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In the five years since the program began, two Page To Stage Productions have gone on to win Tony Awards. Digital WOW; For Educators; Donate; Join Our Email List; 2020/2021 Season A Thousand Ways. Additional Book Material by Bill Condon Original Music and Lyric Adaptation by David Hidalgo and Louie Perez Dramaturgy by Gabriel Greene Performance sates: July 27 – August 15, 2004; Mandell Weiss Forum Studio, Freely Adapted by Nona Ciobanu February 29 & March 1, 2020; Rao and Padma Makineni Play Development Center (PDC), A Without Walls Production, in association with Cornerstone Theater Company By Naomi Iizuka Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls Performance Dates: July 8 – 13, 1947, Written by Norman Krasna Costume Design by Mary Larson Written, Created, and Performed by Michael Kennard and John Turner Behrman Costume Design by Paloma H. Young Scenic Design, Costume Design, Lighting Design and Original Music by Iulian Baltatescu Directed by Jackson Gay March 31 and April 1, 2017; City Heights Performance Annex, World Premiere Musical Performance Dates: May 27 – June 28, 1986; Mandell Weiss Theatre Costume Design by Paul Tazewell Sound Design by Dan Moses Schreier With Ann Blyth, Millard Mitchell, Marshall Thompson, Beulah Bondi, Edgar Buchanan, Esther Somers, Raymond Greenleaf Lighting Design by Jeff Croiter Dramaturgy by Robert Blacker Performance dates: March 4 – 14, 2010; Mandell Weiss Theatre and May 18 – 29, 2010; Shank Theatre, World Premiere Performance Dates: July 10 – August 5, 2012; Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, A co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre Costume Design by Jennifer von Mayrhauser Dramaturgy by Walter Bilderback Sound Design by Jay Cloidt Performance Dates: July 5 – 10, 1949, Written by George Oppenheimer With Eve Arden, Robert Alda, Dan Tobin, Marjorie Lord, John Hubbard, Claire Du Brey, With Bill Irwin, M.C. 2020/2021 Sponsors. Music Direction by Lon Hoyt June – October 2020; Digital Production, A La Jolla Playhouse Commission With Aldo Ray, Robert Strauss, Sig Ruman, Edward Platt, Dan Barton, Patrick O’Neal, Robert Clarke By Marike Splint Music by Michael Roth Scenic Design by Robert Brill La Jolla Playhouse began the Page To Stage Play Development Program in 2001 to facilitate the development of new plays and musicals, offering audiences the rare opportunity to experience the "birth" of a play and take part in its evolution. (in repertory with THE HAIRY APE), Written by Eugene O’Neill Directed by Shepard Traube Performance Dates: June 20 – July 30, 1989; The Warren Theatre Lighting Design and Operation by Colin Grenfell Production Stage Manager: Paul J. Smith Set Design by William Martin Performance Dates: June 30 – July 5, 1953, Written by S.N. Written by Eric Overmyer Performance Dates: July 23 – August 29, 1999; Mandell Weiss Forum, World Premiere Patrick Stewart in A CHRISTMAS CAROL Directed by Michael Greif Based on Homer’s The Iliad, translated by Robert Fagles With Jane Beard, Stephanie Berry, Anne Gee Byrd, Mark Chamberlin, Shannon Fitzpatrick, Tommy R. Fleming, Mark Alan Gordon, Mary Frances McClay With Kyle Anderson, Ken Berkeley, Amelia Campbell, Cate Campbell, Maggie Carney, Maritxell Carrero, Matthew Cusick, Matthew Patrick Davis, Sara Garcia, Zachary Harrison, Tim Hopper, Seán Mahon, Jonathan McMurtry, Hugo Medina, Martin Moran, Amanda Naughton, Daniel Oreskes, Tatyana Petruk, Christopher Douglas Reed, Lucas Caleb Rooney, J. Smith-Cameron, Anne Stella, Charlayne Woodard, Bowman Wright Production Dramaturgy by Mark Bly Performance Dates: August 17 – 22, 1948, Written by James Thurber and Elliott Nugent With Athol Fugard, Felicity Jones, Tony Todd With Jan Sterling, John Emery, Reginald Denny, Norman Lloyd Directed by Maria Aitken Directed by John Caird and Scott Schwartz Stage Management by Jennifer Teel Wheeler Written by Keith Reddin Lighting Design by James F. Ingalls Set Design by Robert Davison Orchestrations by Kirk Nurock Set and Lighting by John Blankenchip With Tony Amendola, Beth Dixon, Paul Giamatti, David Hunt, Silas Weir Mitchell, Angie Phillips, Laurie Williams At the start of 2020, La Jolla Playhouse’s new musical “Fly” was delighting enthusiastic audiences in our Weiss Theatre. Performance Dates: January 31 – March 8, 2015; Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, POP Tour Production Set Design by John Boyt Performance dates: September 27 – November 10, 2002; Mandell Weiss