Laguna Playhouse Moves THE GRADUATE to Spring, Swaps in TWELVE ANGRY MEN for Fall

Laguna Playhouse Moves THE GRADUATE to Spring, Swaps in TWELVE ANGRY MEN for Fall

Laguna Playhouse announced today that due to scheduling conflicts beyond production's control, the previously announced dates of Academy Award nominee Melanie Griffith starring as Mrs. Robinson in THE GRADUATE, will move to March, 2018 and TWELVE ANGRY MEN, which was scheduled to open in March, 2018 will now perform October 4 -22, 2017.

Executive Director Ellen Richard comments, "This schedule change of switching our two anticipated upcoming plays of THE GRADUATE with TWELVE ANGRY MEN ends up working out best for both of these importaNT Productions for the Playhouse."

Adds Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham. "We are thrilled with the team that director Michael Matthews is putting together for a very timely TWELVE ANGRY MEN and we look forward to having Melanie Griffith on our stage this March!"

TWELVE ANGRY MEN will perform as part of the Laguna Playhouse's 2017-20178 Season from October 4 through October 22, 2017 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Drive in Laguna Beach.

Subscriptions to our 2017-2018 - 97th season are now available by calling the Box Office at 949-497-2787 (ARTS) or online at www.lagunaplayhouse.com. Single Tickets will range from $40 - $75 and can be purchased online or by calling (949) 497-ARTS (2787). Group discounts are available by calling 949-497-2787 ext. 229. The box office is open Mondays - Saturdays: 11a.m. to 5p.m. (open until showtime on performance days); Sundays: 11a.m. - 4p.m.

For more information on all shows and programming visit www.lagunaplayhouse.com. Laguna Playhouse is located at 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach.

Founded in 1920, the historic Laguna Playhouse is one of the oldest continuously-operating not-for-profit theatres on the West Coast and is proud to be an active participant in the celebrated Laguna Beach arts community. From classic plays and musical comedies to the current off-Broadway smash, cutting edge and traditional music exhibitions, dance festivals and stand-up comedy performances, Laguna Playhouse brings the magical experience of the performing arts direct to over 80,000 patrons each season.

Laguna Playhouse educational programming includes year-round classes, productions by and for children and teens (Youth Theatre) and is one of the few companies in the region that offer a curriculum-based professional theatre-touring program, TheatreReach, which aligns with the California State Standards for literature, history and performing arts curriculum.

Laguna Playhouse has been recognized in 2016 and 2015 as one of Orange County Register's "Best of OC" in the category of Live Theatre, and has been recognized by OC Hotlist in their "Best Theatre Group" winning first place in 2017 and 2016. The LagunaPlayhouse has featured many talented performers on stage, including Ed Asner, Leslie Caron, Hershey Felder, Harrison Ford, Val Kilmer, Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Hal Linden, Wendie Malick, Rita Rudner, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart, Loretta Swit, and Bette Davis.


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