It hasn’t even opened yet, but “Escape to Margaritaville” has already been extended a week at La Jolla Playhouse. This world-premiere show that includes music and and new by Jimmy Buffett, will now run May 9 through June 25.
It’s a year away, but Dr. Seuss fans will be delighted to hear that another of Ted Geisel’s beloved characters is coming to the stage of the Old Globe Theatre. “Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax,” which is based on the book “The Lorax,” has been announced as part of the Globe’s 2018 summer season. It’ll run July 3-Aug. 12. The musical, adapted by David Greig, features music and lyrics by Charlie Fink. It was originally produced at London’s famous Old Vic, and will be presented in San Diego in association with the Children’s Theatre Company. Max Webster will direct.
David L. Coddon is theater critic for San Diego CityBeat