Extra, Extra! A List of San Diego Area Theater Productions – January Through June, 2020

Here is a 2020 NEW YEARS ‘Gift’ from SJF Communications to Celebrate San Diego Area Theater! Compiled by Susan J. Farese, President of SJF Communications and many thanks to Julien Des Pres. Julien is a senior at SDSU majoring in Public Relations. He has a passion for all things sports and is pursuing a career in sports media and is Susan’s mentee.

Shows, Shows and More Shows!!!

Whether we score comp tix, buy discount tix (Goldstar, or the San Diego Performing Arts League -ArtsTix https://www.sdartstix.com/ or purchase at full price, theatre inspires!!!

This list is our NEW YEARS present to our San Diego Community! Why? Because we wanted to know what the upcoming shows were PLUS we believe in SHARING and GETTING THE WORD OUT! So take a gander!

We have listed (alphabetically) the Theatre/Production Company, Title of Show(s), Dates of Shows and Website links. It’s quite comprehensive! Let us know if there are any additions, corrections etc. We aim to please!

Here we go!

San Diego Area Theatre Productions

 January Through June, 2020

Compiled by Susan J. Farese, SJF Communications and Julien Des Pres*. 

Key: P: Professional Theatre C: Community Theatre 

Backyard Renaissance (P); The Dazzle May 7th – 30th; The 4th Annual LIVE LIP SYNC FACE OFF! May 18th; Steel Magnolias June 11th – 28th http://backyardrenaissance.com/tickets/

Broadway San Diego (P); The Simon and Garfunkel Story Feb 18th – 19th; Frozen March 26th – April 12th; The Office! A Musical Parody April 8th – 9th; RENT 20th Anniversary Tour May 8th – 10th; Mean Girls June 9th – 14th; Come From Away June 23rd – 28th http://www.broadwaysd.com/

Broadway Vista (P); At Wits End Jan 23rd – Feb 9th; The Glass Menagerie March 5th – 22nd; Beau Gest April 9th – 26th; Brighton Beach Memoirs May 14th – 31st http://www.broadwayvista.biz/adult-shows.html

Community Actors Theatre (C); Bojo’s Place: A Musical Revue Jan 31st – March 1st; No Turning Back March 13 – 20; A Place in Time April 10-26; RANTS May 1st – 3rd http://www.communityactorstheatre.com/

Coronado Playhouse (C); Matilda Jan 17th – Feb 23rd; Moon Over Buffalo March 20th – April 19th; Closer than Ever Song by Song  April 23 – 26; Anything Goes May 22nd – June 28th http://coronadoplayhouse.com/

Cygnet Theatre (P); The Great Leap Jan 22nd – Feb 16th; La Cage Aux Folles March 11th – May 2nd; Two Trains Running May 20th – June 14th http://www.cygnettheatre.com/

Diversionary Theatre (P): A Kind of Weather Feb 6th – March 8th; Plot Points in our Sexual Development March 26th – April 26th; Head Over Heels May 21st – June 21st  http://diversionary.org/season32/

La Jolla Playhouse (P): FLY Feb 18th – March 29th; Emily Driver’s Great Race Through Time and Space Feb 29th & March 1st http://www.lajollaplayhouse.org/tickets-and-subscriptions/buy-tickets

La Jolla Theatre Ensemble (C); America 2016-2020: Same As It Never Was Jan 26th – Jan 27th https://www.facebook.com/ljtheatreensemble/posts/878064212371334

Lamb’s  Players (P); Babettes Feast Jan 10th – Feb 16th; Alice Feb 29th – April 12th; The Belle of Amherst April 25th – June 7th https://www.lambsplayers.org/2020-shows

Lamplighters Community Theatre (C); God of Carnage Jan 10th – Feb 9th; The Hollow Feb 28th – March 29th; Company April 17th – May 17th https://www.lamplighterslamesa.com/

Moonlight Stage Productions (P); An American in Paris May 13th – May 30th; Something Rotten June 10th – 27th http://www.moonlightstage.com/

Moxie Theatre (P); Red Bike Jan 18th – Feb. 16th; Shiv April 25th – May 31st http://www.moxietheatre.com/shows/

