LOVE ENTRE THE RUINS & More world premiere announced for Laguna Playhouse 2022-2023 season

LOVE ENTRE THE RUINS & More world premiere announced for Laguna Playhouse 2022-2023 season

Laguna Playhouse has introduced its 2022-2023 present season! The season kicks off with essentially the most profitable new Canadian play of the final decade, the hilarious KIM’S CONVENIENCE; adopted by a world premiere play, primarily based on the 1975 ABC Theater Presentation, starring Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier, the pleasant and pleasant LOVE AMONG THE RUINS; so Playhouse favourite Rita Rudner will take to our stage as soon as once more in a play assured to please quickly to be introduced; then the romantic and fascinating Grammy, Tony and Olivier Award successful musical, ONCE; Joe Spano will return to our stage in Will Eno’s hilarious play THE REALISTIC JONESES; and we full our season with a killer new adaptation of author and director Steven Dietz’s Agatha Christie thriller MURDER ON THE LINKS! A season to have a good time, a season to like and a season to die, all at your Laguna Playhouse. Feedback Government Manufacturing Director Ellen Richard “We’re thrilled to carry such a various vary of theatrical experiences to our subscribers and audiences on this distinctive season. Playhouse favorites Rita Rudner and Joe Spano blended with some thrilling new work promise our most fun seasons and extraordinary in our historical past”.



September 21 to October 9, 2022 (Press opening September 25, 2022)

Probably the most profitable new Canadian play of the final decade, KIM’S CONVENIENCE – set in a family-owned Korean comfort retailer – is a hilarious and shifting ode to generations of immigrants. Mr. Kim is a first-generation Korean immigrant and the proud proprietor of Kim’s Comfort for the previous 30 years. Now he is desperately – and hilariously – making an attempt to cope with the altering panorama of the neighborhood and the chasm between him and his second technology. Earlier than KIM’S CONVENIENCE was successful on Canadian TV and Netflix, it introduced laughter to audiences by way of this heat and joyful play.


October 26 to November 13, 2022 (Press opening on October 30, 2022)

Written by James G. Hirsch and Robert A. Papazian

Produced in affiliation with Papazian Hirsch Leisure

When rich widow and socialite Jessica Medlicott is sued for breach of promise by her ex-fiancé on the lookout for cash, will her previous as an actress assist or hang-out her? When revered and inflexible lawyer Sir Arthur Granville-Jones enters the image, he’s taken to a hilarious distraction by his grandiose persona. Based mostly on the 1975 ABC theater presentation with Katharine Hepburn and Laurence Olivier, this world premiere adaptation of the courtroom basic LOVE AMONG THE RUINS is as charming and pleasant as the unique movie, which gained a Peabody Award and a number of Emmys.



January 25 – February 12, 2023 (Press opening January 29, 2023)

Directed by Martin Bergman

Rita Rudner, one in every of Laguna Playhouse’s favorites, will definitely be delighted to star in one other play on our stage that shall be introduced quickly and to not be missed!


March 8 – March 26, 2023 (Press opening March 12, 2023)

“Man meets Woman” on this tender love story about an Irish musician struggling on the point of giving up, and a piano-playing Czech immigrant that reminds him how you can dream. That includes an excellent ensemble of artists enjoying their devices reside on stage, this emotionally fascinating musical is the one present to have music that has gained an Oscar, a Grammy, an Olivier Award and a Tony Award. With all of the magical songs from the critically acclaimed movie, together with the Oscar-winning “Falling Slowly”, this achingly lovely and joyfully uplifting present strikes an unforgettable chord within the viewers and speaks to the ability of music to attach us all!


April 26 – Might 14, 2023 (Press opening on April 30, 2023)

Produced in affiliation with the Rubicon Theater and Gare St Lazare Eire

In THE REALISTIC JONESES, we meet Bob and Jennifer Jones and their new neighbors, John and Pony Jones, two suburban {couples} who uncover they’ve much more in frequent than their similar properties and shared final names. Savory, suggestive, shrewdly hilarious and surprisingly maddening, this profound piece explores what is alleged, what will not be stated, and the position denial performs in serving to us navigate life’s chaos. Nominated for an Outer Critics and Drama League Award and listed by The New York Instances as one of many “Finest Performs of the 12 months,” these characters will proceed to hang-out you lengthy after you are out of the theater.


It is possible for you to to guess “Whodunit?”

Might 31 – June 18, 2023 (Press opening on June 4, 2023)

From the novel by Agatha Christie

North Coast Repertory Theater Switch

One thing is mistaken on the Merlinville-Sur-Mer personal golf course – particularly, the physique of Hercule Poirot’s latest shopper. Acclaimed playwright Steven Dietz brings the well-known Belgian detective to life to unravel one in every of Agatha Christie’s most intricate mysteries. After all, there are a selection of usual-and-unusual suspects. A solid of six versatile actors embodies a mess of characters as they navigate the twists and turns of this animated and enjoyable new adaptation. You will not wish to miss an thrilling second of this comedic thriller.


Subscriptions on sale beginning Tuesday, Might 17. Six-Play season tickets vary from $240.00 to $360.00 and might be bought on-line at or by calling (949) 497-ARTS (2787).

The field workplace is open from Monday to Saturday: from 12:00 to 16:00; On Sundays it opens 2 hours earlier than present time till quarter-hour after the curtain. Open till present time on all efficiency days.

For extra data on all exhibits and programming go to LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is positioned at 606 Laguna Canyon Highway in Laguna Seashore.

Based in 1920, the historic Laguna Playhouse is without doubt one of the oldest repeatedly working non-profit theaters on the West Coast and is proud to be an lively participant in Laguna Seashore’s storied arts group. From basic performs and musical comedies to present off-Broadway hits, conventional and cutting-edge music screenings, dance festivals and stand-up comedy performances, the Laguna Playhouse brings the magical performing arts expertise on to greater than 80,000 prospects every season.

Laguna Playhouse’s instructional programming consists of year-round lessons, productions for and for kids and youths (Youth Theatre) and is without doubt one of the few firms within the area that provides knowledgeable curriculum-based tourism program, TheatreReach, which aligns with the California State requirements for literature, historical past, and performing arts curriculum.

The Laguna Playhouse has been acknowledged for the previous 5 years as one of many Orange County Register’s “Better of OC” within the Reside Theater class. The Laguna Playhouse has featured many gifted artists on stage, together with Ed Asner, Leslie Caron, Hershey Felder, Harrison Ford, Melanie Griffith, Val Kilmer, Gregory Harrison, Dan Lauria, Hal Linden, Wendie Malick, Rita Rudner, Charles Shaughnessy, French Stewart, Loretta Swat and Bette Davis.

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