CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Musical Comes to Orange County!

Based on the highly popular 1964 children’s novel written by British author Roald Dahl, the National Tour of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will be performing at Segerstrom Hall on May 28 through June 9, 2019!  This award-winning hit is directed by three-time Tony Awards winner Jack O’Brien and featuring Noah Weisberg as the mysterious chocolate maker, Willy Wonka. The title role of Charlie Bucket will be alternated between Henry Boshart (age 10), Collin Jeffery (age 11) and Rueby Wood (age 11). CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY follows the story of the eccentric world-famous chocolate maker, Willy Wonka, and the opening of his mysterious chocolate factory to a select few of … READ MORE

CATS The Musical Comes to Orange County April 9 – 14!

Composed by Andrew Lloyd Webber and based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats, CATS is one of the biggest hits in musical theater history! Don’t miss performances in Orange County when they come to Segerstrom Center for the Arts April 9th through April 14th as part of a North American Tour. This is the first tour of the first-ever Broadway revival of the iconic musical. This new production of CATS is licensed by The Really Useful Group and produced by The Shubert Organization, The Nederlander Organization, The Really Useful Group and Cameron Mackintosh, along with Roy Furman, John Gore, Grove Entertainment, Stella La Rue, Burnt Umber Productions, … READ MORE

Disney On Ice Worlds of Enchantment + Discounts + Giveaway!

DISNEY ON ICE presents Worlds of Enchantment comes back to the Southland in April! It features four Disney stories: Disney Pixar’s Cars, Toy Story 3, Disney’s The Little Mermaid, AND Frozen. Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice have performances in Long Beach and Ontario April 18th through April 28th! Join Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney•Pixar’s Cars as they race across the ice. Dive into adventure with Ariel from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, as she explores her undersea kingdom. The toys are back in town with Buzz, Woody, Jessie and the Disney•Pixar Toy Story gang escape Sunnyside Daycare in a daring adventure to get back to Andy’s room. Plus, … READ MORE

Disney’s ALADDIN Musical Coming to Orange County March 6-23

Disney Theatrical Productions and Segerstrom Center for the Arts are proud to announce that Disney’s ALADDIN will begin performances in Segerstrom Hall on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 for a limited engagement of three weeks through March 23. The animated film ALADDIN was released by Disney in 1992 and was a box office smash, grossing more than $500 million worldwide and became the highest-grossing film of the year. The film won the Oscar® for Best Original Score and introduced the hit song, “A Whole New World,” which won the second of the film’s two Academy Awards® as Best Original Song. The Peabo Bryson/Regina Belle recording of the tune soared to #1 … READ MORE

Segerstrom Center: HELLO, DOLLY! Jan 22-27

HELLO, DOLLY! starring Broadway legend and Tony Award Winner Betty Buckley, is coming to Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa on January 22 – 27, 2019, as part of its National tour.  The musical winner of four Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical and Best Actress is finally here.  Follow widow, Dolly Gallagher Levi (played by Betty Buckley), a determined and strong-willed matchmaker as she travels to Yonkers, New York in search of a wife for her client, the wealthy Horace Vandergelder, played by Lewis J. Stadlen.  Will Dolly be successful in finding the perfect match, or will she find love again herself? You will not want … READ MORE

American Ballet Theatre “Harlequinade”

Post written by Carolina Cordova who attended as media. All opinions are our own. This past Thursday night my mom and I attended the premiere of American Ballet Theatre “Harlequinade”. It was a super special occasion because we were both celebrating our birthdays! Every time American Ballet Theatre comes and visit Costa Mesa, they bring so much excitement to all the SoCal dance aficionados.The Segerstrom Center for the Arts always does an amazing job by creating activities for the audience before the ballet starts. This time they had different activities for children and we even got the opportunity to meet and greet two dancers of the corps de ballet! They … READ MORE

American Ballet Theatre THE NUTCRACKER

Back for the holidays, American Ballet Theatre’s “The Nutcracker” is now performing at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Orange County (December 14th through December 23rd)! We took the children to see it Opening Night and loved it! The story is about a little girl and her cherished nutcracker around Christmas time. The villains are mice who causes havoc to the toys and the children are afraid of them. In ballet there are no voices nor talking. To understand the story and to understand what is happening in the scene, you have to watch their facial expression, body language and listen to the tone of the music. The props play … READ MORE

Disney On Ice Presents “Dare to Dream” – Coming Soon!

Disney On Ice presents “Dare To Dream” brings us five courageous Disney Princesses to perform this holiday season from December 13th – January 6th! Hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse takes audiences on an expedition across raging seas and snow-covered mountains in this action-packed extravaganza with the beloved characters from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”, “Frozen”, “Tangled” and “Cinderella” PLUS for the first time in a live production, it features Disney’s “Moana”! STORYLINES: In her Disney On Ice debut, Moana will go in a high-seas adventure with demigod Maui, to save her island and discover her true identity. Join Belle as she fearlessly befriends the enchanted castle staff and reveals … READ MORE