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Tania Thompson, Director of Public Relations, (714) 708-5561

2020-21 Season Releases

​0​​3/​​16/20 ​• Announcing South Coast Repertory’s 20​20-2​1 Season

201​​​9-20 Season Releases

02/13/20 • John Patrick Shanley’s Irish comedy, Outside Mullingar, is Up Next at South Coast Repertory
02/13/20 • 2020 Pacific Playwrights Festival: Seven New Plays on a Global Scale, Plus the ATCA/Steinberg Award
01/24/20 • The Musical Where the Mountain Meets the Moon is Up Next at South Coast Repertory in Theatre for Young Audiences
01/13/20 • South Coast Repertory and Playwrights Horizons Partner to Launch $60,000 New Play Commission
12/27/19 • Broadway Hit, She Loves Me—“the Most Romantic of All Musicals”—Launches 2020 at South Coast Repertory
12/14/19 • Julianne Argyros Announces a Surprise $5 Million Gift to South Coast Repertory
12/13/19 • Fireflies by Donja R. Love Brings Gripping Civil Rights Movement Drama to South Coast Repertory
11/15/19 • The 40th Year for A Christmas Carol, Final for Hal Landon Jr. as Scrooge
11/07/19 • 40th Annual Production of A Christmas Carol Includes 16 Theatre Conservatory Students
10/25/19 • Re-Think Your Bad Day With the Charming Musical Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
09/27/19 • South Coast Repertory’s Season Continues With Aubergine by Julia Cho
09/13/19 • THEATRE SCENE: Partygoers at South Coast Repertory’s 2019 “Play Your Part” Gala Step Into Theatrical Scenes
09/​06/19 • Cruise to Comedy in World Premiere of Adam Bock’s The Canadians at South Coast Repertory
08/27/19 • South Coast Repertory Announces Expanded Talkback Schedule for 2019-20 Season
08/16/19 • American Mariachi—A Heartfelt Family Story With Live Music—Opens South Coast Repertory’s 56th Season
08/13/19 • South Coast Repertory Adds Performance of A Christmas Carol in Response to High Demand
08/12/19 • South Coast Repertory Announces 2019-20 Season Creative Teams
​0​5/​15/1​9 ​• Announcing South Coast Repertory’s 2019-20 Season

201​​8-1​9 Season Releases

0​7/12/19 • Follow the Yellow Brick Road to South Coast Repertory: Theatre Conservatory Readies The Wizard of Oz
05/13/19 • The Velveteen Rabbit Brings the Power of Love and Magic to Young Audiences at South Coast Repertory
04/22/19 • David Henry Hwang’s Masterpiece, M. Butterfly, Closes South Coast Repertory’s Season
04/03/19 • Mystery Within a Love Story: Sheepdog by Kevin Artigue Set for World Premiere at South Coast Repertory
03/21/19 • Fortieth Anniversary of South Coast Repertory’s A Christmas Carol to be Hal Landon’s Farewell as Scrooge
03/15/19 • Rap + Vietnam + Arkansas = Qui Nguyen’s Poor Yella Rednecks at South Coast Repertory Sequel to Hit Vietgone
02/11/19 • Photograph 51 Puts Overlooked Science Pioneer in Focus at South Coast Repertory
02/06/19 • 2019 Pacific Playwrights Festival: Seven New Plays From the Nation’s Hottest Playwrights
01/18/19 • SCR Continues Theatre for Young Audiences Season with Mo Willems’ Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed: The Rock Experience
01/10.19 • Revenge is Best Served in a Musical Thriller—Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street at South Coast Repertory
12/11/18 • True Stories, Real People (Still) at the Heart of Culture Clash as Group Returns to South Coast Repertory
11/15/18 • ​Merry Holidays—Annual Favorite, A Christmas Carol, Returns to South Coast Repertory
11/14/18 • SCR's A Christmas Carol—A Family Affair
11/13/18 • South Coast Repertory N​ewSCRipts Reading: ​The Canadians by Adam Bock
10/05/18 • Next at South Coast Repertory: "Riveting and Fun"—Kings Looks at the World of Money, Connections and Politics
10/03/18 • Delightful Kid Detective Musical at SCR, Nate the Great, Kicks off Theatre for Young Audiences Season
10/02/18 • South Coast Repertory N​ewSCRipts Reading: Eureka Day by Jonathan Spector
09/20/18 • South Coast Repertory Names David Ivers as Artistic Director
09/13/18 • Christopher Durang’s Tony Award-winning Comedy, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike is Up Next at SCR
08/15/18 • Charming, Romantic Classic—Jane Austen's Sense and SensibilityOpens South Coast Repertory's 55th Season
08/09/18 • SCR Board of Trustees Elects 8 New Members, Names Samuel Tang as President
​03/22/18 ​• South Coast Repertory's 2018-19 Season Lineup Includes Sense and Sensibility, Sweeny Todd and M. Butterfly

