Gaines (The Phantom of the Opera, Camelot) and Lewis (Chicago, Damn Yankees, Wind in the Willows) will star as Michael and Agnes, respectively, in I Do! I Do! — featuring a book by Harvey Schmidt with music and lyrics by Tom Jones — which will run July 9-Aug. 11 under the direction of Alan Souza. Opening night is set for July 13.
The season will also include Noel Coward's Fallen Angels, directed by Art Manke (Oct. 8-Nov. 3); a holiday show (Nov. 22-Dec. 29); Richard Maltby Jr.'s Ring of Fire, conceived by William Meade, choreographed by Paula Hammons Sloan and directed by Steve Steiner (Jan. 7-Feb. 2, 2014); the Orange County premiere of The Reduced Shakespeare Company in All the Great Books (abridged), written and directed by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor (March 4-30, 2014); and Linda Purl in Joan Didion's The Year of Magical Thinking, directed by Jenny Sullivan (April 29–May 25, 2014), among others.
Founded in 1920, The Laguna Playhouse was honored at the Laguna Spirit Awards and received The Laguna Beach Chamber of Commerce Premiere Business of the Year Award.
The Laguna Playhouse is located at 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach, CA. For more information and tickets, visit LagunaPlayhouse.com.