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					Actor‟s Asylum Productions
6663 El Cajon Blvd., Suite N, San Diego
619-465-3742 • www.actorsasylum.org

Fridays with Maureen ........................................ Theatre
Thru Mar 2: See BEACON THEATRE
The Tender Trap ................................................ Theatre
A swinging New York bachelor meets his match in a young woman with definite ideas about marriage in this
sexy comedy classic.
Date: Mar 21-Apr 26 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $10-$18
APPEL Presents…
Westgate Hotel, 1055 Second Ave., Downtown
877-407-7499 • www.appelpresents.org

Rob Appel‟s
The Best of Cabaret .............................Musical Theatre
The finest voices in Southern California and top can-can dancers rock downtown in the tradition of “Le Club
Moulin Rouge.”
Date: Mar 8 & 9, Apr 12 & 13 • Time: Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm
Price: $25-$75 (includes dinner)
Asian American Repertory Theatre
Lyceum Stage, 79 Horton Plaza, Downtown
888-568-2278 • www.asianamericanrep.org

SAM I Am ......................................................... Theatre
Single Asian Male looking for love in all the wrong places! A hilarious production about friendship, love and
dating.
Location: Playhouse on Plaza, 500 E. Plaza Blvd., National City
Date: Thru Mar 1 • Time: Fri-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $12-$17
Oleanna, by David Mamet ................................. Theatre
A student/professor meeting ends in an accusation of sexual harassment. A new look at the highly provocative
struggle between power and responsibility.
Date: Apr 18-May 11
Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $12-$17
Asian Story Theater
Lyceum Stage, 79 Horton Plaza, Downtown
619-544-1000 or 619-527-2816

Kahua, by Kent Brisby....................................... Theatre
A brother and sister lead a resistance when their home in ancient Hawaii is invaded. Features live music and an
original score by George Kahumoku.
Date: Apr 4-12
Time: Fri 2pm & 7pm, Sat 7pm
Price: $10-$15
Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
1008 Wall St., La Jolla • 858-454-5872

Athenaeum Chamber Concerts ............................ Music
Mar 4: Vienna Piano Trio
Mar 14: Prazak Quartet
Time: Tue & Fri, 7:30pm • Price: $23
Athenaeum Jazz at the Studio .............................. Music
The Lounge Art Ensemble pays homage to classic lounge era favorites with original twists. Features Peter
Erskine, Dave Carpenter, and Bob Sheppard.
Location: 4441 Park Blvd., San Diego
Date: Mar 8 • Time: Sat 8pm
Price: $17
Athenaeum Mini-Concerts ................................... Music
Mar 10: Alyze Dreiling, violin, and Myron Fink, piano
Mar 24: John Mark Harris, solo piano
Time: Mon 12pm • Price: $Free
Athenaeum Jazz at the
Neurosciences Institute ........................................ Music
The exciting jazz concerts continue with two shows in one evening. Artists to be announced.
Location: 10640 John Jay Hopkins Dr., La Jolla
Date: Apr 14
Time: Please call
Price: $24-$66
Beacon Theatre
Actor’s Asylum Theatre, 6663 El Cajon Blvd., Suite N,
San Diego. 760-716-3865 • www.beacontheatresd.com

Fridays with Maureen ........................................ Theatre
A hilarious comedy about a plus-sized gal that explores friendship, the beauty business, obesity, love and death.
Date: Thru Mar 2 • Time: Thu-Sat 8 pm, Sun 7pm
Price: $12-$15
Broadway San Diego:
A Nederlander Presentation
San Diego Civic Theatre, 202 C St., Downtown
619-570-1100 • www.BroadwaySD.com

Stomp ...................................................Musical Theatre
An eight-member percussion group makes rhythm out of almost anything they can get their hands on, including
brooms, Zippo lighters, and wooden poles.
Date: Mar 4-9
Time: Tue & Thu 7:30pm, Wed 7pm, Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 9pm, Sun 1pm & 6pm • Price: $24-$67
California Center for the Arts, Escondido
Concert Hall, 340 N. Escondido Blvd.
800-98-TICKET • www.artcenter.org

Spoleto Festival USA
Chamber Ensemble .............................................. Music
The Ensemble delights audiences with youth, energy and wit. Post-performance talk with the artists.
Location: Center Theater
Date: Mar 8 • Time: Sat 8pm • Price: $42
Denyce Graves ..................................................... Music
Experience the expressive voice and dynamic stage presence of one of the world‟s most sought-after recitalists.
Date: Mar 22 • Time: Sat 8pm • Price: $30-$50
Buena Vista Social Club Presents:
Ibrahim Ferrer ...................................................... Music
An unforgettable night of romantic bolero.
Date: Apr 4 • Time: Fri 8pm • Price: $36-$56

The Pilafian Project ............................................. Dance
Apr 4-6: See JEAN ISAACS‟ SAN DIEGO DANCE THEATER
Easter Portion of Handel‟s Messiah ........... Vocal Music
Apr 6: See PALOMAR COLLEGE PERFORMING ARTS
      DEPARTMENT
The Mikado ........................................... Musical Theatre
The most popular operetta among Gilbert and Sullivan fans, presented by Opera a la Carte.
Date: Apr 26 • Time: Sat 8pm
Price: $19-$49
Carlsbad Playhouse
Schulman Auditorium, Carlsbad Library
1775 Dove Lane. 760-729-3383

From Vienna to East LA:
Three Diverse Stories................................Play Reading
Stories include “Springtime, Vienna 1938,” “Carl‟s Dream,” and “El Mensajero.”
Date: Mar 24 • Time: Mon 7:30pm
Price: $1-$5
Maternal Spirits.........................................Play Reading
James Caputo‟s comedy about looking for love in the personals.
Date: Apr 28 • Time: Mon 7:30pm
Price: $1-$5
Christian Community Theater
800-696-1929 • www.cctcyt.org

Beauty and the Beast ....................... Children’s Theatre
The story of a prince who, turned into a beast, can only be returned to his original state by learning how to love
and be loved.
Location: Truax Performing Arts Center, 400 Rancho del Oro Dr., Oceanside
Date: Thru Mar 2
Time: Sat 2pm & 7pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $8-$12
Schoolhouse Rock Live! ................. Children’s Theatre
TV characters show a nerve-wracked schoolteacher how to win his students over with imagination and music.
Location: Pacific Beach Middle School, 4676 Ingraham St.
Date: Thru Mar 8
Time: Fri 7pm, Sat & Sun 2pm (Sat Mar 8 7pm)
Price: $7-$10
Cinderella........................................ Children’s Theatre
The magical story of an overworked step-daughter whose fairy godmother fulfills her wish to attend the Prince‟s
ball.
Location: Ray and Joan Kroc Center, 6845 University Ave.
Date: Thru Mar 9
Time: Fri 7pm, Sat 2pm & 7pm, Sun Mar 9 2pm
Price: $8-$12
The Hobbit ...................................... Children’s Theatre
J.R.R. Tolkien‟s fantasy tale about Middle Earth, filled with hobbits, dwarves, dragons, elves, trees that walk and
talk, and even a few humans!
Location: Southwestern College, 900 Otay Lakes Rd., Chula Vista
Date: Mar 7-16
Time: Fri 7pm, Sat 2pm (Sat Mar 8 2pm &7pm), Sun Mar 16 2pm
Price: $7-$10
Oliver .............................................. Children’s Theatre
The story of a young orphan who remains sweet and virtuous despite his struggles with poverty, mistreatment
and lawbreaking companions.
Location: La Paloma Theater, 471 S. Coast Hwy, Encinitas
Date: Mar 7-16
Time: Sat 2pm & 7pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $6-$10
Chula Vista School for the Creative & Performing Arts
Eastlake High School, 1120 Eastlake Pkwy, Chula Vista
619-691-5775 • www.suhsd.k12.ca.us/cvh