201​7-1​8 Season Releases

07/11/18 • South Coast Repertory Summer Players Present Seussical
04/23/18 • South Coast Repertory ​Teen Players Present World Premiere of Cursed.
04/11/18 • South Coast Repertory Wraps Up the Season With Wendy Wassersteins's The Sisters Rosensweig
04/04/18 • SCR Closes Theatre for Young Audiences Season With New Musical Tale, Amos & Boris
03/27/18 • South Coast Repertory Premieres Little Black Shadows by Kemp Powers
03/20/18 • Amy Freed's SHREW!Wickedly Funny Shakespeare RebootHas World Premiere at South Coast Repertory
02/09/18 • South Coast Repertory Premieres Cambodian Rock Band, Lauren Yee's Look at Forgotten History
02/07/18 • 2018 Pacific Playwrights Festival: Seven New Plays From the Nation's Hottest Playwrights
02/07/18 • South Coast Repertory Junior Players Present The Phantom Tollbooth
12/15/17 • Junie B. Jones is Back For Young Audiences at South Coast RepertoryAnd She's NOT a Crook
12/12/17 • Humor, Romance Abound in Shakespeare in Love at South Coast Repertory
11/06/17 • Local School Kids Take Stage in Holiday Classic, A Christmas Carol
10/30/17 • Merry HolidaysAnnual Holiday Favorite, A Christmas Carol, Returns to South Coast Repertory
10/25/17 • NPR Superstar Sandra Tsing Loh's Sugar Plum Fairy: Sweet, Sour and Laugh-Out-Loud Funny
09/29/17 • Life May Throw You a "Curve" If You Make Plans—World Premiere of Rachel Bonds' Curve of Departure at SCR
09/27/17 • August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean at South Coast Repertory
09/26/17 • THEATRE SCENE: South Coast Repertory's 2017 "Let's Play" Gala—A Party with Panache!
09/20/17 • SCR Kicks Off Theatre for Young Audiences Season with Ella Enchanted: The Musical
09/14/17 • South Coast Repertory Artistic Director Marc Masterson to Step Down at End of 2017-18 Season
08/28/17 • South Coast Repertory: Adult Acting Classes Start in October
08/28/17 • South Coast Repertory: Acting Classes for Kids and Teens Start Sept. 12
08/22/16 • South Coast Repertory's 2017 Fundraising Gala Has a Sense of Whimsy​—"Let's Play"—and Purpose
08/03/17 • Tony Award-winning musical Once Opens South Coast Repertory 54th Season
0​5/​15/17 ​• Once and Shakespeare in Love Lead SCR's 2017-18 Season Lineup

2016-17 Season Releases

06/23/17 • South Coast Repertory's Summer Players Present Into the Woods, Aug. 12-20
04/28/17 ​• Amy Freed’s Comedic Take on Architecture in The Monster Builder Closes Season at South Coast Repertory
04/25/17 • SCR Closes Theatre for Young Audiences Season With Judy Blume's Tales of a Fourth Grade Nothing
04/11/17 • Cast and Creative Team Announced for Yoga Play
03/24/17 • Lucas Hnath's A Doll's House, Part 2 Receives World Premiere at South Coast Repertory 
03/13/17 • THEATRE SCENE: West Coast Premiere of Orange Opens at South Coast Repertory
02/28/17 • World Premiere: Modern Love and Marriage - With a Twist in The Siegel by Michael Mitnick
02/23/17 • South Coast Repertory Junior Players Present Gossamer
02/10/17 • Orange County (Calif.)-inspired Play, Orange, Has West Coast Premiere
02/10/17 • 2017 Pacific Playwrights Festival Marks 20th Year at South Coast Repertory
01/23/17 • World Premiere: Imaginative Retelling of Award-Winning Novel, Flora & Ulysses
01/09/17 • South Coast Repertory Sails Into New Year With Stunning Adaptation of Moby Dick
12/14/16 • Jen Silverman’s Funny and Dark Comedy, The Roommate, Has West Coast Premiere at SCR
12/06/16 • Yoga Play has World Premiere at South Coast Repertory
11/11/06 • A Christmas Carol Marks 37th Season at South Coast Repertory
11/03/16 • SCR's 37th Annual Production of A Christmas Carol Includes 16 Theatre Conservatory Students
10/24/16 • SCR Kicks Off Theatre for Young Audiences Season with Musical Mr. Popper’s Penguins
10/21/16 • Destiny of Desire Opens on SCR's Segerstrom Stage with Strong Underwriting Support
10/07/16 ​• District Merchants Opens on SCR's Julianne Argyros Stage Jointly Underwritten by Two Hightly Committed Couples
10/06/16 • West Coast Premiere: Telenovela-inspired Comedy Destiny of Desire at South Coast Repertory
09/13/16 • West Coast Premiere: District Merchants by Aaron Posner at South Coast Repertory
09/12/16 • Partygoers get "Stagestruck!" at SCR Gala
09/09/16 • All the Way Opens the Season on SCR' Segerstrom Stage Underwritten by The Family of Hal Schultz and U.S. Bank
08/23/16 • South Coast Repertory's Patron Party Hosted by Bette and Wylie Aitken
08/10/16 • Tony Award-winning All the Way Opens South Coast Repertory’s 2016-17 Season
0​​5/​11/1​6 • South Coast Repertory Announces the 2016-17 Season
0​3/​31/1​6 • Sally J. Anderson to Lead “Stagestruck,” South Coast Repertory’s 2016 Gala

