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Cygnet cast revamps 'My Fair Lady'

Cygnet cast revamps ‘My Fair Lady’

by David Dixon, Staff Writer // March 23, 2015

Cygnet Theatre is known for staging gritty and often dark shows that deal with heavy subject matter. However, occasionally it produces an all-ages production...

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My Fair Lady, Cygnet Theatre

Former Aztecs star at Cygnet

by David Dixon, Staff Writer // March 19, 2015

One of the most beloved musicals ever written is playing at the Cygnet Theatre in Old Town. “My Fair Lady” combines classic show tunes with quick-witted...

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Pageant cast

Satirical Pageant show hits Cygnet Theatre

by David Dixon, Staff Writer // August 21, 2014

“Pageant” could be considered a hard musical comedy to pull off. The story needs a director who can handle camp and satire, as well as an ensemble...

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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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Alumna finds theatrical success

Alumna finds theatrical success

by David Dixon // January 27, 2014

Michelle Caron is the lighting designer of a play now showing at the Cygnet Theatre, “Maple and Vine.” She’s a San Diego State alumna and has worked...

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Aztec designs a dream career

Aztec designs a dream career

by David Dixon // January 27, 2014

Sean Fanning is the scenic designer of “Maple and Vine.” He is a San Diego State alumnus and has worked on shows all around San Diego, including The...

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'Earnest' isn't a cookie-cutter play

‘Earnest’ isn’t a cookie-cutter play

by David Dixon // October 3, 2013

Sean Murray’s, Cygnet Theatre’s co-founder, extreme versatility has been on display this year. He directed a production of two Stephen Sondheim musicals,...

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