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La Jolla Playhouse Announces Return to Live Theatre With World Premieres by Charlayne Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Return to Live Theatre With World Premieres by Charlayne Woodard and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021

La Jolla Playhouse has announced its return to live, in-person theatre with several exciting upcoming projects. This summer, the Playhouse will offer two on-site events: the Without Walls (WOW) production of A Thousand Ways (Part 2): An Encounter, by 600 Highwaymen, and the 2021 DNA New Works Series.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Five New Digital Without Walls (WOW) Projects Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Five New Digital Without Walls (WOW) Projects
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse has announced five more projects for its Digital Without Walls (WOW) series, including three world-premiere Playhouse commissions by local artists.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces New Digital WOW Projects by Marike Splint and Animal Cra Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces New Digital WOW Projects by Marike Splint and Animal Cracker Conspiracy
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse has announced two more world-premiere productions in its Digital Without Walls (WOW) series, including You Are Here: A Homebound Travelogue, a Playhouse commission by LA-based artist Marike Splint, and The Society of Wonder, a Playhouse commission by the San Diego-based Animal Cracker Conspiracy.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 28- with Ann Reinking, Dominique Morisseau and M Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 28- with Ann Reinking, Dominique Morisseau and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 28, 2020

Today (July 28) in live streaming: Ann Reinking visits Backstage Live, Broadway unites to #SavetheArts on Stars in the House, and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 21- with Lisa Kudrow, Steven Pasquale and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 21- with Lisa Kudrow, Steven Pasquale and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 21, 2020

Today (July 21) in live streaming: Irish Rep presents The Weir, The Comeback cast makes a comeback on Stars in the House and so much more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 14- with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin & More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, July 14- with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin & More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 14, 2020

Today (July 14) in live streaming: Richard Ridge chats with Bernadette Peters, Tim Minchin hosts a listening party and so much more!

Edred Utomi, Claire Chapelli and More to Star in La Jolla's Digital WOW Show: THE WIZ Photo Edred Utomi, Claire Chapelli and More to Star in La Jolla's Digital WOW Show: THE WIZARDS OF OAKWOOD DRIVE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast of its production of The Wizards of Oakwood Drive, by Tom Salamon (Accomplice: San Diego, The Grift at the Lafayette Hotel), commissioned by the Playhouse for its Digital Without Walls (WOW) series.

PLAY AT HOME Announces 100th Playwright Commission; Participating Theaters Include Th Photo PLAY AT HOME Announces 100th Playwright Commission; Participating Theaters Include The Kennedy Center & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 22, 2020

PLAY AT HOME, the new micro-commissioning initiative begun by Baltimore Center Stage, Long Wharf Theatre, The Public Theater, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis and Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company, has announced their 100th playwright commission, ensuring that $50,000 has gone directly to playwrights in need in this time of crisis.

The Old Globe Announces Virtual Programming Updates Photo The Old Globe Announces Virtual Programming Updates
by A.A. Cristi - May 21, 2020

Read a message from The Old Globe regarding the expansion of its virtual programming:

La Jolla Playhouse Announces New Productions by Gob Squad, Culture Clash & Tom Salamo Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces New Productions by Gob Squad, Culture Clash & Tom Salamon for Digital WOW Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse has announced three more productions in its Digital Without Walls (WOW) series: Show Me A Good Time, The Totally Fake Latino News with Culture Clash, and the Wizards of Oakwood Drive.

La Jolla Playhouse's Digital WOW Series Begins May 14 Photo La Jolla Playhouse's Digital WOW Series Begins May 14
by Stephi Wild - May 14, 2020

On Thursday, May 14, the Playhouse's Digital WOW Series launches with Mike Sears and Lisa Berger's ANCIENT.

