With 58 schools in 23 states, the inspiring and performance-driven School of Rock enthusiastically infuses fledgling tunesmiths across the nation with the rhythm, skill, and confidence required to rock 'n' roll. Music director Tyler Ward, a self-taught multi-instrumentalist, leads a tuneful team of credentialed industry pros equipped with the know-how to catapult instrumentalists to the crest of Mount Rockmore.
Eschewing the over-the-top costumes and writing that typify many other murder-mystery dinners, The Dinner Detective San Diego’s cast of improvisational actors blends in with audiences, holding secrets tight to their chests while steering each night’s tension-filled storyline. After a diner is found murdered, a resident detective helps lead the investigation, allowing guests to interrogate one another with Tickle Monster tactics to distinguish the culprit among the crowd of fellow diners and dissembling thespians. Multicourse meals keep bodies well fueled during spurts of crime-solving intuition, and a prize basket awaits the gumshoe who comes closest to solving the case.
The prime seats put spectators in the forefront of the drama, where notes ring higher, frenetic dialogue emits sparks, and poodle skirts appear well groomed. In performance-based eye candy, the beauteous Balboa Park setting presents an ideal opportunity for a picnic or museum trip before the show. Post performance, frolic through the park's gorgeous botanical gardens until the cows come home and politely ask you to leave their property.