Chula Vista Sings....................................... Vocal Music
Music of many styles performed by choirs from Chula Vista Elementary School District, Middle School, High
School, and Adult School.
Date: Mar 25 • Time: Tue 7pm • Price: $3-$5
Cinema Society/Visual Arts Foundation
AMC 12 Theatre, La Jolla Village Sq. 619-280-1600

Cinema Society
Screen select films from major studios before they are released to the general public. Includes guest speakers and
a reception.
Date: Tue evenings, Ongoing • Price: Please call
City Ballet
Garfield Theatre, Lawrence Family Jewish
Community Center. 4126 Executive Dr., La Jolla
858-272-8663 • www.cityballet.org

Ballet on the Edge: Black and White ................... Dance
Premiere work by Elizabeth Wistrich. A journey into the past, the now, and the yet to come.
Date: Mar 21-23
Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $10-$26
City College Performing Arts
Saville Theatre, 1313 Twelfth Ave., Downtown
619-388-3676

Guys and Dolls ....................................Musical Theatre
This oddball romantic comedy soars with the spirit of Broadway as it introduces us to a cast of characters
who have become Broadway legends.
Date: Apr 25-May 11
Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $10
Classics for Kids
Spreckels Theatre, 121 Broadway, Downtown
619-435-9111 • www.classics4kids.com
Celebrate America ............................................... Music
Celebrate the American spirit with the music of Aaron Copland. Audiences of all ages join the fun as they sing
along.
Date: Apr 6 • Time: Sun 2pm
Price: $7-$22
Coast Kids Theatre
Star Theatre, 402 N. Coast Hwy
760-721-9983• www.startheatre.net

The Music Man ....................................Musical Theatre
Featuring the songs “Trouble,” “76 Trombones,” and “Till There Was You.”
Date: Apr 4-13 • Time: Fri & Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $5-12
Community Actors Theatre
2957 54th St., San Diego. 619-264-3391
www.communityactorstheatre.com

Livin‟ Fat ........................................................... Theatre
A hilarious play produced to commemorate Black History Month.
Date: Thru Mar 9 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm
Price: $8-$10
The Red Lamp ................................................... Theatre
The lit red lamp is a signal for many, but who is it signaling tonight? A comedy that is too funny for anyone to
miss.
Date: Apr 18-May 18 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm
Price: $8-$10
Coronado Playhouse
1775 Strand Way. 619-435-4856 www.coronadoplayhouse.com

The Hollow ........................................................ Theatre
A cozy mystery by Agatha Christie. During a weekend party, murder results from secret jealousies and passions.
Date: Thru Mar 9 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $10-$20

Lend Me a Tenor................................................ Theatre
The Italian opera star is unable to perform so his assistant must pretend to be him.
Date: Apr 4-May 11 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $10-$20
Coronado School of the Arts
Coronado High School Theatre, 650 D Ave.
619-522-8969 • www.cosa.coronado.k12.ca.us

Voices:
An Evening of Original Works .......................... Theatre
A showcase of plays written, directed and acted by students.
Date: Mar 21-22 • Time: Fri & Sat 7pm
Price: $6-$10
Music Concert ...................................................... Music
Students present a wide variety of music including jazz, classical, electronic and Gaelic folk music.
Date: Apr 1 • Time: Tue 7pm • Price: $5
Dance Workshop.................................................. Dance
Faculty and student works-in-progress include ballet, modern dance, and hip-hop, under the direction of Betzi
Roe.
Date: Apr 4 • Time: Fri 7pm • Price: $Free
The World Goes „Round ......................Musical Theatre
Musical revue featuring songs from John Kander and Fred Ebb, the composers of “Chicago,” “Cabaret” and
other shows.
Date: Apr 25-May 3 • Time: Fri & Sat 7pm • Price: $6-$12
Culy Theater
338 Seventh Ave., Downtown. 800-944-JOEY

The Sopranos‟ Last Supper ................................ Theatre
Participate in illegal gambling and all the dancing, singing and laughing your body can handle in this not-so-
ordinary dinner theatre production.
Date: Please call • Time: Fri 7:30pm • Price: $49.50
Joey & Maria‟s Comedy
Italian Wedding.................................................. Theatre
Be a guest at an anything-but-traditional Italian wedding in this exciting dinner theatre production.
Date: Ongoing • Time: Sat 7:30pm • Price: $49.50
The Sequel: Joey & Maria‟s 25th
Anniversary Party .............................................. Theatre
The sequel to ”Joey and Maria’s Comedy Italian Wedding.”
Date: Please call • Time: Fri 7:30pm • Price: $49.50
Dizzy‟s ................................................................. Music
Where the music matters most. Live performance, mostly jazz.
Location: Culy Theater Complex, 344 Seventh Ave., Downtown
Date: Ongoing • Time: Thu-Sun Evenings • Price: Please call
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Blvd., San Diego. 619-220-0097
www.diversionary.org

Gross Indecency: The Three Trails
of Oscar Wilde, by Moisés Kaufman ................. Theatre
The highly acclaimed play about Oscar Wilde, his youthful lover and the young man‟s vengeful father, by the
author of ”The Laramie Project.”
Date: Thru Mar 8 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm
Price: $10-$20
Deporting the Divas ........................................... Theatre
A Mexican-American INS agent falls for an undocumented young man. Part satire, part love story, a look at
national, sexual and cultural borders.
Date: (preview Mar 27 & 28) Mar 29-May 10
Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm
Price: $10-$20
East County Performing Arts Center
210 E. Main St., El Cajon. 619-440-2277 • www.ecpac.com

Command Performance: Shirley Jones,
Shelley Berman and the
Nelson Riddle Orchestra ...................................... Music
America‟s ultimate lady sings her all-time favorites, accompanied by Grammy-winning comedian, Berman.
Date: Mar 13 • Time: Thu 7:30pm • Price: $21-$28
Ricky Scaggs & Kentucky Thunder ..................... Music
With 12 number one singles, Scaggs is best known for his country music hits, ”Crying My Heart Over You” and
“I Don‟t Care.”
Date: Mar 14 • Time: Fri 7:30pm • Price: $31-$41
Bireli Lagrene Gypsy Project:
The Tradition of Django Reinhardt ...................... Music
Gypsy guitarist leads a tribute to Reinhardt and his musical partner Stephane Grappelli, two of the most
influential European jazz musicians ever.
Date: Mar 15 • Time: Sat 7:30pm • Price: $26
Mary Black .......................................................... Music
Everyone‟s Irish when the “Best Irish Female Artist” performs her award-winning songs.
Date: Mar 22 • Time: Sat 7:30pm • Price: $37-$43
Momix Dance Theater .........................Musical Theatre
Dancer-illusionists will captivate and astonish you with sheer wit and delightful rhythm.
Date: Mar 25 • Time: Tue 7:30pm • Price: $22-$30
Patti Lupone ......................................................... Music
Multi-talented Broadway star will perform songs from her critically acclaimed CD, “Matters of the Heart.”
Date: Mar 27 • Time: Thu 7:30pm • Price: $56-$66
Madame Butterfly,
performed by London City Opera ...................... Theatre
One of the most frequently produced operas, this is the tale of love, yearning and pain.
Date: Apr 1 • Time: Tue 7:30pm • Price: $37-$47
Jeffrey Siegel ....................................................... Music
Siegel‟s final season performance features the nostalgic études of Rachmaninoff, the mystical preludes of
Scriabin and the picturesque fairy tales of Medtner.
Date: Apr 6 • Time: Sun 2pm • Price: $15-$21
Salute to Glenn Miller and Big Band Vocalists ............. Music
Vocalists perform hit songs from the forties; accompanied by the Glenn Miller Orchestra.
Date: Apr 12 • Time: Sat 7:30pm • Price: $37-$47
Eveoke Dance Theatre
644 7th Ave, Downtown. 619-238-1153
www.eveoke.org

Friday Night Free Flow ........................................ Dance
An informal gathering of San Diego artists to show works-in-progress and engage in stimulating dialogue about
art and its relationship to social improvement.
Date: Mar 28 • Time: Fri 8pm • Price: $Free
The Fritz Theatre
6th @ Penn Theatre, 3704 Sixth Ave., San Diego
619-688-9210 • www.fritztheatre.com

