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Critics Deliver Mixed Verdict on Hyped Cumberbatch 'Hamlet'

THEATRE | By Jill Lawless | Aug 27
It's a "Hamlet" with Hollywood-level hype and an A-list star in Benedict Cumberbatch. But London's latest stage sensation is more than a Shakespearean star vehicle.

Alec Mapa :: Virgin Martini

THEATRE | By Joel Martens | Aug 23
Alec Mapa is bringing that act to San Diego in his first performance at Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, though it's not his first visit to the city.

Magic To Be Made :: Brian Flores in 'Pippin'

THEATRE | By Lisa Lipsey | Aug 22
The new "Pippin" is directed by Tony-winner Diane Paulus ("Hair," "Porgy & Bess") and its choreography remains in the style of original choreographer, Bob Fosse, with acrobatics by Les 7 Doigts de la Main. Its star speaks out.

Buds Anthony Rapp & Telly Leung Bloom at Ptown Theater

THEATRE | By EDGE | Aug 10
The world premiere of "Buds of Broadway" debuts on August 14-15 for a two night only event at the Provincetown Theater featuring stars Anthony Rapp, from "If/Then" and "Rent" and Telly Leung, star of "Glee," "Godspell" and "Wicked."

Add Fringe to Your Summer!

THEATRE | By Lisa Lipsey | Jul 18
San Diego local Todd Blakesley has the illustrious title of "Knowing All Things Fringe." He is festival coordinator for the San Diego International Fringe Festival, now entering its third year. Here are some of this year's highlights...

Mike McGowan :: Commanding the Old Globe Stage in 'Kiss Me, Kate'

THEATRE | By Bill Biss | Jul 4
All the elements align to a fine degree with the latest revival of Kiss Me, Kate at The Old Globe theatre. Star Mike McGowan discusses the production.

'Singin' in the Rain' :: Bring on the Song! Bring on the Dance! Bring on the Rain!

THEATRE | By Lisa Lipsey | May 23
San Diego Musical Theatre is bringing it to us live on stage... rain and all.

Max von Essen: An American Plays French (and Gay?) in Paris on B'way

THEATRE | By Frank J. Avella | May 17
Learning to sight-read and practicing piano to Gershwin tunes as a child led Max von Essen to an exceptional featured role in the long-awaited Broadway stage production of the iconic MGM classic film "An American in Paris."

Chita Rivera Revisits Kander & Ebbs 'The Visit' One More Time

CELEBRITIES | By Brian Scott Lipton | May 16
Perhaps there's no greater example of her tenacity than "The Visit," Chita Rivera's newest Broadway musical featuring a score by dear friends John Kander and the late Fred Ebb and a book by the great Terrence McNally.

The Wild Side of Sally Bowles :: 'Cabaret' at the Welk

THEATRE | By Bill Biss | May 9
The latest incarnation of "Cabaret" pops its cork at the Welk Resort Theatre running from Friday, May 1 through Sunday, July 26.

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