First Nights

Break a leg! In other words, have a great show—and a great party. Nine special opening nights await when you subscribe to our First Nights series.

For the 20​2​1-​2​​2 season, First Nights are:

Segerstrom Stage
October ​​8, 20​2​1
February 1​8, 202​2
May ​13, 202​​2

Argyros Stage
​April 1, 202​​2
​May ​20, 202​​2

From complimentary champagne before the show to a delightful Cast Party afterwards, our First Nights series is designed so theatregoers can mix and mingle with Orange County community leaders and American Theatre luminaries. If you’ve always wanted to meet your favorite actor, playwright, director or designer, this is the place to be—First Nights at SCR!

To learn more about First Nights, please contact Clare Kiklowicz, Deputy Director of Development at, (714) 708-5590, or by email.

First Nights subscriptions are available to individual donors at the Golden Circle level ($1,​400) and above or companies at the Corporate Circle level ($2,500) and above.

First Night of Vanya and Sonia
Bruce & Karen Clark, Lorin Howard, Peg E. Rollans and actor Jose Moreno Brooks at the First Night of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike.

Photo: First Night cast party after the opening of Cambodian Rock Band in 2018.