As previously announced, The Segerstrom Theatre season begins with Nick DeGruccio's production of Putting It Together, the revue of Stephen Sondheim music (September 11-October 11), to be followed by Noah Haidle's Saturn Returns (October 23-November 22), which tells the story of a man at three stages of his life; A Christmas Carol starring Hal Landon Jr. as Scrooge (November 28-December 26); August Wilson's award-winning drama Fences, about a former Negro League baseball player, directed by Seret Scott (January 22-February 21); and Beth Henley's Pulitzer Prize-winning comedy Crimes of the Heart, about a trio of eccentric Southern sisters (May 7-June 6).
The Julianne Argyros Stage season will kick off with the world premiere of Julie Marie Myatt's The Happy Ones, directed by Martin Benson, about a suburban man and a Vietnamese refugee in the 1970s (September 27-October 18), to be followed by Adam Gwon's musical Ordinary Days, about four New Yorkers (January 3-24); and the world premiere of Howard Korder's In a Garden, about an American architect who plays a game of cat and mouse with a Middle Eastern Culture Minister (March 7-28).
In addition, the Argyros Stage will house three family musicals: Joan Cushing's Junie B. Jones and a Little Monkey Business (November 6-22); John Glore's adaptation of Madeleine L'Engle's classic novel A Wrinkle in Time (February 5-21), and the world premiere of Bathsheba Doran's Ben and the Magic Paintbrush (May 21-June 6).
The theater will also host its annual Pacific Playwrights Festival (April 23-25), which will include two full productions of world premiere plays to run March, April, and May.For subscriptions, call 714-708-5555 or visit www.scr.org.
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