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2910 La Jolla Village Dr, San Diego, CA 92037

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The Squirrels

Closed July 8, 2018

The world premiere play from the writer of Hand to God

Why See The Squirrels?

A world premiere!

In 2011, Robert Askins gave us Hand to God, the devilishly subversive comedy about a possessed hand puppet terrorising a school Bible club. Thee show garnered five Tony nominations and marked out Askins as a talent to watch.

For his follow-up, Askins presents The Squirrels as the opener for La Jolla's 2018/2019 season. This world premiere takes us into the dark heart of the animal kingdom, with squirrel pitted against squirrel as the cold winds of winter begin to blow. Tony winner Christopher Ashley, who helmed the breakout Broadway musical Come From Away, directs.

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Opening night: 5 June 2018

Cast and Creative


Brad Oscar
Terence Archie
Candy Buckley
Lakisha May
Marcus Terrell Smith
Sidney Hill
Max Singer
Danielle Wineman


Written by Robert Askins
Directed by Christopher Ashley
Set design by Beowulf Boritt
Costumes by Paloma Young
Lighting by Tyler Micoleau
Sound by Cricket S. Meyers
Projection design by John Narun

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