Audience Enrichment

Inside the Season

Join us for interactive Saturday morning seminars that reveal secrets and offer fascinating insights into our nine-season productions. ​Members of the literary staff​ guide these lively two-hour sessions that feature in-depth interviews with cast members, people from the creative team and artisans from SCR's production staff. Discover how the industry's most accomplished theatre professionals breathe life into plays on the Segerstrom and Julianne Argyros stages. Audience questions and comments are encouraged, and you might even get invited onstage to explore the set!

Inside the Season takes place from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., on select Saturdays during the run of a show. Tickets are $12 per session and ​may be purchased in advance as well as at the door.

20​19-20 Season Dates:

SHE LOVES ME
Saturday, ​February ​8, 20​20

During the first hour, we’ll talk with Hair and Makeup Supervisor Allison Lowery. Lowery previously taught wigs and makeup at the University of Texas. She has also created wigs for Zilker Theatre, Utah Shakespeare Festival, American Players Theatre, Glimmerglass Opera and Lyric Opera of Chicago. She has written three textbooks about wig making and styling.

During the second hour, we’ll talk with Erin Mackey, who plays Amalia. Mackey returns to SCR where she previously appeared in The Light in the Piazza in 2014. Her Broadway credits include In TransitAmazing GraceChaplinAnything GoesSondheim on Sondheim and Wicked. Her film and television credits include The Intern, “Blue Bloods,” “Gossip Girl” and The Parent Trap

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Post-Show Discussions

Following selected performances of Segerstrom and Argyros productions, a literary staff member​ moderates informal question-and-answer sessions with actors from the cast. This unique opportunity to access firsthand information about the ​play from the actor's perspective—and to give them your immediate feedback—is guaranteed to enhance the theatre-going experience. Post-Show Discussions begin approximately five minutes after the end of the performance and typically last 20-30 minutes.

201​​​​​9-​20 Season Dates:

  • AMERICAN MARIACHI
    Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019 (​Director/​Designer)
    Wednesday, Sept​. ​18, 2019 (Cast Member)
    Thursday, Sept. 19, 2019 (Expert)
    Tuesday, Sept​. ​24, 2019 (Cast Member)
    Thursday, Sept. 26, 2019 (Artistic Director)

  • THE CANADIANS
    Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2019 (​Director/​Designer)
    Tuesday, Oct​. ​​​8, 2019 (​​Cast Member)
    Wednesday, Oct. ​​9, 2019 (​​Cast Member)
    Thursday, Oct. 1​0, 2019 (Artistic Director) 

  • AUBERGINE
    Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019 (​Director/​Designer)
    Wednesday, Oct. ​30, 2019 (​​Cast Member)
    Tuesday, ​​Nov. ​5, 2019 (​​Cast Member)
    Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019 (Artistic Director)

  • A CHRISTMAS CAROL
    Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019 (Artistic Director)

  • FIREFLIES
    Tuesday, Jan. 7, 2020 (​Director/​Designer)
    Tuesday, ​Jan​. ​14, 2020 (Cast Member)
    Wednesday, ​​Jan. 15, 2020 (​Cast Member)
    ​Thursday ​​Jan. ​23, 2020 (Artistic Director)
  • SHE LOVES ME
    Sunday, Jan. 26, 2020 (Director/Designer)
    Wednesday,​ ​Feb ​5, 2020 (Cast Member)
    Tuesday, ​​Feb. ​11. 2020 (Cast Member)
    Thursday, Feb. 13, 20​20 (Literary Manager and Dramaturg Andy Knight)

  • ​OUTSIDE MULLINGAR
    Tuesday, Mar. 10, 2020 (Director/Designer)
    Tuesday, Mar​. 1​7, 2020 (Cast Member)
    Wednesday, Mar. 1​8, 2020 (Cast Member)
    Thursday, Mar. 19, 2020 (Artistic Director)

  • THE SCARLET LETTER
    Sunday, Mar. 29, 2020 (Director/Designer)
    Wednesday, Apr. ​​8, 2020 (Cast Member)
    Tuesday, Apr. 1​​4, 2020 (Cast Member)
    Thursday, Apr. 16, 20​20 (Artistic Director)

  • ​I GET RESTLESS
    Tuesday, April 14, 20​20 (Director/Designer)
    Tuesday, April ​21, 20​20 (Cast Member)
    Wednesday, April ​22, 20​20 (Cast Member)
    Thursday, April 23, 20​20 (Artistic Director

  • ​ARCADIA
    Sunday, May 10, 20​20 (Director/Designer)
    Wednesday, May ​20, 20​20 (Cast Member)
    Tuesday, May ​26, 20​20 (Cast Member)
    Thursday, May 28, 20​20 (Artistic Director)