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Cinderella  
San Diego Civic Theatre Cinderella
 
Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA is the Tony Award- winning Broadway musical that's delighting audiences with its contemporary take on the classic tale returns to San Diego. This lush production from the creators of THE SOUND OF MUSIC and SOUTH PACIFIC features an incredible orchestra, jaw-dropping transformations and all the moments you love. There's the pumpkin, the glass slipper, the masked ball and more-plus some surprising new twists! Be transported back to your childhood as you rediscover some of Rodgers + Hammerstein's most beloved songs, including "In My Own Little Corner," "Impossible/It's Possible" and "Ten Minutes Ago." It's a hilarious and romantic Broadway experience for anyone who's ever had a wish, a dream... or a really great pair of shoes.

 

 

   
Elf the Musical Jr  
Ocean Beach Playhouse and Arts Center Elf the Musical Jr
 
Based on the modern cinema classic, Elf the Musical Jr. is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a young orphan child who mistakenly crawls into Santa's bag of gifts and is transported back to the North Pole. Unaware that he is actually human, Buddy's enormous size and poor toy-making abilities cause him to face the truth. With Santa's permission, Buddy embarks on a journey to New York City to find his birth father, discover his true identity and help New York remember the true meaning of Christmas. This youth production of the modern Christmas favorite is sure to make everyone embrace their inner elf as it ice skates into the Ocean Beach Playhouse and Arts Center in San Diego.

 

 

   
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Bus Stop  
Stagehouse Theatre Bus Stop
 
An American classic filled with warmhearted compassion, Bus Stop is a comedy about strangers finding love, friendship and themselves in the middle of Nowhere, USA. Spend an evening stuck inside a Kansas diner with the play that inspired Joshua Logan's 1956 film starring Marilyn Monroe. When a snowstorm forces their bus to pull up to a roadside diner, five weary travelers end up spending the night. Cherie has been relentlessly pursued by a young cowboy named Bo with dreams of throwing her over his shoulder and escaping to his Montana ranch. The cafe's owner and the bus driver finally find time for friendship, a middle-aged scholar comes to terms with his own life and a young waitress experiences love for the first time. Enjoy Grossmont College's Theatre Arts Department production of Bus Stop at El Cajon's Stagehouse Theatre.

 

 

   
A Christmas Carol  
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre A Christmas Carol
 
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is such a beloved holiday staple that you don't even need us to tell you what it's about -- you've seen it before. But you've never seen the story of Scrooge told like this. Scrooge: One Christmas Carol is a faithful adaptation of Dickens' story in which actor Kellan D. Baker portrays 34 colorful characters in a solo tour-de-force performance that blends tragedy, pathos, humor and hope. See Baker transform into everyone from Tiny Tim to The Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come in this heartfelt holiday performance at the Garfield Theatre in La Jolla.

 

 

   
A Christmas Carol  
Old Town Theatre A Christmas Carol
 
Cygnet Theatre brings back A Christmas Carol to San Diego, a longtime tradition and a holiday favorite. Join Scrooge, Marley, Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim and a variety of colorful characters as they help misguided miser Ebenezer Scrooge discover love, joy and the true meaning of Christmas. Three spirits usher Scrooge through the lessons of his past, present and possible future in this charming and heartfelt musical adaptation of Charles Dickens's classic, reimagined with original music, unique stagecraft and puppetry and live sound effects! It's a seasonal treat that the family will love.

 

 

   
A Christmas Carol: The Musical  
California Center for the Arts A Christmas Carol: The Musical
 
Broadway Theatre Arts Academy's delightfully festive, musically merry holiday tradition returns. The inspirational story of Bob Cratchit, Tiny Tim, and Scrooge is performed by a cast of young actors ages 5 to 18. Bring the whole family to A Christmas Carol: The Musical at California Center for the Arts, Escondido for an outing everyone will love.

 

 

   
The Diary of Anne Frank  
MOXIE Theatre The Diary of Anne Frank
 
A new adaptation for a new generation, this version of The Diary of Anne Frank contains newly uncovered writings from Anne Frank's diary. This is the unforgettable true story of eight people hiding from the Nazis in a concealed storage attic from 1942 to 1944. The Diary of Anne Frank captures the claustrophobic realities of their daily existence -- their fear, their hope, their laughter and their grief. Watch as Anne confronts her rapidly changing life and the increasing horror of her time with astonishing honesty and determination, when this powerful show takes to the stage of San Diego's MOXIE Theatre.

