Photo Flash: Get A First Look At SIZE THE KING at La Jolla Playhouse
BroadwayWorld has a first look as La Jolla Playhouse's Seize the King, by Will Power (The Seven, Honey Bo and the Goldmine POP Tour), directed by Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Jaime Castañeda (At the Old Place, Tiger Style!, Guards at the Taj), running through September 16 in the Playhouse's Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre.
The cast features Saidah Arrika Ekulona as Queen Woodville/Gardener 2/Master of the Royal Wardrobe; Julian Parker as Lord Buckingham/Gardener 1; Jesse Perez as Richard III; Luis Vega as Lord Hastings/Greygor the Tailor/Reverend Shaw; and Jenapher Zheng as Anne Neville/Edward V, along with drummer Richard Sellers.
The creative team includes Lauren Helpern (At the Old Place), Scenic Designer; Emilio Sosa (Miss You Like Hell), Costume Designer; Tyler Micoleau (The Squirrels), Lighting Designer; Mikhail Fiksel (Tiger Style!), Sound Designer; Shirley Fishman, Dramaturg; and Rachael Danielle Albert, Stage Manager.
La Jolla Playhouse is a place where artists and audiences come together to create what's new and next in the American theatre, from Tony Award-winning productions, to imaginative programs for young audiences, to interactive experiences outside our theatre walls. Currently led by 2017 Tony Award-winning Artistic Director Christopher Ashley and Managing Director Debby Buchholz, the Playhouse was founded in 1947 by Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire and Mel Ferrer. Playhouse artists and audiences have taken part in the development of new plays and musicals, including mounting95 world premieres, commissioning 50 new works, and sending 32 productions to Broadway, among them the currently-running hit musicals Come From Away and SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical - garnering a total of 38 Tony Awards, including the 1993 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre. LaJollaPlayhouse.org.