Joan Cumming will serve in the position

Steven Libman has stepped down from his post as managing director at the La Jolla Playhouse in San Diego.

Director of communications Joan Cumming will serve in the position until a replacement is found. Theater is topped by a.d. Christopher Ashley, who joined the org last year.

Libman, who has been at the Playhouse since 2005 and also has had a long tenure with Pittsburgh Ballet Theater, departs to concentrate on his growing consulting practice, the Libman Group.

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