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 >>

Segerstrom Center Family Series Review – SHADOW PLAY

Post written by Lisa Chinn. Lisa attended a media preview of this performance. All opinions are our own.  Did you know that Segerstrom Center of the Arts has a Family Series? It is a great way to share the love of theater with your children! On November 17, 2018, my family and I attended the family-friendly showing of “Shadow Play” presented at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The show follows Flash and his playful shadow through adventures to the moon and back.  The video production was clever and the performer’s interaction with the audience did a great job in capturing the attention of both kids and adults. While the performance on the … READ MORE >>

Mermaid Theatre’s GOODNIGHT MOON Review

This is a post written by Lisa Chinn. As a parent of four young children, I am familiar with the need for a good bedtime routine to get their child to go to sleep. Since the kids were 2, one of our favorite books to read at bedtime was GOODNIGHT MOON, a 1942 picture book written by Margaret Wise Brown and illustrated by Clement Hurd. The simple rhyming words and whimsical pictures made this book fun and easy to read and memorize. Every seat in the intimate Samueli Theater, will give you an excellent view of the amazing life size puppets. The music was fresh and the stunning scenic effects … READ MORE >>