Sexual Perversity in Chicago ............................. Theatre
Mar 10-27: See 6th @ PENN THEATRE
The Globe Theatres
1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park. 619-239-2255
www.theglobetheatres.org

Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All ..... Theatre
This heartwarming one-woman drama, starring Ellen Burstyn, chronicles the life of a Confederate captain‟s
wife. Adapted from the best-selling novel.
Location: Old Globe Theatre
Date: Thru Mar 8
Time: Tue-Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm, Sun 2pm & 7pm
Price: $19-$50
Splendour ........................................................... Theatre
A gripping new work about decadence, desire and dictatorship by up-and-coming British playwright Abi
Morgan.
Location: Cassius Carter Centre Stage
Dates: Thru Mar 16
Time: Tue-Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm, Sun 2pm & 7pm
Price: $19-$50
Loves and Hours ................................................ Theatre
A divorced father has a series of encounters that cause him to re-examine his priorities and allow him to face the
possibility of loving and being loved again.
Location: Old Globe Theatre
Dates: (preview Mar 23-28) Mar 29-May 3
Time: Tue-Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm, Sun 2pm & 7pm
Price: $19-$50
Knowing Cairo................................................... Theatre
A provocative play that probes the explosive relationship among a 79-year-old German-Jewish woman, her
daughter, and her new African-American caretaker.
Location: Cassius Carter Centre Stage
Dates: (preview Mar 30-Apr 4) Apr 5-May 11
Time: Tue-Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm, Sun 2pm & 7pm
Price: $19-$50
Grossmont College Theatre Arts Department
Stagehouse Theatre, 8800 Grossmont College Dr., El Cajon
619-644-7234 • www.grossmont.net/theatrebrochur/

Sweet Charity.......................................Musical Theatre
In this Tony Award-winning musical comedy, Charity is the girl who wants to be loved so much that she has lost
sight of who she really is.
Date: Mar 13-22
Time: Tue-Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm
Price: $10
Grossmont Symphony Orchestra
East County Performing Arts Center, 210 E. Main St.,
El Cajon. 619-440-2727 • www.grossmontsymphony.com

Scandinavian Concert .......................................... Music
Works by Grieg and Sibelius, featuring pianist Dan Hu.
Date: Mar 9 • Time: Sun 7pm • Price: $9-$13
King David........................................................... Music
Honneger‟s cantata performed with soloists and the combined choral forces of the Grossmont Master Chorale
and First Presbyterian‟s Westminster Choir.
Location: First Presbyterian Church of San Diego, 320 Date St., Downtown
Date: Apr 6 • Time: Sun 7pm
Price: $10
H.I.T. Productions Dinner Theater
Shirley’s Kitchen, 7868 El Cajon Blvd., La Mesa.
619-561-8673 • www.dinnertheater.net

Chalk it Up to Murder ........................................ Theatre
Butch Spikehorn has broken out of prison seeking revenge; you must help Slate Montana set things right in this
hilarious western/comedy/mystery.
Date: Ongoing • Time: Fri 7:30pm
Price: $16-$32 includes 3-course meal
The Hinkle Family Music Murder Hour ............ Theatre
Aunt Zelda has busted out of the insane asylum. She was there for murder! Did she do it? Help the Hinkle family
solve this hilarious mystery.
Date: Ongoing • Time: Sat 7pm
Price: $16-$32 includes 3-course meal
Icarus Puppet Company
Kensington Community Church, 4773 Marlborough
619-563-5252 • www.IcarusPuppet.org

The Crane Daughter ........................ Children’s Theatre
Based on a Japanese legend about the importance of kindness and keeping promises, Icarus‟ most popular play is
told using masks, shadows, and bunraku-inspired puppets.
Date: Mar 6-16
Time: Thu 7pm, Fri 11am, Sat & Sun 2pm
Price: $6
J* Company Youth Theatre
Garfield Theatre, Lawrence Family Jewish Community Center
4126 Executive Dr., La Jolla
858-364-1348 • www.lfjcc.org/

The Wizard of Oz ................................... Youth Theatre
Join Dorothy and her friends on their adventure through Oz.
Date: Mar 7-16 • Time: Fri 10am, Sat 7pm, Sun 1pm & 4:30pm
Price: $11-$15.50
Jazz Xpress
Salvation Army Church, 1011 E Main St., El Cajon
619-465-2478

All Star Youth Jazz Band ..................................... Music
Big band jazz concert featuring a special guest artist. Contemporary, swing, Latin and old big band favorites.
Date: Mar 6 • Time: Thu 7pm • Price: $5
Jean Isaacs‟ San Diego Dance Theater
Center Theater, California Center for the Arts, Escondido
340 N. Escondido Blvd. 800-988-4253
www.sandiegodancetheater.org

The Pilafian Project ............................................. Dance
The world premiere by Jean Isaacs and Christopher Pilafian promises to deliver sexy, smart art. Featuring
violinist Pierre Joubert and text from Marguerite Duras‟ screenplay “Atlantic Man.”
Date: Apr 4-6 •Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $10-$22
Korbett Kompany Productions
Lestats, 3343 Adams Ave., San Diego. 619-291-6353

The Fantasticks ....................................Musical Theatre
The longest-running off-Broadway musical ever about a boy, a girl, their fathers, and the Highwayman who
teaches them all lessons of love and life.
Date: Apr 13-May 11
Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm (Sun May 11 1pm & 7pm)
Price: $15-$18
La Jolla Chamber Music Society
Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art,
700 Prospect St. 858-459-3728 • www.LJCMS.org

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra............................. Music
Acclaimed conductor Vladimir Ashkenazy leads a magnificent program from one of the world‟s greatest and
most exciting orchestras.
Location: Civic Theatre, 202 C St., Downtown
Date: Mar 1 • Time: Sat 8pm • Price: $20-$110
Sarah Chang, Violin,
and Lars Vogt, Piano............................................ Music
Two young musicians bring instrumental wizardry to the stage in a remarkable combination of energy and
musicality.
Location: Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St., Downtown
Date: Mar 6 • Time: Thu 8pm • Price: $15-$95
Lang Lang, Piano ................................................. Music
A captivating young pianist, hailed as the most exciting keyboard talent in years, performs works by Schumann,
Brahms and Mozart.
Date: Mar 27 • Time: Thu 8pm • Price: $35-$65
The Stuttgart Ballet:
Romeo and Juliet ................................................. Dance
One of Europe‟s finest ballet companies performs a spectacular version of Shakespeare‟s classic story, with full
orchestra.
Location: Civic Theatre, 202 C St., Downtown
Date: Apr 5 & 6 •Time: Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm • Price: $20-$175
Moscow Soloists with Yuri Bashmet ................... Music
One of the world‟s most highly acclaimed and sought-after chamber orchestras.
Date: Apr 7 • Time: Mon 8pm • Price: $35-$85
Krystian Zimerman, Piano ................................... Music
Internationally recognized as a pianist of dazzling technique.
Date: Apr 22 • Time: Tue 8pm • Price: $45-$85
Los Angeles Philharmonic ................................... Music
A great orchestra with one of today‟s most dynamic conductors, featuring piano soloist Olli Mustonen.
Location: Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St., Downtown
Date: Apr 26 • Time: Sat 8pm • Price: $25-$125
La Jolla Stage Company
5661 La Jolla Blvd. 858-459-7773
www.thelajollastageco.org

Willows ................................................Musical Theatre
The world premiere musical based on Kenneth Grahame‟s “The Wind in the Willows,” given a slant of
contemporary resonance.
Date: (preview Mar 7-9) Mar 13-Apr 20
Time: Thu 7:30pm, Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $18-$22
La Jolla Symphony & Chorus
Mandeville Auditorium, UCSD, 9500 Gilman Dr.
858-534-4637 • www.lajollasymphony.com

