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Date of Birth: August 25, 1917 (103)

Birth Place: Elberon, NJ, USA
La Jolla Playhouse Launches Online Content Programs, Including Virtual Choreography S Photo La Jolla Playhouse Launches Online Content Programs, Including Virtual Choreography Session With Kelly Devine
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse has announced new online content offerings to connect and engage with patrons while its theatres are dark. The content will be available on the website at LaJollaPlayhouse.org, as well as on the Playhouse's social media channels.

Grand Rapids Symphony to Celebrate Nature With Beethoven's PASTORAL Symphony and More Photo Grand Rapids Symphony to Celebrate Nature With Beethoven's PASTORAL Symphony and More
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

Heitor Villa-Lobos was widely acknowledged as South America's greatest composer when he was invited to come to Hollywood and write the musical score for Green Mansions starring Audrey Hepburn and Anthony Perkins.

The First New York City Reading of AUDREY: THE NEW MUSICAL to Take Place in January Photo The First New York City Reading of AUDREY: THE NEW MUSICAL to Take Place in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

GREEN LIGHT GROUP PRODUCTIONS (GLG) has announced the first New York City reading of AUDREY: The New Musical as part of the 2020 season of the EAST BROADWAY THEATER PROJECT (Artistic Director: GAIL KRIEGEL) at THE MANNY CANTOR CENTER on January 6th, 2020 at 7PM.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast & Creative Team For CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast & Creative Team For CAMBODIAN ROCK BAND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its upcoming presentation of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival production of Cambodian Rock Band, by UC San Diego MFA Playwriting alumna Lauren Yee, directed by Chay Yew, featuring music by Dengue Fever. A co-production with Portland Center Stage at The Armory, Cambodian Rock Band will run November 12 a?" December 15 (press opening: Sunday, November 17 at 7pm) in the Playhouse's Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For World Premiere Of THE COAST STARL Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For World Premiere Of THE COAST STARLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of The Coast Starlight, by Keith Bunin (Playhouse's Without Walls production of Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir), directed by Tyne Rafaeli (Off-Broadway's Usual Girls). Commissioned by the Playhouse, The Coast Starlight runs August 20 - September 15 (press opening: Sunday, August 25 at 7:00pm) in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast & Creative Team For World Premiere Of THE LUCKIEST Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast & Creative Team For World Premiere Of THE LUCKIEST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of The Luckiest, by Melissa Ross, directed by former Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jaime Castañeda, running June 30 - July 28 (press opening: Sunday, July 8 at 7:00pm). in the Playhouse's Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

La Jolla Playhouse, Goodman Theatre, and National Disability Theatre Join Forces For  Photo La Jolla Playhouse, Goodman Theatre, and National Disability Theatre Join Forces For Performance Outreach Program, New Work, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announced today the appointment of National Disability Theatre (NDT) Co-Executive Directors Talleri A. McRae and Mickey Rowe as the Playhouse's 2019/2020 Artists-in-Residence.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Projects for 2019 Without Walls Festival Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Projects for 2019 Without Walls Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces initial programming for its acclaimed biennial Without Walls (WOW) Festival, a four-day explosion of site-based and immersive performances, taking place October 17 - 20 at ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, in partnership with the NTC Foundation.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative For Ike Holter's PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative For Ike Holter's PUT YOUR HOUSE IN ORDER
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Put Your House in Order, by acclaimed Chicago playwright Ike Holter (Lottery Day), directed by Lili-Anne Brown. The show kicks off the Playhouse's 2019/2020 season, running in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum June 2 - 30.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Projects For 2019 DNA New Work Series Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Projects For 2019 DNA New Work Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to bring back for a seventh year its acclaimed play development initiative, the DNA New Work Series, a weekend of readings of new works, taking place May 2 - 5, 2019 in the Playhouse's Rao and Padma Makeneni Play Development Center (PDC) and Seuss 1 rehearsal spaces.

