San Diego’s performing arts scene
boasts an impressive array of
award-winning Broadway hits,
sensational symphony shows, and
This season is filled with must-see plays.
Keep an eye out for these upcoming
productions: San Diego Opera is running
the classic Carmen (March 30–April 7).
Civic Theatre is hosting Andrew Lloyd
Webber’s Cats (April 16–21), a musical
rendition of Charlie and the Chocolate
Factory (May 14–19), the 1964 hit Fiddler
on the Roof (May 28–June 2), an acclaimed
revival of Miss Saigon (July 9–14) and
smash hit comedy The Book Of Mormon
(July 23–28). At The Old Globe, there’s the
true story of would-be astronaut Jerrie
Cobb, They Promised Her the Moon (April 6–
May 5), Shakespeare’s As You Like It (June
16–July 21) and The Underpants by Steve
Martin (July 27–Aug. 25).
Watch in awe as beautiful ballerinas take
the stage in these exciting events around
San Diego County: California Ballet takes
on the fairytale Cinderella (April 12–14).
Then Romance: En Pointe!, which showcases pieces from Romeo et Juliet, Don
Quixote and Giselle (April 27–28) and the
world premiere of Jazz/Dance: Song of
Songs (May 24–26) are both coming from
San Diego Ballet; and City Ballet is staging Mozart’s Requiem (May 10–12).
The San Diego Symphony Orchestra season
offers a variety of shows and special
events at Jacobs Music Center, including
a performance of Harry Potter and the
Order of the Phoenix in Concert (April 4),
An Afternoon with Lea Salonga (April 7),
Freedom Rider: An Art Blakey Centennial
Celebration (April 20), Saint-Saens’ Organ
Symphony (May 3–5) and Tchaikovsky
Symphony No. 5 (May 18–19).
SAN DIEGO SYMPHONY
BAYSIDE SUMMER NIGHTS
This regional theater’s
seasons feature an eclec-
tic mix of productions.
See their take on Jane
Pride and Prejudice
May 15–June 16.
This company, based at
the Lyceum Theatre down-
town, produces contem-
porary and provocative
work. See the Pulitzer
Sweat April 18–May 12.
This theater company
has been telling complex
stories with an LGBT
focus for more than 30
years. Catch the Broadway
comedy Significant Other
May 23–June 23.
Work by female play-
wrights takes center
stage at this venue. Check
out the San Diego pre-
miere of the comedy Yoga
Play May 5–June 2.