February Theater Events

2/2-7: The Realish Housewives of San Diego
Balboa Theatre
868 Fourth Ave., Downtown
619.570.1100, sandiegotheatres.org
Grab your martinis and sharpen your claws, ladies. This parody puts a hometown twist on the ludicrous lifestyles led by the loaded housewives who call San Diego home.

2/5-21: Ragtime
Spreckels Theatre
121 Broadway, Downtown
619.235.9500, spreckels.net
This acclaimed musical presents the divergent pursuits of the American Dream experienced by an upper-class wife, a Jewish immigrant and a black musician from Harlem at the turn of the 20th century.

2.8-2.28: Guards of the Taj
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla
858.550.1010, lajollaplayhouse.org
Two guards face a royal mess when tasked with protecting one of the Wonders of the World in this dark comedy set at the Taj Mahal.

2/9-11: Moscow Festival Ballet
Copley Symphony Hall
750 B St., Downtown
619.235.0804, sandiegosymphony.org
The Moscow Festival Ballet dances through San Diego with stories of love - back- to-back performances of Cinderella (2/9), Giselle (2/10) and Romeo and Juliet (2/11).

 

2/11-3/13: Now or Later
Diversionary Theatre
4545 Park Blvd., Ste. 101
University Heights
619.220.0097, diversionary.org
It's a close call on election night when controversial photos of the soon-to-be-victorious Democratic Presidential candidate's son circulate the Internet and promise to spark an international scandal.

 

2/13-21: Tosca
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave., Downtown
619.570.1100, sandiegotheatres.org
The San Diego Opera presents Giacomo Puccini's century-old tale of a woman who will stop at nothing to protect her lover.

 

2/13-3/13: The Last Match
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park
619.231.1941, theoldglobe.org
When tennis superstars Sergei and Tim face off in the U.S. Open, their match isn't the only thing on the line as their girlfriends spectate more than their beaus' play.

 

2/14: The Big Friendly Giant
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido
800.988.4253, artcenter.org
From the children's book to a San Diego stage, The Big Friendly Giant takes audiences on an odyssey that confirms heroes can come in all forms, including that of a 15-foot-tall vegetarian.

 

2/23-3/6: The Book of Mormon
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Ave., Downtown
619.570.1100, sandiegotheatres.org
This nine-time Tony Award-winning religious satire from the creators of South Park follows two mismatched missionaries spreading the good word in the Third World.

 

2/24-3/20: Now You See It
North Coast Repertory Theatre
987 Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Solana Beach
760.481.1055, northcoastrep.org
As North Coast Repertory Theatre pulls back the curtains on its performance of Now You See It (running Feb. 24 - Mar. 20), Oceanside Museum of Art hosts a satellite exhibit in the Rep's gallery, showcasing artwork that depicts scenes from the play.

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