Critics pick their favorite shows of 2007:

Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Pam Kragen – North County Times

Don Braunagel – San Diego Magazine

 

 2007 show reviews:

“A CATERED AFFAIR” – The Old Globe

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature 2: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Feature: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“A CHRISTMAS CAROL” – North Coast Repertory Theatre

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

 

“A CHRISTMAS CAROL: NOT-SO-TINY TIM’S GREAT BIG MUSICAL” – Vox Nova Theatre

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – SanDiego.com

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

“THE ADDING MACHINE” – La Jolla Playhouse

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – San Diego.com

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Feature: Pam Kragen- North County Times

Review: Jennifer Chung – San Diego Union-Tribune
“AFTER THE QUAKE” – La Jolla Playhouse.

Review: Jennifer Chung – SanDiego.com

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“AIN’T MISBEHAVIN': THE FATS WALLER MUSICAL SHOW” – San Diego Repertory Theatre

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – San Diego.com

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

THE ALLEY CATS – Welk Resort Theatre.

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

 

“AMAHL AND THE NIGHT VISITORS” – Lyric Opera San Diego

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Feature: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

 

“AN IDEAL HUSBAND” – Lamb’s Players Theatre

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

 

“BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE” – The Old Globe

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Ruth Lepper – Ramona Home Journal

 

“BETS AND BLUE NOTES” – Fritz Blitz

Review: Pam Kragen  – North County Times

 

“THE BIBLE: THE COMPLETE WORD OF GOD (ABRIDGED)” – San Diego Repertory Theatre

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

 

“BLITHE SPIRIT” – Premiere Productions

Review: Ruth Lepper – North County Times

 

“BLITHE SPIRIT” – MiraCosta Collage

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

 

“THE BREAK UP NOTEBOOK: THE LESBIAN MUSICAL” Diversionary Theatre.

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY”- Welk Resort Theatre

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

 

“BURIED: THE SAGO MINE DISASTER” at Swedenborg Hall

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – SanDiego.com

 

“THE BUSY WORLD IS HUSHED” – Diversionary Theatre

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“CADENZA: MOZART’S LAST YEAR” – Vantage Theatre

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“CAMELOT” – Broadway/San Diego

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

“CHICAGO” – Broadway/San Diego

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

 

“CHRISTMAS IS COMIN’ UPTOWN” – Common Ground Theatre

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

 

CIRQUE ELOIZE: “RAIN” – Broadway/San Diego

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – SanDiego.com

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

“COME BACK TO THE 5 & DIME, JIMMY DEAN JIMMY DEAN” – 6th@Penn Theatre

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – Sandiego.com

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“COMMUNICATING DOORS” – Cygnet Theatre

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Jennifer Chung – SanDiego.com

 

“COWBOY VERSUS SAMURAI” – Mo’olelo Performing Arts

Review: Jennifer Chung – SanDiego.com

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

 

“CRY-BABY” – La Jolla Playhouse

Feature: Pam Kragen – North County Times 

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

 

“THE DECEPTION” – La Jolla Playhouse.

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Review: Carol Davis – San Diego Jewish World

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

“DRACULA” – North Coast Repertory Theatre

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – SanDiego.com

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS” – Old Globe Theatre

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jennifer Chung – SanDiego.com

 

“ELECTRA” – MiraCosta College Theatre

Review: Ruth Lepper – North County Times

 

“THE END OF DEATH” at Swedenborg Hall
Review: George Weinberg-Harter – San Diego.com

 

FIREFLIES” at 6th@Penn Theatre

Review: Carol Davis – San Diego Jewish World

 

“THE FROGS” – The Theatre Inc.

