July Theatre Events

7.6-17: Maestro
San Diego Repertory Theatre
79 Horton Plaza, Downtown
619.544.1000, sdrep.org

This one-man show pays tributes to Leonard Bernstein, one of 20th-century America's most acclaimed conductors and composers.

 

7.6-8.14: Sense and Sensibility
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park
619.234.5623, theoldglobe.org

This musical adaptation of Jane Austen's novel follows two sisters as they pick up the pieces of their lives - and of their love lives - following their father's passing.

 

7.10-8.7: Ruthless 
Moxie Theatre
6663 El Cajon Blvd., College Area
858.598.7620, moxietheatre.com

Eight-year-old Tina Denmark will stop at nothing to land the lead in her school play in this all-female musical featuring spoofs of Broadway productions.

7.13-8.7: Ain't Misbehavin'
North Coast Theatre
987 Lomas Santa
Fe Dr., Ste. D, Solana Beach
858.481.1055, northcoastrep.org

Get a glimpse of the Harlem Renaissance when this five-person performance resurrects rowdy, raunchy and humorous songs written by black musicians in the '20s and '30s.

 

7.14-9.4: Gypsy
Cygnet Theatre
4040 Twiggs St., Old Town
619.337.1525, cygnettheatre.com

Inspired by the memoirs of legendary burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee, this musical focuses on the life of Lee's mother, who had a dream for her daughters: stardom.

 

7.20-8.6: Peter Pan
Moonlight Stage Productions
200 Civic Center Dr., Vista
760.724.2110, moonlightstage.com

An adventure resulting from a sprinkle of pixie dust, this classic musical whisks audiences away to Neverland for a timeless tale of children who never want to grow up.

7.23-24: Sleeping Beauty
California Center for the Arts
340 N. Escondido Blvd., Escondido
800.988.4253, artcenter.org

Three fairies try to spring a prince from imprisonment so he may awaken a sleeping princess in this performance by The New West Ballet.

 

7.26-8.21: Junk: The Golden Age of Debt
La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Dr., La Jolla
858.550.1010, lajollaplayhouse.org

Finance has never been sexier than in this story of behind-the-scenes deal-making that transpired during the mergers-and- acquisitions frenzy in the 1980s.

 

7.30-9.4: Meteor Shower
The Old Globe
1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park
619.234.5623, theoldglobe.org

When Norm and Corky invite another couple to watch a meteor shower in their backyard, the ensuing conversation and marital tension are out-of-this-world comedic.

 

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