In the News

In the News

Catch up with MOXIE in the news.

We’re honored our organization is receiving recognition in both national and local media.

May 2019 – An Electrifying Anniversary Season is Announced at MOXIE Theatre
5 Premieres to Celebrate 15 Years. MOXIE is Here to Stay.

MOXIE Theatre is announcing its highly anticipated fifteenth anniversary season with five electrifying premieres, each shedding new light on this gutsy San Diego company’s mission to put women’s work in the spotlight. “The theme for MOXIE’s 15th Anniversary Season is ‘Room at The Table,’ says co-founder and Executive Artistic Director, Jennifer Eve Thorn. “We’re reaching further than ever before at MOXIE to include diverse stories and perspectives in our programming while bringing San Diego the hottest new plays sweeping across the country and overseas in 2019/2020.”

Visit the MOXIE Press Page for more information!

by San Diego Magazine

We are thrilled to be in such great company. Read the full article here!


MOXIE Announces a New Generation of MOXIES

Season 13 at MOXIE brings with it a new generation of MOXIEs stepping into new roles! Executive Artistic Director Jennifer Eve Thorn and returning Production Manager Nicole Ries welcome 3 fierce ladies to the MOXIE team:

Callie PrendivilleAssociate Artistic Director
Callie was in The Crucible at MOXIE in 2010: “From my first read at the auditions, I was in love with the MOXIE philosophy. I’m thrilled that my relationship with MOXIE has come full circle in this exciting way.”

Christine Nathanson, Business Manager
You may have seen Christine at our box office or enjoyed her work as Assistant Director of The Revolutionists. She is “so honored to be growing with MOXIE and making meaningful art with its powerful women.”

Elizabeth Carrow,Development Programs Director
Elizabeth has assistant directed three MOXIE shows and “can’t wait to see where MOXIE’s energy and excellence take it in this time of increased attention to women’s rights.”



A Word from Jennifer Eve Thorn, Executive Artistic Director

“The new MOXIEs have a vision for the future of this organization; they see it as their own and that means my founding partners and I achieved our number one goal. We founded this company for the generations that would come after us with the clear intention of passing it to them. MOXIE’s ‘Second Generation’ is ready to build on the foundation we’ve inherited. We can’t wait for our fans to see what comes next.”


MOXIE announces it’s Annual Fundraiser and Awards Gala: The MOXIEs Honoring San Diego Women with Grit and Determination

March 2017, San Diego CA. – MOXIE Theatre, the only theatre in Southern California dedicated to producing women’s work, is kicking off Women’s History Month with an exciting announcement. For the first time in their history, MOXIE will be hosting an awards gala Honoring San Diego Women with Grit and Determination.

The MOXIEs, as the awards will be called, will be held Sunday, May 21 at 6pm at the Lafayette Hotel, inside the historical Mississippi Ballroom. The awards ceremondy will be a part of MOXIE’s annual fundraiser and will also featurea  director’s cut performance of the company’s upcoming premiere of The Revolutionists by Lauren Gunderson, a raucous girl-powered comedy about feminism, art, and how we go about changing the world. The Revolutionists begins preview performances May 25 and opens May 27, 2017.

The MOXIEs will be awarded to ten women in San Diego who are transforming their communities and inspiring future leaders through their own leadership and accomplishments. MOXIE nominations are open to extraordinary and inspirational women in San Diego County from a variety of fields, including entertainment, business, sports, art, science, medicine, education, government, and philanthropy. Nominate the impactful women in your life here. Information on sponsorship opportunities will be coming soon.

Sunday May 21, 2017 6pm
Tickets $100 before May 1st/$125 after May 1st
The Lafayette Hotel
2223 El Cajon Blvd, San Diego, CA 92104
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 Audiences are raving about Ruthless! playing through Aug 7, 2016 at MOXIE!

Enjoy this interview with MOXIE’s Artistic Director, Delicia Tuner Sonnenberg!



San Diego Union-Tribune
Craig Noel  award nominees names
Critics Circle announces field for annual celebration honoring local local theaters and artists
MOXIE Theatre nominate for 6 San Diego Critic’s Circle Awards. Read More


San Diego Union-Tribune
In theatre, women fight to get voices heard

National numbers still disappointing for female artists, but San Diego stage scene offers cause for optimism 
by James Hebert
“Looking at the overall progress made, Delicia Turner Sonnenberg — who co-founded the pioneering Moxie in 2004 and is its longtime artistic director — can’t help but feel encouraged.” Read More


American Theatre Magazine
The Unsung Gender-Parity Warriors
Theatres that continue to program male-dominated seasons deserve scrutiny. But what about the many companies that are trying to get the balance right?
by Suzy Evans
“The theatres that most often are left out of the gender-parity discussion, ironically, are the female-identity-focused theatres—Women’s Project Theater and New Georges in New York, Moxie Theatre in San Diego, Calif., or the Tennessee Women’s Theater Project. Although these theatres all share a mission to create professional opportunities for women in the theatre, they also serve as a crucial launchpad for female-identified artists and an important entryway to the “pipeline” for female-authored work.” Read More