Artistic Director - The Laguna Playhouse

ANN E. WAREHAM (Artistic Director)

ANN E. WAREHAM (Artistic Director) This season marks Ann’s 6th year with Laguna Playhouse.  She comes to the  Playhouse after 27 years as a producing partner with Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles, and has produced such plays as Ain’t Misbehavin’, Pippin, Spring Awakening, No Child…, Sweeney Todd, Distracted, Sleeping Beauty Wakes, Edward Scissorhands, In the Continuum, Pyrenees, The Black Rider, Without Walls, Stuff Happens, Like Jazz, The Talking Cure, A Perfect Wedding and Putting It Together. Recently, she was part of the producing team for the Deaf West Theatre production of Spring Awakening both at Inner City Arts and the Wallis Theatre in Los Angeles and for its critically acclaimed Broadway production which opened this September.  Ann served as Producing Associate to Gordon Davidson during his historic and award-winning leadership tenure as Artistic Director of Center Theatre Group.  In 2010, Ann supported the Pasadena Playhouse as the Associate Producer for the West Coast premiere of Dangerous Beauty. Her early producing career included productions at the CAST Theatre, the Met and Theatre Rapport in Los Angeles, and The Victory Theatre where she served on the board of directors.   Ann joined The Laguna Playhouse staff in 2010 as Associate Producer and officially assumed the role of Artistic Director in August 2011 supporting the Board of Trustees and executive director Karen Wood in the future artistic leadership of The Playhouse.  Ann serves on the advisory board of Deaf West Theatre in Los Angeles.