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Past Shows

DNA New Work Series

May 2 – 5, 2019

The Playhouse’s acclaimed new play development initiative, the DNA New Work Series, is back for its seventh year, running May 2 – 5, 2019.

Coming Soon

Native Voices Festival of New Plays

June 1-2, 2019Rao and Padma Makineni Play Development Center

Join us for Native Voices at the Autry's 25th Festival of New Plays.

Put Your House in Order

June 2 – 30, 2019Mandell Weiss Forum
World-Premiere Play
By Ike HolterDirected by Lili-Anne Brown

Equal parts romantic comedy and old-school thriller, this world premiere explores new beginnings at the end of the world.

The Luckiest

June 30 – July 28, 2019Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
World-Premiere Play
By Melissa RossDirected by Jaime Castañeda

This tender, funny and keenly-observed new play explores the uncertain and sometimes heartbreaking territory of how we choose to take ownership of our lives.

The Coast Starlight

August 20 – September 15, 2019Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
World-Premiere Play
By Keith BuninDirected by Tyne Rafaeli

A smart, funny and compassionate story about our capacity for invention and re-invention when life goes off the rails.

Kiss My Aztec!

September 3 – October 13, 2019Mandell Weiss Theatre
New Musical
Book By John Leguizamo and Tony TacconeMusic by Benjamin Velez
Lyrics by David Kamp, Benjamin Velez and John LeguizamoBased on a screenplay written by John Leguizamo and Stephen Chbosky
Directed by Tony Taccone

Featuring a fusion of bolero, hip hop, merengue and rap, Kiss My Aztec! celebrates, elevates and commemorates Latinx culture in an uproarious new musical.

Cambodian Rock Band

November 12 – December 15, 2019Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
San Diego Premiere
By Lauren YeeFeaturing songs by Dengue Fever
Directed by Chay Yew

A story about survivors, the resilient bond of family and the enduring power of music.

Fly

February 18 – March 29, 2020Mandell Weiss Theatre
West Coast Premiere Musical
Based on the novel Peter Pan by J.M. Barrie
Book by Rajiv JosephMusic by Bill Sherman
Lyrics by Kirsten Childs and Rajiv JosephDirected by Jeffrey Seller

A whole new Neverland comes to life.

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