January Theater Events

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1.5-10 If/Then
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave., Downtown
619.570.1100, sandiegotheatres.org
Starring Tony Award-winning actor Idina Menzel, this Broadway musical portrays two life paths a 40-yearold might follow when moving back to New York in search of a fresh start.

 

1.8-2.14 The Nerd
Lamb's Players Theatre
1142 Orange Ave., Coronado
619.437.6000, lambsplayers.org
In a funk on his birthday, an architect gets a surprise visit from an old army friend who ultimately serves as more of a laughable nuisance than a long-gone pal.

 

1.13-2.7 Sherlock Holmes and the Adventures of the Great Nome Gold Rush
North Coast Repertor y Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Ste. D, Solana Beach
858.481.1055, northcoastrep.org
This world-premiere production puts a Wild West twist on the story of detective Sherlock Holmes, who travels to Nome, Alaska, to prove a client innocent of murder.

 

1.14-2.14 When the Rain Stops Falling
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs St., Old Town
619.337.1525, cygnettheatre.com
It's the year 2039, and it's been raining fish and seawater for days - confirming a dire vision of the end of life on Earth a grandfather had had 50 years earlier.

 

1.19-21 Riverdance
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave., Downtown
619.570.1100, sandiegotheatres.org
Music, song and dance put Irish traditions center stage during this 20thanniversary world tour.

 

1.21-2.14 Outside Mullingar
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza, Downtown
619.544.1000, sdrep.org
A dispute over a patch of land in rural Ireland finally ends a nervous standoff between longtime neighbors who'd been jockeying to make the first move.

 

1.26-28 Shen Yun
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido
800.988.4253, artcenter.org
Five thousand years of Chinese culture come alive via dance performances accompanied by Chinese and Western orchestral scores.

 


1.30-3.6 The
Metromaniacs
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park
619.234.5623, theoldglobe.org
Follow a tale of mistaken identities when, in 18th century Paris, a man falls for a female poet he doesn't realize is actually a middle-aged man using a pen name.

 

1.31-2.28 Brownsville Song (B-Side for Tray)
MOXIE Theatre
6663 El Cajon Blvd., College Area
858.598.7620, moxietheatre.com
Mystery and tragedy abound when 18-year-old Tray is shot in the Brownsville neighborhood of Brooklyn, forcing his biracial family to navigate its strongest and weakest moments.

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