New Match Collective Boozin’ with the Bard: Romeo & Juliet Feb. 7th & March 6th; Fete Noir Festival Feb. 17 – 23; https://newmatchcollective.wixsite.com/homesite

New Village Arts (P); Murder for Two Jan 24th – March 1st; Little Women: A Concert Reading Feb 16th – 17th  http://www.newvillagearts.org/

North Coast Rep (P); Bloomsday Jan 8th – Feb 2nd; The Outsider Feb 19th – March 15th; The Homecoming April 8th – May 3rd; Human Error May 27th – June 21st https://northcoastrep.org/

Ocean Beach Playhouse (C); The Rocky Horror Show Jan 17th – March 1st; Into the Woods March 13th – April 5th  http://www.obtheatrecompany.com/

Oceanside Theatre Company (C); Sweet Charity March 6th – 29th; Good People May 15th – 31st http://www.oceansidetheatre.org/

Onstage Playhouse (C); Going to a Place Where You Already Are Jan 17th – Feb 16th; Real Women Have Curves March 20th – April 12th; Always… Patsy Cline May 8th – June 7th https://www.onstageplayhouse.org/

Patio Playhouse (C); Fun Home Jan 17th – Feb 9th; When We Were Young and Unafraid May 1st – 24th  http://patioplayhouse.com/

Pickwick Players: (C); Freaky Friday Feb. 28 – March 15; Honk Jr. May 1-2; http://www.pickwickplayers.net/currentseason

Playwrights Project (C); Plays by Young Writers Jan 29th – Feb 1st  http://www.playwrightsproject.org/index.php

Point Loma Playhouse (C); Making God Laugh Feb 21st – March 15th; If We Are Women May 17th – June 2nd  http://www.pointlomaplayhouse.com/

PowPac Theatre (C); Nuts Jan 24th-Feb 23rd; Murder on the Nile March 20th – April 19th; Arsenic and Old Lace May 15th – June 14th  http://www.powpac.org/

San Diego Musical Theatre (P); She Loves Me Feb 7th – March 8th; Rent April 17th – May 3rd; Catch Me If You Can May 29th – June 28th  sdmt.org

San Diego Repertory Theatre (P); The Humans Jan 9th – Feb 2nd; House of Joy March 5th – 29th; Hershey Felder: A Paris Love Story May 7th – 31st  http://www.sdrep.org/

Scripps Ranch Theatre (C); Italian American Reconciliation Jan 17th – Feb 16th; Love Song March 27th – April 26th; I Hate Hamlet May 29th – June 28th   http://www.scrippsranchtheatre.org/

Star Theatre Company (C); Lend Me a Tenor Feb 14th – 23rd; The Newsies  May 1st – 10th  https://www.startheatreco.com/box-office

The Old Globe (P); August Wilson’s Jitney Jan 18th – Feb 23rd; Hurricane Diane Feb 8th – March 8th; Little Women March 14th – April 19th; Faceless March 28th – April 26th; The Gardens of Anuncia May 8th – June 14th; What We Talk About When We Talk About Anne Frank May 28th – June 28th  https://www.theoldglobe.org/

The Roustabouts Theatre Company (P); gUnTOPIA March 8th – 29th; Senorita Julia March 16th; Twelve Angry Men April 6th   http://www.theroustabouts.org/onstage

Trinity Theatre Company (C); Seussical Jr. Jan 30th – Feb 1st; Clybourne Park Feb 14 – March 8; https://www.trinityttc.org/

Vanguard Theatre (P); Nunsense March 20th – April 5th  http://vanguardsd.org/

Welk Resort Theatre (P); A Chorus Line Jan 10th – March 22nd; Nunsense April 3rd – June 14th; Elvis – The Early Years April 8th – May 27th;  https://welkresorts.com/san-diego/theatre/


City College; TBA   https://www.sdcity.edu/

CSU San Marcos; Dream Hou$e Feb 26th – 29th   https://www.csusm.edu/sofa/events/index.html