Mozart and Modern ............................................. Music
Pulitzer Prize-winner and UCSD composer Roger Reynolds presents two sides of Mozart, a demonic overture
and a sacred choral work. Featuring violinist Lauren Mindoro.
Date: Mar 15 & 16 • Time: Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm • Price: $12-$22
Lamb‟s Players Theatre
1142 Orange Ave., Coronado. 619-437-0600
www.lambsplayers.org

Detective Story .................................................. Theatre
Sidney Kingsley‟s classic look at the lives and struggles of a New York police squad, where compassion faces
off against law and order each minute.
Date: Thru Mar 23
Time: Tue-Thu 7:30pm, Fri 8pm, Sat 4:30pm & 8pm, Sun 2:30pm
Price: $20-$40
A Divine Comedy .............................................. Theatre
Bob Shepard has one year to turn around the struggling urban church at St. Hilaria‟s in this hilarious U.S.
premiere.
Date: (preview Apr 2-10) Apr 11-May 18
Time: Tue-Thu 7:30pm, Fri 8pm, Sat 4:30pm & 8pm, Sun 2:30pm
Price: $20-$40
Lamplighters Community Theatre
8053 University Ave., La Mesa. 619-464-4598
www.lamplighterstheatre.org

Guest in the House ............................................. Theatre
A family‟s world is turned upside-down by a visit from a sweet-faced cousin, when her true, cruel nature
surfaces.
Date: Thru Mar 9 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $12-$14
Postmortem ........................................................ Theatre
A classic murder-mystery involving an actor whose greatest role was Sherlock Holmes.
Date: Apr 11-May 4
Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm (Thu Apr 24 8pm)
Price: $12-$14
Lyric Opera San Diego
Casa Del Prado Theatre, Balboa Park. 619-239-8836
www.lyricoperasandiego.com

The Abduction from the Seraglio ............... Vocal Music
Mozart‟s comic tale of love, intrigue and escape, sung in English.
Date: Mar 28-Apr 6
Time: Fri 8pm, Sat Mar29 8pm, Sat Apr 5 2pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $17-$27
Mainly Mozart
Neurosciences Institute,10640 John Jay Hopkins Dr.,
La Jolla. 619-239-0100 • www.mainlymozart.org

Spotlight Series .................................................... Music
Mar 7: Mainly Mozart Piano Recital; Award-winning British pianist John Lill performs a thrilling program of
works by Mozart, Prokofiev, Chopin and Beethoven.
Mar 28: Mainly Mozart String Quartet; Top musicians Martin Chalifour, Jun-Ching Lin, James Dunham, and
Desmond Hoebig in a technically brilliant performance of Mozart, Shostakovich and Brahms.
Apr 25: Mainly Mozart Horn Trio; Leading musicians Andres Cardenes, Jerry Folsom and Anton Nel, in an
exciting program of works by Mozart, Marais, Saint-Saens and Brahms.
Time: Fri 8pm • Price: $35
McCaleb Dance
Sushi Community Space, 320 Eleventh Ave., Downtown
619-235-8468

McCaleb Dance in Concert .................................. Dance
Performed to the music of Tijuana composer Fernando Corona‟s “Martes,” currently being hailed internationally
as a masterpiece of electronic music.
Date: Apr 3-13 • Time: Thu-Sun 8pm • Price: $12-$15
MiraCosta College Theatre
One Barnard Dr., Oceanside. 760-795-6815
www.miracosta.edu/drama

West Side Story ...................................Musical Theatre
The ageless tale of Romeo and Juliet against the backdrop of New York City gang warfare in the late 1950s.
Date: Mar 1-9 • Time: Thu-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $6-$10
The Shadow Box................................................ Theatre
This Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play uses humor and raw emotion to examine the lives of three
individuals with humor and raw emotion as they go through the challenges of a life-threatening illness.
Date: (preview Apr 17) Apr 18-27
Time: Thu-Sat 7:30pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $6-$10
Moonlight Stage Productions
Avo Playhouse, 303 Main St., Vista
760-724-2110 • www.moonlightstage.com

The Good Doctor ............................................... Theatre
A comedy with music, wisdom and classical farce. Neil Simon’s adaptation of Russian short stories by
Chekhov never fails to delight.
Date: Mar 6-23 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $10-$16
The Muse Theatre
ARK Center for the Performing Arts, 3554 Kettner Blvd,
San Diego. 619-239-2894 • www.themusetheatre.com

The House of Bernarda Alba,
by Frederico Garcia Lorca ................................. Theatre
In a society bound by tradition, five daughters long to embrace life and yield to their passions, but they suffer
under the oppression of their mother and their familial obligations.
Date: Apr 24-May 11 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $12-$16
Musical Merit Foundation
of Greater San Diego
Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3902 Kenwood Dr.,
Spring Valley. 619-442-8201 • www.musicalmerit.org
Annual Membership Tea...................................... Music
The foundation‟s annual musical featuring award-winning violinist Cheryl Norman, now with the Pacific
Symphony.
Date: Apr 27 • Time: Sun 3pm • Price: $Free
Mystery Café Dinner Theatre
Imperial House Restaurant, 505 Kalmia St., San Diego
619-544-1600 • www.mysterycafe.net

The Catskills Conspiracy ................................... Theatre
“Dirty Dancing” meets “Dragnet” in this campy show set in the Catskills Mountains.
Date: Ongoing • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm
Price: $40.50-$49.50 includes a 4-course meal
National Comedy Theatre
3717 India St., San Diego. 619-295-4999
www.nationalcomedy.com

National Comedy Theatre .................................. Theatre
Hilarious, nationally acclaimed improvisational comedy show in which two teams of comedians compete for
laughs - all based on audience suggestions. All ages welcome.
Date: Ongoing • Time: Fri & Sat 7:30pm & 9:45pm
Price: $10-$12
New Village Arts
The Studio Space at Jazzercise, Inc., 2460 Impala Dr., Carlsbad. 760-439-3784 • www.NewVillageArts.org

Uncle Vanya, by Anton Chekhov ...................... Theatre
Desire. Passion. Vodka. A masterpiece of the modern stage, this intense, ensemble-driven production is led by
Artistic Director Francis Gercke.
Date: (preview Mar 6 & 7) Mar 8-30
Time: Thu – Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm
Price: $12-$15
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 D Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Solana Beach
858-481-1055 x3 or 888-776-NCRT
www.northcoastrep.org

Cabaret .................................................Musical Theatre
One of the most popular musicals of the century, built on the decadence of 1930s Berlin. Directed by Sean
Murray.
Date: Thru Apr 6 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm & 7pm
Price: $28-$30
The Little Prince ............................. Children’s Theatre
This beloved tale is a journey of laughter, love and understanding.
Date: Mar 15-Mar 23
Time: Mon 7pm, Sat & Sun 11am
Price: $7-$9
Rabbinical School Dropouts ................................ Music
A unique evening with the Second Avenue Klezmer Ensemble - music with a jazz style.
Date: Mar 25 • Time: Tue 7pm • Price: $16
OnStage Playhouse
291 Third Ave., Chula Vista. 619-422-7787 www.onstage.itgo.com

The Comet of St. Loomis ................................... Theatre
The owner of Throckmorton Ridge Motor Court handles hard times and loony associates with patience and good
humor in Ed Simpson‟s gentle comedy.
Date: Mar 7-Apr 5 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $10-$12
Palomar College Performing
Arts Department
Howard Brubeck Theatre, 1140 W. Mission Rd., San Marcos
760-744-1150 x2453 • www.palomar.edu/performingarts

