South Coast Repertory Theatrewill offer five world-premiere productions by American playwrights--including Keith Reddin's "Highest Standard of Living" and Craig Lucas' "Three Postcards"--in the 1986-87 season at the two-playhouse complex in Costa Mesa.
At the Mainstage playhouse, SCR's producing artistic director, David Emmes, will direct the Reddin work, which opens the season Sept. 9 and runs through Oct. 12. Norman Rene will direct the Lucas play, Jan. 6 through Feb. 8.
Arthur Giron's "Charley Bacon and His Family," a work developed in SCR's Hispanic Playwrights Project, will be presented April 7 through May 10 at the Mainstage. It will be directed by SCR artistic director Martin Benson.
Others in the six-play Mainstage season are Tad Mosel's "All the Way Home," Oct. 21 through Nov. 23, directed by Benson; Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," Feb. 24 through March 29, directed by Edward Payson Call; and Tom Stoppard's "The Real Thing," May 19 through June 21 (director to be announced).