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Theatre Talk: Plays and concerts this month

Elizabeth Yougman-Westphal

Special to The Village News

Broadway San Diego will run “Disney’s Lion King” from Aug. 24 to Sept. 11. Tickets go fast. Also, for one night only “Jerry Seinfeld” will appear for two shows. For tickets go to 619-564-3000 or

CA Center for the Arts, Sept. 2-4, “The Piano Men, Beatles Edition” for one weekend at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. Escondido, 760-839-4149,

By popular demand, North Coast Repertory has extended “The Remarkable Mr. Holmes” until Aug. 28 in Solana Beach. It was a kick! For tickets, call 858-481-1055 or visit

The Old Globe Theater in Balboa Park is currently running “Dial M for Murder” until July 21 and opens with Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” under the stars on July 31 running through Sept. 4. Plus, there is a lot more happening in September. Sign up to be on their email list. For tickets, call 619-234-5623 or visit

“Cabaret” is still going at The Cygnet Theatre in Old Town San Diego until Sept. 18, 4040 Twiggs St, San Diego. Go early to find parking and some dinner. For tickets, call 619-337-1525 or visit I’ll have a review before the end of the month.

Diversionary Theatre LGBTQ+ has ongoing Cabaret nights at their upstairs theatre to the end of the month, 619-220-0097 or

Roustabouts Theatre Moxie Theatre is dark. Their season starts again in the fall. For more information, visit Scripps Ranch Theatre is also dark for the rest of the summer.

San Diego Repertory remains closed until further notice,

“Million Dollar Quartet” at Lambs’ Playhouse closes on the 31st. Grab a pair of tickets and enjoy the day in Coronado. For tickets, call 619-437-6000 or visit

La Jolla Playhouse continues with the holocaust story “Here There are Blueberries” until the 31st. Arrive early and follow the signs to the temporary parking lot. For tickets, call 858-550-1010 or visit,

For tickets to see the San Diego Ballet go to Their website is hard to manage although it appears they are doing some very special work. For details, try calling (619) 294-7378, unless you can manipulate their website.

Jennifer Hudson is playing with the San Diego Symphony on the 28th at the Rady Shell at Jacobs Park. There are several other noteworthy shows too. For more information, call 619-235-0804 or visit

The Welk Resort Theatre continues with their summer tribute series. For more information and tickets, visit or call 760-749-3182.

I do not have any current information about Curtain Call or Temecula Valley Players. Hopefully something will come about soon for our two local groups.

To save money visit the website for your theatre of choice and subscribe for their upcoming seasons.

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal can be reached at [email protected].


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