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2009 September - La Jolla Playhouse Blog

Monthly Archives: September 2009

Creditors: The Last Rehearsals

For the past four weeks, our three-actor ensemble have been realizing how richly layered Strindberg’s play is, how well-oiled its dramaturgical machinery, and how confidently they can rely on the great Swedish master to deliver them unto his gem of a one-act play in three scenes. For the first two week of rehearsal, the actors […]

Interview With Sean Cunningham, Part 2

Here’s the second installment of my recent conversation with the HOOVER COMES ALIVE! Playwright (and part-time tweeter for La Jolla Playhouse). Gabriel Greene: A lot of the fun in HOOVER COMES ALIVE! arises from the mash-up between presidential politics and rock and roll — particularly the idea that Hoover chooses to emulate Elvis Presley’s 1968 […]

Creditors: All Aboard for Strindberg’s Dangerous Games

At first rehearsal, Creditors’ Adaptor/Director Doug Wright warmly welcomed the company of actors, designers and production team, telling an audience of Playhouse staff, teaching artists and volunteers about the excitement he felt when he first discovered Strindberg’s taut, psychological thriller. With its cunning mind games and verbal twists and turns, Doug is eager to dive […]