Special Promo: Kids’ Night on Broadway (KNOB) During The Wizard of Oz (2/12 and 2/13!) @SegerstromArts #WizardofOZoc #SCFTA

Segerstrom Center for the Arts in partnership with The Broadway League, the national trade association of the Broadway industry, welcomes the next generation of theater-goers by presenting KIDS’ NIGHT ON BROADWAY (KNOB) during two performances of THE WIZARD OF OZ. KNOB is an audience development initiative that involves both touring shows and NYC productions to introduce young people to the magic of live theatre and make Broadway accessible to all families. Danielle Wade as Dorothy, Mike Jackson as Tin Man and Jamie McKnight as Scarecrow – The Wizard of Oz Photos by Cylla Von Tiedemann © 2013 Canadian Cast SPECIAL PROMOTION: For each full-priced adult ticket purchased, a child’s admission … READ MORE >>

THEATRE: Casting for THE WIZARD OF OZ @SegerstromArts! (Feb 11 – 23) #WizardOC #SCFTA

Segerstrom Center for the Arts recently announced casting for the Orange County engagement of the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of THE WIZARD OF OZ. It will perform at Segerstrom Hall from February 11 – 23, 2014. The North American tour features many of the same talented Canadian cast as the original Toronto production including, as Dorothy, Danielle Wade, who was chosen for the show by the Canadian public through CBC TV’s reality casting show, Over the Rainbow. Joining Wade are Mike Jackson as Tin Man, Lee MacDougall as Lion, Jamie McKnight as Scarecrow and Robin Evan Willis as Glinda. Danielle Wade as Dorothy and Jamie … READ MORE >>

THEATRE: CHICAGO @SegerstromArts Jan 28 – Feb 2! #AllThatJazzOC #SCFTA

CHICAGO was my first Broadway musical experience in New York City, and it had me hooked! This winner of six 1997 Tony® Awards (including best musical revival) is the longest running American musical in Broadway history, and it’s coming back to Segerstrom Center for the Arts January 28 through February 2, 2014! John O’Hurley Photo courtesy of CHICAGO. John O’Hurley (the male lead Billy Flynn) is the award-winning actor best known as J. Peterman on Seinfeld also showed his amazing dancing abilities on ABC show Dancing with the Stars, and hosted the very popular game show Family Feud. O’Hurley also headlined a tour as King Arthur in Eric Idle’s musical … READ MORE >>

THEATER: EVITA Comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts Dec 10 – 22! #EvitaOC #SCFTA

The first national tour of the Tony®-nominated hit production, EVITA, comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts – December 10th through December 22nd, and I can’t wait! www.evitaonbroadway.com. Disclosure: I will be provided with tickets to attend media night to share my experience with my readers. All opinions are my own. Information is accurate at the time of publishing, but is subject to change. SCFTA.org PERFORMANCE TIMES: Tuesday – Friday at 7:30 pm Saturday at 2:00 pm* and 7:30 pm Sunday at 1:00 pm and 6:30 pm *Note: The 2:00 pm performance on Saturday, December 21 will include audio description, open captioning and sign-language interpretation. Tickets start at $25 The … READ MORE >>

Segerstrom Center: Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Broadway Musical

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to the OC! Produced by NETworks Presentations, this theatrical production will come to life on stage at Segerstrom Center for the Arts – Segerstrom Hall from January 14 – 19, 2014, and they’re bringing back the original design team! “The theme of Beauty is about seeing past the exterior into the heart of someone, and this is reflected in the design for the show, which is about transparency and layers, seeing past one thing and into another.” – Director Rob Roth Disney’s Beauty and the Beast features the animated film’s Academy Award®-winning score with music by Alan … READ MORE >>