 

 

   
A Drag Queen Christmas  
Spreckels Theatre A Drag Queen Christmas
 
America's top divas from RuPaul's Drag Race bring the merry and bright for this oh-so-fabulous seasonal spectacular at San Diego's Spreckles Theatre. Hosted by glamazon Trinity "The Body" Taylor, this holiday extravaganza is set to chante onto the stage with appearances by fan-fave contestants like Sasha, Shea, Aja, Latrice, Milk, Chi Chi and more, who'll stuff your stocking with Christmas classics and plenty of sparkly musical numbers. And as a special holiday treat, these talented performers will participate in an audience Q&A sesh. So get ready to add an extra dash of sass to your season with some shade-throwing, face-serving and stage-stomping magic.

 

 

   
The Eight: Reindeer Monologues  
Ocean Beach Playhouse and Arts Center The Eight: Reindeer Monologues
 
Make no mistake about it, these reindeer games from OB Theatre Company are definitely for adults only. This dark-as-coal Christmas comedy finds the North Pole a hotbed of scandal after one of Santa's eight tiny reindeer accuses him of a little jolly old sexual harassment. As the media catches the scent of scandal and invades Santa's sanctuary, the rest of the reindeer chime in with their own perspectives. The result: a heinous and hilarious tale of perversion and corruption -- entangling everyone from the littlest elf in the workshop to the tainted Saint himself -- that's sure to have mature audiences howling this holiday season. Celebrate the XXXmas season with The Eight: Reindeer Monologues at the Ocean Beach Playhouse and Arts Center in San Diego.

 

 

   
Enchanted April  
Don Powell Theatre Enchanted April
 
A remote Italian island is the scene for self-discovery and a little romance in Enchanted April. Based on the best-selling 1922 novel, this charming musical romance finds four Englishwomen renting a chateau in the hopes of escaping their humdrum lives. During their month-long Mediterranean visit, the ladies fall under the spell of their sun-drenched surroundings as they try to come to grips with their lives and relationships. Let the San Diego State University School of Theatre, Television and Film whisk you away on this unforgettable holiday at the Don Powell Theatre.

 

 

   
Falling  
Diversionary Theatre Falling
 
Falling reminds us that family isn't just the most important thing in life -- it's everything. This powerful play by Deanna Jent follows the struggles of a mother trying to hold on through the teenage years of her two children: a typical daughter and a severely autistic son. Seventeen-year-old Josh's frequent violent outbursts throw everything out of balance on even a normal day, so when a relative comes to visit, the entire family is thrown off kilter as they each try to do what's best for the family while still staying true to what's best for themselves. See this InnerMission Productions presentation of the brave and bold drama Falling when it comes to San Diego's Diversionary Theatre.

 

 

   
Festival of Christmas  
Lamb's Players Theatre Festival of Christmas
 
Lamb's Players Theatre has been celebrating its Festival of Christmas for 40 years and the annual Coronado tradition continues to deepen its roots. This year, resident playwright Kerry Meads brings fresh flair to the fest with A Fargo Christmas. Of course, the production's filled with great music capturing the spirit of the season. But the new narrative also features plenty of onstage hilarity and joyous discoveries. Watch what happens when a rising star, a real estate mogul, a precocious child and an octogenarian all vie for the same "dream" property to be their new Christmas home.

 

 

   
Fly By Night  
Coronado Playhouse Fly By Night
 
With a non-traditional, charming and catchy score, this darkly comic rock-fable portrays a melancholy sandwich maker's humdrum life and how it is intersected by two entrancing sisters, weaving into its overlapping love stories a resonating message about how the "invisible universe" connects us all. A sweeping ode to young love set against the backdrop of the northeast blackout of 1965, Fly By Night is an original and enchanting tale about making your way and discovering hope in a world beset by darkness. Experience the San Diego premiere of Fly By Night at the Coronado Playhouse.

 

 

   
Greetings!  
Patio Playhouse Greetings!
 
It's Christmas Eve, and New York copywriter Andy Gorski has returned home to Pittsburgh to introduce his new fiancee Randi to his family. Much to the chagrin of Andy's conservative, Catholic parents, their soon-to-be daughter-in-law turns out to be a Jewish atheist. Hilarious one-liners are slung and conflict breaks out between parents and children -- until a miraculous occurrence brings everyone together in an exploration of love, religion, personal truths and the very nature of reality. Greetings!, written by Tom Dudzick, is a quirky and touching farce offering its own signature cure for holiday angst and insensitivity. Check it out when it comes to the Patio Playhouse in Escondido.