Sullivan & Gilbert ................................Musical Theatre
Ken Ludwig‟s clever play with music is set in 1890 England and features 20 songs by the immortal “Kings of
Prattle.”
Date: Mar 7-16 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $10-$16
Gotta Sing! ................................................. Vocal Music
Featuring the many talents of student singers in styles from Bach to spirituals.
Date: Mar 29-30 • Time: Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $6-$10
Haydn Sonata Series
Lecture/Recitals ................................................... Music
Artist-in-Residence Peter Gach plays three intimate recitals, each spotlighting different selections from Haydn‟s
beautiful piano sonatas.
Location: Performance Lab (Room D-10)
Date: Apr 5-10 • Time: Tue & Thu 4pm, Sat 8pm
Price: $6-$10
Easter Portion of Handel‟s Messiah ........... Vocal Music
Poetic eloquence and musical brilliance. Palomar Chorale performs one of the great classics of choral
music.
Location: California Center for the Arts, Escondido, 340 N. Escondido Blvd.
Date: Apr 6 • Time: Sun 2pm • Price: $6-$10
Five Women Wearing the Same Dress .............. Theatre
Wickedly funny, irreverent and touching. This story of five reluctant identically clad bridesmaids
celebrates their common bond.
Date: Apr 25-May 4
Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $6-$10
Patio Playhouse Community Theatre
201 E. Grand Ave., Suite 1D, Escondido
760-746-6669 • www.patioplayhouse.com

The Dining Room, by A. R. Gurney .................. Theatre
A comedy that portrays that vanishing American species, the upper-middle class WASP.
Date: Thru Mar 16 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $5-$12
Working, by Stephen Schwartz .......................... Theatre
Explore the American work day, from the Monday morning blues to the second shift blahs. Based on the best-
seller by Studs Terkel.
Date: Mar 28-Apr 27 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $5-$15
Patricia Rincon Dance Collective
Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art,
700 Prospect St., La Jolla. 760-632-5340

Shift ..................................................................... Dance
The collaborative works of choreographer, Kim Epifano, Stephanie Gilliland, the artistic director of the Los
Angeles-based dance troupe, TONGUE, and Artistic Director Patricia Rincon.
Date: Mar 1
Time: Sat 8pm
Price: Please call
Planned Parenthood‟s Images:
Theatre for Young Hearts & Minds
619-683-7545x170

Images 22nd Season
An award-winning performance/peer health education company dealing with adolescent issues through theatre,
song, and dance. Scripts address teen violence, sexuality, relationships, and substance abuse. Call for
performances or to book a show.
Playwrights Project
Neurosciences Institute, 10640 John Jay Hopkins Dr.,
La Jolla. 619-239-8222 • www.playwrightsproject.com

Another Sam ...................................................... Theatre
When his single mom takes in his feisty, ailing grandfather, Sam learns that trust solves problems far better than
secrecy.
Date: Mar 5 • Time: Wed 7:30pm
Price: $12-$15
Poway Center for the
Performing Arts Foundation
15498 Espola Rd. 858-748-0505 • www.powayarts.org

Anything Goes .....................................Musical Theatre
Produced in association with LimonCarr Productions. The colorful passengers and crew of the S.S. American
sing and tap dance their way across the Atlantic.
Date: Thru Mar 2 • Time: Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $25-$30
Irish Lunch ........................................................... Music
The Celtic Ensemble performs with Irish dancers while you enjoy a hearty Irish lunch. A mini dance lesson
begins at 11:30am.
Date: Mar 16 • Time: Sun 12pm • Price: $25
Turtle Island String Quartet ................................. Music
Enjoy an evening filled with the music of Miles Davis.
Date: Mar 23 • Time: Sun 7pm • Price: $25-$30
Tapestry of Dance ................................................ Dance
Apr 5 & 6: See SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA YOUTH BALLET

Tango Buenos Aires............................................. Dance
Alive, sensual and steaming with South American soul, this group is renowned as the most authentic
representative of Argentinean tango.
Date: Apr 13 • Time: Sun 7pm • Price: $35-$40
Poway Performing Arts Company
Upstairs Lively Center, 13250 Poway Rd.
858-679-8085 • www.powpac.tripod.com

The Children‟s Hour .......................................... Theatre
A malicious youngster starts a scandal about two women who run a girls‟ school. The gossip was pure invention
but irreparable damage has been done.
Date: Mar 7-30 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $10-$12
6th @ Penn Theatre
3704 Sixth Ave., San Diego. 619-688-9210
www.sixthatpenn.com

Echoes, presented by
Stone Soup Theatre Company............................ Theatre
Desperate to hold on to their imaginary world in an asylum, two patients resist the one thing that will either save
or destroy them: the truth.
Date: Thru Mar 1 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $15-$18
Real Girls ........................................................... Theatre
Two women deal with the trials and joys of falling in love. This funny and moving show is back by popular
demand.
Date: Mar 7-23 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm & 7pm
Price: $15-$18
Sexual Perversity in Chicago,
Sisters, & State of the Art ................................. Theatre
David Mamet‟s famous work, produced by the Fritz Theatre, along with two one-act premieres -- both edgy,
funny and compelling.
Date: Mar 10-27 • Time: Mon-Thu 7:30pm
Price: $12-$15
Trolls, A New Musical Play .................Musical Theatre
A hilarious and touching musical about several older gays who gather to remember a friend. San Diego premiere
by Bill Dyer and Dick Debenedictis.
Date: (preview Apr 5-9) Apr 10-May 31
Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $18-$21
Guilianied .......................................................... Theatre
Jack Shea, San Diego playwright and former New Yorker, pokes fun at the people of New York and Rudy
Guiliani in this world premiere.
Date: Apr 13-30 • Time: Mon-Wed 7:30pm, Sun 7pm
Price: $12-$15
Salomon Theatre
Point Loma Nazarene University
3900 Lomaland Dr. 619-849-2433
www.ptloma.edu/communication/salomon

The Sound of Music .............................Musical Theatre
A dazzling production of the most beloved Rodgers and Hammerstein musical.
Date: Thru Mar 1 • Time: Wed-Sat 8pm • Price: $8-$12
Talley‟s Folly ..................................................... Theatre
A play to savor and cheer by Lanford Wilson, who deals perceptively with American themes.
Date: Apr 8-12 • Time: Tue-Sat 8pm • Price: $8-$10
San Diego Actors Theatre
L’ Auberge Del Mar Garden Amphitheatre,
1540 Camino Del Mar. 858-268-4494
sdactorstheatre.net

Children‟s Classics ......................... Children’s Theatre
This kaleidoscopic journey through children‟s literature is great fun for the entire family.
Date: Mar 8 & 22 • Time: Sat 11am • Price: $4
San Diego Black Ensemble Theatre
ARK Center for the Performing Arts, 3554 Kettner Blvd.
619-280-5650

Master Harold and the Boys............................... Theatre
The relationship between a young white boy and his parent‟s two black employees in mid-20th century South
Africa, by acclaimed South African playwright Athol Fugard.
Date: Mar 7-23 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $12-$15
San Diego Chamber Orchestra
888-848-7326 x7 • www.sdco.org

This Land is Your Land ....................................... Music
Patriotic Americana tunes, brass band and Native American dancers. Activities start 45 minutes prior to
performance.
Location: Balboa Park Club, Pan American Rd. W.
Date: Mar 8 • Time: Sat 1pm • Price: $5-$15
Masterworks:
Brahms and Beethoven ........................................ Music
Violinist Jean-Marc Phillips-Varjabedian plays Brahms‟ “Violin Concerto in D Major” and Beethoven‟s
“Symphony No. 8.”
Mon, Mar 10, 8pm: Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St., La Jolla
Fri, Mar 14, 8pm: St. Joseph‟s Cathedral, 1535 Third Ave., Downtown
Price: $8-$28
Vivaldi: The Red Priest ........................................ Music
Violinist Eugene Ugorski and the San Diego Master Chorale in an all Vivaldi program.
Fri, Apr 11, 8pm: St. Joseph‟s Cathedral, 1535 Third Ave., Downtown, $15-$28
Mon, Apr 14, 8pm: Sherwood Auditorium, Museum of Contemporary Art, 700 Prospect St., La Jolla, $30-$35
Tue, Apr 15, 8pm: Fairbanks Ranch Country Club, 15150 San Dieguito Road, Rancho Santa Fe, $60-$330
Carnival Concert Series:
The Sorcerer‟s Palette .......................................... Music
Music from “Harry Potter,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Aladdin,” and “The Wizard of Oz,” with the San Diego
Children‟s Choir, Christian Youth Theater, and San Diego Pantomime Theatre.
Sat, Apr 19, 1pm: Balboa Park Club, Pan American Rd., Balboa Park, $5-$15
Sat, Apr 19, 4pm: Carmel Valley Middle School Performing Arts Center, 3800 Mykonos Lane, San Diego, $7-
$12
San Diego Children‟s Choir
Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park
858-587-1087 • www.sdcchoir.org

