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Weekly Wrap Up – February 8, 2013 - La Jolla Playhouse Blog

Weekly Wrap Up – February 8, 2013

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  • Congratulations to An Iliad! Our co-production with Berkeley Repertory Theatre took home 5 Craig Noel Awards, including the top honor for “Outstanding Dramatic Production.” The San Diego Critics Circle Award also honored Blood and Gifts, Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots and The Car Plays: San Diego. See below for more info.
  • This week we launched the 2013 Performance Outreach Program (POP) Tour production, A Lonely Boy’s Guide to Survival (And Werewolves). We asked cast member, Ian Littleworth, to tweet some behind-the-scenes photos from the road. View his tweets here or check out production photos of the show.
  • We bid a fond farewell to The Tall Girls, as the cast took its final bow on Sunday evening. The DNA New Work Series continues this week with a series of 1-day readings.
  • What’s next for big musicals like Hands on a Hardbody or Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots? Find out from UT San Diego in this feature.
  • La Jolla Playhouse’s very own Jersey Boys celebrated 3000 performances on Broadway. The current cast includes a few Playhouse favorites, including Matt Bogart (Zhivago), Jeremy Kushnier (Jesus Christ Superstar), plus Peter Gregus and Joe Payne from the original La Jolla production of Jersey Boys.
La Jolla Playhouse Associate General Manager Jenny Case, Production Manager Linda S. Cooper and Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots Choreographer Bradley Rapier at the 2013 Craig Noel Awards

2013 Craig Noel Awards

 Outstanding Dramatic Production

“An Iliad,” La Jolla Playhouse

 Outstanding Sound Design

Mark Bennett, “An Iliad,” La Jolla Playhouse

Shahrokh Yadegari, “Blood and Gifts,” La Jolla Playhouse

 Outstanding Lighting Design

Scott Zielinski, “An Iliad,” La Jolla Playhouse

 Outstanding Solo Performance

Henry Woronicz, “An Iliad,” La Jolla Playhouse

Outstanding Featured Musical Performance in a Play

Brian Ellingsen, “An Iliad,” La Jolla Playhouse

 Outstanding Technical Achievement

“Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots,” La Jolla Playhouse. Team: Robert Brill, scenic design; Basil Twist, puppetry; Paul Tazewell, costumes; Michael Walton, lighting; Steve Canyon Kennedy, sound design; Sean Nieuwenhuis, projections

Outstanding Special Event

“The Car Plays,” La Jolla Playhouse, Without Walls series

Congratulations to our former Resident Theatre Company, Moxie Theatre, for winning the Braunagel Award for outstanding contribution to the San Diego arts scene by a small-budget theatre, among other awards.

Click here for a full list of winners.

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