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Theater is hot in San Diego this week

Theater is hot in San Diego this week
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By Hoodline - Published on September 10, 2019.

If you're a theater fan, mark your calendars: there's plenty to do when it comes to stage performances in San Diego this week, from a dark comedy to a punk rock musical.

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'Girlfriend'

From the event description:

It’s 1993 and mixtapes are the language of love. Set in the American heartland during the summer between high school and whatever comes next, college-bound jock Mike and self-assured but aimless Will find themselves drawn to each other. Their rush of first love full of excitement, confusion, and passion, forges an unlikely bond neither were expecting. Told to the power-pop precision of Matthew Sweet’s seminal rock album, "Girlfriend" is a vibrant new musical about the terror and thrill of discovering yourself, and the life you want to lead.

When: Thursday, Sept. 12, 7 p.m.
Where: Diversionary Theatre, 4545 Park Bl
Price: $15
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

'Speed the Plow' by David Mamet

From the event description:

"Speed The Plow" by David Mamet is “a brilliant dark comedy, a dazzling dissection of Hollywood cupidity and another tone poem by our foremost master of the language of moral epilepsy.” A satire on Hollywood, a culture as corrupt as the society it claims to reflect. 

When: Friday, Sept. 13, 8 p.m.
Where: Point Loma Playhouse, 3035 Talbot St.
Price: $10
Click here for more details, and to get your tickets

Brewery Comedy Tour

From the Brewery Comedy Tour deal description:

Standup comedians seen performing from New York City to Los Angeles take the stage.

Where: 2816 Historic Decatur Drive, Liberty Station
Price: $15 (62% discount off regular price). Additional deals are available.
Click here for more details, and to score this deal

Green Day's 'American Idiot' 

From the Green Day's "American Idiot" deal description:

The blockbuster punk-rock opera — based on Green Day’s hit 2004 album, "American Idiot" — tells the tale of a tormented generation of youngsters struggling to come to terms with the new realities of its post-9/11 times.

Where: 4944 Newport Ave., Point Loma Peninsula
Price: $20 (28%discount off regular price)
Click here for more details, and to take advantage of this deal

Parking in San Diego can be tough, especially during popular events. To find free or cheap parking and to book parking in advance, see this map of San Diego parking from SpotAngels. And to get there by public transportation, check the MTS website for nearby stations and schedules.


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