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Irvine Barclay Theatre

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State-of-the-art performance facility, on two levels; can handle simple to sophisticated production needs; equally comfortable for 150 or 750 people in attendance. Rental Guide link - https://issuu.com/irvinebarclay/docs/rental_brochure_booklet2 Looking for a unique venue for your next special event or meeting? Irvine Barclay Theatre has just the ticket! Irvine Barclay Theatre is the ideal space for your upcoming performance or special event. Over the past 26 years, Irvine Barclay Theatre has grown into a beloved, cultural hub of Orange County and enjoys its reputation as one of the region’s leading arts organizations. Centrally located in the Irvine-Newport Beach area, the Barclay offers one-of-a-kind venues for your upcoming events – private parties, presentations, seminars, meetings and other activities. VENUES: The Barclay offers plenty of choices when it’s time to turn your ideas into a plan. Comfortable, unique venues with professional equipment and staff, and easy access to numerous dining options, restrooms and break areas are just a few features that make the Barclay a pleasant and productive atmosphere. • Set your sights on beautiful Cheng Hall, our 754-seat "jewel box" theatre, renowned for its intimate atmosphere, superb acoustics and sightlines. • Guests can break for more intimate conversations in the elegant Jade Room or enjoy the southern California sun in the Barclay’s dramatic 30-foot glass-walled lobby or outdoor terraces. • For special celebrations, the theatre’s expansive, professional stage is the perfect setting. • The backstage scene shop, downstairs rehearsal hall, and large open-air courtyard are each easily transformed into unique venues for parties or events. LOCATION: In the heart of Orange County, four easy miles from John Wayne Orange County Airport (SNA), the Barclay is convenient and easy to access. Bordering the beautiful campus of the University of California, Irvine, the theatre’s surroundings are both park-like and cosmopolitan: a perfect antidote to humdrum hotel ballroom options. CORPORATE AND BUSINESS RENTAL RATES (non-performance) Monday - Friday 8 hours $4,500.00 Saturday - Sunday 8 hours $5,500.00 Half days 4 hours 50% full day rates To make arrangements for your next corporate or private event at Irvine Barclay Theatre contact General Manager, Karen Wood, at wood@thebarclay.org.

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  • Theatre Capacity: 754
  • Banquet Capacity: 120
  • Classroom Capacity: 50
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  • Reception Capacity: 40
  • Description: Looking for a unique venue for your next special event or meeting? Irvine Barclay Theatre has just the ticket! Rental Guide – https://issuu.com/irvinebarclay/docs/rental_brochure_booklet2 Irvine Barclay Theatre is the ideal space for your upcoming performance or special event. Over the past 26 years, Irvine Barclay Theatre has grown into a beloved, cultural hub of Orange County and enjoys its reputation as one of the region’s leading arts organizations. Centrally located in the Irvine-Newport Beach area, the Barclay offers one-of-a-kind venues for your upcoming events – private parties, presentations, seminars, meetings and other activities. VENUES: The Barclay offers plenty of choices when it’s time to turn your ideas into a plan. Comfortable, unique venues with professional equipment and staff, and easy access to numerous dining options, restrooms and break areas are just a few features that make the Barclay a pleasant and productive atmosphere. • Set your sights on beautiful Cheng Hall, our 754-seat "jewel box" theatre, renowned for its intimate atmosphere, superb acoustics and sightlines. • Guests can break for more intimate conversations in the elegant Jade Room or enjoy the southern California sun in the Barclay’s dramatic 30-foot glass-walled lobby or outdoor terraces. • For special celebrations, the theatre’s expansive, professional stage is the perfect setting. • The backstage scene shop, downstairs rehearsal hall, and large open-air courtyard are each easily transformed into unique venues for parties or events. LOCATION: In the heart of Orange County, four easy miles from John Wayne Orange County Airport (SNA), the Barclay is convenient and easy to access. Bordering the beautiful campus of the University of California, Irvine, the theatre’s surroundings are both park-like and cosmopolitan: a perfect antidote to humdrum hotel ballroom options. CORPORATE AND BUSINESS RENTAL RATES (non-performance) Monday - Friday 8 hours $4,500.00 Saturday - Sunday 8 hours $5,500.00 Half days 4 hours 50% full day rates To make arrangements for your next corporate or private event at Irvine Barclay Theatre contact General Manager, Karen Wood, at wood@thebarclay.org.

Jake Shimabukuro

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Sep 08 Recurrence: Times: 8pm

Widely recognized as “the Jimi Hendrix of the ukulele,” Jake Shimabukuro has become a one-man army advancing the ukulele cause, turning the four-string axe into a flexible musical vehicle, capable of generating everything from crunching, effects-laden rock to sensuously swinging jazz. He coaxes an impossibly big sound out of this little instrument, playing an intoxicating mix of pop tunes, American Songbook standards and lilting originals. More »

NTL Screening: Angels in America - Part One

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Sep 10 Recurrence: Times: 2pm

Broadcast in HD from the National Theatre in London Part 1, Millennium Approaches New staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award-winning two-part play This Pulitzer Prize-winning play is one of America's defining pieces of art from the past twenty-five years. Written in two parts, each part is able stand alone as a singular work of art. However, in combination, they have become a masterpiece of a generation. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle and Russell Tovey. More »

NTL Screening: Angels in America - Part Two

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Sep 17 Recurrence: Times: 2pm

Broadcast in HD from the National Theatre in London Part 2, Perestroika A new staging of Tony Kushner’s multi-award-winning two-part play This Pulitzer Prize-winning play is one of America's defining pieces of art from the past twenty-five years. Written in two parts, each part is able stand alone as a singular work of art. However, in combination, they have become a masterpiece of a generation. America in the mid-1980s. In the midst of the AIDS crisis and a conservative Reagan administration, New Yorkers grapple with life and death, love and sex, heaven and hell. Andrew Garfield plays Prior Walter along with a cast including Denise Gough, Nathan Lane, James McArdle and Russell Tovey. More »