 

 

   
Hello Gorgeous! Barbra Streisand Holiday Show  
David and Dorothea Garfield Theatre Hello Gorgeous! Barbra Streisand Holiday Show
 
You'll be saying Hello Gorgeous! when Rebecca Clark takes the stage in the Barbra Streisand Holiday Show. In this one-woman tribute show, Clark embodies the iconic performer as she sings her greatest hits and holiday favorites, interspersed with comedic dialogue and fun crowd interaction. You'll hear songs from Funny Girl, A Star Is Born and Yentl, plus "The Christmas Song," "Evergreen," "The Way We Were," "Second Hand Rose," "You Don't Bring Me Flowers," "Memories" and more. Why settle for any old holiday show when you can let one of our greatest performers (or at least the next best thing!) get you in the holiday spirit during this musical tribute at David & Dorothea Garfield Theatre in La Jolla.

 

 

   
Il Trovatore  
California Center for the Arts Il Trovatore
 
Love drama? How about babies switched at birth, kidnapping, poisoning, witches burned at the stake and civil strife? That's just the tip of the iceberg in Il Trovatore, Giuseppe Verdi's action-packed opera featuring some of the legendary Italian composer's most melodious music. The stakes couldn't be higher as bitter enemies Manrico and Count di Luna battle for the love of Leonora without the knowledge that they are actually brothers. A bounteous choral feast, this Pacific Lyric Opera production is led by acclaimed tenor Luis LIma, who has sung at Met Opera of New York and Covent Garden. Sung in Italian with English narration, Il Trovatore brings powerful vocals, vibrant costumes and evocative set design to the Center Theater at California Center for the Arts in Escondido.

 

 

   
Into the Woods  
10th Avenue Theatre Into the Woods
 
Venture Into the Woods and enjoy one of modern musical theater's most adored scores and delightfully inventive adventures with this Sapphire Theatre Company production of Stephen Sondheim's Tony Award-winning tale at San Diego's Tenth Avenue Arts Center. This modern twist on the Brothers Grimm brings together Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack (of beanstalk fame), a Baker, his Wife and, of course, the Witch. The beloved storybook characters take on startling complexity as they discover that wishes come with a price. Witches, wolves, giants and mysterious strangers force the heroes to face the music and their future in a world where things aren't as simple as "happily ever after."

 

 

   
An Irish Christmas  
Balboa Theatre An Irish Christmas
 
Celebrate Christmas like they do in Ireland -- with glorious music, traditional dance, laughter and plenty of Celtic soul. The latest edition of An Irish Christmas, as seen on PBS, features world-champion Irish dancers Scott Doherty (Riverdance, Lord of the Dance) and Tyler Schwartz (Magic of the Dance, Gaelforce Dance). Traditional Irish vocalists, musicians and dancers lend their spirit, along with Connor Reider and Colin Barkell for a memorable night that sparkles with charm. This annual family favorite brings a joyous and authentic international spirit to the holiday season at San Diego's Balboa Theatre.

 

 

   
Living on Love  
The Broadway Theatre Living on Love
 
When a demanding diva discovers that her larger-than-life maestro husband has become enamored with the lovely young lady hired to ghostwrite his largely fictional autobiography, she hires a handsome young scribe of her own. Sparks fly, silverware is thrown and romance blossoms in the most unexpected ways in this delightful and hilarious romantic comedy making its San Diego area premiere at The Broadway Theater.

 

 

   
Miracle on 34th Street: A Radio Play  
Horton Grand Theatre Miracle on 34th Street: A Radio Play
 
Miracle on 34th Street gets even more miraculous when San Diego Musical Theatre performs it live in the style of an old-time radio play, complete with onstage sound effects. When a man named Kris Kringle agrees to serve as a last-minute replacement for Santa in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, he's so convincing that he's offered a job as the department store's in-house Claus. But how can he convince the doubters, including a cynical single mother and her eight-year-old daughter who yearns for something to believe in? Adapted from the 1947 Lux Radio Hour Broadcast, this charming production perfectly captures the spirit of the season at The Horton Grand Theatre.

 

 

   
The Moors  
Diversionary Theatre The Moors
 
Among the bleakest of moors, two spinster sisters dwell in their aggressively gloomy mansion with their brother, their mastiff and their maid-in-waiting. When a governess arrives, her presence threatens to unleash lethal secrets and raging desires in a home held together by lies and etiquette. A radical riff on 19th century romantic novels and the sisters who conceived them, The Moors is a riotous and wild comedy pulsating with vivid, macabre glee that has more in common with the present than the period. Enjoy the West Coast premiere of The Moors at San Diego's Diversionary Theatre.

 

 

   
Oliver!  
Avo Playhouse Oliver!
 
