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Theater Review: “Motown: The Musical”

Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 2 pm and 8 pm; Sunday at 1 and 6:30 pm.

Detroit and the Motown pop sound it spawned take center stage in “Motown: The Musical,” playing a return engagement through Sunday at San Diego Civic Theatre.

Theater Review: "Rent"

"Rent" celebrates 20 years at The Civic Theatre in San Diego.

Twenty-one years ago, Jonathan Larson revived the declining rock opera genre with his Tony- and Pulitzer Prize-winning “Rent,” which took Leoncavallo’s opera “La Bohème” as inspiration. This story of starving artist types opened on Broadway in 1996 and ran for 12 years.

Now it’s back on a 20th anniversary tour, and plays through Sunday at San Diego Civic Theatre.

THEATER REVIEW: Cathy Rigby is back as “Peter Pan”

This musical production of James M. Barrie’s children’s classic is handsomely mounted, well acted and sung, boasts a fine 14-member orchestra and offers the pièce de résistance – flying people! What more could you want?

Baja Betty's does Broadway!

The restaurant and bar is offering a special dinner, drinks, and theatre package for the Aug. 8 San Diego production of "La Cage Aux Folles."

THEATER REVIEW: “Mary Poppins” is a spoonful of sugar

The beloved show has a built-in following from both the books and the boffo 1964 film starring Julie Andrews and Dick Van Dyke as the nanny and her buddy the artist/chimney sweep.