Grossmont College; Inside the Actor’s Process: Love Scenes Jan 31st – Feb 1st; Clybourne Park March 12th – 14th and 19th – 21st; Golden Boy May 14th – 16th and 21st – 23rd https://www.grossmont.edu/academics/programs-departments/theatre/2019-2020-season.aspx

Mira Costa College; Into the Woods May 6th – 15th; Coming Home April 24th – May 3rd  http://www.miracosta.edu/instruction/dramaticarts/index.html

Mesa College; TBA  http://www.sdmesa.edu/academics/schools-departments/dramatic-arts/

San Diego State University; Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead Feb 21st – March 1st; Metamorphosis April 10th – 19th; Till Death Do Us Part April 24th – May 3rd https://ttf.sdsu.edu/events/events_calendar

Southwestern College; TBA  http://www.swccd.edu/index.aspx?page=3277

UCSD Graduate Theatre productions; Much Ado About Nothing Feb 12th – 15th; Orestes 2.0  Feb 26 – 29 and March 6-7 http://theatre.ucsd.edu/season/

University of San Diego; TBA   https://www.sandiego.edu/cas/theatre/productions/

Youth Productions

Broadway Theatre Arts Company – Lion King Jr. April 3-5; https://www.btaakids.org/

Blue Rose Theatre Project Matilda  Jan 24th -26th https://www.bluerosetheatreproject.org/

Carlsbad Community Theatre Frozen Jr. Feb 28-29, March 1 http://www.carlsbadcommunitytheatre.com/

Center Stage Children’s Theatre Aladdin Jr. March 6, 7, 8, 13. 14, 15; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee April 17-19;  TBA May 29 – 31, June 5 – 7. https://www.centerstagechildrenstheater.org/

Center Stage Productions  Big Fish April 3-5; https://www.centerstagesd.com/

Christian Youth Theatre (CYT)  Tuck Everlasting (South County) Feb. 21-23, Feb. 28-29 March 1; Matilda (East County) Feb. 21-23, Feb. 28-29 March 1; Mary Poppins (Central/Clairemont) Feb. 21-23, Feb. 28-29 March 1; Seussical (North County Inland/Escondido) TBA; Tri-City (Oceanside) Camp Rock The Musical Feb. 29, March 1, 7, 8. Spring, 2020 – TBA https://www.cytsandiego.org/

Community Players Theatre The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe Jan. 17-19, 24 – 26. Shrek The Musical April 24 – 26, May 1 – 3. http://www.clcfamily.org/theatre/

J Company Mamma Mia Jan. 10 – 26; Shabbat Shakespeare: A Midsummer Night’s Dream Feb 7-8; Matilda March 6 – 22; Fireflies The Story of the Artists of Terezin Featuring The Original Children’s Opera Brundibar May 8 – 17; https://www.sdcjc.org/jc/

Kids Theatre Network The Addams Family TBA; 13 The Musical TBA  http://www.kidstheatre.org/

Mini Theatre Troupe Honk Jr. May 16 – 17 (Several Locations) https://www.minitheatretroupe.com/musical-theatre-performance-class—honk.html

Moonlight Youth Theatre Little Women April 3 – 5  https://www.moonlightfoundation.com/mytseason

Patio Playhouse The North Wind & The Vain Princess  March 6th – 22nd; 

Pickwick Players Freaky Friday Feb. 28 – March 7;   Honk Jr.  May 1-2;  http://www.pickwickplayers.net/

San Diego Junior Theatre Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience Feb. 28 – March 8; Wake Up, Brother Bear March 14 -15; Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical April 24 – May 10;  https://juniortheatre.com/seasons/

Star Repertory Theatre Carrie The Musical March 20 – 29 https://www.starrepertorytheatre.com/

Star Theatre Company Lend Me a Tenor Feb. 14 – 23; Newsies the Musical May 1-3, 8 -10  https://www.startheatreco.com/

The Theatre School at North Coast Rep Beat Bugs JV March 26 – 29; https://northcoastreptheatreschool.org/

TYPA Theatre Company Company March 26 – April 5. http://www.typatheatrecompany.org/#/

Young Actor’s Theatre Freaky Friday Feb. 6 – 16 https://www.yatsandiego.org/

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