Spreckels Organ Concert .......................... Vocal Music
Enjoy a musical afternoon in the park as the choir performs with Civic Organist Carol Williams in the annual
concert series.
Date: Apr 6
Time: Sun 2pm
Price: $Free
Carnival Concert Series:
The Sorcerer‟s Palette .......................................... Music
Apr 19: See SAN DIEGO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
Spring Festival for Choir and Organ .......... Vocal Music
Welcome spring with the Youth Ensemble, led by Garry Froese and Ken Herman.
Location: First Unitarian Universalist Church, 4190 Front St., Hillcrest
Date: Apr 27 • Time: Sun 4pm
Price: $5 Donation
San Diego Early Music Society
St. James by-the-Sea, 743 Prospect St., La Jolla
619-291-8246 • www.sdems.org

Les Folies ............................................................. Music
Recorder quartet plays music of various periods.
Location: San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park
Date: Mar 9 • Time: Sun 2pm • Price: $Free with museum admission
The Verbruggen Ensemble................................... Music
The amazing recorder player is joined by violin, cello, and harpsichord for a program of Bach, Vivaldi and other
Baroque favorites.
Date: Mar 28 • Time: Fri 8pm
Price: $9-$18
Hesperion XXI ..................................................... Music
Jordi Savall, world-renowned gamba player, and soprano Montserrat Figueras return with the ensemble for a
program of Baroque Spanish music.
Date: Apr 11 • Time: Fri 8pm
Price: $14-$28
San Diego Guild of Puppetry
Sunshine Brooks Theater, 217 N. Coast Hwy., Oceanside
800-954-6696 • www.sandiegoguildofpuppetry.org

Puss in Boots................................... Children’s Theatre
A side-splitting script from New Hampshire‟s premiere puppet troupe, Perry Alley Puppet Theatre. Adapted
from Perrault‟s classic tale and introduced by a life-size, break dancing, rapping cat.
Date: Mar 14 • Time: Fri 10:30am & 11:45am • Price: $3-$6
Perry Alley‟s Chinese Take-Out Theatre ........... Theatre
The audience determines the evening‟s show by ordering from a Chinese food menu on which every item is a
story. (18 and older.)
Location: Sushi Performance and Visual Arts, 320 Eleventh Ave., Downtown
Date: Mar 16 • Time: Sun 8pm • Price: $15
San Diego Junior Theatre
Casa del Prado Theatre, 1650 El Prado, Balboa Park
619-239-8355 • www.juniortheatre.com

Miss Nelson is Missing ........................... Youth Theatre
Find out if Miss Nelson‟s scheme to teach her unruly schoolchildren to behave will work once the mean
substitute takes charge.
Date: Thru Mar 16 • Time: Fri 7pm, Sat & Sun 2pm
Price: $5-$10
The Secret Garden .................................. Youth Theatre
Revisit the classic tale of young orphaned Mary Lennox, her embittered uncle, his invalid son and a secret,
locked garden.
Date: Apr 18-May 4 • Time: Fri 7pm, Sat & Sun 2pm
Price: $5-$10
San Diego Master Chorale
858-483-SING • www.sdmasterchorale.org

Vivaldi: The Red Priest ........................................ Music
Apr 11, 14 & 15: See SAN DIEGO CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
San Diego Mini-Concerts
Lyceum Stage, 79 Horton Plaza, Downtown
619-236-1980


Free One Hour Brown Bag
Concerts at Noon ................................................. Music
Mar 3: UCSD Gospel Choir
Mar 17: Second Avenue Klezmer Ensemble
Mar 31: Tango! With Camarada
Apr 14: Montgomery High School Steel Drum Band
Apr 28: Winners of the 44th Annual La Jolla Symphony & Chorus Young Artists Competition
Time: Mon 12pm • Price: $Free
San Diego Museum of Art
James S. Copley Auditorium, 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park
619-696-1966 • www.sdmart.org

Les Folies ............................................................. Music
Mar 9: See SAN DIEGO EARLY MUSIC SOCIETY
Mark O‟Connor.................................................... Music
Join O‟Connor as he discusses the world of the Latin violin and demonstrates his prowess, featuring special
guest, Jesus Florido.
Date: Mar 13 • Time: Thu 7pm • Price: $18-$20
The Old Euro Standard ........................................ Music
Mar 18: See WESTWIND BRASS
David Burgess ...................................................... Music
The Guitars in the Galleries series continues with a program of music from Central and South America.
Date: Mar 20 • Time: Thu 7pm • Price: $15-$18
Emperor String Quartet ........................................ Music
Nominated for a 2002 Grammy Award, the Quartet presents a program of Walton and Beethoven.
Date: Apr 1 • Time: Tue 7pm • Price: $5-$18
Anton Kuerti ........................................................ Music
Experience one of the greatest pianists on the concert stage today in a special benefit that is not to be missed.
Date: Apr 15 • Time: Thu 7pm • Price: $10-$40
Adam and Laila del Monte................................... Music
Enjoy a special evening of flamenco music and dance with one of today‟s leading guitarists.
Date: Apr 24 • Time: Thu 7pm • Price: $15-$18
San Diego Opera
Civic Theatre, 202 C St., Downtown
619-570-1100 • www.sdopera.com

Thérèse Raquin .......................................... Vocal Music
Adultery, murder and suicide intertwine with the supernatural in this extraordinarily powerful opera, based on
Emilé Zola‟s classic 19th century novel, which scandalized Paris.
Date: Mar 22-30
Time: Tue & Sat Mar 22 7pm, Fri 8pm, Sun Mar 30 2pm
Price: $20-$140
Otello ......................................................... Vocal Music
One of the best adaptations of Shakespeare ever, set to music with a top-notch cast to do it justice.
Date: Apr 19-30
Time: Sat Apr 19, Tue Apr 22 & Wed Apr 30 7pm, Fri 8pm, Sun Apr 27 2pm
Price: $20-$140
San Diego Repertory Theatre
Lyceum Stage, 79 Horton Plaza, Downtown
619-544-1000 • www.sandiegorep.com

Nuevo California................................................ Theatre
A world premiere drama/mystery set in 2028. A massive earthquake has devastated San Diego and Tijuana.
California and Mexico rebuild the cities to form a new city-state: Nuevo California.
Date: Thru Mar 2
Time: Tue & Sun 7pm, Wed-Sat 8pm
Price: $12-$42
Cookin‟ at the Cookery: The Music and
Times of Alberta Hunter .................................... Theatre
The West coast premiere of a sizzling musical celebration about one of the 20th century‟s most loved
international chanteuses as she claws her way to the top.
Date: (preview Mar15-20) Mar 21-Apr 20
Time: Tue 7pm, Wed & Sat 8pm (Sat Apr 19 2pm & 8pm), Sun 2pm & 7pm
Price: $23-$40
San Diego School of Creative
and Performing Arts
Florence Johnson Grand Theatre, 2425 Dusk Dr., San Diego
www.scpa.sandi.net • 619-470-0555 x232

