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Travels With TR –Our Trip to the Island of Japan

By   /  April 21, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

Day One and Two of our 13 Day Trip TR Robertson..The Robertson’s are off again on adventures around the world, this time to the beautiful island nation of Japan and the colorful blossoms of the cherry trees in bloom. We found out that in one park in Tokyo there are 65 varieties of cherry trees. […]

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Scripps Ranch Theatre Presents Dark Comedy Murder Mystery Full of Twists and Turns

By   /  April 6, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

 TR Robertson …There’s murder, and laughter in the air at Scripps Ranch Theatre with the current presentation of “Flemming, (An American Thriller)”. Sam Bobrick’s play was written as a parody of film noir thrillers from the 1940’s to 1950’s. All of the action of the play takes place in the living room of the suburban […]

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Old Globe’s Play Within A Play Presents Historical Look at Shakespearean Theatre

By   /  April 3, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

TR Robertson  ….“Red Velvet”, now on stage at the Old Globe Theatre’s Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage, takes audience members into the world of the English theatre of the 19th century and a look at one of the best American Shakespearean actors few in the United States have ever heard of. The play, written by […]

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A Tribute to Gene Kelly

By   /  April 2, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

    ON SALE NOW!     A Tribute to Gene Kelly Promises a Rare Behind-the-Scenes Look at Dance Icon     Gene Kelly: The Legacy An Afternoon with Patricia Ward Kelly April 15, 2 pm, Balboa Theatre San Diego –  It’s been said that Gene Kelly single-handedly changed the way dance is presented on film. […]

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The Roustabouts Theatre Co. Launches First Season with MARGIN OF ERROR

By   /  March 29, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

A World Premiere Drama – Full of Twists and Suspense… MARGIN OF ERROR By Will Cooper / Directed by Rosina Reynolds / Featuring: Ruff Yeager, Anna Khaja, Kate Reynolds, Joel Miller  A new world-premiere drama that deals in cosmic secrets, both intellectual and emotional. A world-renowned scientist is about to receive the Nobel prize and […]

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Carlsbad New Village Arts Theatre Presents San Diego Premiere of a Theatre Classic “Awake and Sing”

By   /  March 27, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

 TR Robertson …Playwright Clifford Odets was known for writing “politically charged”, socially relevant dramas, when he wrote for the stage during the 1930’s to 1960”s. New Village Arts Executive Artistic Director, Kristianne Kurner, and her staff have brought one of his plays, “Awake and Sing”, to the stage as the next to the last play […]

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Hilarious Musical Comedy Opens at Old Town’s Cygnet Theatre

By   /  March 20, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

  TR Robertson … If you want to lose yourself for a couple of hours with a feel good, funny, energetic musical performed by a talented veteran cast, you will want to add Cygnet Theatre’s “On the 20th Century” to your list of theatrical productions to take in. This musical is described as “part operetta, part […]

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Club M Season Draws To A Close With The Harmony of The Four Freshmen

By   /  March 17, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

TR Robertson …. The second season of Moonlight’s successful Club M presentations drew to a close on Saturday with the harmonic sounds of the vocal band, The Four Freshmen. This group has been performing for 69 years throughout the United States and beyond to sold-out audiences and Saturday was no different. Club M is held on […]

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Forgiveness and Anger Inter-twined in Old Globe’s “The Blameless”

By   /  March 9, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

TR Robertson … Currently playing at the Old Globe Theatre’s Sheryl and Harvey White Theatre, Conrad Prebys Theatre Center, is an extremely moving, compelling, thought-provoking play which delves into the lives of the Garcia family members as they struggle to deal with a horrific occurrence in their life. “The Blameless” has as its core the problem […]

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Rip-Roaring Good Time Musical Currently on Stage at Broadway Vista

By   /  March 6, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

TR Robertson …If your musical theatre interests leans toward the kick-up your heels, light-hearted and funny variety you will want to put Broadway Vista’s “Honky Tonk Laundry” on your must see list for the month of March. Written and directed by Roger Bean, this musical, known as a Jukebox musical, a musical built around previously […]

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Cygnet Theatre Presents San Diego Premiere of “On The Twentieth Century”

