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Broadway Shows Coming to Costa Mesa in 2018

Posted on February 21, 2018 | 3:58pm | Travel Costa Mesa



It’s no surprise that Costa Mesa is known as the City of the Arts™. Each year, Costa Mesa’s Segerstrom Center for the Arts attracts some of the biggest Broadway theater and unique shows, giving the city its reputation as the heart of Orange County’s arts district. If you’re planning your Orange County vacation and looking to be in the middle of arts, culture and award-winning dining, check out these great shows coming to Costa Mesa in 2018!


hamilton musical costa mesa


The Broadway smash hit makes its way to Costa Mesa in 2018 to tell the story of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton in an entirely new way with a score that mixes hip-hop, classic show tunes, pop and soul to bring the story to life.

The King & I Costa Mesa

The King and I

Travel back in time with this classic Broadway production by Lincoln Center Theater and directed by Tony Award® winner Bartlett Sher. The production was also the winner of the 2015 Tony Award® for Best Musical Revival.

Book of Mormon Costa Mesa Segerstrom Center for the Arts

The Book of Mormon

This winner of nine Tony Awards® has been called the “best musical of this century” by the New York Times comes to the Orange County stage March 20th through April 1st.

Love Never Dies Costa Mesa Segerstrom

Love Never Dies

Love Never Dies presents a follow up to famed musical The Phantom of the Opera. This production by Andrew Lloyd Webber, which is set against a spellbinding Coney Island backdrop, comes to Costa Mesa’s Segerstrom Center for the Arts April 24th to May 5th.

The Color Purple Costa Mesa Segerstrom Center for the Arts

The Color Purple

This 2016 Tony Award® winning production for Best Musical brings the inspiring story of a young woman’s journey to triumph in the American South to the Segerstrom Center for the Arts stage in Costa Mesa from June 19th to 24th. Matched with a stirring score of jazz, gospel and ragtime, its no mystery that the show has created such a splash in the theater world.

School of Rock Costa Mesa

School of Rock

This humorous Broadway show based on the film comes to the Costa Mesa stage from July 24th to August 5th. Watch as substitute teacher Dewey Finn turns his students from bookworms to head turning rock stars.