‘To Kill a Mockingbird’, ‘Hamilton’ Highlight Segerstrom Center’s 2022-23 Season – Orange County Chronicle

Aaron Sorkin’s critically acclaimed stage adaptation of Harper Lee’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” will come to the Olympics as part of Segerstrom’s 2022-23 season, the center announced Monday, April 11. Lanzhi County.

The center’s touring Broadway series will also include the return of “Moulin Rouge! The Musical,” “Disney’s Frozen,” and “Hairspray.” Three musicals — “Hamilton,” “Chicago,” and “The Book of Mormon” — will also return in Costa Mesa’s Curtain Series. The season also includes a series of jazz, cabaret and family shows. The center has also launched a new conversation series, which includes live interviews with renowned authors.

Broadway Series

Nominated for nine Tony Awards in 2019, To Kill a Mockingbird will perform at the Segstrom Centre from December 27th to January 8th. Richard Thomas (The Waltons, The Americans) will play Atticus Finch in Jeff Daniels’ Broadway production.

“Moulin Rouge! The Musical” will begin the series from November 9-27. Other entries in the collection will include “Disney’s Frozen” (February 1-19), “Hairspray” (April 18-30, 2023), “Six” (June 13-25, 2023) Day) and “Tina – The Tina Turner Musical” (July 11-23, 2023). All performances will take place at Segerstrom Hall.

“Hamilton” returns to the Segstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa from September 28 to October 16. (Photo: Joan Marcus)

curtain call series

“Hamilton,” Lin-Manuel Miranda’s popular hip-hop musical about the Founding Fathers, returns to Orange County from September 28 to October 16. The series will feature two other titles – “Chicago” (May 16-21, 2023) and “The Book of Mormon” (September 5-10, 2023). All performances will be held at Segerstrom Hall.

Jazz series

Young female singer Samara Joy made her debut at the Segerstrom Center on October 1st. The series also includes the Vijay Iyer Trio on November 5, Mavis Staples with Kandace Springs on December 9, the touring Monterey Jazz Festival – singers Dee Dee Bridgewater and Kurt Elling – January 25 at Lincoln Center Jazz presents our favorite songs on February 4, Cookware on March 25, George Benson on April 7 and Veronica Swift on June 24, 2023. Sir Monterey, George Benson and Veronica Swift will perform at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Halls; all other concerts will be at the Samueli Theatre.

Cabaret series

Chris Mann debuted in 2012 as a contestant on “The Voice” and his music parody video became an internet sensation in 2020, with a three-episode run from October 20-22. kicked off the series. Other artists who will perform in the Intimate series include Jessica Vosker who plays Elphaba in “Wicked” on Broadway (November 17-19); Aaron Lazar and Cleo Marley), Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery (January 19-21), Broadway sisters Ann Hampton Carr Ann Hampton Calloway and Liz Calloway (March 30-April 1) and Jason Robert Brown (April 27-29, 2023) day). All concerts are held at the Samueli Theater.

Cavity series

Polish quartet Apollon Musagète’s programme with pianist Garrick Ohlsson will include Shostakovich’s Piano Quintet in G minor on October 9th. The series continues with the Calidore String Quartet (November 2), Takács String Quartet (January 27), Quartetto di Cremona (February 22), Camerata RCO (March 22), Emerson String Quartet (2023) April 15, 2023) and Dream House Quartet (April 28, 2023). Dream House Quartet will perform at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall; all other concerts will be at the Samueli Theatre.

family series

Puppeteer Joshua Holden, described as a “modern-day Mister Rogers with funky glamour”, will present the series’ “The Joshua Show: Episode 1” on September 24-25. Other shows in the series will include “Leonardo! Great show about scary monsters” (Oct. 29-30); “North” (Nov. 12-13), “Disney’s Frozen” ( February 5), Somos Amigos: A Song of Common Ground (March 4-5), The Ugly Duckling (March 18-19), The Grimm’s Fairy Tales (April 22-23, 2023) ) and “Watch Out! Here Comes Science!” (May 6-7, 2023). All shows at the Samueli Theater, except “Frozen” in Segerstrom Hall.

Canopy series

Starring the multiple Tony and Golden Globe winner, “An Evening with Bernadette Peters” will begin its series starring the stage celebrity on September 29. The series will also boast “Chita Rivera – The Rhythm of My Life” (December 11), “An Evening with Brian Stokes Mitchell” (January 6), Patty Lou Peng (Feb. 9), which ends with “Reaching New Heights,” starring Mandy Gonzalez, who both starred in “Hamilton” and “In the Heights” on Broadway. ” All performances will take place at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom concert halls.

in the conversation series

Amy Tan, author of The Joy Luck Club and The Chef’s Wife, will appear on January 23. Fran Leibovitz will share her views on a range of topics on February 6. Author Eric Larson will discuss how he creates works such as “Garden of the Beast” on March 6th. All three events will be held at the Renée and Henry Segerstrom concert halls.

Subscriptions to the various series are currently on sale at the Center’s Box Office, located at 600 Town Center Boulevard in Costa Mesa, by phone at 714-556-2787 or online at scfta.org. Tickets for individual performances will go on sale at a later date.

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