La Jolla Playhouse is internationally renowned for creating some of the most exciting and adventurous work in American theatre. Founded in 1947, the Playhouse is now a not-for-profit, professional theatre in residence on the University of California, San Diego campus. Its mission is to advance theatre as an art form and as a vital social, moral and political platform by providing unfettered creative opportunities for the leading artists of today and tomorrow. The Playhouse’s brilliant and innovative productions of classics, immersive projects, new plays and musicals have merited over 300 major honors and 38 Tony Awards, including the 1993 Tony Award for America’s Outstanding Regional Theatre. These works include The Who’s Tommy, Billy Crystal’s 700 Sundays, the Pulitzer Prize-winning I Am My Own Wife, Memphis and
international sensation Jersey Boys.