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Orange County Performing Arts Center

600 Town Center Drive at Bristol, Costa Mesa, CA
714-556-2787 ext. 833
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Ranked #1 of 10 Attractions in Costa Mesa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Description: One of the region's premier performance venues.
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Seal Beach, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
13 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 NEW

We often attend concerts, musicals here. The performances are top notch and acoustics are good, though it is a large theater. Be sure to use the interactive ticket feature so you can see where you are sitting in relation to the huge theater

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Stockbridge, Massachusetts
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33 reviews 33 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

The Orange County Performing Arts Center is a beautiful and state of the art venue for plays and musical performances. The acoustics are excellent. I recommend sests in the orchestra section if possible. If you call for tickets, ask about discounts for multiple events. You will not be disappointed. There are several nice restaurants within walking distance of the venue.

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014 NEW

To attend dance of any kind at the Orange County Performing Arts, with the red & gold Firebird appearing to be streaming right at you overhead, is an opportunity to revel in the young girls dressed up in tights, dresses meant for special occasions, flat patent leather or sequined shoes, ballet slippers and their long hair pulled out of their... More

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Costa Mesa, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

There are two main venues that constitute the OC Performing Arts Center--the older one is called simply Segerstrom Hall; the newer one, the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. The old hall seats about 3000; the new one, about 1800. I am told that 1800 is the optimum size for orchestral events. The new hall is gorgeous. The Disney is... More

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Royal Palm Beach, Florida
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The building is spectacular, beautiful inside and out. The acoustics are amplified due to size of the opera house, but I have found excellent sound throughout the Performance center, It's always a treat to see anything at the OC Performing Arts Center, located just one block form the OC Shopping center (huge indoor mall) on Avenue of the Arts.

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Northridge
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23 reviews 23 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Saw his performance and he and the Four Seasons were fab!!!!!! Two hours of great music. Brought me back to that great time in the sixties and seventies!

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Laguna Niguel, California
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25 reviews 25 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

My husband and I have attended many performances at OCPAC for a number of years and have found them to be top quality with outstanding accoustics for sound. Last night, we attended the Franki Valli and the Four Seasons concert. It was phenominal. The sound was impecible and Franki and his singers couldn't have been better! The theater is beautiful... More

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Buena Park, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014 credit card Amex Card Member Review

I bought season tickets because the price is so good. I did not expect the same quality that I got from my Pantages theater season but I was wrong. I saw Book of Mormon at both theaters and they were both excellant. All the shows I've seen at Segerstom have been outstanding with all the stages, the acting and the... More

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Costa Mesa, California, United States
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187 reviews 187 reviews
113 attraction reviews
121 helpful votes 121 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

You know you’re going to see a first-rate performance here since it is THE BEST SHOW IN TOWN for cultural events in Orange County. I see no reason not to give top-notch reviews for anything related to the performances or the facility itself. Elegant venue, comfy seats, OC glitterati ... a great place to take a date. Here are some... More

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Orange County California
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72 reviews 72 reviews
26 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

All of the big shows are done here. Located just across the street from South Coast Plaza (boasting some of the best shopping in southern california) you're sure to be pleased with your theater experience. I've seen Wicked there, twice, and you'd swear you were on Broadway. Fantastic.

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