Theater Scenes

Lizard Boy: a superhero for the 21st century

The musical’s writer, director and Diversionary’s artistic director all chime in By David Dixon One of the goals of Matt Morrow, Diversionary Theatre’s artistic director, is to be an advocate for rising playwrights. The latest production at the LGBT friendly venue, called “Lizard Boy: The Musical,” is the latest example of having Morrow’s objective come to fruition.

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Cuauhtémoc Kish says goodbye

This issue marks the end of an important part of Gay San Diego and the start of a new focus for one of our best contributors. It seems fitting that our friend and theater writer Cuauhtémoc Kish would choose this as his final issue for his theater reviews, as he started with us exactly three years ago: Gay San Diego’s inaugural issue June 18, 2010.

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Looking forward to ‘Bountiful’ entertainment this year

Posted: January 10th, 2013 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Theater Scenes | No Comments

Cuauhtémoc Kish | Theater Scene Now is not the time to lament what you didn’t see in 2012, although the past year offered some stunning shows that included The Old Globe’s “Richard III” and “Allegiance,” La Jolla Playhouse’s “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots” and ion’s “The Little Flower of East Orange,” to name but a very few.

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Holiday offerings and more

Posted: November 1st, 2012 | Arts & Entertainment, Featured, Theater Scenes | No Comments

Cuauhtémoc Kish | Theater Scene The holidays are fast approaching, and you may feel the need to drop into a theatre for a bit of cheer to regain your sanity. Here are a few suggestions that might assist the process. Diversionary Theatre will produce “when last we flew,” a new play by Harrison David Rivers and directed by Colette Robert. It’s a poetic and humorous story about a young man’s life transformed by one of […]

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Theater Scene

Posted: March 9th, 2012 | Arts & Entertainment, Theater Scenes | No Comments

By Cuauthémoc Kish | GSD Theater Critic Cygnet Theatre’s current production is the musical “Parade” (March 8 – April 29), telling the true story of Jewish factory manager Leo Frank, accused of murdering thirteen-year-old, Mary Phagan, in 1913. The 10th anniversary season opens with “Man of La Mancha” (July 5 – August 26), the story of Cervantes, a failed author, actor and soldier awaiting trial by the Spanish Inquisition. Contact the box office for ticket […]

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Theater Scene 2012

Posted: December 30th, 2011 | Arts & Entertainment, Theater Scenes | No Comments

Cuauhtémoc Kish | Theater Scene There is no better way to begin the year than with a healthy dose of good theatre. And if 2012 is anything like the theatre season in 2011, which brought you one stellar production after another, including Ion’s “Angels in America,” La Jolla Playhouse’s “Jesus Christ Superstar,” and Broadway San Diego’s “Hair,” you will not be disappointed. Here’s a listing of upcoming January productions that should titillate both your dramatic […]

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Theater scene, holiday style

Posted: December 2nd, 2011 | Arts & Entertainment, Theater Scenes | No Comments

by Cuauhtémoc Kish | Theater scene, holiday style The holiday shopping is now in full force, and so are San Diego’s holiday entertainment offerings. But remember, even the super fit can only shop so long. When you need a respite from the mayhem, opt for a seasonal fix of song and story; there’s nothing like a dose of theatre to soothe that overworked psyche and those tired, sore feet. Here’s a few offerings to choose […]

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