Venue Details

925 Star Starred
Old Town Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street San Diego, CA 92110
619-337-1525
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Arrive early to get a spot in the theatre's parking lot. Parking in Old Town can be difficult.
Pageant info Aug 18 2014 star this tip starred
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If you get to the theater 45 minutes in advance you may be able to snag a reserved parking spot right next to the theater. Spaces are limited. Come early, park and enjoy a meal in Old Town.
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Reviews & Ratings

23 ratings
3.9 average rating
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211 events
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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66 events
45 reviews
19 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.