March Theater Events

 

3.4-6: Balanchine Masterworks 2016
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway, Downtown
619.235.9500, spreckels.net
One of the few dance companies in the country permitted by The George Balanchine Trust to perform these masterworks, City Ballet of San Diego presents legendary choreography with orchestral accompaniment.

 

3.4-4.10: The Miracle Worker
Lamb's Players Theatre
1142 Orange Ave., Coronado
619.437.6000, lambsplayers.org
Blind, deaf and on track to being institutionalized, a young Helen Keller finds saving grace in her teacher Anne Sullivan, who shows her how to persevere in the face of incredible misfortune.

 

3.10-4.3: R. Buckminster Fuller: The History (and Mystery) of the Universe
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza, Downtown
619.544.1000, sdrep.org
This acclaimed one-man show orbits home to the San Diego Rep, where it premiered in 2000, presenting 20th-century inventor and visionary Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller's perspective on the universe.

3.10-5.1: The Rocky Horror Show
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs St., Old Town
619.337.1525, cygnettheatre.com
When two nai?ve lovers wind up in a cross-dressing mad scientist's castle, what happens next is a tale best told by this satirical tribute to B-list horror movies of the 20th century.

 

3.11: Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave., Downtown
619.570.1100, sandiegotheatres.org
Michael Flatley leaves it all on the stage, modernizing the final few performances of his 20-year-old Irish dance franchise with holograms, dancing robots and acrobats.

 

3.11-13: The Little Mermaid
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido
800.988.4253, artcenter.org
Get your childhood fix with this onstage adaptation of the Disney classic, which tells the story of a young mermaid who falls head over tail for a lad on land.

 

3.12-13: Romeo & Juliet
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Ave., Downtown
619.570.1100, sandiegotheatres.org
Shakespeare's star-crossed lovers come together at Balboa Theatre in California Ballet Co.'s hour-long adaptation of the romantic tragedy.

3.15-20: The Wizard of Oz
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave., Downtown
619.570.1100, sandiegotheatres.org
Forget about El Nin?o for a moment and let a Midwest tornado take you over the rainbow to the Land of Oz instead.

 

3.24-27: Seussical The Musical
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido
760.751.3053, starrepertorytheatre.com
STAR Repertory Theatre presents this youthful mashup of Dr. Seuss's most memorable characters such as The Cat in the Hat, Horton the Elephant and all the Whos of Whoville.

 

3.24-5.1: Rain
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park
619.234.5623, theoldglobe.org
A missionary vacationing with his wife suffers from weakening morals when trying to save a prostitute from her demons in this story set at a boarding hotel in the South Pacific in 1924.

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