The season will feature ‘Cambodian Rock Band’ and the world premiere of ‘F*ck7thGrade,’ with music by Jill Sobule.
Ivers, currently a.d. at Arizona Theatre Company, will succeed Marc Masterson beginning in March 2019.
Masterson, who served as the company’s leader from 1981 to 2000, will return to the helm later this summer.
Masterson departs after 7 years leading the California theatre toward more new work and community ventures.
Among the offerings at South Coast Rep’s influential new work fest this year were plays inspired by its astonishing diversity.