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Marc MastersonSCR Artistic Director Marc Masterson to Step Down at End of 2017-18 Season
The Board of Trustees of SCR and Artistic Director Marc Masterson have reached a mutual agreement that, after seven years of service, his contract will end at the conclusion of the 2017-18 season. read more
AugustWilson_blogAugust Wilson's American Century Cycle
Playwright August Wilson left behind an incredible legacy with his American Century Cycle, a series of 10 plays that chronicles the black experience in the 20th century. read more
Curve of Departure LogoCurve of Departure
What exactly are the Edgerton Awards and what do they mean for a playwright and a new work? read more
Curve of Departure CastRole Call: Meet the Cast of Curve of Departure
The tight-knit cast members of Rachel Bonds’ Curve of Departure all have SCR connections—as veterans of productions here or with the Pacific Playwrights Festival reading of Bonds’ play. read more
Girls from OnceSCR Conservatory Students Share Role in Once and the Magic of the Show
SCR Conservatory students Aoife McEvoy and Jacqueline Vellandi share a role in the musical Once. Learn more about these talented students and what they’re enjoying about being part of the cast. read more
Audience Reactions to OnceAudiences are Falling in Love with Once
The charming story of an Irish busker and a Czech immigrant who connect through their songwriting and the power of music. watch now
AIP Thank You NoteHow an Accidental Enrollment Led to a Changed Life
John Turmes, a South Coast Repertory audience member, donor and alumnus of the Theatre Conservatory’s Acting Intensive Program, shares the impact that acting classes at SCR have had on his life.read more
First Night for OnceParty Play - Once
From the very first note, Once captured the First Night audience’s attention and never let up, delivering two-plus hours of heartfelt music and inspiring performances. read more
Kent-PodcastKent Nicholson ​on Once
Once director Kent Nicholson has tracked the progress of Once since its early days in development. And he still loves ​it. He talks about his feelings for Once and how the production may be the best yet.listen now
How SCR Identifies New Plays and PlaywrightsHow SCR Identifies New Plays and Playwrights
What exactly does SCR look for when identifying new plays and playwrights? It’s a question that often gets asked around here. Read on to learn more as we de-mystify the process. read more
Drink on the Stage​For Once—Come Early for Live Music and Drinks Onstage
Arrive early for the production of Once and order a drink you may pick up onstage—all the while enjoying the band playing traditional Irish bar songs. Here’s what you need to know about pre-show drinks onstage. read more