2019/2020 Season

The Luckiest

World-Premiere Play

June 30 – July 28, 2019 | Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

By Melissa Ross | Directed by Jaime Castañeda

Lissette is a vibrant and fiercely independent young woman. But when a sudden diagnosis shatters her world into pieces, she finds herself at odds with her mother and her best friend, who each come bearing strong opinions wrapped in good intentions. With an overwhelming amount of choices to make in a very short amount of time, Lissette is forced to navigate between the two while unflinchingly forging her own path for her future. Developed during the Playhouse’s 2018 DNA New Work Series, this tender, funny and keenly-observed play explores the uncertain and sometimes heartbreaking territory of how we choose to take ownership of our lives.

Developed in the 2018 DNA New Works Series

Cast & Creators
Image of Melissa Ross Melissa Ross Playwright
Image of Jaime Castañeda Jaime Castañeda Director
Venue Info

Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

The third and newest of La Jolla Playhouse's theatres, the 6,500-square-foot Sheila and Hughes Potiker theatre is the centerpiece of the first permanent year-round home for the Playhouse — the $17 million Joan and Irwin Jacobs Center.

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