WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
We are proud to announce the return of the DNA New Work Series to La Jolla Playhouse, a four-week period of workshops and readings of new works that allows playwrights and directors the opportunity to develop a script by providing rehearsal time, space and resources – all culminating in workshops or readings open to the public. All projects in the DNA New Work Series take place with little or no scenic, costume or staging elements and actors may have scripts in hand. It's a rare chance for theatre-lovers to be a part of a new work in its earliest stages of
This year's DNA New Work Series features a workshop production of Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, by Michael Benjamin Washington (seen on stage in the Playhouse's productions of Memphis and The Wiz), directed by Phylicia Rashad (The Cosby Show). The piece was given its first public reading at the Playhouse on August 28, 2013 – the date of the 50th anniversary of