is universally appealing to a broad range of age groups and cultural backgrounds, and continually injected with new music, fresh stories, custom instruments and sensory stimulating graphics.
 
   
Jesus Christ Superstar Nov 12 - Nov 17, 2019  
San Diego Civic Theatre Jesus Christ Superstar
 
Jesus Christ Superstar is an iconic musical phenomenon with a world-wide fan base. In celebration of its 50th Anniversary, a new mesmerizing production comes to North America. Originally staged by London’s Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre and helmed by the acclaimed director Timothy Sheader (Crazy for You, Into the Woods) and award winning choreographer Drew McOnie (King Kong, Strictly Ballroom), this production won the 2017 Olivier Award for Best Musical Revival garnering unprecedented reviews and accolades. Appealing to both theater audiences and concert music fans, this production pays tribute to the historic 1971 Billboard Album of the Year while creating a modern, theatrical world that is uniquely fresh and inspiring.
 
   
An Irish Christmas Dec 13 - Dec 13, 2019  
Balboa Theatre An Irish Christmas
 
Champion dancers Caterina Coyne, Tyler Schwartz and Connor Reider star in An Irish Christmas, which features superb dancing, singing and Irish traditional music celebrating the international spirit of the holiday season. This memorable night at Balboa Theatre in San Diego sparkles with the charm and magic that only this festive time of year can bring. Celebrate the great tradition of butter making, chase the wren on St. Stephen's Day, draw down the half door for spectacular dance, enjoy superb music-making and singing of Christmas carols in an unforgettable Irish night!
 
   
Dear Evan Hansen Dec 31 - Jan 12, 2020  
San Diego Civic Theatre Dear Evan Hansen
 
A letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. Evan Hansen is about to get the one thing he’s always wanted: a chance to finally fit in. DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the deeply personal and profoundly contemporary musical about life and the way we live it.
 
   
The Illusionists: Live From Broadway Feb 28, 2020 - Mar 1, 2020  
San Diego Civic Theatre The Illusionists: Live From Broadway
 
Direct from a sold-out run at the Sydney Opera House, the most astonishing magic show of all time, THE ILLUSIONISTS – Witness the Impossible, is coming to enchant New York. This mind-blowing spectacular showcases the jaw-dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth. Full of hilarious magic tricks, death-defying stunts and acts of breathtaking wonder, THE ILLUSIONSISTS will dazzle audiences of all ages and make a believer out of you. This critically acclaimed production has shattered box office records across the globe and stunned thousands with some of the most outrageous and miraculous acts ever to be seen on stage. Are you ready to be thrilled, mystified, shocked, delighted and astounded? Are you ready to witness the impossible? THE ILLUSIONISTS is on Broadway for a strictly limited engagement. See it, before it disappears.
 
   
Frozen Mar 26, 2020 - Apr 12, 2020  
San Diego Civic Theatre Frozen
 
Disney’s FROZEN is an unforgettable theatrical experience filled with sensational special effects and powerhouse performances. The critics rave “Disney’s struck gold! Sumptuous sets, gorgeous costumes and plenty of special effects to wow the audience!” (New York Post). It’s a timeless tale of a family pulled apart by a mysterious secret – one sister struggles to find her voice and harness her powers within, while the other embarks on an epic journey to bring her family together through the redemptive power of love. Newsday says “the show has all the makings of a serious megahit!” Let yourself go to FROZEN!
 
   
The Office: A Musical Parody Apr 8, 2020 - Apr 9, 2020  
Balboa Theatre The Office: A Musical Parody
 
The Office! A Musical Parody, currently playing Off-Broadway in New York City, is the unauthorized parody of the hit TV show, “The Office.” Don’t miss this hilarious new musical that lovingly pokes fun at everyone’s favorite coworkers. Your favorite moments from all 9 seasons mashed up into one “typical” day with Michael, Jim, Pam, Dwight and others at The Office.
 
   
Rent May 8, 2020 - May 10, 2020  
San Diego Civic Theatre Rent
 
In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway... and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson's RENT continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world.
 
   
Mean Girls Jun 9, 2020 - Jun 14, 2020  
San Diego Civic Theatre Mean Girls
 
Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the wild and vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. How will this naïve newbie rise to the top of the popularity pecking order? By taking on The Plastics, a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina's reign, she learns the hard way that you can't cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.
 
   
Come From Away Jun 23, 2020 - Jun 28, 2020  
San Diego Civic Theatre Come From Away
 
The true story of the small town that welcomed the world. Broadway's COME FROM AWAY has won Best Musical all across North America! The New York Times Critics' Pick takes you into the heart of the remarkable true story of 7,000 stranded passengers and the small town in Newfoundland that welcomed them. Cultures clashed and nerves ran high, but uneasiness turned into trust, music soared into the night, and gratitude grew into enduring friendships. Don't miss this breathtaking new musical written by Tony nominees Irene Sankoff and David Hein, and helmed by this year's Tony-winning Best Director, Christopher Ashley. Newsweek cheers, "It takes you to a place you never want to leave!"
 
   
My Fair Lady Jul 7, 2020 - Jul 12, 2020  
San Diego Civic Theatre My Fair Lady
 
Boasting such classic songs as “I Could Have Danced All Night,” “The Rain in Spain,” “Wouldn’t It Be Loverly” and “On the Street Where You Live,” MY FAIR LADY tells the story of Eliza Doolittle, a young Cockney flower seller, and Henry Higgins, a linguistics professor who is determined to transform her into his idea of a “proper lady.” But who is really being transformed?