Playwright Ken Ludwig hit gold in 1989 with his first Broadway play, Lend Me a Tenor, and he hit more gold with Crazy For You, his second Broadway production, three years later. In fact, Mr. Ludwig is so prolific that he’s got two shows currently running at the same time in San Diego (North Coast Rep’s Moon Over Buffalo, and San Diego Musical Theatre’s Crazy For You) along with a world premiere play, The Gods of Comedy, opening in May at The Old Globe. Mr. Ludwig’s popularity is well-earned, as amply demonstrated in SDMT’s production of Crazy For You…

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Many Christmas stories look fondly at the past and New Village Arts Theatre’s production of The 1940’s Radio Hour is no exception. Former Carlsbad resident Walton Jones’ 1979 script to the Broadway play with music pays homage to tunes and entertainment from the first half of the 20th century.

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San Diego’s 22nd Annual Lipinsky Family San Diego Jewish Arts Festival kicked off Thursday, May 21, with an appearance by Hershey Felder at the Balboa Theatre. A San Diego favorite, Mr. Felder eschewed his usual portrayals of musicians, taking on instead the role of raconteur and sharing his love of the American musical theatre.,,

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