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What to watch this weekend: 6/27/14

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On this last weekend of June, there is so much good theatre for you – I don’t know how you’ll decide! So maybe just go to them all?

“El Henry” – Closing this weekend!
Through June 29th This futuristic adaption of Shakespeare’s “Henry IV Part One” is a site specific show that takes place in Aztlan City (formerly San Diego). It’s 2045, and this city is now run down, and full of political corruption, violent barrio families run th street, and has all but been abandoned by Anglo America. Don’t miss this amazing show Featuring Culture Clash Co-Founder Herbert Siguenza as “Fausto”! All performances take place at 7:30 pm at SILO in Makers Quarter. 753 15th Street, East Village, San Diego La Jolla Playhouse in association with San Diego Repertory Theatre
www.lajollaplayhouse.org

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” – thorugh June 29
This family friendly, and fun musical has dancing, singing, a certain magical and colorful coat, and American Idol alums and real-life husband and wife Ace Young and Diana DeGarmo as the leads! This Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber’s magical musical about the trials and triumphs of Joseph, Israel’s favorite son, his 11 brothers and, of course, the coat of many colors that started it all. Broadway/San Diego, Civic Theatre sandiegotheatres.org

“Dog and Pony” – extended to July 6th!
Catch this world-premiere musical comedy from the award-winning talents behind “Jersey Boys”, before it is gone! explores the screenwriting relationship of Mags and Andy are a hit team and have worked well together for years. But when Andy’s marriage hits the rocks Mags realizes that she wants something more than just a writing partner. The Old Globe, theoldglobe.org

“Othello” – Through July 27
Old Globe Artistic Director Barry Edelstein makes his debut on the Globe’s outdoor stage! Everyone’s favorite villain (ok, maybe just mine) Iago is up to his old tricks in this Shakespearian tragedy. Othello is a brilliant and successful general, married to a beautiful woman, and has friends who like and respect him. But can his own insecurities be used to bring him down? Would his own lieutenant Iago stoop that low? Since it’s a tragedy from Shaekspeare, how big is the body count? These questions and more answered in the play! The Old Globe, theoldglobe.org

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