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Tuesday, August 19,2014
Theater

Professor Higgins presides on Moonlight stage

A review of ‘My Fair Lady’ leads our rundown of local plays

By David L. Coddon
The greatest Broadway musical of all time? My Fair Lady. Hands down.
Wednesday, August 13,2014
Theater

‘Les Miz’ gets rousing treatment at Lamb’s Players Theatre

Popular musical tops our coverage of local plays

By David L. Coddon
Spectacle that it is and audacious in its wringing of emotions, Les Miserables is not a Broadway show you’d ever call intimate.
Wednesday, August 6,2014
Theater

‘Quartet’ lags when it should enliven

A review on the Old Globe production tops our coverage of local play

By David L. Coddon
Jean, the biggest opera star of the four, is feeling sorry for herself when she isn’t feeling hostile, and Reggie conceals his self-indulgence in brooding and ominous silences.
Wednesday, July 30,2014
Theater

Much ado in North County theaters

Reviews of ‘The Full Monty” and the latest Intrepid Shakespeare Co. production top our coverage of local plays

By David L. Coddon
It absolutely is in the hands of Intrepid Shakespeare Company, and Sean Yael-Cox and Shana Wride make a delightful Benedick and Beatrice.
Wednesday, July 23,2014
Theater

Out of anesthesia and into the—piano?

Reviews of La Jolla Playhouse’s ‘Ether Dome’ and Old Globe’s ‘Into the Woods’ lead our rundown of local plays

By David L. Coddon
San Diego’s big-name theaters have unveiled two very different productions: a harrowing history story at La Jolla Playhouse and, at The Old Globe, a reimagining of a musical that was born there.
Monday, July 14,2014
Theater

‘The Orphan of Zhao’ finds a home in La Jolla

An epic tale of revenge tops our coverage of local plays

By David L. Coddon
Luminous and artfully staged, La Jolla Playhouse’s The Orphan of Zhao, presented in association with American Conservatory Theater, is an epic story of sacrifice, revenge and self-reclamation.
Wednesday, July 9,2014
Theater

Intrepid Shakespeare’s ‘I Hate Hamlet’ gives us more Barrymore

Encinitas troupe’s latest production tops our coverage of local plays

By David L. Coddon
John Barrymore, legend of stage and screen, may have died in 1942, but he’s been making a comeback, at least in North County theaters.
Wednesday, July 2,2014
Theater

In Old Globe’s ‘Othello,’ it’s bad to be good

Launch of the summer Shakespeare fest tops our coverage of local plays

By David L. Coddon
There’s almost a court-jester-like giddiness to the infernal scheming of Iago in The Old Globe’s Othello, being staged at the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. 
Wednesday, June 25,2014
Theater

‘El Henry’ is live theater at its most alive

Joint production by La Jolla Playhouse and San Diego Rep leads our rundown of local plays

By David L. Coddon
Bravo to San Diego Rep artist-in-residence Hebert Siguenza’s dystopian adaptation of Shakespeare’s Henry IV, Part One.
Wednesday, June 18,2014
Theater

Moonlight Amphitheatre’s ‘Spamalot’ spews out the silliness

Monty Python musical tops our coverage of local plays

By David L. Coddon
Spamalot was in town just last year, making its regional debut at the Welk Resorts Theatre, but Moonlight’s production is bigger, more lavish and more Vegas.
 
 
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