South Coast Rep’s play reading series will return, along with a new program bringing play readings to UC Irvine.
Some companies, eager to return to the stage, are building new ones outdoors, gambling that al fresco offerings will both serve and draw their communities.
The festival, which opened on April 26, will feature readings throughout May and June.
The season includes a return to live theatre outdoors at the historic Mission San Juan Capistrano.
Concerts and benefits, as well as starry revivals and readings, fill this week’s stocking.
Seven plays about gun violence will premiere on Broadway on Demand on the anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre.
The pandemic shutdown is a crushing blow for theatres, but it is individual artists who are absorbing the brunt of the pain.
The season will feature the final time to see the company’s 40-year annual holiday production of “A Christmas Carol” before a 2021 revamp.
Theatres across the country are turning to video-capture as a way to share canceled shows.
His Scrooge at South Coast Rep is a Southern California institution, but this year is his last time round the bedposts.