The nationally renowned La Jolla Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts complex comprised of three distinct venues on the UCSD campus. Created in 1947 by Hollywood film actors (Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire, and Mel Ferrer) eager to reconnect with live audiences, the Playhouse has earned a reputation for quality and innovation, garnering hundreds of major awards over the years, including a 1993 Tony for outstanding regional theater. Scores of productions have made the leap to Broadway, including "The Who’s Tommy" and the current Tony Award-winning hits, "Memphis," and "Jersey Boys." For the 2014-2015 season, the theater mounts the US premiere of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," an Alan Mencken ("Little Shop of Horrors") musical based on the Victor Hugo classic. For theater fans 30 and younger, specially priced $20 tickets are available for most Playhouse performances; students, military, and seniors (62 and older) can purchase discounted tickets for $15-$20.
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La Jolla Playhouse
2910 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla
Our Rating Neighborhood La Jolla Transportation Bus: 30, 41, 101, 150, 921 Phone 858/550-1010 Prices $15-$60, discounts available for seniors, students, military & people under 30 Web site La Jolla Playhouse