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 201​​9-​20 season, First Nights are:

Segerstrom Stage
September 13, 2019
October 25, 2019
January 31, 2020
April 3, 2020
May 15, 2020

Argyros Stage
October 4, 2019
January 10, 2020
March 13, 2020
April 17, 2020

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 Kirstie Jones, Assistant Director of Development, Individual Giving (714) 708-5590, or by email.

For photos and stories from First Nights, visit SCR/Party Play.

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.