Review: Murder by the Book at Circle Bar B Dinner Theatre

Circle Bar B shows that the best wild card to write into a crime mystery is the mystery writer himself. Read story.

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Review: Death of the Author

Orson Bean performs as star turn as the department chair in this play about deconstruction and its consequences. Read story.

Friday, May 30, 2014

Review: Equivocation at UCSB

In Equivocation, Shakespeare nearly gets burned by the Gunpowder Plot. Read story.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

The 22nd Independent Theater Awards

The Independent bestowed 22 awards in the 22nd edition of the Indys. Read story.

Thursday, May 22, 2014

UCSB Theater Does Equivocation

Irwin Appel directs Bill Cain’s play. The show opens at Hatlen Theater on Friday, May 23. Read story.

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Review: Red at the New Vic

In this Tony Award–winning drama, two painters square off in a struggle over the future of art. Read story.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

The Granada’s Green Day

Santa Barbaran Sean Garner and Nashville native Casey O’Farrell share their thoughts on performing in the Green Day show. Read story.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Review: The Arabian Nights at UCSB’s Performing Arts Theatre

This new production of The Arabian Nights emphasizes lesser-known tales. Read story.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Ensemble Theatre Company Tackles Rothko in Red

John Logan’s award-winning play about the artist plays through June 1 at the New Vic. Read story.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Review: Time Stands Still at Center Stage Theater

The Producing Unit views love and healing through a war-shattered lens. Read story.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Review: Rodney King at UCSB’s MultiCultural Center Theater

The UCSB Multicultural Center presented an extraordinary solo performance about the life of Rodney King on Thursday, May 1. Read story.

Monday, May 5, 2014

Wrapping up the First Independent High School Musical Theater Awards

On Monday night, 13 talented high school performers gathered at the New Vic to compete. Read story.

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Review: When the Lights Go Out at Carr Winery

Kerrilee Kaski brought an edgy sensibility and a top-notch cast to this new revue of dance and more. Read story.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Review: Opera Santa Barbara’s The Consul and SBCC’s Ground

Borders, papers, and identity feature strong in weekend openings for The Theatre Group at SBCC and Opera Santa Barbara. Read story.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Les Misérables Opens at San Marcos High

Students will perform a fully (revolving) staged version of one of the world’s best-known musicals May 1-10. Read story.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014
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