A strong argument could be made that Oliver! is one of the most engaging and delightful musicals ever written. In fact, we'll make it. But don't let all that delight get to your head, because this tale also travels down some dark pathways, putting its characters through the narrative wringer. Lionel Bart brought Charles Dickens' unforgettable characters to vivid new life with this lively, heel-kicking classic about an innocent orphan thrown into the dark world of double-dealing thieves and con men of 19th-century London. Overflowing with jubilant songs like "You've Got to Pick a Pocket or Two," "Consider Yourself," "I'd Do Anything" and "Food, Glorious Food," this STAR Repertory Theatre production of Oliver! serves up a musical feast for the eyes and ears that'll have you calling out for "More!" at Vista's Avo Playhouse.

 

 

   
Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirates Christmas  
Spreckels Theatre Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirates Christmas
 
Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirates Christmas is a flying, singing and swashbuckling holiday adventure performed in the style of a British panto in San Diego. Step into the Spreckels Theatre and embark on a wild quest with Tinker Bell, Wendy and Peter Pan, as they try to put a stop to the plot of some dastardly pirates who plan to kidnap Peter as a present to Captain Hook. Filled with big laughs, magic, dancers and contemporary songs by everyone from Taylor Swift to the Bee Gees, this family show has a little bit of something for everyone.

 

 

   
Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirates Christmas  
Balboa Theatre Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirates Christmas
 
Peter Pan and Tinker Bell: A Pirates Christmas is a flying, singing and swashbuckling holiday adventure performed in the style of a British panto in San Diego. Step into the Spreckels Theatre and embark on a wild quest with Tinker Bell, Wendy and Peter Pan, as they try to put a stop to the plot of some dastardly pirates who plan to kidnap Peter as a present to Captain Hook. Filled with big laughs, magic, dancers and contemporary songs by everyone from Taylor Swift to the Bee Gees, this family show has a little bit of something for everyone.

 

 

   
Pygmalion  
Patio Playhouse Pygmalion
 
How much would you bet that you could turn a stranger into a completely different person? Snobby English linguistics professor Henry Higgins bets one of his pals that he can turn a working-class cockney flower girl into a proper, refined lady who could pass for a dutchess at any upper crust party. But Higgins' bet blows up in his face when his creation turns out to be smart, outspoken -- and the love of his life. George Bernard Shaw's most popular play, Pygmalion, is perhaps more widely known as the inspiration for the musical My Fair Lady, but this witty romance from the Nobel Prize-winning playwright has been delighting and scandalizing audiences for more than a century -- and its razor-sharp commentary on social class and the battle of the sexes is as relevant as ever. See Professor Higgins' attempt at an extreme makeover when Pygmalion comes to the Patio Playhouse in Escondido.

 

 

   
The Secret Garden  
New Village Arts Theatre The Secret Garden
 
On a windswept moor in an old haunted house in England, a lonely widower still grieves the death of his wife 10 years ago. Enter Mary, a sour young orphan who's come to live with her uncle. She discovers a locked garden that's been left to grow wild and uncared for -- much like Mary herself. With the help of her friend and cousin, the little girl brings new life to both the garden and her uncle in the enchanting musical The Secret Garden, a story of hardship turned into hope, of beauty discovered in unlikely places, the power of a child's imagination and the wisdom that accompanies growing up. Written by Pulitzer winner Marsha Norman (The Color Purple) with music by Lucy Simon (Doctor Zhivago), the New Village Arts Theatre's production of this lush musical delivers a magical theatrical experience in Carlsbad.

 

 

   
Shen Yun  
San Diego Civic Theatre Shen Yun
 
World-famous performing-arts troupe Shen Yun summons an ancient Chinese world to vibrant life via traditional music, dance and acrobatics, along with spectacular animated backdrops, historically authentic costumes and thunderous orchestral sound. Their latest exciting stage extravaganza, Experience a Divine Culture, stars a cast of 100 in a wildly colorful, exhilarating and heartfelt journey through 5,000 years of glorious civilization, now on the verge of disappearing completely. You'll see more than a dozen dance pieces, each with its own story, as well as several solo vocal and instrumental performances as part of the show Broadway World calls "extravagantly beautiful," when it arrives on stage at the San Diego Civic Theatre.

 

 

   
Tarrytown  
Diversionary Theatre Tarrytown
 
Tarrytown reimagines the American fable The Legend of Sleepy Hollow as a surprisingly modern love story. This world premiere musical finds Ichabod befriending married couple Katrina and Brom. Their unexpected new bond forces each of them to confront ghosts from their pasts as they gallop towards an unfamiliar and uncertain future. Part romance, part bromance, Tarrytown debuts at San Diego's Diversionary Theatre.