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    A Hot Time In Old Orange County Tonight: Santa Ana’s Firefighting History

    Presented by Santa Ana Historical Preservation Society and Orange County School of the Arts at Fairhaven Memorial Park and Mortuary, Santa Ana

    October 25, 2014

      

    This guided historical tour of Fairhaven Memorial Park and Santa Ana Cemetery features costumed actors portraying historic figures who share stories from Orange County’s past.

                From the earliest volunteers of the 1800s to the 21st century’s skilled professionals, Santa Ana’s fire department ...more


    Dracula

    Presented by Westminster Community Theatre at Westminster Community Theatre, Westminster

    October 17 - November 1, 2014

    Just in time for the spooky season, the deathless Dracula once again stalks the stage. Lucy Seward has fallen sick to a mysterious illness and Professor Van Helsing suspects a vampire might be...more

    Year of Magical Thinking

    Presented by Laguna Playhouse at Moulton Theater, Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach

    October 8 - November 2, 2014

    Based on Joan Didion’s National Book Award winning memoir, this play tells the remarkable story of loss, journey, and the ultimate triumph of the human spirit. This play is a tribute to an...more

    Metamorphoses

    Presented by Vanguard University at The Lyceum Theater, Costa Mesa

    October 24 - November 2, 2014

    A Contemporary Drama presents stunning imagery and breathtaking storytelling

    By Mary Zimmerman
    Directed by Susan K. Berkompas

    From a simple rippling pool of water, ancient...more

    Visible Fictions: The Adventures of Robin Hood

    Presented by Segerstrom Center for the Arts at Samueli Theater, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa

    November 8 - November 9, 2014

    Somewhere near you there is a band of brothers fighting for justice. Seeking to rid the land of evil and return hope to the poorly treated. They are lean, mean fighting machines on behalf of...more

    Into the Woods Reunion

    Presented by Segerstrom Center for the Arts at Segerstrom Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa

    November 9, 2014

    Audiences have an once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to journey back into the woods and American musical theater history with the creators and original Broadway cast of the award-winning musical Into...more

    NTLive - Skylight

    Presented by Irvine Barclay Theatre and Arts Orange County at Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine

    November 13, 2014

    Bill Nighy (Love Actually, The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel) and Carey Mulligan (Inside Llewyn Davis, The Great Gatsby) are featured in the production of David Hare’s Skylight, directed by...more

    Zealot

    Presented by South Coast Repertory at South Coast Repertory - Segerstrom Stage, Costa Mesa

    October 17 - November 16, 2014

    A world premiere play by Theresa Rebeck. Directed by Marc Masterson. The location: Mecca, Saudi Arabia. The story: The British consul pours tea for the American undersecretary of state, avoiding...more

    Shakespeare's 'As You Like It'

    Presented by Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts at Huntington Beach High School Historic Auditorium, Huntington Beach

    November 13 - November 16, 2014

    All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players. Such players, Rosalind and Orlando flee to the forest after threat of death, and thus ensues a series of love triangles....more

    Pinkalicious

    Presented by Laguna Playhouse Youth Theatre at Moulton Theater, Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach

    November 7 - November 16, 2014

    Pinkalicious loves pink, especially pink cupcakes. Her parents warn her not to eat too many of them, but when Pinkalicious does . . . she turns pink! When the pink doesn’t wash off,...more

    Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' by HB APA

    Presented by Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts at Huntington Beach High School Historic Auditorium, Huntington Beach

    November 13 - November 16, 2014

     All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely players. Such players, Rosalind and Orlando flee to the forest after threat of death, and thus ensues a series of love triangles....more

    ROMEO & JULIET by William Shakespeare

    Presented by Golden West College at Golden West College Theater, Huntington Beach

    November 14 - November 23, 2014

    Chance. Time. Fate. Passion. Life. Love. In a contemporary and excitingly unconventional interpretation, the perfect poetry of William Shakespeare’s "Romeo and Juliet" reveals the...more

    Ed Asner as FDR

    Presented by Laguna Playhouse at Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach

    November 19 - November 23, 2014

    Emmy Award-winner Ed Asner (Mary Tyler Moore Show, Lou Grant, Up) stars in FDR, his solo performance drama based on Dore Schary’s Broadway hit Sunrise at Campobello. Asner explores the life...more

    PIPPIN

    Presented by Segerstrom Center for the Arts at Segerstrom Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa

    November 11 - November 23, 2014

    PIPPIN is back on Broadway for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago … the show The New York Times declared “Astonishing. A Pippin for the 21st Century.” It...more

    Love, Lust & Greed Series: Metamorphoses

    Presented by Claire Trevor School of the Arts at Claire Trevor Theatre, Irvine

    November 15 - November 23, 2014

    Metamorphoses (Mary Zimmerman, 1996) adapted from the classic Ovid poem and includes the story of Eros and Psyche from Lucius Apuleius’ novel Metamorphoses (also called The Golden Ass); as...more

    Boom starring Rick Miller

    Presented by Irvine Barclay Theatre at Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine

