Leslie Stevens talks fun, flirting, and the challenge of being Lola

Leslie Stevens is having some devilish fun playing Lola in San Diego Musical Theatre’s current production of DAMN YANKEES! As Lola, Leslie gets to dance, sing, and flirt in this musical about America’s favorite pastime. When baseball fan Joe Boyd sells his soul to the devil in order to play baseball and take his favorite…

ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE – like a mixed drink, tastes may vary

Welcome to Margaritaville – a place filled with color, lush foliage, steel drums, guitar, and lots (lots) of alcohol. Drawn in the sun bleached and tropical colors that Jimmy Buffett songs bring to mind, ESCAPE TO MARGARITAVILLE offers you a chance to visit and try to find your lost shaker of salt. The show, like…

Four Women and a French Revolution

THE REVOLUTIONISTS at MOXIE Theatre helps illuminate some historical girl power in a comic play about women who were heroes of the French Revolution and victims of the Reign of Terror that followed behind it. Written by Lauren Gunderson this witty play, is a self-described “play within a play” that’s “mostly a comedy” with some…

Theatre openings, closing, and everything in between this weekend!

I think it’s safe to say that the summer season of activates is in full swing.  Here is a list of what is opening, what is closing, and some fun entertainment options that are still running.  Two options are even outside so you can enjoy the summer weather Opening this weekend!! Damn Yankees Baseball and…

Alison Luff on beach towns and Buffett songs

Alison Luff is an actress who is no stranger to the stage – on Broadway she has played Fantine in the revival of LES MISERABLES on Broadway, Miss Honey in MATILDA, and toured the nation as Elphaba in WICKED. Now her theatrical adventures bring her to San Diego, and even more exciting, the tropical island…

What theatre to see this holiday weekend!

Looking for something unique to do this weekend?  How about catching some rising talent as they compete for a trip to New York? The Ben Vereen Awards The Ben Vereen Awards are this Sunday at the Balboa Theatre – San Diego. Come out and see San Diego’s best high school musical theatre talent compete for a chance at…

THE OLD MAN AND THE OLD MOON has a talent for tall tales

There are those people who know how to tell a tall tale, maybe you’ve found them sitting around a campfire or in an Irish pub.  Their stories always sound a bit too crazy, too wild and too big to be even a little bit true. There are myths about the moon, the tides, liquid light,…

BALLAST: Let your future take flight

BALLAST, a new play eloquently written by Georgette Kelly and skillfully directed by Matt M. Morrow explores this of balance and stability through personal and professional relationships for people going through the process of transitioning. What the characters Grace and Xavier, with their contrasting narratives, and their loved ones find in times of assessment everything…