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Kris Kringle’s moment

Posted: December 15th, 2017 | Arts & Entertainment, Theater Reviews, Top Stories | No Comments

By Jean Lowerison

What could be better for spreading Christmas cheer than that great story about Kris Kringle winning a court case and validating his claim to be the “real” Santa Claus?

We’re in luck. San Diego Musical Theatre revives last year’s popular musical version of the old 1947 Lux Radio Hour broadcast of “Miracle on 34th Street” through Dec. 24 in its new home, the Horton Grand Theatre.

Phileas Fogg travels to San Diego

by David Dixon

San Diegans, who want to travel to different continents without leaving the county, will now be able to at Grossmont College’s Stagehouse Theatre. Members of the 3rd Annual Summer Conservatory Program are presenting an adaptation of “Around the World in 80 Days” called “80 Days! A New Musical.”

The adventure story is directed by Theatre Arts instructor and local artist, Brian Rickel. He gives a lot of credit for the program’s inception to Theatre Arts Department Chair, Beth Duggan.

Surreal, satiric ‘Enron’ opens at Moxie

By Charlene Baldridge | Theater Review “Do they always do things so well?” asked my flabbergasted companion during the interval (Sunday, Nov. 16) of Moxie Theatre’s meticulous, fabulously acted production of Lucy Prebble’s 2010 Broadway play, “Enron.” The answer is yes, of course they do, but the plays are not always so fascinating as this […]