First Nights


Break a leg! In other words, have a great show—and a great party. Nine special opening nights await when you subscribe to our First Nights series.

For the 201​7-1​8 season, First Nights are:

Segerstrom Stage
September ​8, 201​7
October 2​0, 201​7
January ​19, 201​8
March 3​0, 201​8
May ​11, 201​8

Argyros Stage
September 29, 201​7
​December 8, 2017
March ​9, 201​8
April 1​3, 201​8

From complimentary drinks before the show to a lavish Cast Party afterwards, our First Nights series is designed so theatre-goers can mix and mingle with Orange County community leaders and American theatre luminaries. If you’ve always wanted to meet your favorite actor, playwright, director or designer, this is the place to beFirst Nights at SCR!

To learn more about First Nights, please ​contact Kirstie Jones, Assistant Director of Development, Individual Giving (714) 708-5521, or by email.

For glamorous photos and stories from First Nights, visit SCR/Party Play.

First Nights subscriptions are available to individual donors at the Golden Circle level ($1,​400) and above, or companies at the Corporate Circle level ($2,500) and above.

First Nights
Rick Smetanka (right), from Corporate Associate Producer Haskell & White, with his family and actor Kasey Mahaffy (center) at the First Night ​party for Peter and the Starcatcher.

Photo: Actor Gareth Williams, fourth from left, at the First Night of ​The Monster Builder in 201​7.