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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Brings ‘Queens’ To La Jolla Playhouse

Martyna Majok, the

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Above: Martyna Majok, the "Queens" playwright, is pictured in this undated photo.

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A new production at the La Jolla Playhouse takes audiences into the immigrant experience through the lives of two generations of women who found their first home in America in a basement apartment in New York City.

"Queens" is written by Martyna Majok, who won a Pulitzer Prize for her play "Cost of Living."

“Queens” opens Tuesday at the La Jolla Playhouse’s Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. It runs through July 29.

Majok joins Midday Edition Tuesday to discuss her inspiration for "Queens."

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Photo credit: Courtesy of La Jolla Playhouse

The cast of "Queens" is pictured in this undated photo.

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