OCEANSIDE — American lyricist and composer Stephen Sondheim is known for creating demanding musicals and “Into the Woods” is no exception.
OCEANSIDE — Katie Betian has been attending stage performances since she was 3 years old.
SOLANA BEACH — Neil Simon’s “The Odd Couple,” — go ahead, try not to hum the theme song to the ‘70s sitcom of the same name — or think of Jack Lemmon and Walter Matthau bickering in the 1968 big screen adaptation, if you’re old enough, that is.
SOLANA BEACH — Time passes quickly in the emotionally taut drama, “Time Stands Still,” now onstage at the North Coast Repertory Theatre.
OCEANSIDE — Collaborating with a local mental health services nonprofit, the Oceanside Theatre Company (OTC) strives to inspire a discussion of mental health issues within the community with its first play of the season, “The Boys Next Door,” which opens Feb. 23.
CARLSBAD — The Trip to Bountiful playing now at The New Village Arts Theatre stars Sylvia M’Lafi Thompson as Carrie Watts, a role that earned Geraldine Page an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1985.
CARDIFF-BY-THE-SEA — Michelle Obama is a popular First Lady with a recent Gallup Poll giving her a 73 percent approval rating. Jackie Kennedy, Eleanor Roosevelt and Mary Todd Lincoln also figure prominently in American history.
SOLANA BEACH — The entire play takes place in one location: a cluttered office space filled with books, a desk, a couple of chairs, a filing cabinet, a lamp, a fireplace, and two Gothic-style windows.