    November 29 - November 30, 2014

    U.S. Premiere Written, directed and performed by Rick Miller Barclay audiences will remember Rick Miller from his worldwide hit MacHomer. With BOOM, Miller returns to the Barclay in an explosive...more

    Anna in the Tropics

    Presented by Newport Theatre Arts Center at Newport Theatre Arts Center, Newport Beach

    November 13 - December 14, 2014

    A Lyrical Drama by Nilo Cruz

    A poignant and poetic play set in Florida in 1929 in a Cuban-American cigar factory, where cigars are still rolled by hand and...more

    A Charlie Brown Christmas

    Presented by Saddleback College

    December 5 - December 14, 2014

    The whole family will enjoy this just released musical based on the beloved annual television special including the classic song "Christmas Time is Here" and the music of Vince...more

    Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical”

    Presented by Segerstrom Center for the Arts at Segerstrom Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa

    December 10 - December 14, 2014

    Prepare to leave the theater with that warm and fuzzy holiday feeling as the critically acclaimed, record-breaking Broadway musical production Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole...more

    Inspecting Carol

    Presented by Westminster Community Theatre at Westminster Community Theatre, Westminster

    December 5 - December 20, 2014

    Catch the holiday spirit with the infectious Inspecting Carol, a madcap comedy written by Tony Award-winning director Daniel J. Sullivan. Set somewhere in the Midwest, the play follows a regional...more

    Dixie’s Tupperware Party

    Presented by Segerstrom Center for the Arts at Samueli Theater, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa

    December 9 - December 21, 2014

    Dixie's Tupperware Party stars Dixie Longate as the fast-talking Tupperware lady who has packed up her catalogues and left her children in an Alabama trailer park to journey across America....more

    A Celtic Holiday with Craic in the Stone

    Presented by The Chance Theater at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken Theater Arts Center, Anaheim

    December 9 - December 23, 2014

    A limited engagement – only 8 performances

    Rediscover rich Celtic musical traditions throughout the night with a holiday concert of rousing pub songs, ethereal melodies, and familiar...more

    She Loves Me

    Presented by The Chance Theater at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken Theater Arts Center, Anaheim

    November 28 - December 28, 2014

    Georg and Amalia escape the stress of the parfumerie (and each other’s company) through passionate letters full of longing to anonymous pen pals – never guessing that they are writing...more

    Striking 12

    Presented by Laguna Playhouse at Moulton Theater, Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach

    December 3 - December 28, 2014

    Ring in the Holiday Season with STRIKING 12. This Bay Area Theatre Critic’s Choice concert-with-a-story is quickly becoming a holiday classic. Combining pop-rock, musical...more

    NTLive: JOHN

    Presented by Irvine Barclay Theatre and Arts Orange County at Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine

    January 8, 2015

    Broadcast from London in HD

    Internationally renowned DV8 Physical Theatre brings its powerful new production to the National Theatre.

    DV8 Physical Theatre has...more

    Kinky Boots

    Presented by Segerstrom Center for the Arts at Segerstrom Hall, Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa

    December 30, 2014 - January 11, 2015

    "Kinky Boots" is the exhilarating Broadway musical that will lift our spirits to new high-heeled heights! Winner of six Tony Awards® including Best Musical, this inspirational story...more

    NTLive: Of Mice and Men

    Presented by Irvine Barclay Theatre at Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine

    January 15, 2015

    Golden Globe winner and Academy Award nominee James Franco (127 Hours, Milk) and Tony Award nominee Chris O’Dowd (Bridesmaids, Girls) star in the hit Broadway production Of Mice and Men,...more

    An Evening of Comedy & Magic: A Periwinkle Production

    Presented by Saddleback College

    January 17, 2015

    Experience an amazing evening of mind-boggling mysteries with an international cast of multi-award-winning master magicians and variety artists. It's the perfect show for the entire family!...more

    NTLive: Treasure Island

    Presented by Irvine Barclay Theatre and Arts Orange County at Irvine Barclay Theatre, Irvine

    February 15 - February 16, 2015

    Treasure Island is Broadcast from London in HD

    Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by...more

    Witness for the Prosecution

    Presented by Newport Theatre Arts Center at Newport Theatre Arts Center, Newport Beach

    January 23 - February 22, 2015

    A Mystery/Thriller by Agatha Christie

    Only Dame Agatha Christie, best-selling mystery writer of all time, writer of crime novels, short stories and plays, could have...more

    Later Life

    Presented by Newport Theatre Arts Center at Newport Theatre Arts Center, Newport Beach

    March 20 - April 19, 2015

    A Drama/Comedy by A. R. Gurney

    Two people, at a party one night overlooking the Boston Harbor, rediscover each other and have the opportunity to rekindle a romance from...more

    Li'l Abner

    Presented by Newport Theatre Arts Center at Newport Theatre Arts Center, Newport Beach

    May 29 - June 28, 2015

    Music by Gene DePaul, lyrics by Johnny Mercer, book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank
    Based on the famous Al Capp comic strip, Li’l Abner is a spoof on both...more

       

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