La Jolla Playhouse Presents 'Kingdom City'
Above: Kate Blumberg as “Miriam” and Todd Weeks as “Daniel” in La Jolla Playhouse’s world-premiere production of "Kingdom City," by Sheri Wilner, directed by Jackson Gay, running September 4 – October 5, 2014 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. Courtesy of La Jolla Playhouse
A 20th Century Classic Incites A 21st Century Showdown
When displaced New York director Miriam finds herself in Kingdom City, Missouri, she reluctantly agrees to direct a high school production of "The Crucible." The play unlocks the students’ unspoken desires, creating a firestorm in this small Christian town.
By Sheri Wilner
Directed by Jackson Gay
*Content warning: strong language, adult situations.
"Kingdom City" plays September 4 - October 5, 2014