Bill Condon

La Jolla Playhouse celebrates award nominations, primps plaza for closeup

La Jolla Playhouse celebrates award nominations, primps plaza for closeup

By Pat Sherman

Audience intermissions at the La Jolla Playhouse will get an ambiance infusion with the addition of $1.5 million in landscaping enhancements.

The improvements include new walkways, exterior plazas and outdoor seating areas, as well as enhanced signage and lighting. The project also features restoration of a surrounding eucalyptus grove to reinforce the Theatre District’s connection to the greater UC San Diego campus.

The project, which began in late January, will encompass 1.8 acres, and includes four programmable LED video screens to announce current and future events, to be installed...

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