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The Lyceum Stage
Located at 79 Horton Plaza 324 Horton Plz San Diego, CA 92101
619-544-1000
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36 events
11 reviews
4 stars
Parking in the parking structure can be a bit confusing. Fortunately found a security guard. When I told him where I thought I had parked, he explained there was another area with similar markings and then directed me there. Also the parking structure has recently reduced hours of free validated parking from 3 or 4 hours to one. So the next time you drive to this venue and plan to park in the structure, verify if the performance provides parking validation for the entire duration of the show.
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80 events
16 reviews
5 stars
Horton Plaza revoked the 4-hour free parking option. It's expensive. Lyceum may be able to sell patrons the $10 voucher to cover parking for the evenings, as the Balboa theater does.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Story of My Life"
20 ratings
3.9 average rating
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67 events
49 reviews
6 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 not in a romantic sense... but how the power of friendship can really change a...continued

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26 events
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 Goldstar, but with the quality of performance, I will buy tickets to SDMT in the...continued

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78 events
56 reviews
166 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, or what prompted them to produce it, but I am SO glad they did! One of the...continued

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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.