May 23 - June 10, 2018
America’s leading baritone Nathan Gunn sings selections from classic American musicals, contemporary songs and a little bit of opera fun in his personal story, FLYING SOLO. “America’s greatest Baritone" recounts how he became elder of his heritage, the Scottish Clan GUNN, and learned what life is really about. Written and Directed by San Diego's favorite Hershey Felder.
May 27, 2018
*Please note that this event is actually not at the Lyceum Theatre, but at the panoramic home of Barbara Fischbein in Rancho Santa Fe. Join us on Sunday, May 27 for a Gala in celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival! With a cocktail reception, gourmet kosher dinner and a featured performance by Hershey Felder, guests will enjoy an unforget[...]
June 4, 2018
Enjoy an evening of laughs with world renowned Jewish comedian Elon Gold! Gold’s comedy and acting credits include Stacked, In-Laws, Bones, The Dana Carvey Show, Frasier, The Mentalist, Chappelle’s Show, ten appearances on The Tonight Show and a one-hour special on Netflix. Millions around the globe have shared his routine on Christmas trees. His one-man show “Elon Gold: Pro-Semite” premie[...]
June 5, 2018
Yale Strom and Hot Pstromi headline a celebration bringing together stars of the past 17 years: Alexander Gourevitch and Freilechs, singer Elizabeth Schwartz, contrabass virtuoso Bert Turetsky, jazz all-star Gilbert Castellanos and soulful fiddler Myla Wingard Rosen. Complimentary kosher knishes!
June 6, 2018
With Live Score performed by Donald Sosin and Alicia Svigals. San Diego premiere of the digitally restored 1923 German classic with an original score by composer Donald Sosin performing live with Klezmatics co-founder violinist Alicia Svigals. Its moving depiction of a cantor’s son who breaks tradition to become an actor was the inspiration for the fi lm classic, The Jazz Singer Performance takes pl[...]
June 7, 2018
A woman of valor who shall find? With music, stories and images the 9th celebration of six inspirational women who have made a huge impact in our community. This year’s honorees are: Dr. Ellen Beck, Marsha Berkson, Sura Leider, Evelyn Rady, Ruth Sax and Jill Spitzer. Thursday, June 7 – 7:30pm, Lyceum Space Sunday, June 10 – 1:00pm, 3:00pm, Encinitas Library
June 16, 2018
In this staged reading of a new play, a modern day couple moves into a new town and quickly realizes that years of miscommunication threaten to end the adventure before it even begins. The beloved theatre company of the Mexican Jewish community features: Salomon Maya, Stephanie Frid, Jaya Rubinstein, Carlos Lubezky, Zeji Ozeri, Joel Chair and Carlos Sayd.
June 18, 2018
In Every Generation is a mystical journey through continents, languages and generations of a family and nation’s stories. An Italian Jewish family joins together for Passover seders year after year, era to era. Over matzah ball soup and (vegan) brisket, sibling rivalries simmer, plagues fall and miracles are both remembered and forgotten. Performance takes place at North Coast Rep, Solana Beac[...]
June 24, 2018
Join pianist and stage personality Jacquelyne Silver, as she takes you through a new and unique program of music and storytelling! This special performance will include music from Beethoven to Broadway to Ragtime and Jazz, with Miss Silver continually weaving her fascinating story of her life in music. An event not to miss! Performance takes place at the Encinitas Library
June 25, 2018
Perla Batalla in The House of Cohen reveals the timelessness of Leonard Cohen’s music. Batalla’s signature cross-cultural style conveys her sincere respect and deep love for the music, poetry and most of all her dear friend, Leonard Cohen.
June 26, 2018
This world premiere staged reading is an adventure story of the birth of universe that spans the globe from Rhode Island to the South Pole, from California to Chile. Keating takes us on a personal journey of revelation and discovery, bringing to vivid life the take-no-prisoners world of modern science. Performance takes place at Congregation Adat Yeshurun, La Jolla
June 27, 2018
Andy Statman is one of the world’s premier mandolin and clarinet players, performing traditional Jewish music, bluegrass, and Americana on both instruments. A GRAMMY nominee and recipient of the NEA National Heritage Fellowship, Statman has performed and recorded with the Grateful Dead, Bob Dylan, Ricky Skaggs, Béla Fleck, David Grisman, Itzhak Perlman, Vassar Clements, and Stéphane Grappelli.[...]
September 6 - September 30, 2018
When her father dies unexpectedly, graphic novelist Alison Bechdel dives deep into her past to tell the story of this volatile, brilliant, one-of-a-kind man. This refreshingly honest musical is the winner of five Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Book and Best Original Score.
October 11 - November 4, 2018
At a party Tom and Amber connect in ways that seem innocent enough, but as the night heats up, they find themselves in murky territory with ramifications that could affect the rest of their lives. Actually boldly tackles the highly charged topic of sexual consent.
November 21 - December 16, 2018
This sharp-witted sequel to Ibsen’s masterpiece begins with a knock on the same door Nora exited fifteen years ago. A Doll’s House, Part 2, which garnered eight Tony Award nominations, is a blistering and very funny meditation on marriage and the high cost of personal fulfillment.
January 24 - February 17, 2019
A man shares a bowl of mulberries. A young woman falls in love. A chef cooks a familiar meal for his dying father to say everything that words can’t. In Julia Cho’s poignant and lyrical new play, hope is no mere ingredient—it’s the main course.
February 21 - March 24, 2019
San Diego Rep’s best selling artist of all time returns. Featuring some of Beethoven’s greatest works, (“Moonlight Sonata,” the “9th Symphony” and the “Emperor Concerto,”) this intense, illuminating and unforgettable journey through time will immerse you in the astounding life of the Maestro.
April 18 - May 12, 2019
With humor and tremendous heart, this Pulitzer Prize-winning drama is a story of a group of close friends who share everything. When layoffs shake up the factory where they work, the fragile bonds begin to splinter and the neighborhood bar turns into a battleground.