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1951 Star Starred
Old Town Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street San Diego, CA 92110
619-337-1525
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There are variety of restaurants in walking distance from the theatre. That night we chose Miguel's Cocina, 2444 San Diego Ave. We love the food and their fresh chips and homemade white queso dip is to die for. The theatre bar offers beer, wine, soda, snacks, and some adult mixed drinks.
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There is public parking across from theatre. It's shared with the rest of Old Town. Arrive early since it might take awhile for a space to open.
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3.9 average rating
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25 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 23 2009

So clever. I loved the uniqueness. The sets were fantastic!! I would recommend it.

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50 reviews
20 stars
attended May 31 2009

We really enjoyed this show. It was very cleverly put together. The acting was terrific as was the singing and we found ourselves amazed that this was actually a silent movie at one time and made in Russia!!!

Too bad it is over. I would've...continued

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30 reviews
16 stars
attended May 22 2009

Amusing show, but comic timing not quite up to speed. Laugh lines need to be more underplayed and given more time to develop.

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Description

In Moscow, in 1926, a housing crisis rages. In a cramped apartment, Ludmilla, a put-upon housewife, lives in dreamy complacency with her cheerful despot of a husband, Kolya. One day, Kolya’s handsome comrade, Volodya, arrives from the country, but can find no lodgings, Kolya offers him their sofa. When Kolya returns early from a business trip, he is shocked to discover that Ludmilla and Volodya have become lovers. Kolya moves out, but there is still nowhere to live, so he reluctantly returns, now HE takes the sofa, leaving Ludmilla and Volodya the bed. The love triangle plays out as finally Ludmilla leaves the two alone for an exciting and unknown future free from them both. Kolya and Volodya are left to decide who gets the bed and who takes the sofa.

Cygnet’s original production in 2004 was the winner of 8 San Diego theatre awards, including a San Diego Critics Award for Outstanding Musical Revival and a Patte Award for Outstanding Production.

About the Ticket Supplier: Cygnet Theatre Company

Founded in 2003, Cygnet Theatre is a leading regional company and one of San Diego’s cultural icons. Each year, Cygnet Theatre creates an eclectic mix of 6 or 7 mainstage productions, from classics to Broadway-style musicals. On stage and off, Cygnet Theatre is dedicated to bringing the best performances to San Diego.