Theatre

  • Oct. 19: Event briefs

    Oct. 19: Event briefs

    Author Ken Blanchard presents ‘Great Life, Great Leadership’ Oct. 22 at the Village Church Ken Blanchard, author of the One Minute Manager, is speaking at the Village Church of Rancho Santa Fe this Sunday, Oct. 22, at noon. A prominent speaker and author, he has coauthored more than 60 books with...

  • Review: Amazing 10-year-old leads in SDMT’s magnificent ‘Billy Elliot’

    Review: Amazing 10-year-old leads in SDMT’s magnificent ‘Billy Elliot’

    As a film critic of more than 25 years I can still say the 2000 movie of “Billy Elliot” remains on my top 25. It was nominated for three Oscars, 158 other awards received and 61 nominations. I was extremely excited to learn San Diego Musical Theater was staging “Billy Elliot the Musical.” The San...

  • San Diego Film Festival opens with 'Marshall', a film with Rancho Santa Fe connections

    San Diego Film Festival opens with 'Marshall', a film with Rancho Santa Fe connections

    In the film industry, it’s all about who you know. Rancho Santa Fe women in film Lena Evans, Annette Caton and May Zawaideh rely on their friendships built on loyalty and trust to create successful projects and grow the film scene in San Diego. Caton and Evans, two longtime industry veterans, were...

  • North Coast Rep to present Neil Simon comedy ‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’

    North Coast Rep to present Neil Simon comedy ‘Last of the Red Hot Lovers’

    North Coast Rep will begin Season 36 with one of Neil Simon’s enduring comedic masterpieces, “Last of the Red Hot Lovers.”

  • Play by CCA teen explores political climate

    Play by CCA teen explores political climate

    When Phillip Magin observed animosity and disagreements among political parties in the recent election, he was inspired to try to make the groups come together through art. The 18-year-old Del Mar playwright, who graduates from Canyon Crest Academy this month, will present a self-written and self-produced...

  • Village Church Community Theater to present Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Harvey'

    Village Church Community Theater to present Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'Harvey'

    The Village Church Community Theater’s October 2016 production is the Pulitzer Prize-winning play "Harvey," by Mary Chase. With a tremendous response of actors auditioning, the lead role, Elwood P. Dowd, was given to Ron Zollars of Carlsbad. He has a long history with the VCCT in such plays as...

  • Playwrights Project inspires people from all walks of life

    Playwrights Project inspires people from all walks of life

    In the tradition of Shakespeare in the Park, Playwrights Project presented Live Theatre at Home in the backyard of Carmel Valley resident Lynne Bath recently. Bath, a board member of Playwrights Project, hosted an evening of informal theatre in which three well-known local actors performed material...

  • Community Theater to hold auditions for comedy ‘Harvey’

    The Village Church Community Theater in Rancho Santa Fe recently announced auditions for the Pulitzer Prize-winning dramatic comedy “Harvey,” by Mary Chase. Auditions will be held on Monday, Aug. 15, from 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug.16, from 6 - 8 p.m. at The Village Church, 6225 Paseo Delicias,...

  • Accomplished Canyon Crest Academy student modernizes play for film festival

    Accomplished Canyon Crest Academy student modernizes play for film festival

    When his play “Lady Windermere’$ FAM” premieres at the San Diego International Fringe Festival this month, it will be another notch on Phillip Magin’s already impressive résumé. The 17-year-old, who just finished his junior year at Canyon Crest Academy, has been acting since he was 9 and recently...

  • Actor Jason Alexander to perform with San Diego Symphony

    Actor Jason Alexander to perform with San Diego Symphony

    Long before becoming world-renowned as the iconic George Costanza on “Seinfeld,” Jason Alexander was a Tony Award-winning Broadway song and dance man. His City Lights evening with the San Diego Symphony brings a humorous re-telling of his journey to the Broadway stage which features a program of...

69°