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Weekly Wrap Up – March 16, 2012 - La Jolla Playhouse Blog

Weekly Wrap Up – March 16, 2012

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  • 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 on a Hardbody has been announced. Meet our new “contestants” in these articles fromNew York Times and Variety.
  • We bid a fond farewell to our friends at Moving Arts and the cast of The Car Plays: San Diego. Don’t miss the return of The Car Plays during the Without Walls Festival in October 2013.
  • The Second City make its La Jolla Playhouse debut next week. Laugh the night away in our cabaret style theatre during the Laugh Out Loud Tour, March 21 – 24. Get tickets here.
  • Hockadoo! Memphis celebrated its 1,000th performance on Broadway. Find out how the Tony Award winning musical celebrated the big day by checking out its Facebook page.
  • Next week we’re launching our concert series with NBC SoundDiego. Get up close and personal with the Grammy Award winning band Switchfoot on March 20. Rock out with reggae gods The Aggrolites on March 26 and  spend an evening with the soulful singer/songwriter Nikka Costa on March 28.
  • The one and only Sandra Bernhard is at La Jolla Playhouse! Her one woman sho,w I Love Being Me, Don’t You?, closes tomorrow. Get tickets here. Check out some of the local newspapers/TV stations who  featured our fantastically fierce comedienne this week.

“Sandra Bernhard keeps pushing buttons” -UT San Diego

“Sandra Bernhard: I Love Being Me, Don’t You.” -LGBT Weekly

“The Love of ‘Being’ Sandra Bernhard.” – NBC SoundDiego

Sandra Bernhard on KPBS News

Sandra Bernhard on KUSI News

Sandra Bernhard on FOX 5 San Diego (making her debut as a weather forecaster!)