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Tania Thompson, Director of Public Relations, (714) 708-5561
Danielle Bliss, ​Communications Assistant, (714) 708-5560

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

2013-14 Season Releases

06/19/14 • South Coast Repertory's Summer Players Present Peter Pan
05/07/14 • Favorite Fairy Tales Get Turned Inside Out in The Stinky Cheese Man at SCR
04/30/14 • SCR Closes Its 50th Season Celebration with Tartuffe
04/11/14 • Rest Underwritten by Mary Beth Adderley & Olivia and A. Andrew Johnson
04/08/14 • World Premiere of Adam Rapp's The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois
04/04/14 • SCR's Teen Players Present Bliss, an Original Coming-Of-Age Story by Laurie Woolery
03/24/14 • Dialogue/Diálogos: Staged Readings of New Santa Ana Play
03/24/14 • World Premiere of Rising Playwright’s Drama, Five Mile Lake at SCR
03/17/14 • Reunion Opens on Argyros Stage, Underwritten by Yvonne and Damien Jordan
03/11/14 • Rest: A Heartbreakingly Funny and Tender New Work by Samuel D. Hunter
02/24/14 • Seven New Plays in Three Days: 2014 Pacific Playwrights Festival
02/20/14 • SCR’s 50th Season Celebration Throws Open the Doors
02/20/14 • SCR's Junior Players Present Jack and the Giant Beanstalk
02/14/14 • NewSCRipts Features Liquidation Play at South Coast Repertory
02/13/14 • Powerful Comedy Reunion has World Premiere at SCR
02/05/14 • Studio SCR: Luis Alfaro’s St. Jude Looks at Life Journey
02/03/14 • Staged Reading of Works by José Cruz González, Part of Dialogue/Diálogos Project
01/21/14 • The Light in the Piazza Opens with Support from its Underwriters
01/23/14 • James and the Giant Peach Makes a Re-imagined Return to SCR
01/23/14 • Five Mile Lake: Final New World Premeire of 50th Season Announced
01/15/14 • SCR to Unveil Newly Named Theatre Center to Honor Founders
01/10/14 • Trudy and Max in Love Opens on SCR's Julianne Argyros Stage
12/31/13 • Romance Has Many Faces in The Light in the Piazza at SCR
12/13/13 • At SCR: World Premiere of Zoe Kazan’s Trudy and Max in Love
12/13/13 • Studio SCR: Spotlight on Local Theatres in 2014
12/06/13 • NewSCRipts Series Features Adam Rapp’s The Purple Lights of Joppa Illinois
11/14/13 • The Best Holiday Tradition: SCR’s A Christmas Carol
11/08/13 • SCR's A Christmas Carol - A Family Affair
11/05/13 • Popular Ivy and Bean Book Series Transformed as a Musical
10/30/13 • Dialogue/Diálalgos: Where The Playwriting Project Stands to Date
10/28/13 • Award winner 4000 Miles opens on SCR's Julianne Argyros Stage
10/25/13 • Family Bond Inspires Heartwarming Herzog Play 4000 Miles
10/11/13 • Fast Company Opens on SCR's Julianne Argyros Stage
10/10/13 • Exhibit Traces South Coast Repertory History
10/04/13 • NewSCRipts Series Features Rajiv Joseph’s Mr. Wolf
10/01/13 • Family Bond Inspires Heartwarming Herzog Play 4000 Miles
09/25/13 • SCR's Historic 50th Season Gala Ball Exceeds its goal, nets more that $1 million
09/21/13 • SCR’s Folino Theatre Center to be Renamed in Honor of David Emmes, Martin Benson
09/18/13 • Santa Ana Residents Invited to Free Theatre-Making Workshops
09/11/13 • Carla Ching's Fast Company Really Knows How to Play the Game
09/10/13 • SCR’s 50th Season Gala Patron Party Hosted by Julianne and George Argyros
09/06/13 • SCR's 50th Season Opens with Arthur Miller’s ‘Death Of A Salesman’
08/08/13 • Shattered Middle Class Dreams Open SCR’s 50th Season: Death of a Salesman
07/11/13 • Time Warner Foundation Supports Commissions for New Community-Inspired Plays
08/01/13 • Single Tickets and Subscriptions For South Coast Repertory’s 50th Season Now Available
05/30/13 • South Coast Repertory Announces 50th Season
04/09/13 • South Coast Repertory Unveils Historic Plans for 50th Season Gala

