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Weekly Wrap Up – November 9, 2012 - La Jolla Playhouse Blog

Weekly Wrap Up – November 9, 2012

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  • Our world premiere-musical Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots started previews this week! Tickets are available here. Check out our Know Before You Go guide before you head over to the theatre.
  • We unveiled a new behind-the-scenes video from Yoshimi rehearsals featuring Des McAnuff (Director), Kimiko Glenn (Yoshimi), Paul Nolan (Ben) and Nik Walker (Booker).
  • Des McAnuff sat down with KPBS to do an interview about Yoshimi during “Evening Edition.” Watch the video here. Listen to additional interviews with Kimiko Glenn and Artistic Director Christopher Ashley here.
  • Just announced! This March, we will be bringing Broadway veteran, TV and film star Ben Vereen to the Potiker Cabaret Styled Theatre for Steppin’ Out with Ben Vereen. Learn more here.
  • We’ll be examining creativity behind science and art this Sunday at 5:00 pm during a special event called Art in Science, Science in Art. Get the details from Voice of San Diego
  • Visit our Facebook page to enter to win tickets to Yoshimi and a $100 gift certificate to Island Prime / C Level.
  • Ever dreamed of having a walk-on role in Jersey Boys or attending the Project Runway finale? Help support La Jolla Playhouse by bidding on these once-in-a-lifetime opportunities from The Weinstein Company. Bid here.
  • On Monday, the cast of Chaplin on Broadway recorded the official Broadway Cast Recording. Get the details here.
  • On Tuesday, Jersey Boys celebrated its 7th Anniversary on Broadway. Watch a video of the boys through the years here, courtesy of Playbill.

Kimiko Glenn (Yoshimi) in rehearsal for Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots. Photo by Sandy Huffaker.