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The Jolla Playhouse is a non-profit, commercial theater located on the University of California San Diego grounds. The Jolla Playhouse was established in 1947 by Gregory Peck, Dorothy McGuire and Mel Ferrer. The Playhouse repertory has since comprised eighty-four first performances, thirty-two West Coast West Coast previews and eight US first performances, and has received more than three hundred awards, among them the 1993 Tony Award for America's Outstanding Regional Theater.
Among other things, it is backed by subsidies from the National Endowment for the Arts, the California Arts Council, the city of San Diego and the county of San Diego. Playhouse is recognized the world over for producing some of the most thrilling and daring works in US theater, through its new game creation initiative, Without Walls novelties, artists' residences and assignments.
The Jolla Playhouse offers a range of education options for kids, teenagers and grown-ups who are interested in the art of drama, both as actors and behind the scene. Furthermore, the Performance Outreach Program (POP Tour) provides an annual stream of professionally produced, globally unique products in all of San Diego's colleges, public library and neighborhood centres. Additionally there are offers for open air performances through the La Jolla Playhouse Conservatory, YP@LJP Sommercamps, pupil matinee and many other workshop and class activities at the language centre.
Some of the early Broadway hits produced at the Schauspielhaus include The Who's Tommy, Matthew Broderick's How to Succceed in Business Without Really Trying resurrection, Jane Eyre, Dracula, the Musical, Thorough Modern Millie, La Jolla Playhouse, which launched the Page To Play Develop Program in 2001 to help develop new pieces and live shows, and to give the audience the infrequent chance to witness and participate in the "birth" of a piece.
The Page To Stage Workshops offer minimum set and costume productions and are reworked throughout the whole performance cycle. Over the five years since the inception of the programme, two Page To Stage Productions have won Tony Awards. I Am My Ownife won't My Own Water Prix gewann den Pulitzer pour Drama 2004 et Tony Awards pour la meilleure pièce et le meilleur acteur dans une pièce (Jefferson Mays) ; et Billy Crystal's 700 Sundays, eine 2004 Page To Stage Produktion, gewannen den Tony Award for Special Theatre Ereignis 2005.
The La Jolla Playhouse was home to many young artists and well-known artists.