Under Construction

Sledgehammer Theatre
By Charles Mee / Directed by Scott Feldsher
In association with UC San Diego Theater and Dance Department


Run time: 80 minutes

Under Construction Production

Set within a pop-up banqueting hall, spectators will be immersed in a collage of America — scenes, songs and dances inspired by both Norman Rockwell of the 1950s and by contemporary installation artist Jason Rhoades, juxtaposed side by side — then and now, the red states and the blue states, where we grew up and where we live today, in a piece that is, like America, permanently under construction.

Sledgehammer Theatre

“It is hard to think of a company better suited than Sledgehammer to stage Mee's Heaven on Earth… play welcomes the kind of 'in-your-face' direct address Sledgehammer pioneered” –TheatreForum

Sledgehammer Theatre has been San Diego’s premier alternative theater for over three decades. Known for their flamboyant, muscular, visually dense and provocative style, American Theater magazine observed “their name should be used as a verb, ‘to sledgehammer theater.’” They have produced site-specific work throughout San Diego and elsewhere, including New York City for the Whitney Museum of American Art.


Patron Notes

General admission. Wheelchair accessible. Recommended for ages 16+. Cash is not accepted for ticket payment onsite.

Please contact Patron Services if you require any special assistance.

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All tickets


  • THU: 8:15 pm
  • FRI: 7:30 pm
  • SAT: 7:00 pm
  • SUN: 7:00 pm


Bread & Salt

1955 Julian Ave, San Diego, CA 92113


Free parking available in the lot behind Bread & Salt. Ride-shares and bikes encouraged.

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Eat + Drink

SALUD! tacos, Snake Oil Cocktail Company, and Alta Brewing are available at or near Bread & Salt.
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