Members’ features and reviews of 2020 shows:

(listed in alphabetical order)

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, all San Diego theater productions were closed in mid-March 2020. The following stories published in the following months focus on timeless theater profiles, cancellations and online theatrical program offered during the shelter-in-place quarantine.

San Diego Opera reschedules rest of season due to COVID-19

San Diego Opera’s “Aging Magician” canceled – Pam Kragen

Arts in the time of crisis – James Hebert & George Varga

Old Globe offers online programming – James Hebert

San Diego Opera reschedule rest of season – Pam Kragen

Spring theater picks for 2020 – James Hebert

Theater artist profile: Sibongile Ngako – James Hebert

Streamed plays and performances pop up online – James Hebert

Tough times for San Diego theater community – Pat Launer

With new initiatives, theaters quickly shift programming online – Pam Kragen

As quarantine extends, theaters struggle with cancellations – Pam Kragen

San Diego live theaters unite to save struggling industry – Pam Kragen

All the world’s a stage for Sofa Shakespeare project – Pam Kragen

Sheltering at home with the Sofa Shakespeare Project – Pat Launer

San Diego Repertory Theatre announces 2020-2021 season – Pam Kragen

With tour on hold, ‘Hamilton’ star plans Moonlight happy hour concert – Pam Kragen

Popular North Coast Repertory Theatre actor J. Todd Adams dies – Pam Kragen

San Diego theaters preparing for when audiences come back – Pat Launer

Old Globe cancels summer festival for first time since 1947 – Pam Kragen

National audience survey highlights San Diego’s resilience – Bill Eadie

The challenges of making theater on Zoom – Pat Launer

 

Online shows now playing:

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“Ancient” – La Jolla Playhouse – Runs through June 9

Feature: Pam Kragen  – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen  – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

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California Young Playwrights Contest – Playwrights Project

Feature – Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

 

Community Voices – The Old Globe

Feature: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

 

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“Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin” – Live from Italy

Feature: Pam Kragen – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

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“In-Zoom” – The Old Globe

Feature: Pam Kragen – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – The San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

 

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Shakespeare Sonnets – The Old Globe

Feature: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

 

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“Theatre is the Cure” – Logan Squared Productions

Feature: David Dixon – San Diego Story

 

“The Totally Fake Latino News with Culture Clash” – La Jolla Playhouse

Feature: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

 

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“Walks of Life” – Blindspot Collective at La Jolla Playhouse  

Feature: Pam Kragen – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature: David Dixon – San Diego Story

 

Without Walls Festival – La Jolla Playhouse

Feature – Pam Kragen – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature 2 – Pam Kragen – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

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Zoomfest – Moxie Theatre

Feature – ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Review – David Dixon – San Diego Story

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Story archive for shows now closed:

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“A Chorus Line” – Welk Resort Theatre 

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: Jean Lowerison – sdgln.com

Review: Pat Launer – KSDS

 

“A Kind of Weather” – Diversionary Theatre  

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Review: David Dixon – Talkin’ Broadway

Review: David Coddon – Stage West

Review: Jean Lowerison – sdgln.com

Review: Bill Eadie – San Diego Story

 

“Alice” – Lamb’s Players Theatre

Review: David Coddon – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pat Launer – KSDS

Review: David Dixon – San Diego Story

 

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“Babette’s Feast” – Lamb’s Players Theatre  

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Bill Eadie – San Diego Story

Review: David Dixon – Talkin’ Broadway

Review: Jean Lowerison  – sdgln.com

Review: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

Review: Bill Eadie – San Diego Story

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: David Coddon – Stage West

 

“Bloomsday” – North Coast Repertory Theatre  

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: David Coddon – Stage West

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: Jean Lowerison – sdgln.com

Review: David Dixon – San Diego Story

Review: Pat Launer – KSDS

 

“Boozin’ with the Bard: A Midsummer Night’s Dream” 

Feature: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

 

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“Clybourne Park” – Trinity Theatre Company

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Review: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

 

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“Dear Evan Hansen” – Broadway San Diego

Feature: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Feature 2: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pat Launer – KSDS

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: ErinMarie Reiter –  Talk Theatre To Me

