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Cygnet's holiday smash hit is back for its sixth season! Bring the family back to enjoy the holiday classic adapted from Charles Dickens' timeless tale of hope and redemption. This imaginative production features original music, creative stagecraft and puppetry, and live sound effects. Step into a Victorian Christmas card for a unique storytelling experience that is sure to delight the entire family! "It's not Christmas without A Christmas Carol and this is the best one around.' - SDGLN.com
The producers of Broadway's smash hit The Illusionists have brought together the world's greatest entertainers for a spellbinding and incredible new holiday production: A Magical Cirque Christmas! Experience the magic of Christmas with dazzling performers and breathtaking cirque artists from all corners of the world, accompanied by your favorite holiday music performed live. Get into the spirit of the season with this merry treat that's perfect for the entire family.
Winner of the 1977 New York Drama Critics' Circle Award for Best American Play and adapted into a film in 1996, American Buffalo is a funny, gritty glimpse into the dark underbelly of coin collecting and pawn shop politics and asks the question: What would you do for a nickel? This exploration of greed, strained loyalties, and busted American dreams is an early celebrated work by David Mamet, the writer of Glengarry Glen Ross, The Untouchables and Wag The Dog. It stars San Diego award winning actors Francis Gercke and Richard Baird and is directed by celebrated director Rosina Reynolds.
Eight actors. Sixty characters. Eighty days. Around the World in 80 Days tells the story of the majestically mysterious, fabulously wealthy, heartbreakingly lonely Victorian Phileas Fogg, who has determined, with mathematical precision, that the world can be circumnavigated in 80 days - and he has wagered his entire fortune on it! Joined by his trusty, acrobatic valet, Passepartout, Fogg sets off aboard steamships, locomotives, sleighs and pachyderms. Along the way, he meets the beautiful and self-assured Aouda, who joins him on his voyage, and he is pursued at every step by the unrelenting and bumbling Inspector Fix, who believes Fogg to be a notorious bank robber, and who will stop at nothing to cut his journey short. Will bandits, a herd of buffalo, a storm at sea, and a rogue band of pirates keep him from his impossible task? Find out in this witty, action-packed, family-friendly adventure.
The Long Christmas Dinner showcases the lives of the Bayard family over nine generations. In this funny and poignant one-act, characters age before us from childhood to old age in one continuous ribbon, making the roles fun to play for versatile actors! The same cast will create a dramatization of Dylan Thomas' wonderful, nostalgic look at memories of his childhood in Wales, A Child's Christmas in Wales.
Based on the popular movie, A Christmas Story follows 9-year-old Ralphie Parker in his quest to get a genuine Red Ryder BB gun under the tree for Christmas. Ralphie pleads his case before his mother, his teacher and even Santa Claus himself at Higbee's Department Store. The consistent response: "You'll shoot your eye out!" All the elements from the beloved motion picture are here, including the family's temperamental exploding furnace; Scut Farkas, the school bully; the boys' experiment with a wet tongue on a cold lamppost; the Little Orphan Annie decoder pin; Ralphie's father winning a lamp shaped like a woman's leg in a net stocking; Ralphie's fantasy scenarios and more. A Christmas Story is destined to become a theatrical holiday perennial. Make it a holiday tradition!
Santa's Reindeer Tells All! With each deer's confession, the truth behind the shocking allegations becomes clearer and clearer and seems to implicate everyone from the littlest elf to the tainted Saint himself. Don't miss this expose of North Pole Naughtiness. Starring David Janisch as Dasher, Eric Trigg as Comet, Christine McCoy as Dancer, Andrew Walters as Hollywood (Prancer), Mclain Parker as Cupid, Melanie Mino as Blitzen, Michael Adler as Donner and Kellen Gold as Vixen. Directed by Jerry Pilato and Erica Livingstone.
Sarah Ruhl reimagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine, Eurydice. Dying too young on her wedding day, Eurydice journeys to the underworld, where she reunites with her father, the Lord of Death, and struggles to hold onto the fading memory of her lost love in the world above. With contemporary characters, ingenious plot twists, and breathtaking visual effects, Sarah Ruhl's Eurydice is a fresh and touching interpretation of one of humanity's timeless love stories.
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!
Donna lives on a Greek island where she runs a small hotel. Her daughter, Sophie, is preparing for her wedding, dreaming of her father walking her down the aisle. One problem: she doesn't know who he is! Sneaking a peek into her mother's old journals, Sophie discovers that her dad is one of three possible guys. She secretly invites all three to the wedding, convinced that she'll know her father when she sees him. But when all three turn up, it may not be as clear as she'd thought! Fall in love with the characters, the story, and the music that make Mamma Mia! the ultimate feel-good show. This sunny, funny, sensational story, with a book by Catherine Johnson, is told through the magic of ABBA's timeless music and explosive dance numbers.
One show, two very family friendly plays with music! Bubbe and The Mensch on a Quest: This story is about the Mensch, who's on a quest to find the lost Family Heritage Menorah. While on their quest to find the lost menorah, Bubbe tells the story of Chanukah and why it lasts 8 nights. This story is filled with lots of singing and laughter and in the end summarizes the Hanukah tradition. Las Posadas: It's time for the choir to go caroling but the choir director is sick and cannot lead them. A caroler volunteers to direct. They try out one of their songs to make sure their idea works. As they carol, they visit a family decorating their home for Christmas. The carolers and the family share the Christmas story together and experience a bit of the tradition of Las Posadas.
The show must go on! So when 17 of a raggedy 20-member acting troupe in England fall victim to food poisoning the night before their performance of A Christmas Carol, it's up to the three remaining cast members to deliver a stellar show. From miserly old Scrooge to the innocent young Tiny Tim, the trio tackles nearly two dozen characters in this hilariously twisted take on the holiday classic, swapping genders and going from living to dead and back again quicker than you can say "Bah, humbug!" along the way. Bawdy humor and madcap quick-change fun abounds in Scrooge in Rouge at the Ocean Beach Playhouse and Arts Center in San Diego
Welkome Home for the Holidays is a musical celebration showcasing the things we love about the most wonderful time of the year. Swinging sounds of traditional songs blend with newer influences, making the perfect entertainment for the whole family. You might even spot a jolly old heavyset fellow in red! Full of heart, humor and amazing performances, this show is a must-see to put a smile on your face, get your toes tapping, and get everyone in the holiday spirit.v