Working ...............................................Musical Theatre
Studs Terkel‟s interviews with America‟s workers come to life in this insightful contemporary musical by
Stephen Schwartz and James Taylor.
Location: Little Theatre, SCPA
Date: Mar 12-15 • Time: Wed-Fri 7pm, Sat 2pm & 7pm
Price: $3-$5
Into the Woods .....................................Musical Theatre
Sondheim and Lapine‟s Tony Award-winning musical spin on classic fairy tales is full of wicked wit and
glowing melodies.
Date: Apr 3-12 • Time: Thu & Fri 7pm, Sat 2pm
Price: $4-$7
New Faces ......................... Contemporary Performance
Beginning and intermediate level students are featured in the areas of drama, dance, music and art.
Date: Apr 24-26 • Time: Thu & Fri 7pm, Sat 2pm
Price: $4-$7
San Diego State University
School of Music & Dance
Smith Recital Hall, 5500 Campanile Dr., San Diego
619-594-1696 • www.musicdance.sdsu.edu

SDSU Symphony Orchestra................................. Music
A Russian spectacular with works by Tchaikovsky and Stravinsky.
Date: Mar 2 • Time: Sun 7pm • Price: $6-$10
Ghost of the Gods:
A Techne-Oddysey ........... Contemporary Performance
An interdisciplinary collaboration among music, dance, theatre, art, film and communication students. Guest
artist Peter Terezakis presents abstractions of his sculptural works.
Date: Mar 6-9 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 3pm • Price: $10-$15
Brosseau-Tacchia Duo ......................................... Music
SDSU music alumni and members of the San Bernadino Symphony Michael Tacchia, piano, and Michele
Brosseau, cello.
Date: Apr 9 • Time: Wed 12pm • Price: $Free
Neolithic Orchestra/
Electronic Music Marathon.................................. Music
An orchestra of invented instruments created and performed by the students of Dr. Joe Waters‟ electro-acoustic
music class. Featuring more than forty original compositions.
Date: Apr 25 • Time: Fri 8pm • Price: $5
Senior Dance Concert .......................................... Dance
Dance majors Marceline Contreras and Wendy Moyer present original choreography.
Location: ENS-200
Date: Apr 25 & 26 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm • Price: $5-$7
San Diego State University
Theatre Department
Performing Arts Plaza, 5500 Campanile Dr., San Diego
619-594-6884 • www.theatre.sdsu.edu

Cocks Have Claws and Wings to Fly ................. Theatre
A comedic look at a Latino family trying to cope with its nontraditional members. (Strong language).
Location: Experimental Theatre
Date: Mar 14-23
Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $10-$13
Saturday Night ................................................... Theatre
A young Stephen Sondheim‟s musical score from 1954 set in 1929 Brooklyn -- a time sparkling with innocence
and fun.
Location: Don Powell Theatre
Date: Apr 25-May 4
Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $10-$13
San Diego Symphony Orchestra
Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St., Downtown
619-235-0804 • www.sandiegosymphony.com

Winter Pops Series .............................................. Music
Mar 14-16: St. Patrick‟s Pops - The Liam Harney Irish Dance Youth Company and the Brian Baynes Band come
together with the Symphony to create Celtic fusion.
Apr 11 & 12: Peter Schickele Meets P.D.Q. Bach - Renowned professor and intellectual guide brings to life the
lost music of P.D.Q. Bach with help from the Beatles, Shakespeare and Las Vegas.
Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $5-$55
Light Bulb Series:
Do the Tango and Get Arrested ........................... Music
Learn the history of this sensual and controversial dance and its effect upon the masses.
Date: Mar 29 • Time: Sat 8pm • Price: $10-$55

Jacob‟s Masterworks Series ................................. Music
Works include pieces by Berlioz, Sibelius and Brahms, featuring Chee-Yun, violin.
Date: Apr 4-6 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $15-$70
San Diego TheatreSports
Swedenborgian Hall, 1531 Tyler Ave.
619-465-SHOW • www.improvise.net

TheatreSports ..................................................... Theatre
Improvisational competitive comedy; two teams compete for laughter in a show where every scene and song is
made up on the spot.
Date: Ongoing • Time: Fri 8pm • Price: $10-$15
San Diego Youth Symphony
Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St., Downtown
619-233-3232 • www.sdys.org

West Coast Chamber
Orchestra Premiere .............................................. Music
The Symphony‟s newest ensemble in a joint concert with the San Diego Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Date: Mar 30 • Time: 3:30pm • Price: $40
San Diego‟s Balboa Park
Puppet Guild
Marie Hitchcock Puppet Theater, Balboa Park
619-685-5990 • www.balboaparkpuppets.com

Puppet Shows.................................. Children’s Theatre
Mar 1 & 2: Pepper‟s Favorites, Phoebeke Puppets
Mar 5-9, Apr 30-May 4: Rapunzel, Phoebeke Puppets
Mar 12-16: Mother Holly, Weaver‟s Tales
Mar 19-23, 26-30: Dr. Lackowitz vs. the Computer Virus, Lynn Trimble, comic ventriloquist
Apr 2-6: Really Hot Jungle Show, Puppet Express
Apr 9-13: Pinocchio, Lynn Trimble, comic ventriloquist
Apr 16-20: Emperor‟s New Cloak, Puppet Express
Apr 23-27: Rumplestiltskin, Weaver‟s Tales
Time: Wed-Fri 10am & 11:30am, Sat & Sun 11am, 1pm & 2:30pm • Price: $2-$3
Scripps Ranch Theatre
Legler-Benbough Theatre, Alliant University,
10455 Pomerado Rd. 858-578-7728
www.scrippsranchtheatre.org

Fatal Attraction .................................................. Theatre
A thriller filled with murder, obsession and intrigue.
Date: Thru Mar 1 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $12-$15
Perfect Wedding ................................................ Theatre
A riotous farce and touching love story about a man who wakes up on his wedding morning to find an extremely
attractive girl in bed beside him.
Date: Apr 25 - May 17 • Time: Fri & Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $12-$15
Seagate Concerts, Inc.
Neurosciences Institute,10640 John Jay Hopkins Dr.,
La Jolla. 760-436-8744 • www.SeagateConcerts.org

Seagate Sundays .................................................. Music
Music for flute and piano from the Baroque to the Romantic.
Date: Mar 23 • Time: Sun 2pm • Price: $5-$25
Jazz at Seagate ..................................................... Music
Bob Johnston‟s quintet, Delicate Balance, brings a unique blend to this exciting jazz series.
Date: Apr 27 • Time: Sun 2pm • Price: $5-$25
Second Avenue Klezmer Ensemble ...............
619-235-8025 • www.secondavenueklezer.com

Brown Bag Concerts at Noon .............................. Music
Mar 17: See SAN DIEGO MINI-CONCERTS
Rabbinical School Dropouts ................................ Music
Mar 25: See NORTH COAST REPERTORY THEATRE
Sledgehammer Theatre
St. Cecilia’s Playhouse, 1620 Sixth Ave., Downtown
619-544-1484 • www.sledgehammer.org

Berzerkergang .................................................... Theatre
World premiere inspired by Wagner‟s “Ring Cycle,” Nordic myth and corporate America. New, exciting and
endlessly surprising!
Date: Thru Mar 16 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm
Price: $13-$20
Southern California Youth Ballet
Poway Center for the Performing Arts,
15498 Espola Rd. • 858-748-0505

Tapestry of Dance ................................................ Dance
This high-spirited spring repertoire features the full ballet of “Peter and the Wolf,” pas de deux from “Beauty
and the Beast,” and more.
Date: Apr 5 & 6 • Time: Sat 7pm, Sun 2pm • Price: $12-$24
Spreckels Organ Society
Spreckels Organ Pavilion, Balboa Park
619-702-8138 • www.serve.com/sosorgan

Public Organ Concerts ......................................... Music
Civic Organist Carol Williams and guests play classics and contemporary favorites on San Diego‟s magnificent
outdoor pipe organ.
Mar 2, 9 & 16: Carol Williams
Mar 23: To be announced
Mar 30: Carol Williams
Apr 6: Carol Williams and San Diego Children‟s Choir
Time: Sun 2pm • Price: $Free
Sushi Performance & Visual Art
320 Eleventh Ave., Downtown. 619-235-8468 www.sushiart.org

