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“MAMMA MIA” at Welk Resort Theatre

“MAMMA MIA” at Welk Resort Theatre

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 10/12/19 RUN DATES:  9/7/18 - 2/24/19 VENUE:   Welk Resort Theatre Mamma Mia! Here we go again! This past summer, Moonlight Stage Productions did a marvelous job with the ABBA jukebox musical, “Mamma Mia!”. Now, the Welk Resort Theatre is in the midst of a whopping 6-month run in Escondido. Lots of steady jobs for lots of local actors! The production features a highly talented cast of 19. The singing is terrific and the dramatic interactions are Read More →

“COME FROM AWAY” at Segerstrom Hall Costa Mesa

“COME FROM AWAY” at Segerstrom Hall Costa Mesa

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 1/4/19 RUN DATES:  2/5/19 - 2/17/19 VENUE:  The Ahmanson L.A. and Segerstrom Hall Costa Mesa Whoever said there are no second chances? A huge dramatic opportunity is waiting for you, in case you missed it the first time around. The musical “Come From Away” had its world premiere in 2015, with record-breaking runs at the co-producing theaters: right here at the La Jolla Playhouse and at Seattle Repertory Theatre. The heartwarming show opened on Broadway in Read More →

SAN DIEGO’S FUNNIEST PERSON at Mad House Comedy Club

SAN DIEGO’S FUNNIEST PERSON at Mad House Comedy Club

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Aired on KSDS-FM on 1/11/19 RUN DATES:  October 2018 - February 2019 VENUE: Mad House Comedy Club Know the funniest person in San Diego? The final decision has yet to be made, but you can weigh in on the competition. For eight years, Mad House Comedy Club in the Gaslamp Quarter has been holding annual standup comic contests to crown San Diego’s funniest. Every Monday night, you can hear eight locals, among the 120 who sign up each year, and then Read More →

“MARIE AND ROSETTA” at Cygnet Theatre

“MARIE AND ROSETTA” at Cygnet Theatre

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 1/22/19 RUN DATES:  1/16/19 - 2/16/19 VENUE: Cygnet Theatre In recent years, more and more stories have surfaced (or been unearthed) about women whose significant contributions to life, science or society have been buried, lost or co-opted by men. There’s also a long history of African American innovations – especially musical – that have been appropriated by whites. That makes Sister Rosetta Tharpe a double whammy. This black, gospel-singing, bisexual woman from Arkansas was the first to Read More →

“AUBERGINE” at the San Diego Repertory Theatre

“AUBERGINE” at the San Diego Repertory Theatre

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 2/2/19 RUN DATES:  1/24/19 - 2/17/19 VENUE:  San Diego Repertory Theatre Food is culture. Food is family. And food, as everyone from Marcel Proust to playwright Julia Cho knows, can evoke deep and weighty memories. Ray knows this intuitively. He’s a Paris-trained gourmet chef who has a special gift: he always knows exactly what food will go directly to the heart and soul of any given person, bringing them back to earlier, happier times. But his Read More →

“FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE” at OnStage Playhouse

“FRANKIE AND JOHNNY IN THE CLAIR DE LUNE” at OnStage Playhouse

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Posted at TimesofSanDiego.com on 2/5/19 RUN DATES:  2/1/19 - 2/23/19 VENUE:  OnStage Playhouse “People are given a moment,” Johnny tells Frankie. He’s ready to grab the opportunity by the horns. Frankie’s a lot more skeptical, but Johnny’s sure he’s found everything he wants in Frankie’s Hell’s Kitchen apartment. These two flawed, “not old, not young” New Yorkers are dragging around a good deal of baggage, and it’s not at all clear that they have a matched set. But one moonlit Read More →