We’ve got a great way for you to support South Coast Repertory: go on a trip! When you join our 2019 spring theatre trip to New York City (May 14-20), a portion of the cost of the trip will help sustain our artistry onstage and our work in the community. And, a special treat: your hosts for the trip are actors Richard Doyle and Jennifer Parsons.
This year, you’ll enjoy four Broadway shows, as well as guided tours around the city.
Learn more and book this trip.
Kiss Me Kate
By Cole Porter
Directed by Scott Ellis
Musical director Paul Gemignani
Synopsis: Kiss Me, Kate!centers on a cast putting on a musical version of William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew and the conflict on and off-stage between Fred Graham, the show's director, producer, and star, and the leading lady, his ex-wife Lilli Vanessi.
Cast: Kelli O’Hara, Will Chase, Corbin Bleu, Stephanie Styles, Terence Archie, Mel Johnson Jr., Adrienne Walker, James T. Lane, John Pankow and Lance Coadie Williams.
About the venue: Studio 54 Theatre, 254 West 54th Street, is operated by Roundabout Theatre.
To Kill a Mockingbird
By Harper Lee
Adapted for the stage by Aaron Sorkin
Directed by Bartlett Sher
Synopsis: The Alabama-set story is a memory play, with Scout recalling the 1930s trial in which her father defended a black man accused of raping a white girl.
Cast includes: Jeff Daniels (Atticus Finch), Celia Keenan-Bolger (Scout), Will Pullen, Gideon Glick, Danny Wolohan, Frederick Weller, Gbenga Akinnagbe, Stark Sands, Dakin Matthews, Neal Huff, Erin Wilhelmi and LaTanya Richardson Jackson.
About the venue: Shubert Theatre, 225. W. 44th Street.
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Book by Robert Horn
Music and lyrics by David Yazbek
Directed by Scott Ellis
Synopsis: Michael Dorsey is a talented but difficult actor who struggles to find work until an audacious, desperate stunt lands him the role of a lifetime.
Cast includes: Santino Fontana and Lilli Cooper.
About the venue: Marquis Theatre, 1535 Broadway.
By Jez Butterworth
Directed by Sam Mendes
Synopsis: Northern Ireland, 1981. The Carney farmhouse is a hive of activity with preparations for the annual harvest. A day of hard work on the land and a traditional night of feasting and celebrations lie ahead. But this year they will be interrupted by a visitor.
Cast includes: Dean Ashton, Paddy Considine, Charles Dale, Laura Donnelly, Justin Edwards, Fra Fee, Fionnula Flanagan, Tom Glynn-Carney, Stuart Graham, Mark Lambert, Carla Langley, Matilda Lawler, Conor MacNeill, Willow McCarthy, Catherine McCormack, Rob Malone, Dearbhla Molloy, Michael Quinto McArthur, Brooklyn Shuck, Glenn Speers and Niall Wright.
About the venue: Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, 242 W. 45th Street. LINK: