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2011 February - La Jolla Playhouse Blog

Monthly Archives: February 2011

Theater Diary: After weeks in a sparse studio, a production comes to life on stage

By Andrew Samonsky Originally published in the San Diego Union-Tribune Andrew Samonsky, who plays Joshua and other roles in the La Jolla Playhouse’s “Little Miss Sunshine,” will recount his experiences for six weeks in Arts. For five long weeks our cast had been working in a black-walled rehearsal studio — colorless, costumeless, setless, micless, and […]

Theater Diary: San Diego winters seem to stimulate a New Yorker’s appetite

By Andrew Samonsky Originally published in the San Diego Union-Tribune Andrew Samonsky, who plays Joshua and other roles in the La Jolla Playhouse’s “Little Miss Sunshine,” will recount his experiences for six weeks in Arts. I am embarrassed to say I’m one of those people this week who has remarked, “It’s cold!” On a usual […]

Theater Diary: In grad school, a favorite proved somewhat prophetic

By Andrew Samonsky Originally published in the San Diego Union-Tribune Andrew Samonsky, who plays Joshua and other roles in the La Jolla Playhouse’s production of “Little Miss Sunshine,” will recount his experiences for six weeks in Arts. I was recently scolded by my girlfriend when she learned I wasn’t a fan of ’80s pop music. […]

Theater Diary: Southern California native did miss sunshine; now he’s back in it

By Andrew Samonsky Originally published in the San Diego Union-Tribune Andrew Samonsky, who plays Joshua and other roles in the La Jolla Playhouse’s production of “Little Miss Sunshine,” will recount his experiences for six weeks in Arts. Little Miss Sunshine. Is that the title of our show, or San Diego’s nickname? Maybe it was destiny […]