La Jolla Playhouse supporters and stars shine at 2011 Gala

Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Doug Wright, David Clement, Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley and David and Ellen Dolgen

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Photo: Kent Horner

La Jolla Playhouse supporters and stars turned out Saturday for the 2011 Gala, honoring Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Doug Wright, Tony Award-winning actor BD Wong and acclaimed designer Robert Brill. Also saluted during the event, celebrated in supper club-style, was Arthur Wagner, founding chair and emeritus professor in the UCSD Department of Theatre & Dance, other past Playhouse board chairs. Jesse Tyler Ferguson, star of TV’s ‘Modern Family’ hosted the evening tribute to the Playhouse’s contributions to American theater. Proceeds benefit the Playhouse’s Play Development, Education and Outreach programs.

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