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“Lovely venue.”

Segerstrom Center for the Arts
Ranked #2 of 42 things to do in Costa Mesa
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: One of the region's premier performance venues.
Reviewed March 7, 2013

We saw "Wicked" at Segestrom Performing Arts Center on March 1. There is truly no bad seats in the house. Our seats were Tier 1 and we were not disappointed in our view.

The restrooms are conveniently located on all levels and are large. There's nothing worse than a venue with 4 stalls and 100 women in line. This place had at least 30 stalls in each restroom.

It's a lovely theater and within walking distance to some nearby hotels. We stayed at the Costa Mesa Marriott and it was a short walk to the theater.

I thought the beverages were pricey. One glass of wine and a diet coke = $15. But that is to be expected at such events.

All in all a 5 star rating!

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Reviewed February 26, 2013

The Orange County Performing Arts Center - now known as the Segerstrom Center for the Arts is an architectural delight that is home to the Pacific Symphony and offers wonderful performances. Saturday night's performance of Puccini's Tosca featured not only the orchestra but the Pacific Chorale and the Southern California Children's Chorus. It was the full opera without the costumes and staging however, based on the performance the trimmings were not missed. Bravo to all involved!

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Reviewed February 25, 2013

This is called the Segerstrom Center for the Arts now. It is a nice theater that is small enough not to have a bad seat in the house. We were in the 2nd row from the top and could still see everything. The theater is elegantly appointed. The ambiance is warm and inviting. This is a first class venue at very affordable prices.

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Reviewed January 31, 2013

While it's been a little while since I was last there, the Performing Arts Center is a great venue. While it's not as large as others I've been to, it's still a great place as it's a little more intimate seating.

1  Thank Andy B
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Reviewed January 29, 2013

We are lucky to have a place in Orange County to see Broadway shows and other events. The theatre is very nice and offers prices for all pocketbooks. Even the cheap seats provide a great view of the stage. It is always very well-maintained and clean. Plenty of dining venues pre and post within walking distance.

1  Thank GardaGal0912
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