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Past Shows

The Squirrels

EXTENDED! June 5 - July 8, 2018Mandell Weiss Forum
World-Premiere Play
By Robert AskinsDirected by Christopher Ashley

This epic play shows the animal instincts driving us all.

Queens

July 3 - 29, 2018Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
West Coast Premiere
By Martyna MajokDirected by Carey Perloff

This exquisite new play from 2018 Pulitzer Prize winner Martyna Majok is a moving study of the things we run from and toward, and the people who shepherd us along the way.

Seize the King

August 21 - September 16, 2018Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre
World-Premiere Play
By Will PowerDirected by Jaime Castañeda

Will Power returns to the Playhouse in a five-person, full-throttle reinterpretation of Shakespeare’s Richard III.

Hundred Days

September 22 - October 21, 2018Mandell Weiss Forum
Theatrical Concert
Book by The Bengsons and Sarah GancherMusic and Lyrics by The Bengsons
Directed by Anne KauffmanMovement Direction by Sonya Tayeh

Coming off a successful run in New York, Critic’s Pick Hundred Days is a “luminous musical memoir” (The New York Times) that combines the emotion of live theatre with the electricity of a live concert.

Froggy

December 16, 2018 at 2:30 pmRao and Padma Makineni Play Development Center (PDC)
Creative Catalyst Staged Reading
By Jennifer HaleyDirected by Matt M. Morrow

The Year to Come

December 4 - 30, 2018Mandell Weiss Theatre
World-Premiere Play
By Lindsey FerrentinoDirected by Anne Kauffman

The Year to Come shows how the promise of our future is shaped by the lens of our past.

POP Tour 2019:
Light Years Away

Touring San Diego Schools January 30 - March 30, 2019Rao and Padma Makineni Play Development Center (PDC)
POP Tour
By Laura SchellhardtDirected by Jacole Kitchen

The year is 2068. Having discovered a new inhabitable planet named YOLO 6, NASA sponsors a contest to discover who should be chosen to live on this new world, and three 5th graders are up for the challenge.

Gala

March 23, 2019Sheila & Hughes Potiker Theatre

A Gala like no other! Proceeds support artistic, education and outreach programs, including those benefiting San Diego military families.

Diana

Extended Again! February 19 - April 14, 2019Mandell Weiss Theatre
World-Premiere Musical
Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietroMusic and Lyrics by David Bryan
Choreography by Kelly DevineDirected by Christopher Ashley

It’s 1981 and the world is hungry for a royal wedding – but is the 20-year-old bride prepared for what comes after?

Coming Soon

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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