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Curtain Calls

By Sarah Pfledderer

10/1-25: My Mañana Comes
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza, Downtown
A quartet of busboys in New York face a conundrum that could stifle their hopes of achieving the American Dream.

10/7-18: The Phantom of the Opera
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave., Downtown

Dwelling in the cellars of the Paris Opera House is a mysterious, masked man whose desperation for love drives him to abduct a rising-star singer.

10/9-11/15: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
Lamb’s Players Theatre
1142 Orange Ave., Coronado
Dorothy’s not in Kansas anymore - now she’s in Coronado.

10/10-11/1: The Weir New Village Arts Theatre
2787 State St., Carlsbad

Regulars at a rural Irish pub share mysterious tales of yore to impress a pretty woman who recently moved to the neighborhood from Dublin.

10/21-11/15: Chapatti
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Ste. D, Solana Beach
Two lonely animal lovers in Dublin, Ireland, rediscover that companionship can be shared with beings who don’t have tails and four legs in this west coast premiere of a Chicago-born production.

10/22: Shaping Sound
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido
Dancers from TV’s So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing with the Stars present a fusion of choreography set to a mashup of musical styles.

10/23-25: The Great Gatsby
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave., Downtown 
Adopted from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1920s novel, this jazzy performance follows a mysterious and frivolous young millionaire’s obsession with a former lover and her adulterous attraction to him.

10/23-11/8: Mary Poppins
Casa del Prado Theatre

1600 Village Pl., Balboa Park
A magical nanny brings lighthearted winds of change to a family with an uptight father and kids in need of guidance in this kickoff to San Diego Junior Theatre’s 68th season.

10/24: Momix: Alchemia
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido
The Momix company of dancer-illusionists performs theatrical manipulations of earth, air, fire and water.