2018 Season


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Violet

LA TIMES CRITICS CHOICE!

Based onN “THE UGLIEST PILGRIM” by Doris Betts. The best Tony-nominated musical has wowed critics and audiences with its powerful story and energetic gospel, rock, country and R&B score by Jeanine Tesori…

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Good People

OC PREMIERE! The haves and the have-nots come face-to-face in this Broadway hit. Written by Pulitzer Prize winner David Lindsay-Abaire (Rabbit Hole), this Tony-nominated dramatic comedy…

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Elevada

WEST COAST PREMIERE! What kind of tango partner are you looking for — one that will glide with you above all of life’s messiness, or someone who will stay with you on the ground? It’s only their first date…

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Big Fish

OC PREMIERE! Adapted from Daniel Wallace’s novel and Tim Burton’s acclaimed film, and featuring spine-tinglingly beautiful music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa, Big Fish is a fantastical musical…

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The Other Place

OC PREMIERE! Juliana Smithton’s research leads to a breakthrough as her life takes a disorienting turn. Mystery unfolds when blurred truth and fragmented memories collide…

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Jane Austen’s EMMA The Musical

OC PREMIERE! Emma, a beautiful & clever young woman, prides herself on her matchmaking but is clueless to her own feelings of love. This new romantic comedy brings Jane Austen’s masterpiece…

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Roald Dahl’s James and the Giant Peach

OC PREMIERE! James Henry Trotter lives with two ghastly hags — his odious aunts — and he’s a very lonely little boy indeed. One day, something peculiar happens. At the end of the garden, a peach starts to grow and grow …

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Fancy Nancy, the Musical

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! Fancy Nancy and her friends are going to be performing in their very first show, “Deep Sea Dances.” Nancy is positive, that’s fancy for 100 percent sure, that she and Bree will be picked…

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Bedlam

STAGED READING

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Hymon & Parfunkel

STAGED READING

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Untitled New Work

A LAB Workshop

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Untitled New Work

A STAGED READING

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The Orange Garden

A STAGED READING

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Laugh Chance

Laugh Chance is what you get you when you combine a group of talented improvisers, an amazing energetic audience, and inflatable dice that decide everyone’s fate. Gathered together from around the OC area in 2010…

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Talk Back Theater Presents Another Revolution

Talk Back Theater will present a reading of Another Revolution, a new play by Jacqueline Bircher. Kat and Henry, two graduate students from opposing scientific disciplines, are forced to share a lab at Columbia University in 1968. Amid interpersonal differences, a…

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Orange County Playwrights Alliance Staged Readings

Orange County Playwrights Alliance will present a reading of Through Tears Come I, a new drama by Erica Bennett. Katrina Christensen-Herrera, a young, White, wickedly intelligent newlywed, is a library school student assigned a final project in her archival studies class:…

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Ghost Light Vocal Jam

See or sing at our monthly Broadway-Themed Open Mic Night Come hear some of the best new voices in Southern California or share your talents at one of the hottest venues.   Call time for singers at 7pm Music starts…

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Wonderland

With book, music and lyrics written by John Blaylock and inspired by Lewis Carroll’s classic stories, “Wonderland” follows the White Rabbit, Queen of Hearts, Mad Hatter, March Hare and all your favorite characters as they come to find out a…

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