Venue Details

158 Star Starred
Lyceum Theatres
Located at 79 Horton Plaza 324 Horton Plz San Diego, CA 92101
619-544-1000
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Casual dress is fine. Bring a sweater, the theater gets cool.
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Goldstar Member
No intermission so not necessary, but they sell refreshments in the lobby.
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Goldstar Member
Validated parking within Horton Plaza.
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Fun Seeker
Every seat in this theater is a good one.
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Goldstar Member
Be sure to validate in the theater. It gives you a hour longer than the mall does.
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Donna L.
We got validated for 4 hours!
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Reviews & Ratings

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3.9 average rating
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61 events
38 reviews
3 stars
attended Jan 21 2011

An absolutely beautiful production.... the two men were brilliant and the music and story were moving and emotional. It's rare to see a love story between two guys but... continued

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4 reviews
29 stars
attended Jan 22 2011

Great show!!! I highly recommend it. I cried...a lot. I was afraid that a two-man musical may be difficult to carry off, but they did. Beautifully. I went because of... continued

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51 events
41 reviews
163 stars
attended Jan 23 2011

Absolutely marvelous in every way. Perfectly cast, beautifully sung, intelligently staged, and emotionally satisfying. I don't know what led SDMT to this wonderful show,... continued

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Website

http://www.sdmt.org

Quotes & Highlights

The Story of My Life ran on Broadway in 2009. The Associated Press called Bartram’s lyrics “nimble, often intricate but never too complicated.” And Kathie Lee Gifford on The Today Show called the show “the kind of thing that really uplifts you in the times that we live in today.”
“…a tale that is, by turns, mournful, sprightly and shimmering.”  —Los Angeles Times
“…a captivating 90 minutes of humor, heartbreak, and musical pleasures.”  —Backstage

Description

Book by Brian Hill

Music and Lyrics by Neil Bartram_

The Story of My Life_ tells the story of two childhood friends and how their friendship profoundly defined their lives. Thomas Weaver is a best-selling, award-winning author. Alvin Kelby was his best friend for 30 years. But time can test the bonds of any friendship, and when it does, Thomas calls on the only resource he has – his stories of Alvin – to learn where things went wrong. A richly melodic musical, The Story of My Life is a soaring tribute to the power of friendship and the people who change our lives forever. The play received 4 Drama Desk Award nominations for outstanding music, lyrics, book, and musical.

About the Ticket Supplier: San Diego Musical Theatre

San Diego Musical Theatre (SDMT) is an award-winning, nonprofit theater company that seeks to bring vibrant musical theatre to the San Diego community. The mission of SDMT is to impact audiences by producing a range of classic and contemporary musical productions that engage and enhance the overall experience. By partnering with professional actors, musicians, and technicians SDMT infuses momentum and energy into one of the only true American art forms. SDMT's vision is to create an environment where high-quality musical theatre thrives in San Diego for generations to come.