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Rock on, Romeo

Romeo, Oh Romeo

By Lauren Shaw and Manon Wogahn

October 15, 2013

Swordplay, dance sequences, forbidden love: this production has it all. The Old Globe’s “The Last Goodbye,” with music by rock artist Jeff Buckley and choreography by “So You Think You Can Dance”’s Sonya Tayeh, is a rock musical taking place in modern times while preserving Shakespeare’s...

“The Few” Review

the few

By Roya Chagnon, Staff Writer

October 9, 2013

Even before the house lights in the Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre were dimmed, “The Few” had already captured my attention. Upon entering the intimate theatre, the detailed set covered in stacks of old newspapers and complete with working computers and an answering machine perfectly set the scene...

Legally Blonde Review

By Joseph Swit, Staff Writer

June 13, 2013

From the opening of the curtain, “Legally Blonde” thoroughly engaged and entertained me.  SDA theatre’s annual musical hit the mark.  The musical, based on the novel and film of the same name, follows Elle Woods (senior Brigitte Williamson), a sorority president trying to make it at Harvard Law...

Dollhouse

Dollhouse

By Molly Kovacs, Opinions Editor

April 22, 2013

While Henrik Ibsen’s “A Doll’s House” is perhaps best known for its strong feminist message, it is a play that speaks to a diverse audience of all genders and backgrounds. The members of the cast create characters that are remarkably relatable, making up for their small numbers in the depth a...

Theatre for a Cause

By Joseph Swit, Staff Writer

April 3, 2013

The San Dieguito Academy Theatre Department put on an emotional and heart-wrenching performance of “Tell Me That You Love Me Junie Moon” as part of the third SDA’s third annual Theatre for a Cause event. All the proceeds from the play are being donated to the charitable organization HelpHopeLive,...

Comedy Sportz Alumni Game

Comedy Sportz players Daniel Alguire and Mitch Lange.

By Nicole Smith, Online Editor

February 20, 2013

On Friday, Feb. 8, Comedy Sportz players from past years had the opportunity to practice and play in a game with their old teammates once again.This year’s alumni game welcomed back five SDA alumni to play against four of SDA’s current Comedy Sportz players. The game was refereed by David Miller...

“The End of It” Review

By Kira Elliott, Staff Writer

February 8, 2013

Walking into the theater lobby to see alumni play “The End of It”, a feeling of slight embarrassment washed over me. I had to be the youngest person there, and I desperately began scanning the laugh-lined faces for someone under 30 years old. Since it was a benefit for the San Dieguito Theater Arts...

“The Brothers Size” Review

By Kelsey Navis, Features Editor

February 6, 2013

Under the hot southern sun, a dramatic tug-of-war threatens the new life of two brothers, Oshoosi and Ogun Size, soon after one was released from prison. From award-winning playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney, “The Brothers Size” tells the story of an already fragile brother relationship as it is tested by th...

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at SDA

By Nicole Greene, Staff Writer

January 18, 2013

Although you may be tempted to brush up on your 80’s vocabulary before going to “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” you needn’t worry; SDA’s version treads the familiar territory of Elizabethan English by using Shakespeare’s original script, thine’s and cankerblossom’s included. With their 80’s twis...

“Good People” review

(from left) Robin Pearson Rose as Dottie, Eva Kaminsky as Margaret and Carol Halstead as Jean in the San Diego Premiere of David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, directed by Paul Mullins, Sept. 29 - Oct. 28, 2012 at The Old Globe. Photo by Henry DiRocco.

By Joleyne Lambert, staff writer

October 15, 2012

                “Good People,” a play performed at the Old Globe in Balboa Park, follows the struggle of a poor mother from South Boston, Margie Walsh, who scrapes up barely enough money each month to pay for her mentally handicapped daughter as well as the rent. After being fired...