Spring Culture: Plays & Comedy in March

You'll be laughing this month thanks to a variety of comedy shows offered in San Diego

By Sarah Grieco
|  Friday, Mar 8, 2013  |  Updated 12:56 PM PDT
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Courtesy of La Jolla Playhouse's Dave Rentauskas

Tim Ryder, Eileen Montelione, Kate Lambert, Kellen Alexander (seated), Alex Kliner (music director) and Daniel Strauss in La Jolla Playhouse’s presentation of The Second City Laughing Matters Tour, running March 20-23 in the Playhouse’s Potiker Theatre Cabaret space.

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From funny to serious, there are a lot of venues offering great theatrical performances and comedy this March.

Here’s what to watch in San Diego this month:

The Second City: Laughing Matters

La Jolla Playhouse
March 20-23
La Jolla’s famed playhouse is bringing the laughs this month with a tour from the well-known Second City troubadours from Chicago. Tickets start at $20.

“The Mountaintop”
San Diego Repertory Theater
March 2-31
This drama take the audience to the final night of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s life in Memphis, Tenn. The two-person show will make you feel like you’re living in 1968. Tickets start at $31.

Standup Comedy
Mad House Comedy Club
March 6 to April 6
Enjoy some of San Diego’s funniest comics in the downtown theater above Horton Plaza. Tickets prices begin at $15, but the laughs are free.

“A Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder”

The Old Globe
March 8 to April 14
Dive into a world of mystery and music at the Old Globe’s production of “A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder.” The hilarious world premiere is about about a duke seeking his fortune. Tickets start at $45.

Improv Comedy
National Comedy Theater
March 8-23
See a variety of performers at the Little Italy theater this March, including local talent and national comics. Tickets start at $10.

What are you looking forward to watching this month? Tell us in the comments below.

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