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Balancing Act TR 
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Curtain Call T 
Dress Rehearsal T 
Fighting the Slime T 
Final Act T 
I'm So Embarrassed For You T 
Irritators, The T 
Kline's Incline TR 
Leading Lady T 
OC Gym Trad T 
Playwright, The T 
Psycho Groove T 
Stucca By A Yucca T 

The Playwright 

YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b

Type:  Trad, 1 pitch, 90'
Consensus:  YDS: 5.6 French: 4c Ewbanks: 14 UIAA: V ZA: 12 British: S 4b [details]
FA: unknown?
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Submitted By: Bill Olszewski on Sep 7, 2007

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Starting up the Playwright photo by Chris Lane


This is the right-leaning crack about 10' right of Dress Rehearsal. Start up an easy slab to reach the crack. Continue up to the right, passing a vertical section (the crux) about half-way up. Above this, follow easy slab climbing along a crack, up and left. Belay from the same spot as for Dress Rehearsal.


on the right side of Playhouse Rock, left of the tree growing out of the large flake


standard rack, gear belay from the top of the route

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By DaveGustafson
From: Palm Desert, CA
Apr 5, 2009

It's okay. Wasn't occupied by other groups... which can be the case on a busy Saturday. Nothing spectacular, but it sure beats work!
By Chris D
From: the couch
Feb 6, 2012

About 10 feet of business about 40 feet up, the rest is a cruise. Fun route. Good warm-up if the rest of the wall's 6's are occupied. First route in the shade as the day progresses.
By Jeff Scofield
From: Yorba Linda, CA
Feb 26, 2012
rating: 5.6 4c 14 V 12 S 4b

about 1/2 way up I was at a place that nothing would work then I was able to get my pink tri-cam in bomber!! Bring one for fun..

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