Laguna Playhouse announces its 99th season of shows

Laguna Playhouse is excited to announce its 99th season of shows. Executive Director Ellen Richard comments, “Construction continues apace to update our Moulton Theatre in time for our centennial anniversary in 2020. Coupled with a spectacular season that includes three premieres, this will be a remarkable year for our theatre and community.” 

This summer, the party begins with the infectious music of Abba in the electrifying smash-hit Mamma Mia followed by the hilarious new Yoga Play. The fall will bring James Goldman’s landmark play, The Lion in the Winter

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Melanie Griffith will star in “Barefoot in the Park”

January ushers in a world premiere musical adaptation of To Sir With Love, followed by the return of Academy Award-nominee Melanie Griffith starring in Neil Simon’s hilarious Barefoot in the Park

Audience favorite Hershey Felder returns and stars in the world premiere of Anna and Sergei about famed composer Sergei Rachmaninoff. Emmy Award-winner Jayne Atkinson will star as Texas Governor Ann Richards in the Southern California premiere of the acclaimed play Ann

“Two world premieres, one Southern California premiere, Melanie Griffith, Hershey Felder and Jayne Atkinson! Our 99th year simply could not be more exciting and we are thrilled to bring so many exceptional theatrical experiences to our subscribers and audiences as we get ready to turn 100,” adds Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham.

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Emmy Award-winner Jayne Atkinson will star in “Ann”

Mark your calendars for these exciting shows for the Playhouse’s 99th season: Mamma Mia will play from July 5 - July 28 with press opening on July 7; Yoga Play will begin on September 25 and run through October 13; The Lion in the Winter will run from November 6 - 24; To Sir, With Love runs from January 29 - February 23, 2020; Hershey Felder returns in a world premier of Anna and Sergei, April 15 - May 3, 2020; Jayne Atkinson will star in the Southern California premiere of Ann, May 13  - June 7, 2020; and the Youth Theatre will perform I Never Saw Another Butterfly on October 18 - 27, 2019. 

Subscriptions to the Laguna Playhouse 2019-2020 season are now available.

7-Play Season Tickets range from $261 - $534 and can be purchased online at or by calling (949) 497-ARTS (2787). Group discounts are available by calling (949) 497-2787 ext. 229. 

The box office is open Mondays - Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sundays, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. (open until showtime on performance days).

Laguna Playhouse is located at 606 Laguna Canyon Rd.