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South Coast Repertory Theater

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
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So many fine productions

Have been coming here for twenty years and enriched as a result. On occasion, they push too hard... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Robert K
Wonderful performance

Went to S. Coast Rep after coming home from NY and leaving a Broadway play because it was terrible... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
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655 Town Center Dr, Costa Mesa, CA 92626-1918
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Have been coming here for twenty years and enriched as a result. On occasion, they push too hard to be cutting edge but the overwhelming majority of the shows are excellent. Shrew versus Taming of the Shrew was witty and clever. Plus the cast seemed...More

Thank Robert K
Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Went to S. Coast Rep after coming home from NY and leaving a Broadway play because it was terrible. In contrast to my Broadway experience, the show at the Rep was great and the venue much better than the Broadway location.

Thank brenagain
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I have been attending plays as SCR for well over 20 years and they just keep getting better and better. The acting is fantastic and the sets are very clever and well done. The plays in the little theatre are great too with a real...More

Thank John L. B
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Full disclosure: I have worked at SCR for year, but that is because it is a Tony Award winning theater that does consistently excellent work. With an emphasis on new works, SCR always delivers professional, thought-provoking theater.

Thank Gregory A
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I have seen a few plays here but my favorite by far is A Christmas Carol. Although I was not sitting at the front I was still able to hear and understand the play perfectly. It stuck to the book which I had recently read...More

Thank IsabelDumaine
Reviewed 31 January 2017

For years we had season tickets to the Second Stage. Just this year, my husband got be a combination package of shows for my Birthday. I love this place. It is intimate and the plays are thought provoking. They have done a nice job with...More

Thank Ibkelly
Reviewed 4 January 2017

We had season tickets to what was then called Second Stage for years. We quit because we got tired of seeing the same actors over and over again. Then we subscribed to the Segerstrom Stage for a couple of years. We noticed that we were...More

Thank Dean M
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Rendition was modified so much it lost the entire story. Sound quality poor. Finally disturbing laugh track. Yes a laugh track. Singers could not care a note. Left at intermission.

1  Thank Angel T
Reviewed 25 May 2016

My son needed to watch a play to write a review for a class assignment. We found Amadeus and even got front row seats. We purchased tickets easily online, and when I picked them up from will call, we also received a rewards card. So...More

Thank Jackie O
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have been a season ticket holder to BOTH stages for 25 years. To begin with, the facility is fresh and beautiful. Parking is easy and there are many good restaurants nearby. The quality level of the stage design and acting is exceptional. The actors...More

1  Thank Li nda H
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Tom W
2 June 2015|
Response from Vpjp11 | Reviewed this property |
Shows are either at 7:45 PM or 8 PM - depending on which stage the show is on. You do need tickets ahead of time. These can be reserved at Will Call. Cost varies per show and seat location. All the seats are excellent... More
Tom W
2 June 2015|
Response from Helene W | Reviewed this property |
yes a reservation is a good idea. i believe it was 2pm but double check, it was a matinee. my guess 8pm at night. also fabulous shopping center in walking distance, south coast plaza with fabulous restaurants, might want to... More