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Playhouse Takes Home Multiple Honors at the San Diego Critics Circle Award, Including “Outstanding New Play” for MILK LIKE SUGAR - La Jolla Playhouse Blog

Playhouse Takes Home Multiple Honors at the San Diego Critics Circle Award, Including “Outstanding New Play” for MILK LIKE SUGAR

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It was a beautiful evening at the Museum of Contemporary Arts in La Jolla yesterday, as San Diego celebrated the 2011 San Diego Theatre Critics Circle’s Craig Noel Awards.

La Jolla Playhouse was thrilled receive the award for “Outstanding New Play” for commissioned playwright Kirsten Greenidge’s acclaimed new piece, Milk Like Sugar, a co-production with Playwrights Horizons and Women’s Project Productions.

The Playhouse’s presentation of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival’s Jesus Christ Superstar, directed by Playhouse Director Emeritus Des McAnuff, was also was named “Outstanding Touring Production.” The show is scheduled to open on Broadway on March 22 at the Neil Simon Theatre.

Our inaugural “Without Walls” production, Susurrus, took home the honor for “Outstanding Special Event,” while Peter Nigrini received the award for “Outsanding Projection Design” for Sleeping Beauty Wakes, our co-production with McCarter Theatre.

Congratulations to all of last night’s winners!

For a full list of award winners, please visit www.sdcriticscircle.org

Kirsten Greenidge's Milk Like Sugar was named "Outstanding New Play" at the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Awards.