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“NATIVE GARDENS” at The Old Globe

“NATIVE GARDENS” at The Old Globe

Aired on KSDS-FM on 6/15/18 RUN DATES: 6/1/18 - 7/1/18 VENUE:  The Old Globe “Native Gardens” touches on a ton of hot-button topics: racism, classism, sexism, ageism, colonialism, entitlement, land ownership, territoriality, stereotyping, and the risks and benefits of fences or border walls. And yet, the play manages to make a molehill out of this mountain of issues. The setup is potentially intriguing: a young couple and an older couple, with adjacent yards, and a dispute about the property line Read More →

Theater Year In Review

Theater Year In Review

Center Stage with Pat Launer on KSDS JAZZ88 January 4, 2013 Robots and truckers and race, oh my! 2012 was a great year for new work, with biggies premiering at both our Tony Award-winning theaters. The Old Globe gave us the most engaging new musicals: the light-dappled “A Room with a View” and Read More →

“curtain Calls” #207

“curtain Calls” #207

By Pat Launer www.sdtheatrescene.com 08/24/07 Time to RISE to the level of glory, With SUSAN AND GOD and WEST SIDE STORY. But should your faith be on the Fritz Immerse yourself in the 14th BLITZ. Read More →

“curtain Calls” #200

“curtain Calls” #200

By Pat Launer www.sdtheatrescene.com 07/06/07 My 200th column! It’s hard to believe Too many productions to even conceive! This week offered a giddy brew: Hamlet, Nest, Annie and Arcadia , too! Read More →

“curtain Calls” #197

“curtain Calls” #197

By Pat Launer www.sdtheatrescene.com 06/15/07 Award shows that were moving or classy And songs by the Divine One, Sassy. VOCALESE THE SHOW: SASSY: Sarah Vaughan, the Divine One , Read More →

“curtain Calls” Before The Parade Passes By….

“curtain Calls” Before The Parade Passes By….

By Pat Launer www.sdtheatrescene.com 03/09/07 It’s a retro week, of the old, not the new: The Matchmaker, Odd Couple and I Do! I Do! The Uneasy Chair ’s a Victorian tableau But the hip hop hit is Honey Bo. Read More →