Theatre, POP Tour Production Co-Projection Design by Shawn Sagady Slide Photography by Harry Hendrickson Performance Dates: July 13 – August 22, 1993; Mandell Weiss Forum Directed by Patrick McBride Sound Design by Phil Allen World Premiere Scenic Design by Robert Brill Revised from a New York production Scenic Design by John Lee Beatty Projection Design by Marc I. Rosenthal With Marsha Hunt, Leon Ames, Patrick O’Neal Directed by Des McAnuff Translated by Roger Downey Written and performed by Keith Wallace Set and Lighting Design by Robert Corrigan Translated by Gerhard Nellhaus Lyrics by Kirsten Childs and Rajiv Joseph With Felicity Bryant, Bradley Dean, Sophia DeLange, Madi Rae DiPietro, Carmen Ruby Floyd, Hunter Foster, Malcolm Gets, Sue Goodman, Kishka Grantz, Georgi James, Dick Latessa, Alyssa Marie, David Meyers, Eliseo Roman, Andrew Samonsky, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Taylor Trensch, Ryan Wagner, Sally Wilfert, Zakiya Young Login; Contact; Search. Costume Design by Mark Wendland Directed by Robert Woodruff Costume Design by Deborah M. Dryden May 9 – July 9, 2017; Mandell Weiss Theatre, By Rachel Bonds Directed by Jose Ferrer Fight Direction by George Ye Performance Dates: January 19 – March 12, 1999, San Diego Premiere Music by Andrew Lloyd Webber With Susan Berman, Phoebe Cates, Michael Constantine, George Hall, Michael Harris, Laura Innes, Bruce Ladd, Mitchell Lichtenstein, Jon Lovitz, Michael McGuire, Robert Picardo, Karenjune Sanchez, Josh Sebers, Nancy Travis, Kate Wilkinson La Jolla Playhouse’s new musical “Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” is one of the six productions with roots in Southern California that have landed on Broadway in the last year. Lighting Design by Jen Schriever Directed by Lisa Peterson Performance Dates: July 26 – 31, 1949, Written by Oscar Wilde Staged by James Neilson World Premiere Set Design by Robert Davison Directed by Christopher Ashley Choreography by Maija García Sound Design by Steve Canyon Kennedy Book, Music and Lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Role Title Holding Repository; creatorOf: La Jolla Playhouse. Sound Design by Janet Kalas Performance Dates: August 16 – 21, 1949, Written by William Wister Haines By Tennessee Williams With Noah Baird, Katie Banville, Jeannette Bayardelle, Heidi Blickenstaff, Eean Cochran, Joseph Dellger, Jessie Hooker, Emma Hunton, David Jennings, Storm Lever, Mary Jo McConnell, Jake Heston Miller, Tony Neidenbach, Jennafer Newberry, Chris Ramirez, Julian Ramos, Jermaine R. Rembert, Alet Taylor, Jason SweetTooth Williams, Sumi Yu Directed by Mel Ferrer July 3 – 29, 2018; Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, World-Premiere Directed by Andrew McCullough Technical Consultant: Michael Latimer Directed by James Neilson Lighting Design by Kenneth Posner Set Design by Robert Tyler Lee Performance Dates: July 5 – August 21, 1994; Mandell Weiss Forum Original Music by Doug Skinner Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman Additional Material by Alan Zweibel Directed and Co-Designed by Julie Taymor Performance Dates: June 29 – July 4, 1948, Written by Robert Sherwood Performance Dates: July 3 – 8, 1951, Written by Philip Barry With George Coe, Akili Prince, Rosemary Prinz, Roberta Wallach Understudy: Lorena Herrera Lighting Design by David Lander Performance dates: August 1 – September 3, 2006; Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, World Premiere Set and Lighting Design by John Boyt Directed by Des McAnuff »Click here to download the 2019 WOW program, By Lauren Yee Costume Design by Cynthia Bolin Costume Design by Liam O’Brien Sound Design by Michael Roth and Stephen Erb La Jolla Playhouse provides a number of educational opportunities for children, teens, and adults interested in theatre arts, both as performers and behind-the-scenes. Choreographer: grace jun Directed by Lucie Tiberghien Written and directed by Deborah Stein Stage Management by Malcolm Ewen Scenic Design by Neil Patel The Playhouse was the same venue where the musical Tommy was first staged prior to moving on to Broadway. Performance Dates: July 1 – August 2, 1986, American Premiere Music Direction by Eric Stern Costume Design by Jess Goldstein Performance dates: August 1 – 30, 2009; Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, Adapted by Patrick Barlow Sound Design by James LeBrecht Conceived and Directed by Julianne Boyd English Verse Translation by Richard Wilbur Previously-announced in-person