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The Lyceum Stage
79 Horton Plaza San Diego, CA 92101
619-544-1000
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"The Story of My Life"
20 ratings
3.9 average rating
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175 events
121 reviews
79 stars
attended Jan 21 2011

We were engrossed in their story, and enjoyed it very much. The acting was oustanding, plus believable. Well done! Thank you!

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49 reviews
7 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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58 reviews
173 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.

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