SCHOOL OF ROCK

Rob Colletti doing his best Jack Black opposite a dozen of the most multi-talented tweens ever to burn up a stage add up to the fun-for-all-ages Broadway musical delight that is Andrew Lloyd Webber and Julian Fellowes’ School Of Rock, now playing at Orange County’s Segerstrom Center For The Arts.
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THE HUMANS

Laughter and fears go hand in hand at Thanksgiving dinner in Stephen Karam’s justifiably honored Best Play Tony-winner The Humans, now playing at the Ahmanson with its Tony-winning stars Jayne Howdyshell and Reed Birney (and all but one of its original Broadway ensemble members) intact.
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THE COLOR PURPLE

Swing Nikisha Williams’ star turn as Celie, a fabulous supporting cast, and imaginative staging make the Broadway Revival Tour of The Color Purple, Alice Walker’s powerful recounting of a young black woman’s road to self-discovery and self-assertion, well worth seeing despite a minimalist scenic design ill suited to (and volume levels turned way too low for) a hall as mammoth as the Segerstrom Center For the Arts.
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HAMILTON

The American Revolution revolutionizes American musical theater in Lin Manuel Miranda’s groundbreaking, game-changing Hamilton, now thrilling audiences at Costa Mesa’s Segerstrom Center For The Arts like virtually nothing before.
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THE BOOK OF MORMON

Six years into touring the U.S. and still going strong, The Book Of Mormon pays its third visit to the Segerstrom Center For Arts with an absolutely fabulous, almost entirely new cast, the 2011 Best Musical Tony winner continuing to entertain and delight audiences with its distinctive mix of raunch and romance, hilarity and heart.
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THE KING AND I

No matter how many The King And I’s you’ve seen, you have almost certainly never seen, nor will you likely ever see one more brilliant than the 2015 Bartlett Sher-directed Broadway revival whose First National Tour has arrived in Costa Mesa to thrill audiences this week and next at the Segerstrom Center For The Arts.
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KINKY BOOTS

The 2013 Tony–winning Best Musical Kinky Boots is back in town at Orange County’s Segerstrom Center For The Arts, crowd-pleasing, transformative, and packing enough emotional punch to bring even the hardest-hearted theatergoer to tears and cheers.
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JERSEY BOYS

Jersey Boys (aka The Story Of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons) is back in town in a streamlined staging that may trim its cast by 21% but stints hardly an iota on entertainment value, its new-for-2017/18 National Tour stopping this weekend only at the Segerstrom Center For The Arts.
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