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“ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE” at North Coast Repertory Theatre

“ALWAYS… PATSY CLINE” at North Coast Repertory Theatre

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 12/21/18 RUN DATES:  12/12/18 - 12/30/18 VENUE:  North Coast Repertory Theatre The fandom and friendship of a music pioneer Read the full review here.http://www.jazz88.org/CenterStage/ Read More →

“THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY” at Diversionary Theatre

“THIS BEAUTIFUL CITY” at Diversionary Theatre

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 11/23/18 RUN DATES:  11/8/18 - 12/16/18 VENUE:  Diversionary Theatre It was a city on a hill. Pastor Ted Haggard was determined to make Colorado Springs into the evangelical capital of the world. In 1984, he started his New Life Church, which ultimately grew to 14,000 members. Other Christian organizations, including the fundamentalist Focus on the Family, set up shop there, too. Everything was proceeding as planned; then crisis struck. Haggard was outed by a male prostitute Read More →

“A DOLL’S HOUSE PART 2” at the San Diego Repertory Theatre

“A DOLL’S HOUSE PART 2” at the San Diego Repertory Theatre

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 12/7/18 RUN DATES:  11/21/18 - 12/16/18 VENUE:  San Diego Repertory Theatre “A Doll’s House, Part 2” is an audacious extension of Ibsen’s 1879 classic, which is often considered to have portrayed the first stirrings of female empowerment. At the end of the play, Nora Helmer, a woman who feels suffocated in her marriage and her society, walks out on her husband and children, to find a more fulfilling life. When this sequel premiered last year Read More →

“SHE LOVES ME” at Scripps Ranch Theatre

“SHE LOVES ME” at Scripps Ranch Theatre

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 11/30/18 RUN DATES:  11/9/18 - 12/16/18 VENUE:  Scripps Ranch Theatre From a perfume shop to a leather goods store to a boutique book emporium. The setting of the story has changed over the years, in its various incarnations. The 1937 Hungarian play, “Parfumerie,” inspired the  1940 film, “The Shop Around the Corner,” and the 1998 blockbuster “You’ve Got Mail.” One of the most charming adaptations is the 1963 musical, “She Loves Me,” with music and Read More →

“THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD” at OnStage Playhouse

“THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD” at OnStage Playhouse

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 11/24/18 RUN DATES:  11/9/18 - 12/8/18 VENUE:  OnStage Playhouse Under the artistic direction of Teri Brown, OnStage Productions has provided a welcome temporary home to peripatetic theater companies, opening their doors to InnerMission Productions and Pickwick Players in the past. Now, OnStage is hosting Turning Tydes Theatre Company, a small local troupe best known for its wacky musical mashups at the San Diego Fringe Festival (e.g., “Les Midge,” a nutty combo of “Les Miz” and Read More →

“WAITRESS” from Broadway San Diego at the Civic Theatre

“WAITRESS” from Broadway San Diego at the Civic Theatre

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 11/29/18 RUN DATES:  11/27/18 - 12/2/18 VENUE:  Civic Theatre You’ve heard of blackbirds baked in a pie. Well, Jenna bakes all her hopes, fears, passions and frustrations into her crusty creations, with amusing, inventive names to match, like the “I wanna play Doctor with my gynecologist pie.” A waitress in a small (Southern? Southwestern?) town, Jenna (Christine Dwyer) is stuck in a miserable marriage to abusive Earl (the villain of the piece, a monster performed Read More →