Must Watch Musicals and Plays in November

Here's what to watch at San Diego theaters this month


Looking for a November escape? Now that it’s cooling down outside, warm up by visiting one of San Diego’s local playhouses for an evening (or afternoon!) of culture.

"A Hammer, A Bell and a Song to Sing"
San Diego Repertory Theatre
Treat your ears to the songs of America’s past and sing along to more than 25 tunes. The production invites audience members to join together and croon with vocalist Lisa Payton and Jim Mooney leading the theater. The show goes from Nov. 10 to Dec. 2 and prices start at $31.

"Peter Pan"
San Diego Civic Theater, San Diego State University
There is not one, but two places offering Peter Pan shows in San Diego this month. Broadway San Diego invites guests of all ages to enjoy the song and dance of the childhood magical musical starring Cathy Rigby in . SDSU’s performance "Peter and Wendy" features a unique adventure, complete with puppets and a live rock band. Tickets for Broadway start at $20 and run from Nov. 13-18, SDSU begins at $13 from Nov. 16-29.

"Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch Stole Christmas"
The Old Globe
Does the colder weather make you want to say “Bah Humbug”? Then warm your heart with a showing of “Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas” at The Old Globe starting on Nov. 17. The green holiday thief will surely bring you a laugh – just in time for the holiday season. Tickets range from $29-$65 apiece and the show runs from Nov. 17 to Dec. 29.

"Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots"
La Jolla Playhouse
With a venue that consistently boasts good shows, there’s no doubt that this unique musical will draw a crowd.  The storyline alone is quite the hook: A girl goes in search for her true love, but not before taking on a legion of brightly-colored robots. Tickets start at $15 and the show runs from Nov. 6 to Dec. 16.

Which theatrical performance has caught your eye? Let us know in the comments below.

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