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La Jolla Playhouse Presents
2017 POP Tour
The City of Encinitas & Mizel Family Foundation Community Grant Program
The City of Chula Vista Performing and Visual Arts Grant
The Hearst Foundations
The William Hall Tippett and Ruth Rathell Tippett Foundation
Ellen Browning Scripps Foundation
San Diego Scottish Rite Community Foundation
The Farrell Family Foundation
The Seth Sprague Educational and Charitable Foundation
The David C. Copley Foundation
Lynne & Mason Rosenthal; Leo S. Guthman Fund
Price Philanthropies Foundation
John and Marcia Price Family Foundation
The Arthur and Jeanette Pratt Memorial Fund
La Jolla Kiwanis Foundation
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*If booking two performances, they must be on the same day in the same location.
At the Playhouse: Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
March 25 & 26, 2017 at 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm on both days.
Tickets are $9 for children and $12 for adults.
WESLEY MIDDLETON loves writing plays for young audiences. She first caught the bug over 20 years ago in a class taught by the incredible TYA playwright Suzan Zeder. Her play Tomato Plant Girl was developed and premiered by Metro Theater Company with UT/Austin and Idaho Theater for Youth, and went on to be produced around the US by companies including Childsplay (Tempe, AZ,) Geva Theatre (Rochester, NY), and Imagination Stage (Bethesda, MD). Her other TYA plays include Degas’ Little Dancer, developed and produced by Zach Scott Theater’s Project Interact and later by The Alliance (Atlanta, GA) and Unsorted, commissioned and produced by Metro Theater Company (St. Louis, MO). She has worked in many areas of theatre, as a teaching artist (ACT and Intiman Theatres, Seattle), festival director (Seattle Fringe Festival), and producing director (Ripe Time Theatre Company, NYC). In 2014, after receiving her M.F.A. in Television Writing and Production at Long Island University Brooklyn, she moved to Los Angeles, where she continues to love writing plays for young audiences and looks forward to writing for television one day as well.
DELICIA TURNER SONNENBERG is the founding Artistic Director of MOXIE Theatre, where she has directed many acclaimed productions. Recently named Director of the Year by the San Diego Theatre Critics Circle, she has directed for San Diego Repertory Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse, Cygnet Theatre Company, Mo`olelo Performing Arts Company, New Village Arts, Diversionary Theatre, ion theatre company, and Playwrights Project. Her honors include Theatre Communications Group’s New Generations Program fellowship, San Diego Theatre Critics Circle Awards, Patte Awards, a Women’s International Center Living Legacy Award, Van Lier Fund fellowship (Second Stage Theatre), and the New York Drama League’s Directors Project.