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We’re excited to announce our 2021 Spring/Summer season!

David Ivers
Announcing the 2021 Spring/Summer Season

Artistic Director David Ivers fills you in on our new season.

Charlie Oh PPF
Four Questions With PPF Playwright Charlie Oh

Oh talked about his favorite places to write, the moment he knew he wanted to be a playwright, his grandmother and more.

Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike
The Story Behind the Photo: Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike

Jenna Cola selected th​is photo as a funny and poignant moment from the show.

John Glore and York Walker
#PPFPlaywrights with York Walker

John Glore, SCR's associate artistic director and dramaturg for the staged reading of ​Covenant, chats with playwright ​York Walker. Be aware that they’ll be talking about the play and there may be some spoilers!

York Walker
Four Questions With PPF Playwright York Walker

Walker talked about his favorite places to write, the moment he knew he wanted to be a playwright, his best find at Ikea and more.

Allison Gregory
Playwright Allison Gregory’s Inspirations for Red Riding Hood

Allison Gregory chats with Associate Artistic Director and Production Dramaturg John Glore about inspiration and her writing process.

Making Trees
Creating the Textures of Tree Bark for Red Riding Hood

​In this show-and-tell, Jen Stringfellow, South Coast Repertory's scenic charge artist, shares how her team created the realistic textures of tree bark found on the set of Red Riding Hood.

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A Novelist Supports Emerging Writers, Including Playwrights

Best-selling novelist Elizabeth George wanted to do something to help writers at the start of their careers—so she created the Elizabeth George Foundation. ​Read about the recipients of the commissions for 2020 and 2021​.

Larry Bates and Nell Geisslinger
Making Theatre in the Time of COVID

​SCR has returned to producing theatre—creating and filming the Theatre for Young Audiences Family show, Red Riding Hood. Learn how SCR safely created the environment for the play.

Vietgone
The Story Behind the Photo: Vietgone

Raymond Lee appeared in Vietgone by Qui Nguyen​ and in this Q&A, he talks about why he picked this photo as the point of no return for audiences.

Shannon Flynn
Red Riding Hood director Shannon Flynn's deep roots at SCR

Director Shannon Flynn loves working on stories geared for young audiences. She's even an Emmy winner for “Sesame Street. " But you may not know that she has roots at SCR...in the admin office.

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2021 Pacific Playwrights Festival Celebrates New Plays & a Musical

Andy Knight, co-director of the Pacific Playwrights Festival, talks about how PPF comes together and what to look for.

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