LA JOLLA–La Jolla Playhouse will present five of six productions in its 2010/11 subscription season, including the world premiere of Annie Weisman’s Surf Report, running June/July in the Mandell Weiss Forum; William Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream, directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley and featuring an on-stage orchestra playing the music of Mendelssohn, running July/Aug in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre; the world-premiere musical comedy A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, book by Robert L. Freedman, music by Steven Lutvak, lyrics by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak, starring Tony Award-winner Jefferson Mays, running Sept/Oct in the Mandell Weiss Theatre; a new adaptation of Dostoevsky’s Notes from Underground, adapted by Robert Woodruff and Bill Camp, directed by Robert Woodruff, running late Sept/Oct in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre; and Lynn Nottage’s Pulitzer Prize-winning play Ruined, running Nov/Dec in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. The final production of the 2010/11 season – a musical – will be announced shortly.
“It is a true pleasure this season to assemble not only some of the nation’s most esteemed artists, but renowned Playhouse alumni as well,” said Ashley. “Jefferson Mays, Robert Woodruff, Annie Weisman and others have all played an integral part in the institution’s history and development, and we are delighted to welcome them back to our stages for this series of intoxicating new productions.”
Subscriptions to La Jolla Playhouse’s 2010/11 season are available by calling (858) 550-1010 or by visiting lajollaplayhouse.org. Subscriptions are available in six-play, four-play and three-play packages, ranging from $135 to $312.