The Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Seaside said its Govt Producing Director, Ellen Richard, has resigned. A specific function wasn’t given.
Richard, a longtime Broadway exec who has obtained six Tonys in her prior jobs, first joined as govt director in 2016, assuming her current title in 2020. All through her time interval, she oversaw the renovation of the establishing and “led the playhouse to unprecedented financial success,” which included a 60% enhance in theater subscriptions sooner than the pandemic, Laguna Playhouse officers said in an announcement.
“Ellen led the Playhouse by way of primarily essentially the most troublesome drawback the Playhouse has confronted in its 100-year historic previous, being closed for practically two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic,” the theater’s board of directors said in an announcement. “We thank her for her service.”
The playhouse will shortly announce an interim artistic director, though it did not specify a timeline.