Process Works .................. Contemporary Performance
Forward thinking, innovative dance and performance artists showcase their newest artistic endeavors.
Date: Mar 2 • Time: Sat 8pm • Price: $5
Perry Alley‟s Chinese Take-Out Theatre ........... Theatre
Mar 16: See SAN DIEGO GUILD OF PUPPETRY
Einstein‟s Daughters
Kim Epifano......................................................... Dance
A San Diego premiere that dives into the real and imagined mysteries of genius, intellectual power and creative
accomplishments.
Date: Mar 27-30 • Time: Thu-Sun 8pm • Price: $15-$20
McCaleb Dance in Concert .................................. Dance
Apr 3-13: See McCALEB DANCE

3 Men Alone ........................................................ Dance
An evening of dance, theater, performance and improvisation by three men.
Date: Apr 24-26
Time: Thu-Sat 8pm
Price: $10-$15
The Theatre in Old Town
4040 Twiggs St. 619-688-2494
www.theatreinoldtown.com

Beehive, the „60s Musical ....................Musical Theatre
Now in its second smash year, this dynamic rock „n‟ roll musical revue celebrates the sights, sounds and spirit of
the 1960s.
Date: Ongoing
Time: Thu & Fri 8pm, Sat 5pm & 8pm, Sun 3pm & 7pm
Price: $25-$35
Triple Espresso
Horton Grand Theatre, 444 Fourth Ave., Downtown
619-234-9583 • www.tripleespresso.com

Triple Espresso .................................................. Theatre
San Diego‟s longest-running hit comedy is now in its fifth year! Laugh along with a trio‟s reunion through
disastrous flashbacks.
Date: Ongoing
Time: Wed & Thu 7:30pm, Fri 8pm, Sat 5pm & 8pm, Sun 3pm & 7pm
Price: $33.50-$35.50
UCSD Theatre and Dance
2910 La Jolla Village Dr. 858-534-4574
theatre.ucsd.edu/onstage

The Two Gentlemen of Verona.......................... Theatre
Shakespeare‟s brilliant comedy of friendship, love and betrayal between Valentine and Proteus, set during the
1950s.
Location: Mandell Weiss Forum
Date: Thru Mar 1 • Time: Thu & Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm • Price: $6-$12
An Evening of Dance ........................................... Dance
An eclectic and innovative showcase of jazz, ballet, modern and world dance by faculty choreographer Margaret
Marshall.
Location: Mandell Weiss Theatre
Date: Mar 13-16 • Time: Thu-Sat 8pm, Sun 7pm • Price: $6-$12
UCSD New Play Festival 2003 Presents:
Spin Moves ........................................................ Theatre
Ken Weitzman‟s latest play about a basketball coach who helps a high school girl get over her panic attacks so
she can play the game she loves.
Location: Mandell Weiss Forum Studio
Date: Apr 15, 18, 22, 26 • Time: Tue & Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm • Price: $6-$12
Archaeology ....................................................... Theatre
Rachel Axler‟s new work about a Ph.D. dropout, a dancer, a slacker and a biblical scholar who race toward a
major scientific discovery.
Location: Galbraith Hall Studio, Room 157
Date: Apr 16, 19, 22, 25, 26
Time: Tue-Sat 8pm, Sat Apr 26 2pm • Price: $6-$12
Desperados in Dreamland .................................. Theatre
Jeff Hirsch‟s latest concerns about two losers who attempt to find freedom in a cross-country bank robbery
spree.
Location: Mandell Weiss Forum Studio
Date: Apr 17, 19, 23-25 • Time: Wed-Sat 8pm • Price: $6-$12
The Hand, Foot, Arm and Face .......................... Theatre
World premiere production by MFA playwright Mat Smart.
Location: Galbraith Hall Studio, Room 157
Date: Apr 18, 19, 23, 24, 26 • Time: Wed-Sat 8pm, Sat Apr 19 2pm • Price: $6-$12
UCSD University Events Office
Mandeville Auditorium, 9500 Gilman Dr., La Jolla
858-534-4559 • www.ueo.ucsd.edu

Altenberg Trio ..................................................... Music
Works by Mozart, Schumann and Rachmaninov.
Date: Mar 1 • Time: Sat 7:30pm • Price: $25
Lizt Alfonso Dance Cuba..................................... Dance
Twenty-two women combine Afro-Cuban and flamenco styles with dazzling classical technique. Hot Hispanic
rhythms and live music that leaves audiences wanting more.
Date: Mar 5 • Time: Wed 7:30pm • Price: $15-$25
Battlefield Band ................................................... Music
The undisputed leader of a great revival in Scottish music fuses the old with the new on bagpipes, fiddles, guitar,
bohdran, flutes and more.
Date: Apr 18 • Time: Fri 7:30pm • Price: $15-$20
Fine Arts Quartet ................................................. Music
An evening filled with Beethoven, Schumann and Rachmaninov.
Date: Apr 26 • Time: Sat 7:30pm • Price: $25

Ronald K. Brown‟s Evidence............................... Dance
A fireball intensity of dancers! Brown‟s pieces blend urban energy, modern and West African dance with
riveting originality.
Date: Apr 30 • Time: Wed 7:30pm • Price: $25
USD Fine Arts Department
Shiley Theatre, Camino Hall, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego
619-260-2280 • www.sandiego.edu

The Misanthrope ................................................ Theatre
Moliére‟s play presented by the Globe Theatres/USD Master of Fine Arts professional actor training program.
619-231-1941 or www.globemfa.org.
Location: Studio Theatre, Sacred Heart Hall
Date: Mar 1-8 • Time: Tue-Sat 8pm, Sun 2pm & 7pm
Price: $5-$8
Mostly Mozart ..................................................... Music
Fifth annual fund-raising concert to benefit the James H. Kolar Amadeus Music Fund.
Location: French Parlor, Founders Hall
Date: Mar 2 • Time: Sun 3pm • Price: $6-$8
The Illusion ........................................................ Theatre
A father seeks to reunite with his prodigal son through a sorcerer who conjures images of the son‟s struggles,
loves and an unexpected truth. 619-260-7934
Date: Apr 2-6 • Time: Wed- Fri 8pm, Sat 2pm & 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $6-$8
The President‟s Select .......................................... Music
Special concert dedicated to retiring USD President Alice B. Hayes, featuring her favorite composers.
Date: Apr 24-27 • Time: Thu 7pm, Fri 8pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $6-$8
Vantage Theatre
ARK Center for the Performing Arts, 3554 Kettner Blvd.,
San Diego. 619-262-6162
www.home.san.rr.com/vantagetheatre

Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune ........... Theatre
A bittersweet comedy that traces the unlikely romance between Frankie, a waitress who just wants Johnny to put
on his clothes and leave, and Johnny, who thinks this is love.
Date: Apr 4-19
Time: Fri & Sat 8pm
Price: $12-$15
Welk Resort Theatre
8860 Lawrence Welk Dr., Escondido
760-749-3448 or 888-802-7469
www.welkresort.com

The Music Man ....................................Musical Theatre
One of the most endearing musicals of the American stage and a grand tribute to Smalltown U.S.A.
Date: Thru Mar 29
Time: Tue, Thu & Sat 1:45pm & 8pm, Wed & Sun 1:45pm
Price: $42-$48 (includes buffet)
Forever Plaid ........................................Musical Theatre
See the smash hit about an a capella group that is killed en route to pick up their custom-made plaid tuxedoes for
their first big gig. The group returns to perform the concert they never got to give.
Date: Apr 2-Jun 7
Time: Tue, Thu & Sat 1:45pm & 8pm, Wed & Sun 1:45pm
Price: $42-$48 (includes buffet)

Westwind Brass
619-337-2848 • www.westwindbrass.org

The Old Euro Standard ........................................ Music
Explore the original Euro standard in music from the Renaissance to the Baroque, including Handel and Bach.
Mar 18: San Diego Museum of Art, 1450 El Prado, Balboa Park
Mar 23: St. John of the Cross, 8086 Broadway, Lemon Grove
Time: Tue 7pm, Sun 2pm
Price: $5-$12

				
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