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Spending her days caring for her ailing mother, Lucha yearns to break her monotonous routine. Here's a wild idea: an all-girl mariachi band! But it's the 1970s, and girls can't be mariachis...or can they? As Lucha and her spunky cousin hunt for bandmates, dodge disapproving relatives, and bring Mom along for the ride, they wonder, "Will the band come together?" American Mariachi is a heartwarming world premiere comedy about family, progress, and the freedom to dream big. Its vibrant live music may just send your heart soaring and put a bounce in your step.
Fresh off a honeymoon at the Plaza Hotel, free-spirited Corie and her buttoned-down husband Paul find themselves struggling to adjust to married life in their run-down New York walk-up. Throw in a loopy meddling mother, an eccentric Bohemian upstairs neighbor, and a double date that goes disastrously wrong, and you've got the perfect recipe for laughter. Jessica Stone (Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike) returns to the Old Globe Theatre to extend its decades-long relationship with playwright Neil Simon by directing this fresh take on one of his best-known comedies.
Our show is very different from traditional murder mystery dinner shows. We hide non-costumed actors in the audience that are pretending to be regular guests. This results in a much more social and interactive evening than with other shows; you will find yourself engaged and involved to a level you never thought possible! Our shows are set during the present day and take place in real time. Over the course of the night, our costumed detectives will uncover clues, interrogate audience members that may or may not be part of the show, and help everyone get closer to solving the mystery! The audience member that gives the best correct answer of "whodunit?" before the killer is revealed will walk away with a stellar prize package.
Direct from London's West End comes this critically acclaimed and Olivier Award-nominated musical. Silky-soft Truffula trees provide the perfect ingredient for a nifty new garment. But when demand skyrockets, who will speak for all the trees in the Truffula forest? Enter the Lorax. Dr. Seuss's The Lorax has been enchanting adults and children alike for generations, and this summer his irresistible, big-hearted, mustachioed hero will be brought to inventive life. Audiences of all ages will be thrilled by the brilliant eye-popping colors, infectious music, and beloved story.
Theatergoers with a love for beer and delicious eats are invited to attend Foodie Fridays, where a ticket to select Playhouse performances also includes access to some of San Diego's finest food trucks, plus a complimentary microbrew tasting!!!!
Hundred Days is an exhilarating and heartrending autobiographical piece, written and performed by husband-and-wife team Abigail and Shaun Bengson, about embracing uncertainty, taking a leap, and loving as if you only had a hundred days to live. With their magnetic chemistry and unique musical style, the Bengsons explore the fundamental question of how to make the most of the time you have.
Diversionary Theatre is producing the San Diego premiere of Well and the San Diego revival of 2.5 Minute Ride, both by Tony Award winner Lisa Kron. The two plays are being presented for the first time in repertory.
2.5 Minute Ride, an inventive solo show, is a roller-coaster adventure through the playwright's family album, focusing on her relationship with her father, a Holocaust survivor. It swirls through three disparate yet strikingly resonant experiences: a trip to Auschwitz, a Brooklyn wedding, and an annual outing to an Ohio amusement park. A disarming story about the ties that bind a family emerges, as does a compelling portrait of an honorable man.
Well is a pioneering Broadway comedy that begins as a reverent study of the playwright's chronically ill mom and her extraordinary ability to heal a racially divided community despite her inability to make herself well. But when the playwright's carefully crafted characters start having opinions of their own, theatrical hell breaks loose and threatens to unravel the entire story. This uproariously funny and magical memoir reveals that the way we heal ourselves is not always the best medicine for those we love.
Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by Hugh Wheeler Directed by Sean Murray
Cygnet is thrilled to revisit one of its favorite musicals. Desirée Armfeldt has always captured the hearts of men. When both of her lovers — and their wives — show up for a weekend in the country, a tangled web of love and desire lead to humorous and heartbreaking revelations. Sophisticated, literate, and stylish, but also disarmingly warm, funny, charming, and very human. Featuring the hit song "Send in the Clowns."
Everyone can see that confirmed bachelor Benedick and headstrong Beatrice are meant for each other — everyone, that is, except for Benedick and Beatrice themselves. While their friends try to trick the bickering pair into admitting they're in love, their young sidekicks Hero and Claudio start a romance of their own. But will false accusations, broken promises, and a nutty and bumbling police force prevent a happy ending? Multi-Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall (the Old Globe's Love's Labor's Lost) makes her triumphant return as director to the Globe's Festival Theatre stage with one of the greatest romantic comedies ever. This production abounds with colorful characters, passionate poetry, and some of Shakespeare's wittiest wordplay.
Prospero, the Duke of Milan, usurped and exiled by his wicked brother, now lives on a remote island. For company, he has only his daughter Miranda, the spirits native to the island, and his beloved books. The books are the source of his magic, which he uses to lure his enemies to the island so that he can exact revenge. But his plan could destroy Miranda's happiness, so Prospero must choose between his own anger and his daughter's future. Brimming with wonder and romance, this enchanting fantasy kicks off the Old Globe's 2018 Shakespeare Festival with a spectacle under the stars.
A Thousand Splendid Suns is a sweeping and deeply moving theatrical adaptation of Khaled Hosseini's best-selling novel of the same title. The epic story of three generations of Afghan women and their remarkable resilience, Splendid Suns is set in the war-torn neighborhoods of 1990s Kabul. When battle upends her family, beautiful Laila seeks shelter first in the home and then in the arms of her older neighbor. Soon she forges an extraordinary and unlikely friendship with Mariam, her new husband's first wife. Summoning the strength to defy a tyrannical society, the two women seek hope and the promise of a better future. Adapted for the theater by acclaimed Irish-Indian playwright Ursula Rani Sarma, this play takes the Old Globe stage in a new production featuring music from renowned composer David Coulter.