A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM
By William Shakespeare
Directed by Patricia McGregor
Old Globe Theatre, Lowell Davies Festival Theatre
Now – September 4, 2022
The historic Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park brings this Shakespeare classic comedy to the stage. This joyous and hilarious journey of love, magic, deception, and disorder takes place in an enchanted forest where fairies trick lovers with the help of enchanted potions creating chaos all over the kingdom.
Book by Terrence McNally
Music by Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Lynn Ahrens
Based on the Novel by E.L. Doctorow
Director/Choreographer: John Vaugh
August 17 – September 3, 2022
Set in the United States during the early 20th Century, Ragtime depicts the intertwining lives of an African American family, an Easter European Jewish Immigrant family, and a wealthy White family in the suburbs of New York. Considered by many to be one of the greatest musicals of all time, Ragtime brings America’s social and racial injustice to the forefront in a powerful and resonant way.
THE REMARKABLE MISTER HOLMES
Book by Omri Schein & David Ellenstein
Lyrics by Omri Schein
Music by Daniel Lincoln
Directed by David Ellenstein
North Coast Rep Theatre
Now – August 28, 2022
Set in London during the 1890’s, this fast-paced musical comedy follows the famous detective Sherlock Holmes and his assistant while they solve a series of head scratching crimes. This world premiere murder mystery themed show promises to give audiences a laugh out loud good time.
HERE ARE THE BLUEBERRIES
By Moisés Kaufman and Amanda Gronich
Conceived and Directed by Moisés Kaufman
La Jolla Playhouse
Now through August 21, 2022
This World Premiere true story play explores the discovery of a photo album containing World War II photographs of staff members of Nazi concentration camps in Germany. US Holocaust Memorial Museum archivist Rebecca Erbelding and her team take on the task to unveil the stories of the shocking images and how they reveal important details of the historical event and it’s impact in our humanity.