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Theater Review: “Come Back to the 5 & Dime, Jimmy Dean, Jimmy Dean”

Plays Wednesday through Saturday at 7:30 pm; Saturday and Sunday at 1 pm

Memory can be a bitch. Sometimes self-deception makes life easier to take. Just ask any member of the Disciples of James Dean fan club in fictional McCarthy, Texas.

It’s 1975, and the Disciples (who still haven’t forgotten when “Giant” was filmed in neighboring Marfa) are preparing for a meeting to commemorate the 20th anniversary of Dean’s sudden and violent demise in a car crash. 

Theater Review: "Heathers: The Musical"

Veronica soon realizes that being in favor with the Heathers involves sacrifices to her integrity, just as being on the outs will cost her socially.

I don’t remember high school especially fondly, but not in my wildest nightmares was it anything like the depiction of Westerberg High School in “Heathers: The Musical.”

This isn’t your sweet little show about those good ol’ high school days.

Theater Review: "Silent Sky"

"Silent Sky,” about three women who dared not call themselves astronomers but who advanced the science immeasurably at the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th centuries.

Young playwright Lauren Gunderson seems to be making a career of writing plays about little-known women scientists. San Diego playgoers saw her play about mathematician/physicist the Marquise du Châtelet last year.

'Roseanne' and cast to return for eight episodes

The cast of Roseanne will return for eight episodes.

The blue-collar family that defined the 90’s, The Connors, are reportedly making a comeback.

Deadline reports the hit show “Roseanne” along with its original cast will return to television for a limited 8-episode arc.