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Miss Kitty's Wild West Revue opens Thursday at Diversionary Cabaret

SAN DIEGO -- Diversionary Cabaret presents a new musical spectacular, "Miss Kitty’s Wild West Revue," for six performances Aug. 15-18.

It will be tawdry, two-steppin’ fun when the irascible Miss Kitty (Tony Houck) welcomes you to her Wild West saloon featuring scantily clad dancing boys, raunchy humor and a wild good time. It’s Golden Horseshoe Revue meets Best Little Whorehouse with a just a splash of Brokeback Mountain.

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THEATER REVIEW: Moxie’s “Freedom Of Speech” at the Diversionary

You know her voice (or rather, voices) even if you don’t know her name. She gave voice to most of the women of “South Park.” She was the wacked-out lab assistant Liza on “Beckman’s World” and the voice of Australian pelicans and a turtle or two in “Finding Nemo.”

Now Moxie Theatre brings us Eliza Jane Schneider live in “Freedom Of Speech,” a performance piece about the Americans she met on a 10-year odyssey driving a used ambulance through the United States, in search of opinions and interesting dialects to listen to. “Freedom Of Speech” plays through Aug. 11 at Diversionary Theatre.

Moxie presents Eliza Jane Schneider's "Freedom Of Speech" at Diversionary Theatre

SAN DIEGO –– World traveler. Many of the women on “South Park.” Hollywood's premier professional dialect expert and author. Rebecca Crane on “Assassin’s Creed.” Liza on “Beakman’s World.”

Diversionary Theatre adds Sondheim musical to its season lineup

SAN DIEGO -- Diversionary Theatre has added Stephen Sondheim’s "Marry Me A Little" to its 2013 season.

The musical revue, directed by James Vásquez and featuring Stewart Calhoun, Jacob Caltrider, Megan Carmitchel and Mitzi Michaels, will start previews on Aug. 29 with an official opening of Sept. 7. The show is scheduled to run through Sept. 29.

"Justin Love," a new musical previously scheduled to open at that time, has been has been rescheduled to spring 2014.

Diversionary Theatre's "The Divine Sister" is now playing

SAN DIEGO -- Diversionary Theatre’s production of The Divine Sister and Off Broadway hit written by Charles Busch opened at Diversionary Theatre on June 1.

The cast includes Maggie Carney as Mrs. Levinson, Yolanda Franklin as Sister Acacius, Lauren King as Agnes, Dangerfield G. Moore as Jeremy, Daren Scott as Mother Superior, and Jacque Wilke as Sister Walburga. Diversionary’s production is directed by the Craig Noel Award-winning co-founder of ion Theatre, Glenn Paris.

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THEATER REVIEW: Diversionary’s “The Further Adventures Of Hedda Gabler”

Hedda Gabler, splayed out on the couch with a bullet through her head, wakes from her final scene.

“Did I miss?” she asks. Then, seeing husband Tesman: “Am I in hell?

Well, not quite, but she and many other fictional/historical/mythological characters will flit through Jeff Whitty’s witty “The Further Adventures Of Hedda Gabler” on their way to ... well, I’m getting ahead of myself.

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THEATER REVIEW: Diversionary’s “The Further Adventures Of Hedda Gabler”

Hedda Gabler, splayed out on the couch with a bullet through her head, wakes from her final scene.

“Did I miss?” she asks. Then, seeing husband Tesman: “Am I in hell?

Well, not quite, but she and many other fictional/historical/mythological characters will flit through Jeff Whitty’s witty “The Further Adventures Of Hedda Gabler” on their way to ... well, I’m getting ahead of myself.

Diversionary Theatre opens "The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler"

SAN DIEGO -- Diversionary Theatre’s San Diego premiere of "The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabler," a literary romp from the author of "Avenue Q," Jeff Whitty and directed by Matt McGrath, officially opens tonight and runs through April 28.

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Diversionary's 2013 season rounds out with "Justin Love" and "Scrooge in Rouge"

SAN DIEGO -- Diversionary Theatre has just added "Justin Love," a new musical fantasy, to complete its 2013 roster of mainstage productions.

Joining the recently closed West Coast premiere of "Birds of a Feather" and the San Diego premiere of the literary romp, "The Further Adventures of Hedda Gabbler," playing March 28-April 28, will be the West Coast premiere of Charles Busch’s hilarious spoof "The Divine Sister," May 23 - June 30, and the world premiere farce "She-Rantulas From Outer Space," Oct. 24-Nov. 17.

Discount tickets available for final performances of "Birds of a Feather"

SAN DIEGO -- With just a few shows left, Diversionary Theatre is offering readers of SDGLN and SDPIX Magazine a special offer to see "Birds of a Feather," playing through March 3.

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