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On Stage this Spring in Orange County

Posted on March 26, 2017 | 5:11pm

Don’t miss the award-winning lineup of arts and theater this spring in Costa Mesa! Segerstrom Center for the Arts is located in Orange County’s arts and theater district, with a schedule of some of the best Broadway and stage performances in the country. Visitors will find shows or concerts most every weekend throughout the spring season in one of four theaters on the campus conveniently located in the city of Costa Mesa.

 

Finding Neverland Costa Mesa

 

Whether you’re a theatergoer who enjoys the latest Broadway performance, someone who seeks cultural experiences in symphony or opera, or an upbeat concert is what you live for, the performers at Segerstrom Center for the Arts offer something for everyone. If you haven’t already, start planning your next (or maybe your first!) visit to Orange County’s theater, because tickets to these shows will go fast.

 

The Academy Award® winning film Finding Neverland comes to life on stage for the first time and tells the story about how Peter became Pan. Performances now through April 2.

An American in Paris Costa Mesa

An American in Paris, the four-time Tony Award®-winning musical about an American soldier and a mysterious French girl will also make its Orange County debut April 25 – May 7, 2017.

 

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If you loved the Oscar®-nominated Warner Bros. film The Bodyguard, revisit the love story of the superstar and her bodyguard along with some of the biggest selling songs like “I Will Always Love You.” Starring Grammy® Award nominee and R&B Superstar Deborah Cox, the Broadway performance runs May 30 – June 11 at Segerstrom Hall.

 

Kids looking to be entertained this spring will find interactive events during the children and family theater programming offered by Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

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Doktor Kaboom: LIVE WIRE! is a one-man show combining the creativity of theater arts with the wonders of science exploration. Doctor Kaboom uses his comedic personality to entertain while demonstrating mostly successful science experiments for this audience. It’s educational and entertaining. Tickets are on sale for April 1 and 2, 2017.

 

Moon-Mouse-Space-Odyssey-Spring-2017

Marvin, a mouse, longs to be the “cool” rat and wants to adventure to the moon to show that he too can be a hero. Through dance, puppetry and 3D theatricals, this performance of Moon Mouse: A Space Odyssey demonstrates how everyone can celebrate their differences without being bullied. Performances are April 22 and 23.

 

Show attendees are encouraged to arrive an hour before the performance time to experience free creative activities.

 

With an already highly applauded schedule of performances this theater season, the performing arts scene is going to continue to heat up in Costa Mesa. Its no rumor, Hamilton the Musical, which dominated the Tony Awards in 2016, is headed to Orange County for the 2017-18 season. We can’t wait!

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But, until those tickets go on sale, there are plenty of popular Broadway and theater performances to enjoy this spring.

 

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3 Questions For SCFTA’S Judy Mohr

Posted on March 26, 2015 | 7:29am

Center Chairman Lawrence L. Higby recently announced at that the Center’s Founders Hall would be renamed the Judy Morr Theater in honor of longtime Segerstrom Center executive Judith (Judy) O’Dea Morr. We took a minute to chat with Judy about her work at SCFTA and what should draw visitors to Costa Mesa.

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Ballet Legends Premiere Exclusive Show in Costa Mesa

Posted on July 24, 2014 | 4:45am

Costa Mesa is the City of the Arts™, offering a wide variety of the most significant national and international productions of music, dance and theater. Besides the visual arts displays throughout the city, the cultural center of the arts in Orange County is Segerstrom Center for the Arts.

This weekend, the Center welcomes back dance superstars Ivan Vasiliev & Natalia Osipova in a world premiere program entitled Solo for Two, featuring three varying works by three different choreographers. Read More

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Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater at SCFTA

Posted on March 12, 2014 | 10:34am

The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa for another electrifying performance from March 27 – 30.  With an unparalleled display of passion, strength and athletic ability, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (AAADT) is one of the most celebrated and acclaimed performing arts groups today.

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Segerstrom Center for the Arts 2013-2014 Season Preview

Posted on August 13, 2013 | 2:08pm

The 2013-14 Season at Segerstrom Center for the Arts brings the power of live performances to the stage in Costa Mesa. As the leading performing arts venue in Orange County, SCFTA features Broadway hits, acclaimed musicians, international dance troupes, family friendly productions and much more.

Last night, season ticket holders, group buyers and members of the media were invited to a special preview of the upcoming season’s productions.  Bob Bucci, EVP of Marketing of Broadway Across America, hosted the event and set the tone for the night by wearing a cupcake costume!  SCFTA Executive Vice President Judy Morr also assisted in hosting duties, although she left the sweets-inspired wardrobe to Bucci.

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