subscriptions shows have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Directed by Tom Helmore Sound Design by Walter Trarbach & Tony Smolenski IV With Richard Montoya, Ric Salinas, Herbert Siguenza Directed by Fernando Lamas Translated and Adapted by Francesca Faridany Music Arrangements by Will Aronson Costume Design by Susan Denison Geller Lighting Design by Shaoann Yo Performance Dates: July 22 – August 24, 1997; Mandell Weiss Forum, Written by Emily Mann With Anthony Barrile, Nicky Carin, Michael Cerveris, Jonathan Dokuchitz, Rick Fitts, Tom Flynn, Dennis Fox, Cheryl Freeman, Trisha Gooch, David Harris, Christian Hoff, Paul Kandel, Donnie Kehr, Lisa Leguillou, Anthony Marciona, Marcia Mitzman, Lee Morgan, Hilary Morse, Nino Pamaran, Rain Pryor, Alice Ripley, Scott Ripley, Carly Jane Steinborn Received five 1993 Tony Awardsfor Best Director, Best Choreographer, Best Score (tie with Kiss of the Spider Woman), Best Scenic Design, Best Lighting Design. New live performance – on sale now! O.Z. Performance dates: May 30 – June 29, 2003; Mandell Weiss Theatre, World Premiere Prop Coordinator: Amy Chini Performance Dates: July 28 – August 9, 1953 Scenic Design by Robert Brill Lighting Design by Peter Maradudin Directed by Carey Perloff Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse With June Lockhart, Leon Ames, Mark O’Daniels, Frank Conlan, Joan Miller, Maudie Prickett, Directed by Loretta Greco Sound Design by Zach Humes *Subsequently produced on Broadway, St. James Theatre (opened April 22, 1993), and on a national tour (opened October 13, 1993). Music by Michael Roth Directed by James Neilson Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman Scenography by Vincent Gracieux Set and Costume Design by Susan Hilferty Choreographer: grace jun Directed by Harry Ellerbe Written and Directed by Athol Fugard Produced on Broadway in 2000, World Premiere Sound Design by Peter Hylenski With Moe Angelos, Rizwan Mirza, Caroline O’Neill, Harry Sinclair Directed by Jeffrey Seller *Subsequently produced at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre, Presented in association with the UCSD Deptartment of Theatre With Tony Amendola, Kent Davis, Beth Dixon, Paul Giamatti, David Hunt, Silas Weir Mitchell, Angie Phillips, Laurie Williams Music Director/Incidental Music & Arrangements by Kenny J. Seymour Music Direction by Rick Fox Directed by Lisa Peterson Direction and Lighting Design by James W. Neilson Original Music by John Gromada Directed by Des McAnuff Stage Management by Cheryl Mintz Directed by James Neilson Sound Design by Kenneth Ted Bible Directed by Harry Ellerbe Lighting Design by Jaymi Lee Smith Toby Park, Lee Simpson and guests Dramaturgy by Shirley Fishman Sound Design by Walter Trarbach Prior to 1983, Eric Christmas created "The Man Who Came to Dinner" in temporary space at La Jolla High School, and the production starred Larry Seaman in the lead role, and Robert Zimmerman, who later worked with Des McAnuff [La Jolla Light, Nov. 12, 1981]. Directed by Michael O’Herlihy Sound Design by John Kilgore Lighting Design by Peter Kaczorowski With Bryan Bevell, David Brisbin, Michael Cerveris, Clarence Felder, David Fenner, Clement Fowler, Monique Fowler, Mark Harelik, David Harris, Rodney Scott Hudson, Laura Innes, James Jaboro, Tim Perez, Scott Ripley, Tonia Rowe, Kellie Waymire Stage Management by Nancy Harrington Performance Dates: June 10 – July 12, 1992; Mandell Weiss Forum. Lyrics by Michael Korie & Amy Powers Sound Design by Toby Algya Stage Management by Paul J. Smith Performance dates: January 26 – March 6, 2004, Written by Moliére Performance dates: June 2 – June 28, 2009; Mandell Weiss Theater, World Premiere Music Director/Incidental Music by Aron Accurso The La Jolla Playhouse era was one of the hotel's most glamorous. With Gene Nelson, Benay Venuta, Sue Carson, George O’Hanlon, Peg La Centra, Betsy Duncan, Mario Siletti, Arthur Lovejoy, Written by Andre Roussin Original Music by Peter Golub Scenic Design by Derek McLane Performance Dates: July 13 – July 25, 1959, Written by William Gibson Performance Dates: August 29 – September 3, 1950, Written by Noel Coward Lighting Design by Chris Parry Music Supervisor Bryan Perri With Matthew Amendt, Wayne Barker, Jacob Bruce, Scott Drummond, Shaun T. Evans, Harriet Harris, Patrick Kerr, Katherine Ko, Jeff Marlow, Martin Meccouri, Talene Monahon, Kate Rockwell, Lee Sellars, Caroline Siewart, Terrance White Fight Coordinator: B.H. 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