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Cinema @ The Balboa

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    November 15, 2016 -November 20, 2016

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  • INA GARTEN The Barefoot Contessa
    November 16, 2016,
    8:00 PM

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    November 17, 2016,
    7:30 PM

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  • JESSE and JOY
    November 18, 2016,
    8:00 PM

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  • Cinema @ The Balboa POCAHONTAS
    November 19, 2016,
    1:00 PM

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  • Cinema @ The Balboa WEST SIDE STORY The Sing-Along
    November 19, 2016,
    7:00 PM

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    November 26, 2016,
    8:30 PM

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Civic Theatre – 1970s

Highlights from 1970s

  • San Diego Opera’s productions of Faust, The Tales of Hoffmann, La Traviata, Madama Butterfly, Turandot, The Barber of Seville, Boris Godunov, Gianni Schicchi, Help, Help the Globolinks!, Aida, Medea, Romeo and Juliet, The Daughter of the Regiment, Mefistofele, Carmen, The Marriage of Figaro, The Rhinegold, Tosca, Manon, Lucia di Lammermoor, A Village Romeo and Juliet, The Valkyrie, La Bohème, Il Trovatore, Rusalka, Siegfried, Der Rosenkavalier, Norma, Otello, The Saint of Bleecker Street, Die Fledermaus, Gotterdammerung, The Merry Widow, Don Giovanni, Carmen, Falstaff, The Love for Three Oranges, Hamlet, Rigoletto, Cosi Fan Tutte, Manon Lescaut, Cavalleria Rusticana, Pagliacci, La Loca, I Lombardi, Don Carlo, and The Abduction from the Seraglio
  • San Diego Symphony including guest artists Danny Kaye, Benny Goodman, Mstislav Rastropovitch
  • Theatrical productions included Promises, Promises, Zorba, 1776, Dame Judith Anderson as Hamlet, Hair, Hal Holbrook’s Mark Twain Tonight, world premier of Mack & Mabel with Robert Preston and Bernadette Peters, Godspell, Applause, Don Juan in Hell, No, No Nanette with Don Ameche, A Chorus Line
  • Dance presentations included California Ballet, San Diego Ballet, American Ballet Theatre, Rudolf Nureyev and the Australian Ballet, Alvin Ailey Dance Company, Dame Margot Fonteyn and the New London Ballet, Soviet Georgian Dancers, Les Ballets Trockadero
  • Concerts and recitals featured Burt Bacharach, Sammy Davis, Jr., Frank Sinatra & Dean Martin, The Carpenters, Andy Williams, Engelbert Humperdinck, Rod McKuen, Lily Tomlin, Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’77, Jose Feliciano, Dave Mason, Seals & Crofts, Don McLean, George Carlin, Ella Fitzgerald & Count Basie, Ravi Shankar, Arlo Guthrie, Miles Davis, Harry Chapin, Helen Reddy, Grover Washington Jr., Hubert Laws, George Benson, Ron Carter, Conway Twitty & Loretta Lynn, Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge, B.B. King, Jerry Jeff Walker, Bill Cosby, Chuck Mangione, Maria Muldaur, Herbie Hancock, Vikki Carr, Joshua Rifkin, Genesis, Charles Aznavour, Lou Reed, Jackson Browne, Waylon Jennings & the Waylors, Cheech & Chong, America, Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass, Righteous Brothers, Glenn Yarbrough, Todd Rundgren, Jefferson Starship, Marty Robbins, The Pointer Systers, Gordon Lightfoot, Jackson Browne & Linda Ronstadt, Procol Harum, War, Randy Newman, Willie Nelson, Emmy Lou Harris, Styx, Dan Fogelberg, Roberta Flack, Supertramp, Bonnie Raitt, Chick Corea, Iggy Pop, Dionne Warwick, Luciano Pavarotti, Barry Manilow, Quincy Jones, Henry Mancini, Istomin-Stern-Rose Trio, Mac Davis, Rich Little, Steve Miller Band, Kathryn Grayson, Nana Mouskouri, Elvis Costello, Cheap Trick, and Manhattan Transfer
  • Coldstream Guard & The Black Watch, Grand Ole Opry, Ansel Adams, Warren Miller Ski Film, Underwater Film Festival, Sweet Adelines, Barbershoppers