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Classic animal friends visit SDSU

Classic animal friends visit SDSU

by Brittney Pickei // April 29, 2014

Doing an adaptation of a beloved children’s book could be a risky move, but Margaret Larlham’s version of “Jungle Book” was nothing short of incredible...

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‘Spoonful’ explores addictions and demons

by David Dixon // April 28, 2014

I was fortunate enough to read the Pulitzer Prize-winning script to “Water by the Spoonful,” written by Quiara Alegria Hudes, before catching it at...

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Laughs and tears in fresh show

Laughs and tears in fresh show

by David Dixon // April 17, 2014

After watching “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot,” presented by the Skull & Dagger Dramatic Society at San Diego State’s Experimental Theatre,...

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The Jellicle Ball returns to San Diego

The Jellicle Ball returns to San Diego

by Hayley Spence // March 31, 2014

The memory lives again at the North Park Theatre, as the San Diego Musical Theatre performs its first production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s “Cats.”...

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Sex, class exams and rock 'n' roll

Sex, class exams and rock ‘n’ roll

by David Dixon // March 20, 2014

Rock ‘n’ roll in the 1800s Germany? Sounds like a campy idea. Despite that fact, the musical “Spring Awakening” was a Broadway phenomenon with...

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‘The 39 Steps’ steps up the laughs

‘The 39 Steps’ steps up the laughs

by Josselyn Molina // February 24, 2014

The jaded Richard Hannay (David S. Humphrey) is left on the run when sensual Agent Anabella Smith (San Diego State alumna Kelsey Venter) is fatally stabbed...

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Revisiting a surreal 'problem play'

Revisiting a surreal ‘problem play’

by David Dixon // February 24, 2014

The following is a review of a new production of William Shakespeare’s “The Winter’s Tale” at The Old Globe Theatre, not the critically panned...

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A few ‘Crumbs’ satisfy audiences

A few ‘Crumbs’ satisfy audiences

by David Dixon // February 17, 2014

The Moxie Theatre’s production of “Crumbs from the Table of Joy” makes it seem as though the audience is watching a coming of age novel brought to...

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A fresh and honest cautionary tale

A fresh and honest cautionary tale

by David Dixon // February 13, 2014

In the spirit of the show must go on, I saw “Bethany” at The Old Globe Theatre the evening that prop master Seamus O’Bryan died in a hit-and-run...

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Student films shine at Campus Movie Fest 2013

Student films shine at Campus Movie Fest 2013

by Alek Sanchez // December 1, 2013

For one week, students were provided with all the tools to create their own short films. From cameras, to editing equipment, Campus MovieFest has been...

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'The Laramie Project' provides an emotional experience

‘The Laramie Project’ provides an emotional experience

by Brittney Pickei // November 21, 2013

Treating others with respect no matter how different they are is a quality that many strive for. However, there are plenty of people who treat certain...

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Time for Pottheads to get their fix

Time for Pottheads to get their fix

by Courtney Brown // November 8, 2013

“Potted Potter – The Unauthorized Harry Experience” hit the stage for opening night at the Balboa Theater on November 5th. Families, hard-core Potter...

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