Chicago Opens Tomorrow Night for 1 Week Only

May 15, 2023

CHICAGO is BACK IN TOWN, and after 25 years, CHICAGO is still the one musical with everything that makes Broadway shimmy-shake: a universal tale of fame, fortune, and all that jazz, with one show-stopping song after another and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen. CHICAGO is celebrating its 25th Anniversary Tour that arrives May 16-21, 2023 for eight performances only at Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa.  The cast of CHICAGO features Katie Frieden as Roxie Hart, Logan Floyd as Velma Kelly, Jeff Brooks as Billy Flynn, Christina Wells as Matron “Mama” Morton, Brian Kalinowski as Amos Hart and G.A. James as Mary Sunshine. The…

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Segerstrom Center for the Arts Presents the L.A. Dance Project Romeo & Juliet Suite

May 01, 2023

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the American premiere of L.A. Dance Project’s Romeo & Juliet Suite choreographed by Benjamin Millepied to music by Sergei Prokofiev for three performances May 12-13 in Segerstrom Hall.  Tickets are now on sale at his dazzling new production, Millepied offers a contemporary vision of Prokofiev’s masterpiece Romeo & Juliet – a mythical take through a modern and original prism further embellished by its beautiful music. The choreographer navigates between cinema, dance, and theatre, reinterpreting Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers as young adults in an urban environment where social norms prevent them from living out their love story.On…

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Backhausdance: Garden Flow at Sherman Gardens

April 24, 2023

Sherman Library & Gardens welcomes the return of Backhausdance, a magical evening in the garden on Saturday, April 29, and Sunday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. The evening will begin with a drinks reception on the beautiful patio followed by a stunning dance performance throughout the garden. The dancers will be exploring the garden with their characteristic powerful, athletic dance; emotional storytelling, and whimsical, humorous glimpses at the human experience.This dazzling event follows the success of Garden Flow 2021 and will be a sell-out. They only have 200 tickets available for each night so book early.Exclusive ticket pre-sale and VIP…

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Dorrance Dance at Segerstrom Hall

April 07, 2023

Dorrance Dance is the groundbreaking tap you’ve been waiting for! With unmatched creativity and a live music accompaniment at their show, this tap company has been praised for its joyous exploration of the history of tap dance and for pushing the boundaries of what the future of tap can look like. This Saturday, April 8 at 7:30 p.m., Dorrance Dance celebrates its 10th anniversary with SOUNDspace, a beautiful performance that explores movement as music at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. The New York Times says that Artistic Director Michelle Dorrance is “the most exciting and original choreographer in tap today, and you won’t want…

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American Ballet Theatre’s ‘Like Water For Chocolate’ at Segerstrom Center for the Arts

March 20, 2023

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents the North American Premiere of Christopher Wheeldon’s latest ballet Like Water for Chocolate from American Ballet Theatre for six performances from Wednesday, March 29 through Sunday, April 2. Center audiences will be the first in the country to experience this magical Mexican love story with the stellar dancers of ABT translating this richly layered story. Single tickets for American Ballet Theatre’s Like Water for Chocolate start at $29 and are available online at, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa, or by calling (714) 556-2787.  For inquiries about group ticket discounts for 10 or…

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