Curtain Calls: July performing arts

Taking the stage in San Diego this month are shows including Guys and Dolls, The Book of Mormon, Pump Up the Volume, Animal Crackers and At the Old Place.

7.2-8.13: Guys and Dolls

Taking the stage in San Diego this month are shows including Body Rock: Homecoming 2017, Aida, Withering Heights, Minor Fall/Major Lift and James and the Giant Peach.

The Old Globe Theatre: 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park , 619.234.5623,

7.5-30: At the Old Place

When a 40-year-old literature professor thinks she has hit her breaking point, she comes across strangers enduring a worse situation than her own: living on her lawn.

La Jolla Playhouse: 2910 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla, 858.550.1010,

7.5-8.13: Animal Crackers

Captain Spaulding calls for audience participation in this farcical musical about tracking down Mrs. Rittenhouse’s stolen painting during a decadent house party.

Cygnet Theatre: 4040 Twiggs St., Old Town, 619.337.1525,

7.12-8.6: At This Evening’s Performance

A bohemian theatre troupe finds itself out of place after landing a gig in an Eastern European police state overridden with spies, collusion and political antics.

North Coast Repertory Theatre: 987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Ste. D, Solana Beach, 858.481.1055,

7.21-8.13: Much Ado About Nothing

Arriving home from deployment in Afghanistan, Claudio connects with the love of his life, Hero. Meanwhile, his scoffing comrade, Benedick, falls for Hero’s cousin Beatrice, which he refuses to admit.

Coronado Playhouse: 1835 Strand Way, Coronado, 619.435.4856,

7.22-8.27: Ken Ludwig’s Robin Hood!

Stealing from the rich and giving to the poor has never been so silly as in this slapstick variation of the folktale about a bow-bearing noble bandit.

The Old Globe Theatre: 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623,

7.25-30: The Book of Mormon

Tag along with a pair of mismatched missionaries spreading the supposed words of Christ in Uganda in this raunchy Broadway blockbuster from the creators of “South Park.”

San Diego Civic Theatre: 1100 Third Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100,

7.28-9.10: Pump Up the Volume

Follow seven strangers as they travel back in time to the brink of a new millennium, on a journey punctuated by ‘90s hits from NSYNC, Spice Girls and more.

The Horton Grand Theatre: 444 Fourth Ave., downtown, 858.560.5740,