Recap: EVITA at Segerstrom Center for the Arts is AMAZING | #EvitaOC #SCFTA @SegerstromArts

This week my friend Carolina and I attended the opening performance of EVITA at Segerstrom Center and one word – WOW! The musical starts off really intense as the country is in mourning. It’s not what I expected, but I felt like I was there too mourning EVITA! How many ways can one sing, “Don’t cry for me…”? In the musical – more than one! Even Che (Josh Young), the narrator, sings it, and he will blow you away! When Eva Perón (Caroline Bowman) sings, you can feel her emotions and she does it flawlessly. Tissues please. Oh yes she did. Here’s a picture of Carolina at the balcony. If … READ MORE >>

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Grammy® Award-Winning Okee Dokee Brothers Debuts @SegerstromArts (Ends 12/4) | Family-Style Folk Music

The Grammy® Award and two-time Parents’ Choice Award winners, The Okee Dokee Brothers, bring their family-style folk music to Segerstrom Center – Samueli Theater Dec. 7 & 8, 2013! The Okee Dokee Brothers © Alex Johnson The Okee Dokee Brothers will take audiences on a fun-filled musical adventure with their Americana folk-meets-rock-‘n’-roll tunes that are meant to inspire families to explore the natural outdoors together. For their Orange County premiere, they will perform selections from their 2011 album Can You Canoe?, which earned a Grammy Award for Best Children’s Album. NPR’s All Things Considered states, “The Okee Dokee Brothers remind us of the American belief that we’re bound for better … 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! 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. 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 >>

TICKET GIVEAWAY: Adventures of Alvin Sputnik Deep Sea Explorer @SegerstromArts #SCFTA

Segerstrom Center’s Family Explorer Series will start off the season with The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer as performed by master storyteller Tim Watts and the Perth Theatre Company on October 18 – 20 in Samueli Theater. With its skillful blend of technology and multimedia, this multi-award-winning, one-man, micro-epic puppet show shares the poignant story of enduring love and the world’s end. The New York Times describes it as, “…an endearing Australian solo show told in stick-figure animation and puppetry… akin to a theatrical Wall-E.” DESCRIPTION: The Adventures of Alvin Sputnik: Deep Sea Explorer is a tiny tale about a solitary explorer with a heart as big as … READ MORE >>