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2012 March - La Jolla Playhouse Blog

Monthly Archives: March 2012

Weekly Wrap Up – March 30, 2012

This morning the cast of Recipe for Disaster took their final bows after bringing the POP Tour to dozens of schools across San Diego. Check out the photos from their adventures on our Facebook page. Today’s a big day for our favorite boys from Jersey! Tonight Jersey Boys will celebrate 2,643 performances, surpassing Hairspray’s record […]

Weekly Wrap Up – March 23, 2012

Our new American musical, Hands on a Hardbody, started rehearsals this week. We got to meet the cast at our company breakfast. Check out the photos on our Facebook page. The Second City made its La Jolla Playhouse debut. Don’t miss the Laugh Out Loud Tour in our cabaret style theatre. There are only 3 […]

Reviews for JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR On Broadway

Jesus Christ Superstar opened on Broadway last night! Here’s what critics are saying about the show. “The slick…production, acclaimed from Canada to Southern California, is serious, passionate and handsome in ways that seem to grow from McAnuff’s recent years directing Shakespeare and opera.” -Linda Winer, Newsday “As he did in Stratford last summer, McAnuff embraces […]

Weekly Wrap Up – March 16, 2012

Just added to the 2012/2013 Season – Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, featuring the music of Wayne Coyne and The Flaming Lips. This world premiere musical will be directed by multiple Tony Award winner and Playhouse Director Emeritus Des McAnuff. Get the details from UT San Diego and Playbill. Casting for the new American musical Hands […]

SoundDiego Concert Series

We’re teaming up NBC’s SoundDiego to present an exciting concert series featuring The Aggrolites and Nikka Costa. All performances will take place in the Potiker Cabaret Style Theatre, which features a 1920s “supper club” atmosphere, with multi-level platforms and custom banquettes.   The Aggrolites    Monday, March 26 at 8:00 pm Get your reggae on […]

Weekly Wrap Up – March 9, 2012

Tonight’s the big night! We can’t wait to kick off the 2012 Gala with a performance from Golden Globe winner and Tony nominee Peter Gallagher. Yesterday, we announced the winner of our Smash contest with NBC/San Diego. Congrats to Kailey O’Donnell, who will be singing at this evening’s gala and flying to New York to […]

Weekly Wrap Up – March 2, 2012

The Playhouse announced its first Without Walls (WoW) Festival of site-based work to take place in October 2013. UT San Diego has the latest news. Due to popular demand, the Playhouse’s most recent WoW production, The Car Plays: San Diego, has been extended through March 11. Check out these fantastic reviews of the show from UT […]