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THEATER REVIEW: “Absurd Person Singular”

Addiction, suicide and the precarious nature of social class and status: what better subtexts for a Christmas party? You’ll see three, in fact, alternately hosted and attended over a two-year period, in Alan Ayckbourn’s “Absurd Person Singular,” playing through Dec. 7 at Scripps Ranch Theatre. Brian Salmon directs.

GLAAD's What To Watch This Week

Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the highlights in LGBT on TV this week. Check back every Monday for up-to-date coverage in LGBT-inclusive programming on TV.

On Tuesday, PBS' Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. will feature out writer David Sedaris as one of three celebrities tracing their ancestry. As part of his journey, Sedaris finds that his great-grand-aunt was actually taken into captivity by the Ottoman military. Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr.: Tuesday, 8pm on PBS.

San Diego Chorus of Sweet Adelines to present holiday concert

SAN DIEGO, California -- The award-winning San Diego Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will present its annual holiday concert called “The Holiday Cafe” on Wednesday, Dec. 10 at Torrey Pines Christian Church in La Jolla.

“The Holiday Cafe” offers something for everyone,” said Kim Vaughn, co-director of San Diego Chorus. “Our holiday program will include not only provide an amazing variety of holiday standards and lesser-known melodies but this lively performance will also display the talents of the gifted young performers of the Carlsbad Community Theatre’s Showcase Company.”

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THEATER REVIEW: “Wicked” at the Civic

What can I say that hasn’t been said about the juggernaut that is “Wicked?”

This musical, based on Gregory Maguire’s twisted version of the beloved Frank Baum “Wizard of Oz” stories, has and continues to break records everywhere it plays. The good news: it’s back in San Diego through Dec. 7 at San Diego Civic Theatre.

GLAAD's What To Watch This Week

Grab the remote, set your DVR or queue up your streaming service of choice! GLAAD is bringing you the highlights in LGBT on TV this week. Check back every week for up-to-date coverage in LGBT-inclusive programming on TV.

On this week's new episode of Nashville, closeted singer Will and his wife Layla brace for the premiere of their reality series. At the end of last season, Will married Layla to keep his secret and the pressure led him to come out to her without knowing that at the time he was in front of a reality show camera lens. Nashville: Wednesday, 10pm on ABC.

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THEATER REVIEW: “The Hunchback Of Notre Dame”

The set looks like it’s going to spill over into the audience. The playing area is flanked by statues and decorated with gargoyles, with a large rose stained glass window at rear center. Stalls at the back hold the local chorus SACRA/PROFANA, providing splendid musical accompaniment, and the cathedral’s six enormous bells are lowered, raised and rung at appropriate times.

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THEATER REVIEW: “Zealot"

Political appointees lock horns in Mecca over the fate of a young Muslim woman who committed heresy – or asserted her human rights, or did what Allah told her to, or broke a law, depending on which character’s point of view you’re hearing.

It’s Theresa Rebeck’s “Zealot,” a grab bag of opposing viewpoints about gender roles, politics and religion, in its world premiere through Nov. 16 at South Coast Repertory.

GLAAD's What To Watch This Weekend

This weekend catch all new episodes of Survivor's Remorse, The Amazing Race, America's Next Top Model, Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Good Wife, Mulaney and Revenge.

Friday, October 31

8:00pm: The Amazing Race, CBS (1 hr) NEW

The race carries on in Morocco. This season features college sweethearts Tim and Te Jay.

9:00pm: America's Next Top Model, CW (1 hr) NEW

GLAAD's What To Watch on Thursday

Tonight catch the series premiere of The McCarthys; plus all new episodes of The Biggest Loser, Scandal and How to Get Away with Murder.

Thursday, October 30

8:00pm: The Biggest Loser, NBC (1 hr) NEW

Out trainer Bob Harper advises two contestants who return from Comeback Canyon on how to better set fitness priorities and the teams compete in a challenge involving giant treadmills under water.

GLAAD's What To Watch on Wednesday

Tonight catch all new episodes of Modern Family and Nashville.

Wednesday, October 29

9:00pm: Modern Family, ABC (30 mins) NEW

Cameron struggles to keep up with Halloween day activities and Mitch delivers the closing arguments of a big case, but struggles when he sees the stenographer is dressed as a spider. Elsewhere, Phil turns the Dunphy house into "AwesomeLand" and Gloria and Jay clash over Halloween costume choices.