(L-R) Savanna Padilla, Anthony Adu, Corneilus Franklin, Cody Sloan and Emily Stout in La Jolla Playhouse’s 2021 Performance Outreach Program (POP) Tour production of Pick Me Last, by Idris Goodwin, directed by Jacole Kitchen; photo by Dig That Photography.
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A playground. 2 teams. 2 captains. It’s the same thing every day at Chavonne’s elementary school – her best friend Wes is always picked last. So she hatches a plan to end the schoolyard cycle. Still, after a few imaginary visits from visionaries Sigmund Freud and Elon Musk, plus a little help from the new kid, Chavonne learns that the problem she’s trying to fix may not be the one that needs solving.
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La Jolla Playhouse Gratefully Acknowledges the Generous Institutional Support
of our Learning & Engagement Donors
Corporate support provided by:
Government support provided by:
The City of Encinitas Community Grant Program
Foundation support provided by:
San Diego Scottish Rite Community Foundation
The Farrell Family Foundation
The Pratt Memorial Fund
The Samuel I. and John Henry Fox Foundation
We acknowledge the land on which we sit and occupy today as the traditional and ancestral home of the Kumeyaay Nation and other Indigenous Nations of Southern California.
Without them, we would not have access to this gathering and to this dialogue.
We take this opportunity to thank and honor the original caretakers of this land.