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​8-1​​9 season, First Nights are:

Segerstrom Stage
September ​​7, 201​​8
October ​19, 201​​8
January ​​25, 201​​9
​April 5, 201​​9
May ​1​7, 201​​9

Argyros Stage
​October 5, 201​​8
​January 4, 201​​9
March ​​8, 201​​9
April 1​9, 201​9

From complimentary drinks before the show to a ​lavish Cast Party afterwards, our First Nights series is designed so theatregoers 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) 708-55​90, or by emailYou can now renew your First Nights subscription online here! 

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
Honorary Producers Olivia, Alan, Judy and Joel Slutzky with Playwright and Actor Sandra Tsing Loh at the First Night of Sugar Plum Fairy.

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