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Theatre Talk: What to see around the county

Elizabeth Youngman-Westphal

Special to The Village News

You won't want to miss "The Bodyguard." It's playing at The Welk Resort Theatre, 8860 Lawrence Welk Dr. Plus, it has all of the great music from the original movie, too. Since it only runs on weekends, book early. Grab your gal pals and bring tissues. For tickets, dates and times, visit http// or or call 760-749-3182. It may just be the sexiest show this season.

San Diego Symphony is opening at the Rady Shell this summer with Diana Ross and John Legend. Go to for more details, or call 619-235-0804.

Meanwhile, there is a lot going on at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido. For details go to for the calendar to book ballet, art, theatre, and classes.

Catch "The Roommate" at New Village Arts before it closes on April 23. Get seats for "Singing in the Rain" previewing May 12 and running May 20 through July 2; call 760-433-3245 or visit

Further down the road, at North Coast Repertory in Solana Beach, Agatha Christie's "Murder On The Links" opened April 19 and runs through May 14. Irreverent. Unapologetic. Two nights only, Monday April 24 and Tuesday April 25 at 7:30, is "Lenny Bruce, I am not a Comedian." R rated. Nudity. Join James Suterius at 7:30 p.m., Monday, May 1 and Tuesday, May 2, as he explores "My Life with Will," a personal look into the writings of the Bard. For tickets, call 858-481-1055, visit or email [email protected].

Balboa Park is the home to The Old Globe Theater. This season, Shakespeare returns on June 4 with "Twelfth Night," until July 9. The stage is reset for July 30 to Sept. 3 with "The Merry Wives of Windsor." Other shows can be found at To purchase prepaid parking, call the box office: 619-234-5623.

San Diego Musical Theatre, 4650 Mercury St., will open with "Xanadu" on May 5 – June 4. There is lots of free parking. For tickets, call 858-560-5740 or visit

Extended again at Lambs' Playhouse in Coronado is R*E*S*P*E*C*T running until June 4. It's the best of 1960's music. For tickets, call 619-437-6000 or visit

Oceanside Theatre Company is opening "Good People," a heartfelt dramedy on May 12, continuing through May 28, at 217 N. Coast Highway. For details, call 619-453-5344.

Looking for something to do? Check out PowPac Theatre Company in Poway. They are opening "Mr. Green" on May 19. For details, call 808-679-8085 or visit

Elizabeth can be reached at [email protected].


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