The first weekend of November has plenty of San Diego theatre for you to explore!
"The Last Goodbye" – Closing this weekend!
This emo/goth/punk inspired musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s "Romeo and Juliet" combines the classic setting and text of this tragedy with tthe songs of the late singer-songwriter Jeff Buckley. This modern soundtrack is accompanied by two-time Tony Award-nominated director Alex Timbers, and choreography from “So You Think You Can Dance” choreographer Sonya Tayeh. www.Theoldglobe.org
“The Tallest Tree in the forest” – Closing this weekend!
Paul Robeson was one of the best-known African American artists in the world in the early 20th century. He shot to because of his singing and acting, but it was his outspoken activism during the McCarthy era that made him infamous and got him blacklisted by the US Government.. This show follows Roebson’s life and features some of his most famous songs, including "Ol' Man River" and "Steal Away.” www.lajollaplayhouse.org
“Playwrights in Process: New Play Festival” at the Cygnet Theatre . This weekend only!
In collaboration with Playwrights Project, the Cygnet Theatre is proud to present the second annual festival. The series of workshops is designed to introduce curious audiences to the art of new play development. An additional engaging feature for attendees will be facilitated talk-backs with each playwright following the readings. This three day festival includes four readings of new plays, workshops for audiences, playwrights, and theatre artists. www.cygnettheatre.com
David Cook in Concert - Nov. 2. If you are a fan of “American Idol” then don’t miss your chance to see this season seven winner! Make sure that you get there early, because it’s not just music that you will get from him! Before the show, Cook will repel down Manchester Grand Hyatt as part of the “Over the Edge” event to support brain cancer research, a cause that resonates deeply with the artist. 8:30 p.m. The Griffin. WWW.thegriffinsd.com
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