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2009/2010 Season

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Unusual Acts of Devotion

Unusual Acts of Devotion

June 2 - June 28, 2009


Mandell Weiss Theatre
West Coast Premiere

Terrence McNally charts damaged cities and damaged souls, loves lost and recovered, and the joys of simple — but enduring — acts of devotion.

Written by Terrence McNally
Directed by Trip Cullman

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Restoration

Restoration

June 23 - July 19, 2009


Mandell Weiss Forum
World Premiere • A La Jolla Playhouse Commission

Directed by Christopher Ashley, Restoration paints a funny and moving portrait of survival, endurance and the impermanence of beauty.

Written by Claudia Shear
Directed by Christopher Ashley

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Herringbone

Herringbone

August 1 - August 30, 2009


Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

A stage-full of characters and 14 quirkily entertaining songs all performed by BD Wong in a virtuoso performance, Herringbone spins a story that will fascinate and haunt you.

Book by Tom Cone
Music by Skip Kennon
Lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh
Directed by Roger Rees

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The 39 Steps

The 39 Steps

August 11 - September 13, 2009


Mandell Weiss Theatre

Mix a Hitchcock masterpiece with a juicy spy novel, add a dash of Monty Python and you have the intriguing, thrilling, riotous, unmissable comedy smash straight from Broadway, The 39 Steps.

Adapted by Patrick Barlow
Based on the original concept by Simon Corble and Nobby Dimon
Based on the book by John Buchan
Directed by Maria Aitken

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Creditors

Creditors

September 29 - October 25, 2009


Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

Undercurrents of sexuality, language and economics explode into a tangled web of intrigue, suspicion and revenge.

Adapted and Directed by Doug Wright
From the play by August Strindberg by Maria Aitken
West Coast Premiere • A La Jolla Playhouse Commission

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Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie & Clyde

November 10 - December 20, 2009


Mandell Weiss Theatre

From the creative team of Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde), Don Black (Sunset Boulevard) and Ivan Menchell (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) comes this world premiere musical — with a thrilling new score that combines rockabilly, blues and gospel music.

Book by Ivan Menchell
Music by Frank Wildhorn
Lyrics by Don Black
Direction and Musical Staging by Jeff Calhoun

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Aurélia's Oratorio

Aurélia's Oratorio

February 3 - February 28, 2010


Mandell Weiss Theatre

Behind the red velvet curtain lies a topsy-turvy world of surreal surprises, tricks and transformations, where dreams come to life and the impossible happens before your very eyes.

Starring Aurélia Thierrée
Conceived and Directed by Victoria Thierrée Chaplin

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John Leguizamo

John Leguizamo Diary of a Madman

March 4 - March 14, 2010


Mandell Weiss Theatre

John Leguizamo thrills audiences as he gets up close and personal in his new, uncensored, uninhibited tour-de-force one-man show, John Leguizamo Diary of a Madman.

Starring John Leguizamo

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The EDGE Series

Dogugaeshi

Dogugaeshi

June 10 - June 14, 2009


Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

An intimate work inspired by Japanese puppet theater created and performed by Obie Award-winning puppeteer Basil Twist.

Created by Basil Twist
Original shamisen compositions created and performed live
by authorized master musician Yumiko Tanaka

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HOOVER COMES ALIVE!

HOOVER COMES ALIVE!

September 8 - 13, 2009


Mandell Weiss Forum

After stewing for 70 years in political disgrace (and presumed death), Herbert Hoover is taking the stage [one last time] — to reclaim his legacy and save America in the process.

By Sean Cunningham
Songs by Michael Friedman
Directed by Alex Timbers

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