FBT’s The Nutcracker Ballet + Ticket Giveaway!

Experience a magical holiday tradition that is perfect for the whole family. Take everyone to see Festival Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker Ballet. This full-length traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director, Salwa Rizkalla, and features world-renowned guest artists, FBT’s professional company dancers, and exceptional young talent from across the Southland. They will be performing this holiday at Irvine Barclay Theatre from December 7 through December 24, 2019! We’re sending a lucky reader to see the performance with two tickets! Get the details below! Location: Irvine Barclay Theatre4242 Campus DriveIrvine, CA Phone: 949.854.4646www.thebarclay.org Guests Artists Include: Tara Ghassemieh Luiz, Festival Ballet TheatreVitor Luiz, Former San Francisco BalletSaturday, … READ MORE >>

ANASTASIA Comes to Orange County November 5–17, 2019!

The Broadway production of ANASTASIA is coming to Orange County and will be performing at Segerstrom Center for the Arts November 5 – 17, 2019 in Segerstrom Hall.  “This dazzling show transports us from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young woman sets out to discover the mystery of her past. Pursued by a ruthless Soviet officer determined to silence her, Anya enlists the aid of a dashing conman and a lovable ex-aristocrat. Together, they embark on an epic adventure to help her find home, love, and family.”  -SEGERSTROM CENTER OF THE ARTS ANASTASIA features a book by celebrated playwright Terrence McNally, a … READ MORE >>

2019-2020 Broadway Series at Segerstrom Center!

We always look forward to hearing what broadway musicals are coming to Orange County. Segerstrom Center for the Arts usually announce their new season’s line-up earlier in the year. Coming to the Center for the very first time are Anastasia, A Bronx Tale, Mean Girls, The Band’s Visit and Escape to Margaritaville. Returning favorites are Miss Saigon, Les Misérables, Blue Man Group, Chicago and the Disney’s beloved The Lion King. Look forward to free and fun pre-show and intermission activities, and they’re bringing back Thursday night Talk Backs with cast members. One Saturday matinee performance of each show will be Open Captioned, Audio Described and ASL interpreted. We are so … READ MORE >>

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Returns to Orange County 7/10-7/21!

Cameron Mackintosh’s new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA returns to Orange County at Segerstrom Center for the Arts July 10 – 21, 2019 with newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design. This new version of PHANTOM is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52 making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America! “Based on the classic novel Le Fantôme de L’Opéra by Gaston Leroux, THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA tells the story of a masked figure who lurks beneath the catacombs of the Paris Opera House, exercising a reign of terror over all who inhabit it. He falls madly in … READ MORE >>

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 >>