Review: David Dixon – Talkin’ Broadway

Review: Jean Lowerison – sdgln.com

Review: David Coddon –  Stage West

 

“Disney’s Frozen” – Broadway San Diego  – tour canceled due to COVID

Feature: ErinMarie Reiter –  Talk Theatre To Me

 

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“Emily Driver’s Great Race Through Time and Space” La Jolla Playhouse POP Tour

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

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Fête Noire: A Festival Celebrating Black Culture Across the African Diaspora – New Match Collective

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

 

“Fly” – La Jolla Playhouse 

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature 2: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre  To Me

Review: David Coddon – Stage West

Review: Pat Launer – KSDS

Review: Bill Eadie – Talkin’ Broadway

 

“Fun Home – Patio Playhouse 

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

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“The Glass Menagerie” – Broadway Theatre 

Review: Jean Lowerison – sdgln.com

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

 

“God of Carnage” – Lamplighters Theatre  

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

 

Going to a Place Where You Already Are”  

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

Review: David Coddon – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Jean Lowerison – San Diego Uptown News

 

“The Great Leap” – Cygnet Theatre  

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: Pat Launer – KSDS

Review: Bill Eadie – San Diego Story

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Review: David Coddon – Stage West

Review: Jean Lowerison – sdgln.com

 

“Guntopia” – Roustabouts Theatre Company 

Feature: David Dixon – sdnews.com

Feature: James Hebert –  San Diego Union-Tribune

 

 

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Hansel and Gretel” – San Diego Opera  

Feature: Pam Kragen – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

 

“House of Joy” – San Diego Repertory Theatre 

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature: David Dixon – San Diego Downtown News

Feature: ErinMarie Reiter –  Talk Theatre To Me

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Review: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

 

“Hurricane Diane” – The Old Globe 

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

Review: Jean Lowerison – San Diego Uptown News

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: Bill Eadie – Talkin’ Broadway

Review: David Coddon – Stage West

 

“The Humans” – San Diego Repertory Theatre  

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

Review: David Coddon – Stage West

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Review: Jean Lowerison – San Diego Uptown News

 

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“The Illusionists” – Broadway San Diego 

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

 

“Italian American Reconciliation” – Scripps Ranch Theatre  

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Bill Eadie – San Diego Story

Review: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

 

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“Jitney” – The Old Globe  

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Bill Eadie – Talkin’ Broadway

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

Review: Jean Lowerison – sdgln.com

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Review: David Coddon – Stage West

 

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Kuumba Fest – San Diego Repertory Theatre

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

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“La Cage Aux Folles” – Cygnet  Theatre

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

M

“The Maids” – Nervous Theatre

Feature: James Hebert –  San Diego Union-Tribune

 

“Matilda the Musical” – Coronado Playhouse  

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: Pat Launer – KSDS

Review: Jean Lowerison – sdgln.com

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

 

“Murder for Two” – New Village Arts” 

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pam Kragen – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: Jean Lowerison  – sdgln.com

Review: David Dixon – San Diego Story

 

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“Orestes 2.0” – UCSD Theatre & Dance

Review: Pat Launer – Times of San Diego

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Plays by Young Writers – Playwrights Project

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

“Plot Points in Our Sexual Development” – Diversionary Theatre

Feature: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

 

Powers New Voices Play Festival – The Old Globe  

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

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“Red Bike’ – Moxie Theatre  

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Feature: David Dixon – San Diego Community Newspaper Group

Review: Pam Kragen – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: Pat Launer – KSDS

Review: Jean Lowerison – sdgln.com

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Review: David Coddon – Stage West

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“She Loves Me” – San Diego Musical Theatre 

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Pat Launer – KSDS

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

 

“Shine” – Jason Mraz

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

 

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“The Outsider” – North Coast Repertory Theatre 

Feature: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: James Hebert – San Diego Union-Tribune

Review: Jean Lowerison – sdgln.com

Review: ErinMarie Reiter – Talk Theatre To Me

Review: David Coddon – Stage West

Review: Pat Launer – KSDS

Review: Carol Davis – Carol’s Reviews

Review: David Dixon – San Diego Story