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Ed Asner Brings FDR to Life

Actor Ed Asner will perform in a one-man show of the drama, “FDR,” will open for a brief run Wednesday, Nov. 19 through Sunday, Nov. 23, at Laguna Playhouse. The play based upon Dore Schary’s Broadway hit “Sunrise at Campobello.” “FDR” explores the life of one of America’s...

Playhouse Receives Donation for Auction

The Laguna Playhouse will set for auction a donated still life oil painting by Virginia Woolley, by one of the founders of Laguna Beach’s Festival of Arts, who was resided and painted in town from 1923 to 1971. The 20” x 16” piece, entitled “Fruit Still Life” is to be auctioned...

Laguna Playhouse Hosts Sold-out Crowd

Laguna Playhouse lured a sell-out crowd to the gala opening of the Tony-award winning play, “39 Steps” on Saturday, Sept. 29. Staff and board members celebrated the show in ‘30s-themed attire. Guests enjoyed a pre-show party and entertainment by  keyboardist Kathy Schroeder and...

‘Private Lives’ in the Playhouse’s Spotlight

As the Laguna Playhouse celebrates its 90th birthday, it ends the winter season with a classic comedy, Noël Coward’s “Private Lives.” The plot centers on the premise that old love, regardless of how acrimoniously it may have ended, can be re-ignited but not always to the...