Costa Mesa Conference and Visitor Bureau Blog
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Coming after decades of celebrated success consistently hosting Tony® Award-winning theatrical and musical performances, Segerstrom Center for the Arts (SCFTA), now among the most renowned cultural institutions in the United States, is scheduled to complete a series of transformative projects by late 2016 that will further catapult it to among the great performing art venues anywhere. There will be a series of initiatives to embolden its outdoor plaza — known as the Julianne and George Argyros Plaza — as well as to introduce the Center for Dance and Innovation and Center Without Boundaries. The reimagined SCFTA is being supported by a $68-million fundraising campaign.
To promote awareness of charities benefiting children and youth-serving organizations throughout Orange County, the 14th annual Festival of Children is scheduled to take place in South Coast Plaza beginning Sept. 4 and continuing through Sept. 27. More than 75 charities will be in attendance, in conjunction with National Child Awareness Month in September.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new smash hit makeover of “The Phantom of the Opera,” whose North American touring production plays through Aug. 16 in Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa, is breathtaking and dazzling in every respect.