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1855 Star Starred
Lyceum Theatres
Located at 79 Horton Plaza 324 Horton Plz San Diego, CA 92101
619-544-1000
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The weather was evening -- sunny and then dark. I wore business casual (pants, nice top).
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Sheila Korn
We ate at "The Lion's Share". It was on the list for SD Restaurant Week which started yesterday. They had "Happy Hour" until 6 PM which was quite nice.
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63 ratings
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13 events
5 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 16 2010

I was expecting jazz but all I got was showtunes (maybe 1 jazz number). Complicated plot full of clichés, just like the music.

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1 review
2 stars
attended Nov 16 2010

I more or less agree with the previous two comments. Too many showtunes not enough jazz. Acting and dancing were good. Plot did not really captivate me, I didn't really feel an emotional connection much except for two scenes near the end. This...continued

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10 reviews
17 stars
attended Nov 13 2010

This was a torturous night at the theater! The plot is a mess, it drags on and one. The music is jazz influenced but the numbers are not inspiring, interesting or well put together. The cast was pretty amatuer with lots of overacting and unfocused...continued

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Description

Book by Ed Bullins

Music and Lyrics by Mildred Kayden

Revised and Directed by Ken Page

Original Orchestrations by Danny Holgate

Musical Direction by Billy McDaniel

Storyville features a high-stakes boxing match, illegal middle-of-the-night smuggling, sizzling trumpet duets and red-hot cabaret dancing. The show includes a cast of 21 singers and dancers and a smoking’ seven-piece band that will set the house on fire!

About the Ticket Supplier: San Diego Repertory Theatre

San Diego REP produces intimate, exotic, provocative theatre. They promote a more inclusive community through vivid works that nourish progressive political and social values and celebrate the multiple voices of our region.