OCTOBER 18 – 22, 2023

From Screen to Stage

A San Diego International Film Festival and Broadway San Diego Partnership


We are so excited to announce our partnership between Broadway San Diego and the San Diego International Film Festival.

This season, Broadway San Diego has an extraordinary line up of stage productions that were preceded by films. Everything from Tootsie, Rent to Pretty Woman, Disney’s The Lion King and To Kill A Mockingbird!  

We will visit with insiders and explore the creative processes involved with telling the same story both in film and on stage.

So relax, settle in and help us welcome our special guests.


Winner of 10 Tony Awards, making it one of the most Tony-winning musicals in history.
It was also the 2019 Grammy Awards® winner for Best Musical Theater Album.

In this delightfully offbeat story, set in a town that’s way off the beaten path, a band of musicians arrive lost, out of the blue.

Under the spell of the desert sky, and with beautiful music perfuming the air, the band brings the town to life in unexpected and tantalizing ways.

Even the briefest visit can stay with you forever.

MEET SASSON GABAY, star of both the film and the stage production of The Band’s Visit in conversation with TONYA MANTOOTH, CEO/Artistic Director, San Diego International Film Festival.

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