Plays in San Diego: March 2016

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The Last Match at The Old Globe Theatre. Photo by Jim Cox.

Check out our roundup of top San Diego Theater Performances this month.

The Book of Mormon
Through March 6. The Tony Award-winning blockbuster musical comedy follows the misadventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good Word. Broadway/San Diego, Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100. broadwaysd.com

The Last Match
Through March 13. Anna Ziegler’s moving play journeys inside the minds of two extraordinary tennis players to reveal the lives that led to their defining US pen moment. White Theatre at the Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623. theoldglobe.org

Now or Later
Through March 13. This politically provocative play takes on religion, freedom of expression and the dangers of an increasingly interconnected global community. Diversionary Theatre, 4545 Park Blvd., #101, University Heights, 619.220.0097. diversionary.org

Now You See It
Through March 20. This outrageously funny farce takes audiences on a dizzying escapade fueled by jealousy bordering on paranoia, a philandering husband, hypnotism, a spurned lover and a scandalous discovery. North Coast Repertory Theatre, 987-D Lomas Santa Fe Dr., Solana Beach, 858.481.1055. northcoastrep.org

The Miracle Worker
March 4-Apr. 10. The story of Helen Keller and her remarkable teacher Anne Sullivan, in a fresh, powerful production of the American classic. Lamb’s Players Theatre, 1142 Orange Ave., Coronado, 619.437.6000. lambsplayers.org

R. Buckminster Fuller: The History (And Mystery) of the Universe
March 10-Apr. 3. A one-man tour-de-force that showcases the life, work and writings of one of the most remarkable minds of the 20th century. SD Rep at Lyceum Theatre, 79 Horton Plaza, downtown, 619.544.1000. sdrep.org

Richard O’Brien’s The Rocky Horror Show
March 10-May 1. Reality, fiction and camp collide in this satirical tribute to science-fiction and late-night horror movies. Cygnet Theatre, 4040 Twiggs St., Old Town, 619.337.1525. cygnettheatre.com

California Ballet: Romeo & Juliet
March 12,13. The California Ballet Company presents Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, set to a beautiful score by Prokofiev. Balboa Theatre, 868 Fourth Ave., Gaslamp Quarter, 619.570.1100. sandiegotheatres.org

The Wizard of Oz
March 15-20. Follow the yellow brick road with your favorite characters and beloved songs from the classic movie, plus new songs by Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber. Broadway/San Diego, Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown, 619.570.1100. broadwaysd.com

Music in Motion

Music in Motion

Music in Motion
March 18-20. Rhythm and dance come together at the Jacob’s Music Center as the San Diego Symphony performs with Malashock Dance group, featuring the world premiere of “Five Scenes” composed by Gabriela Frank, and Stravinsky’s “The Firebird.” San Diego Symphony, Copley Symphony Hall, 750 B St., downtown, 619.235.0806. sandiegosymphony.org

Rain
March 24-May 1. A brand-new musical adaptation of Somerset Maugham’s classic story that reveals the explosive nature of repressed desire, set in 1924 at a boarding hotel in Western Samoa. Contains strong language. Shiley Stage at the Old Globe, 1363 Old Globe Way, Balboa Park, 619.234.5623. theoldglobe.org

Shen Yun
March 25-27. Experience the beautiful culture of Middle Kingdom China with music, dance and visual effects as Shen Yun performs for the San Diego stage. San Diego Civic Theatre, 1100 Third Ave., downtown, just619.570.1100. sandiegotheatres.org

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