The Board of Trustees of La Jolla Playhouse has announced the appointment of Debby Buchholz as the Playhouse’s new Managing Director. A nationally-respected theatre leader and League of Resident Theatres (LORT) Vice President, Buchholz has served as the Playhouse’s General Manager since 2002 and will begin her duties in this new role on May 1.
“I AM EXCITED AND HONORED TO BE STEPPING INTO THIS ROLE AT LA JOLLA PLAYHOUSE. I LOOK FORWARD TO COLLABORATING WITH CHRISTOPHER ASHLEY, THE BOARD, OUR DEDICATED STAFF, AND OUR DEVOTED PATRONS AND DONORS, TO BUILD ON THE PLAYHOUSE’S NATIONALLY-RECOGNIZED COMMITMENT TO DEVELOPING AND PRODUCING ADVENTUROUS AND COMPELLING NEW WORK.”
– Debby Buchholz
Photo credit: Debby Buchholz with Christopher Ashley; photo by Sandy Huffaker