2015-16 Season Releases

06/10/16 • South Coast Repertory's Summer Players present Disney's Beauty and the Beast
05/0​4/16 • A Modern Retelling of a Classic Fairy Tale, The Light Princess at South Coast Repertory
04/19/16 • South Coast Repertory’s 500th Production, Amadeus, Concludes 2015-16 Season
04/18/16 • Office Hour Opens ​at SCR's, Underwritten by​ Tim and Marianne Kay
04/06/16 • South Coast Repertory's Teen Players Present A Midsummer Night's Dream
04/01/16 • Future Thinking Opens on SCR's Segerstrom Stage, Underwritten by the Playwrights Circle
03/29/16 • South Coast Repertory Premieres Gripping New Julia Cho Drama: Office Hour
03/14/16 • Going to a Place where you Already Are Opens, Underwritten by Two of the Theatre's Most Magnanimous Couples
03/03/16 • Fantasy and Fandom Collide in Eliza Clark’s New Play, Future Thinking at South Coast Repertory
02/23/16 • 2016 Pacific Playwrights Festival at South Coast Repertory
02/20/16 • South Coast Repertory's Junior Players Present The Witches Mar 22-30
02/12/16 • SCR Premieres a Fresh, New Look at Love: Going to a Place where you Already Are By Bekah Brunstetter
01/29/16 • Red Opens on SCR's Segerstrom Stage, Underwritten by Sophia Hall & Lawrence Arden Cripe and Jean and Tim Weiss
​01/22/16 • ​SCR’s Pinocchio Clowns Around in the Theatre for Young Audiences Series
01/11/1​6 • The Madwoman in the Volvo Premiere's ​at SCR: Sandra Tsing Loh Comedy Underwritten by Steve and Laurie Duncan
12/30/15 • South Coast Repertory Presents Tony Award-Winning Red by John Logan
12/07/15 • Sandra Tsing Loh Takes the Driver’s Seat at ​SCR World Premiere of The Madwoman in the Volvo
11/23/15 • South Coast Repertory to Premiere Julia Cho’s Office Hour
11/19/15 • SCR's A Christmas Carol Returns to Ring in the Holiday Season
11/11/15 • SCR's A Christmas Carol—A Family Affair
10/23/15 • SCR Stages Revival of A Year with Frog and Toad for Young Audiences
10/12/15 • SCR’s Julianne Argyros Stage Opens Its Season with Vietgone
09/29/15 • Beth Henley’s Abundance Comes Home to ​SCR, Quarter-Century After Its SCR World Premiere
09/21/15 • SCR’s Season Opens with One Man, Two Gu​vners Underwritten by Joan and Andy Fimiano and US Bank
09/18/15 • Vietgone: World Premiere goes from Costa Mesa to New York
09/12/15 • Partygoers Cheer SCR's 2015 Gala: Encore!
08/14/15 • Side-splitting Laughs: One Man, Two Guvnors Opens South Coast Repertory’s Season
04/27/15 • South Coast Repertory Announces 2015-16 Season
04/10/15 • Socorro Vasquez to Chair Encore! South Coast Repertory’s 2015 Gala

