Orange County Theatre Reviews

How can you support small indie Orange County theater in 2023?

(photo credit: Matthew M. Hayashi and Gennie Kauper)

In the region of Orange County, there are multiple places to catch theatrical production in the area.  While the number of theaters pails in comparison to our next-door neighbor Los Angeles, some smaller theater companies are working hard to expand access to future playwrights and artists in the area supporting new works.  Here’s a list of smaller theaters and companies supporting new works in the community and how you can support them.       Continue Reading

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Unnamed Theatre Company Fundraising for 2023 Season

Unnamed Theatre Company exists to enrich our community and the artists we work with by producing deeply human plays for the Everyman. Help us start our 2023 season with funding to compensate our artists, secure performance venues, and cover production costs. Unnamed Theatre is funded entirely by the generosity of our patrons and the dedication of our artists. Your donation is deeply appreciated and directly benefits our artistic community! Taken from the Go Fund me page. 

Click here to support their 2023 season.

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World Premiere of “Brackish” – News

Taken from the press release:

BRACKISH is the story of Sang Dao who has spent his life running his family’s Vietnamese and seafood shop. An opportunity to sell the restaurant creates a family conflict. Sang Dao’s daughters gather for the anniversary of their brothers’ death, and the past is revisited. A racist act of graffiti raises the stakes even further. When Sang Dao is visited by specters of his past, he is forced to examine where they’ve been, where they’re going and what “home” really means.

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Written by Patrick Chavis

Information taken directly from the website.

New Swan Shakespeare Festival is a professional Shakespeare festival located on the campus of UC Irvine in Orange County. We typically produce two Shakespearean works in rotating repertory under the stars. New Swan features students and professionals working side by side to produce scintillating Shakespearean productions in a 130 seat, 15 ton, portable, mini-Elizabethan space.

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Alchemy Theatre Company is moving to Diamond Bar – NEWS

Written by Patrick Chavis

For those unaware of Alchemy Theatre Company, this was taken from their website.

“Alchemy Theatre Company was founded in 2012 by Cory John, Jeff Lowe, Jesse Runde, Stephen John, and Tiffany Berg. The ensemble met working on productions around Orange County and decided to band together out of a desire to diversify the scope of theatre generated in their local community.”

After a decade of putting on shows in Orange County, the theatre company is permanently moving its productions to Diamond Bar. Continue Reading

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