La Jolla Playhouse's 2019 WOW Festival to Run this October Photo La Jolla Playhouse's 2019 WOW Festival to Run this October
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to announce the dates and location for its fourth biennial Without Walls (WOW) Festival of immersive and site-based work. The 2019 WOW Festival will take place October 17 - 20 at ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, in partnership with the NTC Foundation.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Another Extension For DIANA Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Another Extension For DIANA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Due to incredible popular demand, La Jolla Playhouse announces a second week-long extension for its world premiere musical Diana, from the Tony Award-winning Memphis creative team of Joe DiPietro (librettist/lyricist), David Bryan (composer/ lyricist) and Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley (director), along with Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (choreographer) and Ian Eisendrath (music supervisor).

La Jolla Playhouse Rounds Out Season with Rajiv Joseph's New Musical FLY and Premiere Photo La Jolla Playhouse Rounds Out Season with Rajiv Joseph's New Musical FLY and Premiere of THE COAST STARLIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the final two productions for its 2019/2020 season, including the world premiere of the Playhouse-commissioned The Coast Starlight, by Keith Bunin (Playhouse's Without Walls production of Sam Bendrix at the Bon Soir), directed by Tyne Rafaeli (Off-Broadway's Usual Girls). Developed during the Playhouse's 2018 DNA New Work Series, The Coast Starlight will run August 20 - September 15 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre.

La Jolla Playhouse Extends World-Premiere Musical DIANA Photo La Jolla Playhouse Extends World-Premiere Musical DIANA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

Due to popular demand, La Jolla Playhouse announces a week-long extension for its upcoming world premiere musical Diana, featuring the Tony Award-winning Memphis creative team of Joe DiPietro (librettist/lyricist), David Bryan (composer/lyricist) and Playhouse Artistic Director and 2017 Tony recipient Christopher Ashley (director), along with Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (choreographer) and Ian Eisendrath (music supervisor).

Adam Chanler-Berat, Jane Kaczmarek, and More to Lead La Jolla's THE YEAR TO COME Photo Adam Chanler-Berat, Jane Kaczmarek, and More to Lead La Jolla's THE YEAR TO COME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of The Year to Come, by Lindsey Ferrentino (Amy and the Orphans, Ugly Lies the Bone), directed by Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director and UC San Diego M.F.A. graduateAnne Kauffman (Playhouse's Hundred Days), running December 4 - 30 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre.

Review Roundup: HUNDRED DAYS at La Jolla Playhouse Photo Review Roundup: HUNDRED DAYS at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse 's Hundred Days is now on stage! The production has a book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher, music and lyrics by The Bengsons, is directed by Anne Kauffman, with movement direction by Sonya Tayeh. Nominated for a 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Hundred Days runs in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum through October 21.

Jeanna de Waal Will Star In DIANA: A New Musical At La Jolla Playhouse Photo Jeanna de Waal Will Star In DIANA: A New Musical At La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse has announced that Jeanna de Waal will portray the title role in its upcoming world-premiere musical Diana, by the Tony Award-winning Memphis team of Joe DiPietro (book and lyrics) and David Bryan (music and lyrics), directed by Playhouse Artistic Director and 2017 Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley and choreographed by Tony nomineeKelly Devine. The production will run February 19 - March 31, 2019 in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre. The complete cast and creative team will be announced at a later date.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At HUNDRED DAYS at La Jolla Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At HUNDRED DAYS at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse 's Hundred Days is now on stage! The production has a book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher, music and lyrics by The Bengsons, is directed by Anne Kauffman, with movement direction by Sonya Tayeh. Nominated for a 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Hundred Days runs in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum through October 21. Get a first look below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At La Jolla Playhouse's HUNDRED DAYS Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At La Jolla Playhouse's HUNDRED DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for Hundred Days, book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher, music and lyrics by The Bengsons, directed by Anne Kauffman, with movement direction by Sonya Tayeh. Nominated for a 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Hundred Days runs in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum September 22 - October 21.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For HUNDRED DAYS Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast/Creative Team For HUNDRED DAYS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast and creative team for Hundred Days, book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher, music and lyrics by The Bengsons, directed by Anne Kauffman, with movement direction by Sonya Tayeh. Nominated for a 2018 Lucille Lortel Award, Hundred Days runs in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Forum September 22 - October 21.

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