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Old Town Theatre
4040 Twiggs Street San Diego, CA 92110
619-337-1525
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63 reviews
3 stars
They are currently working on the access streets to Old Town, which make a lot of the parking very difficult to access. Give yourself a lot of extra time to find parking and then walk to the theatre.
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284 events
97 reviews
129 stars
attended Sep 25 2009

Cygnet's "The Man From Nebraska" has so many pregnant pauses that you're expecting a birth at any moment! This is the story of one man's mid-life search for meaning. The long silences effectively make the viewer uncomfortable and that's the point....continued

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2 stars
attended Oct 01 2009

I will preface this by saying that I have been a frequent and avid Cygnet audience member over the years. That said, this is the first lukewarm review I have written. Why? The actors were excellent in their roles, but limited by their material and...continued

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114 reviews
73 stars
attended Sep 26 2009

We generally enjoy Cygnet's productions, but, sorry, this one was just not for us. Boring, cold, sad, just DOA. But the actors were - as always - outstanding. The theatre-going experience is to be challenging, stimulating and thought-provoking....continued

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“…[a] tremendously mature and multifaceted portrait of the American…at the dawn of the 21st century…goes to the very core of this country’s identity” —_Chicago Sun-Times _

Description

Pulitzer Prize winning author of August: Osage County, Tracy Letts creates the tale of a luxury sedan, a church pew and visits to a nursing home that form the comfortable round of Ken Carpenter’s daily life. And then one night, he awakens to find that he no longer believes in God. This crisis of faith propels an ordinary middle-aged man into an extraordinary journey of self-discovery. This wickedly funny and spiritually complex play examines the effects of one man’s awakening on himself and his family.

Adult language and themes.

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.