It is hard not to go into “Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots” without high expectations. The musical is directed by Des McAnuff, the man responsible for Tony Award- winning and crowd-pleasing shows, such as “The Who’s Tommy” and “Jersey Boys.” Also, the music is comprised of songs from offbeat rock band, The Flaming Lips. In [...]
It’s been more than 100 years since the first appearance of Peter Pan, yet children and their parents are still familiar with the tale about Neverland.
Seeing “I Love a Piano” is the equivalent of watching a show successfully top itself every few minutes.
The characters are not always on their best behavior, and they can switch from cruel to nice in a matter of seconds.
When Jon Huckaby enters the stage in burlesque, drag-queen garb and starts singing original songs with a guitar, it is clear this is not a typical interpretation of William Shakespeare’s classic comedy, “As You Like It.”
Somehow you would think a musical about an Asian- American family forced to move to a Japanese internment camp would be an angry and emotionally draining experience, leaving theatergoers feeling as if they just got punched in the gut.
Existential philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre famously declared “hell is other people” in his one-act play “No Exit,” but Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright David Mamet would probably amend the statement to “Hell is other people’s money.”
Loosely based on the Scopes Monkey Trial, which included modernists debating fundamentalists about religious versus scientific information.
The Old Globe’s new production of “As You Like It” at the 2012 Shakespeare Festival is a fantastic romantic comedy, which transports spectators to an enchanting winter wonderland.
Can a three-hour epic about a narcissistic jerk make for a satisfying night of theatre?
Who hasn’t met parents who don’t quite act their age?
“Vinegar Tom” is the third show in a row at San Diego State to deal with societal problems. “Squawk” addressed human conflicts while “Zanna Don’t! A Musical Fairy Tale” tackled the issue of homophobia.