San Diego Premiere

Birthday Candles

By Noah Haidle

Directed by David Ellenstein

June 4 – 29, 2025

BIRTHDAY CANDLES is a touching journey of the human experience, filled with laughter, tears, and moments of reflection that make up one woman’s ordinary life. The play explores the passing of time, the evolution of relationships, and the profound changes that occur in a person’s life from one year to the next. Through its characters and storytelling, BIRTHDAY CANDLES offers a unique perspective of life’s milestones. It honors five generations, an infinity of dreams, and one century-old cake. Join us for a heartfelt exploration of life’s celebrations.


What the Critics Say

  • A truly must-see show. Epic and beautifully written.

    -New York Daily News