Playwright Anne Washburn catapulted us 75 years into the future in 2014's hit Mr. Burns, a post-electric play. Now Lamplighters Theatre in La Mesa offers up her newest, most adventurous work, 10 Out of 12. The play embarks on a remarkable -- and often brutally honest and funny -- trip into the backstage world of a technical rehearsal. Don a private headset and you'll hear a near-perfect recreation of what goes on behind the scenes, complete with backstage chatter, opening night jitters, potential crises looming large and human stories unfolding.
Chaps! is like Monty Python crossed with the Wild West in this hilarious musical treat. When America's favorite singing cowboy Tex Riley and his troupe are late for a special 1944 broadcast, a BBC crew has to act fast to fake the down-home Western radio performance. Packed with great cowboy music, it's an hilarious show the entire family will enjoy! Chaps! at Lamb's Players Theatre in Coronado features a book by Jahnna Beecham and Malcolm Hillgartner, directed by Robert Smyth, musical direction by Jon Lorenz, with choreography by Deborah Gilmour Smyth.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the Tony Award, and hailed as "the best play Neil Simon ever wrote" by The New York Post, Lost in Yonkers tells the funny and poignant story of Jay and Arty, two teenage boys in 1942 who are sent to live with their formidable German grandmother, their childlike aunt and their gangster uncle in an apartment in Yonkers. Enjoy this moving production of the beloved dramedy at Vista's Broadway Theater.
The winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, told by Duncan Sheik and Steven Sater. Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood with a poignancy and passion that is illuminating and unforgettable. The landmark musical is an electrifying fusion of morality, sexuality and rock and roll that is exhilarating audiences across the nation like no other musical in years.