What a hoot it might be to see the La Jolla Playhouse do The Front Page, Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s delicious newspaper valentine, with the company presently assembled for something called His Girl Friday. There would have to be some slight tweaking of the décor to move a decade back from 1939 and a couple of important casting fixes. Otherwise, though, this large, deep and fully engaged troupe, guided by the buoyant direction of Christopher Ashley, might well deliver a richly satisfying version of an American classic…
La Jolla Playhouse
Theatre Communications Group (TCG) announced today that its 2014 national conference will be held June 19-21 in San Diego. Theatre company artistic and managerial staff members, board members, individual theatre artists, and students from across the country are the prime audience for the gathering, which will be centered at the Hilton Bayfront Hotel, near Petco Park and the convention center.
The La Jolla Playhouse announced at a press conference today that its inaugural Without Walls Festival will be staged October 3 – 6. The Playhouse portion of the University of California, San Diego, campus, will serve as a festival village for a series of performances and events presented in collaboration with the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego and the UCSD Department of Theatre and Dance.
It took humanity a while to figure out war. Archeologists dig up pits full of slaughtered families. Geneticists find some tribes flourished while others vanished. But this might be mere jostling. War didn’t hit the Big Time until it found its historian. Around the 6th Century B.C., somebody wrote down the ancient oral tales, […]