2014-15 Season Releases

​06/12/15 - South Coast Repertory’s Summer Players present Mary Poppins Aug. 8 -9 and 14-16
05/28/15 • Clowning Around: Inmigrantes Teatro of Baja California Closes 2015 Studio SCR Series
05/19/15 • Studio SCR: Lester Bangs Sought Perfection in the Harsh Sounds of the World
05/05/15 • Virtually Oz: New Play, OZ 2.5, Puts “Dorothy14” Into Video Game
04/23/15 • Time Warner Foundation Grant Supports Development of More Plays Inspired by Orange County’s (Calif.) Diverse Cultures
04/17/15 • Mr. Wolf Opens On South Coast Repertory’s Julianne Argryos Stage, Underwritten By The Playwrights Circle
04/16/15 • South Coast Repertory’s Theatre Conservatory Presents The Teen Players In Charles Dickens’ David Copperfield
04/16/15 • A Neverland Adventure Closes SCR’s Segerstrom Stage Season
04/08/15 • Studio SCR: An Offer You Can't Refuse—Theatre Movement Bazaar Gets "Godfather" Inspired
04/06/15 • World Premiere of Of Good Stock Underwritten by Pam & Jim Muzzy and Jane & Richard P. Taylor
03/25/15 • Studio SCR 2015 Series Features a Motley Trio of Ambitious Works
03/18/15 • The Mystery of Mr. Wolf—Rajiv Joseph’s New Play Premieres at South Coast Repertory
03/13/15 • tokyo fish story Opens at SCR Underwritten by Bill and Carolyn Klein & Samuel and Tammy Tang
03/05/15 • NewSCRipts Series Features Office Hour by Julia Cho
03/04/15 • South Coast Repertory’s Junior Players Present Myth Adventures: Five Greek Classics
03/04/15 • Drink Up, Family is Coming: SCR Premieres Of Good Stock by Melissa Ross
02/25/15 • Seven New Plays in Three Days: 2015 Pacific Playwrights Festival
02/11/15 • Pursuit of the Perfect Plate: tokyo fish story Premieres at South Coast Repertory
01/30/15 • Kneehigh Production Underwritten by Sophie and Larry Cripe & Steve and Laurie Duncan
01/30/15 • Matthew Arkin Appointed Director of South Coast Repertory’s Acting Intensive Program
01/15/15 • A Very Dapper Rabbit Hops Onstage: The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane at SCR
01/12/15 • The Whipping Man Underwritten by Barbara Roberts and Brooke Roberts-Webb & Mary Beth Adderley
01/06/15 • Tristan & Yseult From the Internationally Acclaimed British Theatre Company Kneehigh
12/10/14 • The Whipping Man is a Powerful and Haunting Start to 2015 at SCR
12/04/14 • NewSCRipts Series Features Going to a Place Where You Already Are
11/12/14 • "Humbug” at 35: Anniversary Year for SCR’s A Christmas Carol
11/07/14 • SCR’S A Christmas Carol — A Family Affair
10/24/14 • Beloved Charlotte’s Web Opens SCR’s 2014-15 Theatre for Young Audiences Series
10/05/14 • First Argyros Production of 51st Season Underwritten by Geoff and Valerie Fearns
09/29/14 • NewSCRipts Series Features Julie Marie Myatt's Opium Den
09/25/14 • World Premiere of Theresa Rebeck’s Riveting Zealot at South Coast Repertory
09/24/14 • SCR Announces Premiere of toyko fish story by Kimber Lee
09/15/14 • Added Performance: The Tempest at South Coast Repertory
09/13/14 • SCR Returns Home for Its ‘Grand Illusions’ Gala… An Evening of Extraordinary Things
09/10/14 • A Scintillating Power Play For Dominance in Venus in Fur at South Coast Repertory
09/05/14 • First Production of 51st Season Underwritten by Jean and Tim Weiss & Joan and Andy Fimiano
09/03/14 • SCR Announces New Bilingual Play Based on Santa Ana Resident Stories: The Long Road Today/El Largo Camino de Hoy
08/21/14 • South Coast Repertory's Patron Party Hosted by Sarah and Thom McElroy
08/08/14 • Direct From A Sold-Out Run in Boston—Shakespeare’s The Tempest Opens SCR’s Season
06/27/14 • Open Auditions: The Long Road Today / El Largo Camino de Hoy, Part of Dialogue/Diálogos Project
05/29/15 • Olivia Johnson to Chair SCR's 2014 Gala "Grand Illusions"
05/19/14 • South Coast Repertory Announces 2014-15 Season

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