By   /  March 5, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

MADCAP MUSICAL COMEDY ROLLS INTO OLD TOWN    Cygnet Theatre presents ON THE 20TH CENTURY SAN DIEGO, CA – In March, a luxury train rolls into Old Town bringing nonstop laughter and mayhem. The madcap musical comedy, On the Twentieth Century, features the writing talents of Betty Comden and Adolph Greene. Original music was composed […]

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Opposites Attract in Lyceum Theatre’s “Sex with Strangers”

By   /  March 3, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

 TR Robertson …Closing out San Diego Repertory’s 41st season are two high energy, thoughtful and intriguing plays written by two of the United States most acclaimed women playwrights, Laura Eason and Karen Zacarias. Currently on stage at the Lyceum Theatre, in downtown San Diego, is “Sex with Strangers”, by Laura Eason, a play that looks […]

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Mystery and Humor Abound with the North Coast Rep Presentation of “The Illusion”

By   /  February 27, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

  TR Robertson ….. There is nothing better than a good French farce, unless it is the adaptation of a good French farce, which is exactly what is currently on stage at the North Coast Repertory Theatre, in Solana Beach, with the presentation of award winning playwright Tony Kushner’s adaptation, “The Illusion”. The play, adapted […]

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Broadway Theater To Host San Diego Premier of Honky Tonk Laundry

By   /  February 27, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

TR Robertson….The first incarnation of Honky Tonk Laundry premiered in January of 2005 at the Milwaukee Repertory Theater.  The show was written and directed by the award winning, Roger Bean, owner of Steele Spring Productions.  Mr. Bean wrote the production for his two stars, Broadway and Off Broadway veterans, Bets Malone, (Lana Mae Hopkins), and Misty Cotton, […]

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New Village Arts in Carlsbad Presents a Twist on a Classic Tale of Revenge and War

By   /  February 20, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

  TR Robertson…  The latest production at Carlsbad’s New Village Arts Theatre, “An Iliad”, is an amazing recreation of the story of the classic tale of the Trojan War told through a personal narrative by a person referred to as The Poet. But this story of the Trojan War is more than the story of […]

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Hilarious Steve Martin Comedy Currently on Stage at the Old Globe

By   /  February 13, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

 TR Robertson….  An artist, a scientist, an inventor and a musician walk into a bar. Sounds like the beginning of a very strange joke, but no; it’s actually happening on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Conrad Prebys Theatre at The Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park. The hit comedy, “Picasso at the […]

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Welk Theatre Offers a Musical Step Back in Time Every Wednesday Evening

By   /  February 6, 2017  /  North County  /  No Comments

  TR Robertson….Every Wednesday evening thru June, the Welk Resort Theatre will present a 2 hour trip back in time to the beginning of contemporary artist Neil Diamond’s career up to the 1980 release of the movie “The Jazz Singer”, starring Neil Diamond. “I AM…Neil Diamond, I SAID” is billed as a first ever, original […]

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Oceanside Theatre Company Presents: Eurydice

By   /  February 2, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

Oceanside Theatre Company, the resident theatre company of The Brooks Theatre and Studio 219, presents , by award-winning playwright Sarah Ruhl. The production is directed by Dhyana Dahl. Performance dates are February 10- 26 at The Brooks Theatre in Downtown Oceanside (Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30pm; Sundays at 2pm). This production features live musicians, a captivating lighting design, original […]

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Highlights of Japan: Tokyo to Kyoto Trip Offered

By   /  February 2, 2017  /  Local  /  No Comments

Join TheVistaPress.com Travel and Entertainment writer and former Anthropology Instructor, TR Robertson, and his wife Carolyn, on an eleven day trip to Japan beginning April 13, 2017. This weekend is the deadline to sign-up for this exciting trip. TR and Carolyn have led numerous trips to destinations in Europe, China, Southeast Asia, South America, Australia, […]

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Freaky Friday at the La Jolla Play House

By   /  February 1, 2017  /  Travel  /  No Comments

NOW PLAYING! The fun, magic, humor and heart of the new Disney musical, FREAKY FRIDAY, is now on stage in the Weiss Theatre! Don’t miss the vivid performances, exhilarating pop-rock score, dynamic choreography and creative staging in the latest Christopher Ashley-helmed production that’s sure to be another musical theatre hit. In case you missed them, […]

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