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76 Star Starred
North Park Theatre
At 28th Street 2891 University Avenue San Diego, CA 92104
619-239-8836
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Bryan Lee
Great historic venue with a parking garage steps away and coffee shop and restaurant inside!
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Bryan Lee
The weather was warm so the AC was cranked. Take a sweater/jacket just in case..
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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 02 2009

3 1/2 stars: Fun musical, lots of dancing, show tunes, cute plot & easy to follow.
Enjoyable escapist theater, just right for the current recession; only one caution, the seating venue is older, and not very tiered, so the stage view was...continued

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0 stars
attended Oct 02 2009

Loved this LOSD production. The tickets were very affordable and the show was entertaining. The cast sang and danced w/ spunk befitting the title.

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9 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 10 2009

This was my first visit to the refurbished theater. Great performance however sound was difficult to hear at times when performers were at the more toward the back of the stage. We were seated in row Q at the left side of the theater section 2,

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Website

http://www.lyricoperasandiego.org/events_movies.htm#Anything

Description

by Cole Porter

Anything Goes is one of the most frequently requested repeat shows from our past by members of Lyric Opera audiences. One of the first elements of the re-organization of their mission twenty years ago was to set out to examine the “jazz age musicals of the American Musical Theater tradition and Anything Goes is at the top of the list of that type of show.

Its score is packed with the best of the great Cole Porter’s signature wit and tunefulness, featuring “I Get a Kick Out of You,” “You’re the Top,” “Friendship,” “It’s Delovely” and “Anything Goes.” This show really made Ethel Merman a star and gave Victor Moore, as public enemy 13, a great personal triumph as well.

David Brannen will return to direct, and he has the style and the dance choreography chops to make a memorable production. Jimmy Ferraro, who wowed crowds with his Sancho in Man of La Mancha, will return to play the role of Moonface, the comic character dressed as a clergyman. Chris Thompson will join Lyric Opera once again in the role of conductor. The joy of returning to the musical comedy roots of Broadway in the 1930’s is a reminder to all of us that in the great depression people could only stay “holed up” so long. The time came when a night on the town, and a witty, naughty time needed to be had by all.

About the Ticket Supplier: Lyric Opera San Diego

Formerly known as San Diego Comic Opera, Lyric Opera San Diego has been bringing accessible, affordable opera and musical theatre productions to San Diego since 1979. The company performs operas and musicals from the European and American tradition, in English, presenting the finest young musical talent available with full orchestra and chorus accompaniment.