The Old Globe Announces Additional Online Programs and News Briefs Photo The Old Globe Announces Additional Online Programs and News Briefs
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2020

The Old Globe continues to add free online programs and new dates for existing ones, all part of The Old Globe's ongoing commitment to serve the public good by providing programs that make theatre matter to more people.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces World-Premiere Digital WITHOUT WALLS Series Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces World-Premiere Digital WITHOUT WALLS Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 17, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse has announced a new series of imaginative, digitally-delivered productions as part of its Without Walls (WOW) program. From intimate, one-on-one experiences to collective events, these brand new virtual WOW offerings bring world-class artists directly into patrons' homes, helping to create social contact.

The Old Globe Additional Online Programs And News Briefs! Photo The Old Globe Additional Online Programs And News Briefs!
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 15, 2020

The Old Globe believes that theatre matters, now more than ever, and is determined to continue to serve the public through theatre art. We consider it paramount that we continue to be a leader in programming for our community, and continue to support and maintain valued connections with those hungering for artistic content and continued personal growth. We are happy to announce additional free online programs, rescheduled dates for our valued summer Shakespeare classes, and a fundraising campaign, all part of The Old Globe's ongoing commitment to serve the public good by providing programs that make theatre matter to more people.

THE OLD GLOBE Announces its Participation in PLAY AT HOME: SHORT PLAYS TO BE ENJOYED  Photo THE OLD GLOBE Announces its Participation in PLAY AT HOME: SHORT PLAYS TO BE ENJOYED AT HOME
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 9, 2020

Late last month, a small group of regional and not-for-profit theatres, all committed to finding ways to keep people connected to live theatre, came together by phone and email and Zoom to create the Play At Home project, a series of short plays commissioned specifically for this moment of unprecedented isolation to inspire joy and connection for all.

Photo Flash: West Coast Premiere of LITTLE WOMEN at The Old Globe Photo Photo Flash: West Coast Premiere of LITTLE WOMEN at The Old Globe
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 19, 2020

The Old Globe presents West Coast premiere of Little Women by Kate Hamill. This brand-new version of Louisa May Alcott's classic novel about Jo March and her three unforgettably distinct sisters is presented in association with Dallas Theater Center and is directed by Sarah Rasmussen (Artistic Director of Jungle Theater, which originally commissioned the play).

BWW Review: LITTLE WOMEN Warms Hearts at Dallas Theater Center Photo BWW Review: LITTLE WOMEN Warms Hearts at Dallas Theater Center
by Kathleen Anwar - Feb 17, 2020

Many American theater-goers have either read Little Women in High School, or seen the play, musical, or recent star-studded film.  When staging this show, the challenge therefore becomes- how do you keep it fresh and original?  Luckily for us, Dallas Theater Center has never had a problem with a lack of creativity, and they didn't start with this production of Little Women! 

Dallas Theater Center Presents LITTLE WOMEN Photo Dallas Theater Center Presents LITTLE WOMEN
by Stephi Wild - Jan 15, 2020

Dallas Theater Center presents an adaptation of the timeless literary classic, Little Women, at the Kalita Humphreys Theater. A fresh spin on the familiar tale, Little Women begins with a Pay What You Can performance on Feb. 7 and continues through March 1. Press Night will be Feb. 12 at 8 p.m. Tickets to Little Women are on sale now at www.DallasTheaterCenter.org and by phone at (214) 522-8499. Little Women is produced in association with The Old Globe, where it will continue in March.

San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Announced Nominations For 2019 Craig Noel Awards For Photo San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Announced Nominations For 2019 Craig Noel Awards For Theatrical Excellence
by Stephi Wild - Jan 1, 2020

The San Diego Theatre Critics Circle is pleased to announce the nominations for its 2019 Craig Noel Awards. Now in its 18th year, the Craig Noel Awards honor the achievements at professional theaters in San Diego County.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Lineup for WOW Festival Photo La Jolla Playhouse Announces Lineup for WOW Festival
by Julie Musbach - Aug 16, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse announces the on-sale date and full programming for its acclaimed biennial Without Walls (WOW) Festival, a four-day celebration of site-based and interactive performances, taking place October 17 a?" 20 at San Diego's ARTS DISTRICT Liberty Station, in partnership with the NTC Foundation.

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