Segerstrom Center for the Arts is thrilled to announce its spectacular line-up of shows for its 2022-2023 Subscription Series. Back by popular demand, multiple series genres will be available on a season ticket basis including Broadway, Curtain Call, Jazz, Cabaret, Chamber, and Family series. The Center will introduce its brand new series, In Conversation, bringing some of the most fascinating and celebrated authors to Orange County, with a few celebrity guests along the way, and Headliners series,…

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South Coast Repertory (Artistic Director David Ivers and Managing Director Paula Tomei) announces the casts and creative teams for its renowned Pacific Playwrights Festival. The highly anticipated showcase of new works, part of the theatre’s new-play development arm—The Lab@SCR—begins Friday and runs through Sunday, April 8-10. Single tickets and discounted ticket are available at scr.org. The 24th annual festival begins Friday at 1 p.m. with A Million Tiny Pieces by Spenser Davis. Directed by Ivers, this SCR commissioned play features the largest cast…

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Longtime chef colleagues and friends Ross Pangilinan and Nicholas Weber are teaming up to open their first joint restaurant concept together this spring. The Patina Restaurant Group alums – both protégés of renowned restaurateur and Master Chef Joachim Splichal – are set to open the doors to Populaire, a modern Cal-French bistro at South Coast Plaza. The two met while working together at Pinot Provence in 2004 under executive chef Florent Marneau. Pangilinan currently owns…

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South Coast Repertory (David Ivers, Artistic Director and Paula Tomei, Managing Director) announced the cast and creative team for What I Learned in Paris by Pearl Cleage and directed by Lou Bellamy. The play runs Feb. 19 through March 19 on the Segerstrom Stage. Originally scheduled to start Feb. 12, What I Learned In Paris will now begin one week later with the same number of performances as originally planned. The decision to delay rehearsals…

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Pacific Chorale, Led By Artistic Director Robert Istad, Heralds the Holidays with “Carols by Candlelight”, Featuring Seasonal Choral Gems From Renaissance and Beyond Saturday, December 4, and Wednesday, December 8, 2021, 8:00 p.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels Catholic Church, Newport Beach   Ticketholders Required to Show Proof of Vaccination and Wear Masks Inside Venues COSTA MESA, CA (November 8, 2021) – Pacific Chorale, considered one of the nation’s leading choirs, rings in the holidays…

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