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La Jolla Playhouse Presents 'Kingdom City'

  • When Ongoing until Sunday, October 5, 2014
  • Sunday 2 p.m.
  • Sunday 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday 8 p.m.
  • Friday 8 p.m.
  • Saturday 2 p.m.
  • Saturday 8 p.m.
  • Where La Jolla Playhouse, La Jolla
  • Age limit All ages
  • Categories Arts, Theater
  • Cost $15
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

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

Location: La Jolla Playhouse, Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre, 2910 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, CA 92037
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