First Nights

Break a leg! In other words, have a great show—and a great party. ​Five special opening nights await when you subscribe to our First Nights series.

For the 20​2​1-​2​​2 season, First Nights are:

Segerstrom Stage
October ​​8, 20​2​1
February ​25, 202​2
May ​13, 202​​2

Argyros Stage
​March 25, 202​​2
​May ​20, 202​​2

From complimentary champagne before the show to a delightful 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 be—First Nights at SCR!

To learn more about First Nights, please contact Clare Kiklowicz, Deputy Director of Development at, (714) 708-5521, or by email.

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.

American Mariachi
​Ernesto and Socorro Vasquez with director Christopher Acebo (center) at the First Night of American Mariachi.

Photo: First Night cast party after the opening of Cambodian Rock Band in 2018.