2012-13 Season Releases

07/19/13 • Tomorrow is Here: South Coast Repertory Summer Players Present Annie
06/11/13 • Dialogue Days Set at New Latino Health Access Location and Delhi Center
06/06/13 • Studio SCR Concludes With Guillermo Calderon’s Internationally Acclaimed Neva
05/17/13 • The Fantasticks Closes Season on SCR's Segerstrom Stage
05/17/13 • Tiny Creatures Make For a Big Story: The Night Fairy
05/07/13 • Santa Ana Residents Invited to Share Stories That Will Inspire a Play
04/30/13 • SCR's 2012-13 season closes with musical classic The Fantasticks
04/26/13 • South Coast Repertory's Teen Players Present Alice vs. Wonderland
04/26/13 • The Parisian Woman Underwritten by The Playwrights Circle
04/05/13 • Smokefall Premieres at SCR, Underwritten by Wylie and Bette Aitken
03/21/13 • South Coast Repertory's Junior Players Present The Nightingale Apr 6-14
03/18/13 • Steven Weber Joins Cast for Premiere of Beau Willimon’s The Parisian Woman
03/14/13 • Family’s Life Lyrically, Surprisingly Told in Noah Haidle’s Smokefall
03/08/13 • SCR Announces World Premiere of Beau Willimon’s The Parisian Woman
03/04/13 • NewSCRipts Series Features Pamatmat’s And Right Now at SCR
02/27/13 • Seven Plays Featured in 2013 Pacific Playwrights Festival Lineup
02/26/13 • Playwright on the Rise: Samuel D. Hunter’s The Whale Comes to SCR
02/19/13 • Mellon Foundation Awards Playwriting Grant to South Coast Repertory
02/06/13 • Let’s Get Ready to SCRamble!
01/24/13 • Anastasia Krupnik–10-Years-Old, Going on 20–Tugs at Heart Strings
01/07/13 • Do You Speak Chinglish? Broadway Hit Comes to SCR
01/04/13 • A Fantastic(k) Way to Wrap SCR’s 2012-13 Season
12/18/12 • Two Hearts, 12 Steps, One Hat = One Funny Mother of A Play
11/15/12 • NewSCRipts: Steven Drukman’s Death of the Author Next in Play Reading Series
11/08/12 • The Family Holiday Treat: SCR’s A Christmas Carol
11/02/12 • SCR’S A Christmas Carol Always a Family Affair
10/30/12 • New Book for the Bible Underwritten by Jim and Pam Muzzy & Haskell & White LLP
10/17/12 • Four Clowns in Sherwood Forest – A Fun and Fresh New Look at Robin Hood
10/11/12 • Irvine Foundation Grant Enables SCR to Develop Original Stage Works
10/01/12 • Laughter and Tears, and the Commandments According to Mother
10/01/12 • Eurydice Opens Argyros Stage Season Underwritten by Marilyn and Tom Sutton
09/25/12 • Absurd Person Singular Underwritten by Richard P. & Jane Taylor and U.S. Bank
09/17/12 • NewSCRipts at SCR Brings Hope and Gravity, Playwright and Audiences Together
09/12/12 • 2012 Gala “Setting The Stage” Opens O.C. Social and Theatrical Seasons
09/07/12 • Studio SCR: Spotlight on Local Theatres
08/30/12 • Eurydice: Exploring a Myth of Love From a Different Point of View
08/16/12 • SCR Opens New Season With Ayckbourn’s Absurd Person Singular
08/15/12 • Broadway World Names SCR as Regional Theatre of the Week
08/03/12 • Single Tickets and Season Subscriptions Available; Performances Begin Sept.
05/18/12 • SCR Sets 2012-2013 Season

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