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The two-time Tony Award-winning hit musical Green Day's American Idiot, based on the Grammy Award-winning multi-platinum album, boldly takes the American musical where it's never gone before. This high-octane show includes every song from Green Day's album,American Idiot, as well as several songs from its follow-up release,21st Century Breakdown. Johnny, Tunny and Will struggle to find meaning in a post-9/11 world. When the three disgruntled men flee the constraints of their hometown for the thrills of city life, their paths are quickly estranged when Tunny enters the armed forces, Will is called back home to attend to familial responsibilities, and Johnny's attention becomes divided by a seductive love interest and a hazardous new friendship. An energy-fueled rock opera,American Idiot, features little dialogue and instead relies on the lyrics from Green Day's groundbreaking album to execute the story line.
In a sprawling New Jersey Victorian, a taciturn Yankee widower and a vivacious grandmother from Tennessee find what they least expected - a second chance at love. Their funny, awkward, and enchanting romance is filled with sweet surprise and unpredictable tribulation. Sometimes life's second act is better than the first! Southern Comforts by Kathleen Clark charms at The Broadway Theater in Vista.
Located at the Tenth Avenue Arts Center in the East Village of downtown San Diego, Trinity Theatre is proud to present About Time. The story takes place in the condominium kitchen of an old married couple. Over the course of the day, from breakfast and lunch to dinner and a late snack, the couple talk about everything under the sun, especially food, sex, children and aging. She is getting slower than she used to be; in fact, it takes all morning to chop vegetables. He cannot move around quite as fast as he once did. Neither see their children as much as they would like. Yet both certainly have their wits about them as the dialogue snaps and crackles its way through the four scenes. Faced with the thought of mortality, they grapple with what it means to share - and to come to the end of - a life together. Trinity Theatre is partnering with Meals on Wheels San Diego County during the run of this production. A portion of ticket sales will go to support their charitable efforts in providing meals for our senior population.
The Addams Family is a musical comedy with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and the book by Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. The show is based upon The Addams Family characters created by Charles Addams in his single-panel gag cartoons, which depict a ghoulish American family with an affinity for all things macabre.
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.
Directed by O.P. Hadlock. Their father having deserted them in their childhood, the three Reardon sisters have grown up in a house of women, dominated by their recently deceased mother. But time has erased the tender closeness of girlhood; one sister has married and cut herself off, another has begun to drink more than she should, and the third, after a scandalous incident at the school where she teaches, is on the bring of madness. When the married sister comes to dinner to press the need for committing her sibling to an institution, all the pathos, humor and honesty of the play combines with overwhelming effect.
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.
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.
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.
It's 1993 and mixtapes are the language of love. Set in the American heartland during the summer between high school and whatever comes next, college-bound jock Mike and self-assured but aimless Will find themselves drawn to each other. Their rush of first love full of excitement, confusion, and passion, forges an unlikely bond neither were expecting. Told to the power-pop precision of Matthew Sweet's seminal rock album, Girlfriend is a vibrant new musical about the terror and thrill of discovering yourself, and the life you want to lead. "A rock 'n' roll valentine that delivers subtle wisdom with an exhilarating kick." - Rolling Stone.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Speed The Plow by David Mamet is "A brilliant dark comedy, a dazzling dissection of Hollywood cupidity and another tone poem by our foremost master of the language of moral epilepsy." A satire on Hollywood, a culture as corrupt as the society it claims to reflect. Charlie Fox has a terrific script for a currently hot client. Bringing the script to his friend Bobby Gould, the newly appointed head of production at a major studio, both see the work as their ticket to the Big Time. The star wants to do it; as they prepare their pitch to the studio boss, Bobby wagers Charlie that he can seduce the temp secretary, Karen.
Victor/Victoria is a witty comic romp examining questions of gender, identity and love, set in Paris in the 1930s. English soprano Victoria Grant finds herself at a nightclub, without work or money. She meets Carroll Todd, or "Toddy," a performer at the club who gets fired while trying to help her. The two soon team up and embark on an unlikely (and surprisingly successful) scheme. With Toddy's help, Victoria becomes "Count Victor Grazinski" - a renowned female impersonator. The twist is of course that she is a woman, claiming to be a man, claiming to be a woman. Things get even crazier when sparks begin to fly between Victoria and a notorious Chicago businessman King Marchan, and he sets out to uncover "the Count's" secret. The show is based on a 1933 German film, written by Reinhold Schünzel and titled Viktor und Viktoria. The story was reworked as a musical film in 1982 starring Julie Andrews with a script by Blake Edwards (who also directed) and Hans Hoemburg, music by Henry Mancini and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse.