This is a post written by Kyla Armstrong. ANNIE! I love live musical theater and grew up with the movie adaptation of ANNIE, but I had never seen it performed on stage. It was an amazing experience for both of us to share together. We made sure that we arrived an hour before show time so that we could take part in the complimentary lobby activities. First, we found the photo opportunity display on the Orchestra Terrace Level and Isabella made sure to use the thought bubble prop. I thought the display was adorable and the photo made a great keepsake for her first theater experience. Disclosure: We received tickets … READ MORE >>
We attended the opening night of GUYS AND DOLLS musical as media at the Sergerstrom Center in Costa Mesa this past week, and it was bustling with gamblers, gangsters and sassy showgirls. This fun musical introduces audiences to a cast of characters who have become legends in the musical theater world. Christopher Swan as Nathan Detroit and the cast of the national tour of GUYS AND DOLLS – Photo by Gary Emord-Netzley Nathan Detroit (Christopher Swan) is a full-time gambler who runs the illegal floating crap game In New York. His desperation to find a place for his latest crap game and his equally desperate attempt to hide that fact … READ MORE >>
The U.S. national tour of ANNIE is coming to Orange County at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts May 13-24, 2015. This iconic Tony Award-winning show, which is being directed for the 19th time by the show’s original director and lyricist Martin Charnin, remains one of the biggest Broadway musical hits ever. Who doesn’t belt out song’s from ANNIE’s beloved score – like “Tomorrow” and “Maybe” – at least once during the day? There’s a reason this amazing show ran for 2,377 performances when it first opened April 21, 1977 and has been running somewhere around the world for the last 37 years. Gilgamesh Taggett as Oliver Warbucks and Issie … READ MORE >>
Disclosure: We will be attending as media on Opening Night. GUYS and DOLLS, a musical comedy based on the Damon Runyon comic book world of 1940s, will be in Orange County at Segerstrom Center for the Arts from April 14 -19, 2015. Packed with some of Broadway’s most beloved tunes, expect an evening filled with fun songs and a hearty dose of humor as gamblers, nightclub performers, and Salvation Army members try to cure the sins of Time Square New York City! You’ll recognize hits like “Luck Be a Lady,” “Sit Down You’re Rockin’ the Boat,” and “I’ve Never Been in Love Before.” www.scfta.org TICKETS START AT $29. PERFORMANCES: Tuesday … READ MORE >>
Disclosure: This is written by Amy Walton who attended a media preview. All opinions are our own. If you can catch a performance of the musical comedy, Nice Work if You Can Get It, in town this week only at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, you definitely won’t regret it! This show is a fun and lighthearted compilation of so many classic and lesser known Ira & George Gershwin songs. SCFTA.org, the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive, in Costa Mesa, or by calling (714) 556-2787. __________________________________________________ SoTherebyAmy.com. Be yourself; everyone else is taken.