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Upcoming Events

The Orphan of Zhao

Sat, Jul 26
Mandell Weiss Theatre, La Jolla Playhouse
La Jolla
New adaptation by James Fenton Directed by Carey Perloff Featuring BD Wong... In the aftermath of a violent coup, a young orphan discovers the shattering truth of his origins. Often described as the Chinese Hamlet, this riveting tale was the first Chinese play to be translated in the West and has inspired countless operas, plays and movies.

Ether Dome

Sat, Jul 26
La Jolla Playhouse
San Diego
When a new treatment promises to eradicate pain, a doctor and his student play out an epic battle between altruism and ambition. Based on the true story of the discovery of ether as an anesthetic in 1846, Ether Dome explores the pain that afflicts humankind, our attempts to find relief and the beginning of healthcare as big business. For more information and to purchase tickets: http://www.lajollaplayhouse.org/ether-dome

Fresh Paint California: A Plein Air Art Exhibition

Sat, Jul 26
La Jolla Riford Library Art Gallery
La Jolla
The exhibition will showcase some of California’s finest plein air painters. Plein air artists paint outdoors to capture the spontaneity and transience of light as it is reflected on the natural world. The exhibition includes paintings done in outdoor locations, as well as ones painted in studio environments after the artist has created smaller outdoor studies. The public is invited to the artists’ reception on Sunday, June 29, 2-4 p.m

Jade Heart

Sat, Jul 26
Moxie Theatre
San Diego
JADE HEART tells the story of Jade McCullough, a woman abandoned as an infant in China and adopted to America by a single Caucasian mother. Moving backward and forward in time from Jade’s childhood until her mid-twenties, the play explores themes of identity, race, parent/child interdependency, and coming of age. This West Coast Premiere by playwright Will Cooper will be directed by MOXIE Artistic Director, Delicia Turner Sonnenberg.

Les Miserables

Sat, Jul 26
Lambs Players Theatre
Coronado
One of the greatest musicals of all time. By Claude-Michel Shonberg, Alan Boubil and Jean-Marc Natel, directed by Robert Smyth, musical direction by Scott Lacy.
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