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We're Back

We’re excited to announce our 2021 Spring/Summer season!

David Ivers
Announcing the 2021 Spring/Summer Season

Artistic Director David Ivers fills you in on our new season.

Allison Gregory
Playwright Allison Gregory’s Inspirations for Red Riding Hood

Allison Gregory chats with Associate Artistic Director and Production Dramaturg John Glore about inspiration and her writing process.

Stinky Cheese Man
Theatre Game

Let's play! How many differences can you spot in this production photo from our TYA production of The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales?

Making Trees
Creating the Textures of Tree Bark for Red Riding Hood

​In this show-and-tell, Jen Stringfellow, South Coast Repertory's scenic charge artist, shares how her team created the realistic textures of tree bark found on the set of Red Riding Hood.

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A Novelist Supports Emerging Writers, Including Playwrights

Best-selling novelist Elizabeth George wanted to do something to help writers at the start of their careers—so she created the Elizabeth George Foundation. ​Read about the recipients of the commissions for 2020 and 2021​.

Larry Bates and Nell Geisslinger
Making Theatre in the Time of COVID

​SCR has returned to producing theatre—creating and filming the Theatre for Young Audiences Family show, Red Riding Hood. Learn how SCR safely created the environment for the play.

The Story Behind the Photo: Vietgone

Raymond Lee appeared in Vietgone by Qui Nguyen​ and in this Q&A, he talks about why he picked this photo as the point of no return for audiences.

Shannon Flynn
Red Riding Hood director Shannon Flynn's deep roots at SCR

Director Shannon Flynn loves working on stories geared for young audiences. She's even an Emmy winner for “Sesame Street. " But you may not know that she has roots at the admin office.

2021 Pacific Playwrights Festival Celebrates New Plays & a Musical

Andy Knight, co-director of the Pacific Playwrights Festival, talks about how PPF comes together and what to look for.

Le Petit Chaperon
The Many Ways Red Riding Hood’s Story Has Been Told

Here are some of the different ways—and media used—that Red's story has been told.

Peter and the Starcatcher
The Story Behind the Photo: Peter and the Starcatcher

“For this brief moment, we all believed we could fly.” That’s how Director Art Manke describes the magical moment.

Sideways Stories from Wayside
Throwback Thursday

We launched our Theatre for Young Audiences Family series in the 2003-04 season with three shows. Find out what they were.

Tongue Twisters
Theatre Game

Try these tricky tongue twisters!

Larry Bates and Nell Geisslinger
Meet the Cast of Red Riding Hood

Meet Larry Bates (Wolfgang) and the Delivery Person (Nell Geisslinger).