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Theatre Talk: Readings, Bollywood and a comedian

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal

Special to The Village news

Broadway San Diego at 3651 Fourth Ave. is running "Disney's Lion King" until Sept. 11, Jerry Seinfeld on Sept. 16, followed by "Cats," Sept. 27 through Oct. 2. Don't miss out on any of these great shows. For more information, call 619-564-3000, visit or email [email protected].

Tickets are always a bargain at the California Center for the Arts at 340 N. Escondido Blvd. in Escondido. Coming Sept. 2 is "Piano Men – Beatles Edition" for a few nights before "Ain't Misbehavin'" on Sept. 23 until Oct. 8.For tickets, call 760-839-4149 or visit

North Coast Repertory's new show is "Annabella in July" written by Richard Strand, opening Sept. 7 and running through Oct. 2. And for some grown up fun, you won't want to miss funny man Mark Lawrence Tuesday, Sept. 13 at 7:30 p.m. in his R-rated performance and, if you remember Miss Sophie Tucker, you'll watch her sizzle during the tribute show "Red Hot Mama" coming for two nights only. Tickets are available on the 19th and 20th of September. She is sure to entertain. Visit or email [email protected].

Old Globe Theater Balboa Park in San Diego is trying out a new show called "Come Fall in Love – the DDLJ Musical" opening in September. It's a fun night of Bollywood. For tickets, call 619-234-5623 or visit

The Cygnet Theatre Old Town San Diego continues with their remarkable show "Cabaret" until Sept. 21. It's at 4040 Twiggs St., San Diego; call 619-337-1525 or visit for tickets.

Diversionary Theatre LGBTQ+, 4545 Park Blvd. #10, San Diego, is still running its Cabaret nights until the new season. For more information, call 619-220-0097 or visit

San Diego Musical Theatre at 4650 Mercury St. in San Diego, will open with "Little Shop of Horrors" Sept. 30 and go until Oct. 30. Free Parking. For tickets, call 858-560-5740 or visit

Roustabouts Theatre is offering a reading Sept. 19 at 7:30 p.m. "Doubt" will be read for only one night. Other one night readings will follow. Stay in touch by hooking up with their website, or call 619-568-5800.

Lambs' Playhouse in Coronado is on the final, final, final run of "Million Dollar Quartet" until Oct. 18. So, there is no excuse for you not to see it. To order tickets, call 619-437-6000 or visit

La Jolla Playhouse has kicked off a number of shows that end up on Broadway and their latest offering will open "Fandango for Butterflies (and Coyotes)," Aug. 30 to Oct. 30 while simultaneously opening "Sweatshop Overload" Sept. 20, a one-woman show up for a 2022 Pulitzer. Get tickets early for both shows, 858-550-1010 or

Scripps Ranch Theatre will present "The Outsider" opening Sept 16 through Oct. 9, at 9783 Avenue of the Nations. For tickets, call 858-395-0573 or visit

And "that's all for now folks!"

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


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