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – SanDiego.com

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

 

“IRVING BERLIN’S WHITE CHRISTMAS” – The Welk Resort Theatre

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

 

“IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY” – Cygnet Theatre

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

 

“JERSEY BOYS” – Broadway/San Diego

Feature: Ruth Lepper – Ramona Home Journal

Feature: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

JULIUS CAESAR” - New Village Arts

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Jennifer Chung – SanDiego.com

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

 

“HAMLET” – The Old Globe Summer Shakespeare Festival 2007

Review: Pam Kragen, North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – San Diego Jewish World

Review: Jeff Smith, San Diego Reader

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“HARVEY” – Premiere Productions

Feature: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Ruth Lepper – North County Times

 

“HAY FEVER” – The Old Globe Theatre.

Review: Carol Davis – San Diego Jewish World

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“HONKY TONK ANGELS” – North Coast Repertory Theatre

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“HUMBLE BOY” – New Village Arts Theatre

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – SanDiego.com

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“THE KING AND I” – Patio Playhouse.

Review: Ruth Lepper – North County Times

 

“La Pastorela de la Raza” - Teatro Mascara Magica

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

 

“A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC” – South Coast Repertory

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

 

“LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS” – Moonlight Stage Productions

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

 

“THE MAGIC FIRE” – Moonlight Stage Productions

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Jewish Sightseeing.com

 

“MAMMA MIA!” – Broadway/San Diego

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

 

“MAN OF LA MANCHA” – Lyric Opera San Diego

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

“MEASURE FOR MEASURE” – The Old Globe Summer Shakespeare Festival

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“MEDEA” – 6th@Penn Theatre

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“MENOPAUSE, THE MUSICAL” – national tour.

Review: Ruth Lepper – North County Times

 

“MOST WANTED” – La Jolla Playhouse

Feature 1: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature 2: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature: Pam Kragen – North County Times

 

“NUNCRACKERS: THE NUNSENSE CHRISTMAS MUSICAL” – Premiere Productions

Review: Ruth Lepper – North County Times

 

“OFF THE GROUND” – New Village Arts Theatre

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – Sandiego.com

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“OSCAR AND THE PINK LADY” – The Old Globe

Feature: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“PIRATES OF POINT LOMA” – Compadre Theatre

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

 

“PLAZA SUITE” – Patio Playhouse

Review: Ruth Lepper – North County Times

 

“PUNKS” – Ion Theatre

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Jennifer Chung – SanDiego.com

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

“RAGTIME” – Starlight Theatre

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“THE RAT PACK: LIVE AT THE SANDS” – Broadway/San Diego

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

 

“RASHOMON” North Coast Repertory Theatre.

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – San Diego Jewish World

 

“ST. NICHOLAS” – Cygnet Theatre .

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

 

“SCENT OF A WOMAN” – THEATRX

Review: Ruth Lepper – North County Times

 

“SCROOGE, THE MUSICAL” – CAST Productions

Review: Ruth Lepper – North County Times

 

“SEVEN CRIMES: A CELEBRATION OF MURDER, MAYHEM AND MUTILATION” – Sledgehammer Theatre

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – SanDiego.com

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“SHIPWRECKED! AN ENTERTAINMENT” – South Coast Repertory

Review: Carol Davis – San Diego Jewish World

 

THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH – UCSD

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“SUSAN AND GOD” – Lamb’s Players Theatre

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

 

“THE SWALLOW” – Lyric Opera San Diego

Review: George Weinberg-Harter – SanDiego.com

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“SWEET 15 (QUINCEANERA)” – San Diego Repertory Theatre

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE” – Welk Resort Theatre

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Ruth Lepper – Ramona Home Journal

 

“TORCH SONG TRILOGY” – Diversionary Theatre

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“TURN OF THE SCREW” – Cygnet Theatre

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

Review: Charlene Baldridge – La Jolla Village News

 

“THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA” – The Old Globe Summer Shakespeare Festival

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

“VICTORIA MARTIN: MATH TEAM QUEEN” – Moxie Theatre

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Jeff Smith – San Diego Reader

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

Review: Carol Davis – Turbula.net

 

“WEST SIDE STORY” Moonlight Stage Productions.

Review: Anne Marie Welsh – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times

 

“WICKED” – Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles

Review: Pam Kragen – North County Times