USAF Airmen of Note

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Sep 25 Recurrence: Times: 7:30pm

The Airmen of Note honors the bravery, sacrifice and dedication of our veterans. Created in 1950 to carry on the tradition of Major Glenn Miller's Army Air Forces dance band, the “Note” features 18 of the most talented jazz musicians in the country today and is one of the last touring big bands. As a result, it has earned an international reputation as one of the finest and most versatile big bands of its kind in the world. More »

Hubbard Street Dance Chicago: 40th Anniversary Tour

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Sep 30 Recurrence: Times: 8pm

First presented by the Barclay nearly 27 years ago under the auspices of its founding artistic director, Lou Conte, Hubbard Street Dance Chicago has become one of America’s most influential contemporary dance companies. The company is known now for its eclectic, international repertory and for its impeccable dancers. In celebration of the company's 40th anniversary, Glenn Edgerton, the current artistic director and company visionary, will curate a special program including works from choreographers such as William Forsythe, Crystal Pite, Nacho Duato and Alejandro Cerrudo. More »

Preservation Hall Legacy Quintet with Irma Thomas

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Oct 06 Recurrence: Times: 8pm

The Heart and Soul Queen of New Orleans If the French Quarter is the musical heart of New Orleans, then Preservation Hall is its heartbeat. Take this group of world-class musicians and combine them with Grammy-winning singer Irma Thomas, the Crescent City’s “Soul Queen,” and you get a very special evening of music that simply oozes with the New Orleans vibe. It’s the next best thing to being in the French Quarter! More »

NTL Screening: Peter Pan

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Oct 08 Recurrence: Times: 2pm

J.M. Barrie’s much-loved tale Broadcast in HD from the National Theatre in London All children, except one, grow up… When Peter Pan, leader of the Lost Boys, loses his shadow, headstrong Wendy helps him to reattach it. In return, she is invited to Neverland, where Tinker Bell the fairy, Tiger Lily and the vengeful Captain Hook await. A riot of magic, music and make-believe ensues. A delight for children and adults alike, Sally Cookson (NT Live: Jane Eyre) directs this wondrously inventive production, a co-production with Bristol Old Vic theatre. More »

Piaf! The Show

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Oct 12 Recurrence: Times: 8pm

With a million tickets sold in more than 30 countries, Piaf! The Show is a musical celebration of the life and music of the legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf. Inspired by the award-winning film La Vie En Rose, and starring Anne Carrere, a young French performer hailed as “Edith Piaf’s legitimate musical heiress,” Piaf! The Show narrates the rags-to-riches story of the Parisian singer’s career through her unforgettable songs, complemented by a visual tapestry of previously unreleased photographs and images of famous Parisian locations of the Edith Piaf era. Presented without English Subtitles “Anne Carrere conquered Broadway!” (NBC News) More »

Festival Ballet Theatre: Alice in Wonderland

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Oct 14 - Oct 15 Recurrence: Recurring daily Times: Saturday 7pm; Sunday 2 pm

Salwa Rizkalla, Artistic Director Follow Alice’s journey down the rabbit hole and into a world of delightful adventure, colorful fun and outrageous fantasy. With masterful dancing and a delightful charm, Alice in Wonderland takes families on a heart-racing adventure. Lewis Carroll's classic tale comes magically to life with all your favorite characters - the lovable White Rabbit, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, and the infamous Queen of Hearts. Take a journey down the Rabbit Hole, into Wonderland Garden and through the Mad Hatter's Tea Party, all adorned with whimsical sets, wildly realistic masks and colorful costumes. Choreographed by Emmy Award-winning choreographer Robert Sund to Jean Sibelius' lyrical melodies. More »

Too Marvelous for Words: A Celebration of Nat King Cole

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Oct 19 Recurrence: Times: 8pm

Actor and singer Keith David takes us on a swingin’ journey into the life and music of Nat “King” Cole. Before the crooner immortalized “The Christmas Song” and “Mona Lisa,” standing in front of the orchestra, he was recording and playing some of the tastiest and most influential music of the day. Emmy and Tony Award winner Keith David has been a Hollywood mainstay for decades, with appearances in such films as Platoon, Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Crash and Armageddon, as well as his current hit TV show, Greanleaf. A lifetime fan of Nat “King” Cole, Mr. David infuses his love of Cole into the show with lush arrangements of Nat’s most famous songs, beautifully placed in the context of American history, charming stories, and little-known anecdotes. More »

NTL Screening: Salome

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Oct 25 Recurrence: Times: 6:30pm

Broadcast in HD from the National Theatre in London adapted and directed by Yael Farber The story has been told before, but never like this. An occupied desert nation. A radical from the wilderness on a hunger strike. A girl whose mysterious dance will change the course of the world. This charged retelling turns the infamous biblical tale on its head, placing the girl we call Salomé at the centre of a revolution. Internationally acclaimed theatre director Yaël Farber (Les Blancs) draws on multiple accounts to create her urgent, hypnotic production on the stage of the National Theatre. More »

Michael Dessen Trio & Nicole Mitchell

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Oct 26 Recurrence: Times: 8pm

Active since 2003, the Michael Dessen Trio has been praised by critics for its unique blend of intricate composition, open improvisation and live electronics. With three releases on Clean Feed Records and a fourth coming in 2017, the band is especially known for their immersive, continuous live sets and for recordings produced with the same spirit. This performance will premiere new works designed to feature renowned guests Nicole Mitchell (flute) and Joshua White (piano). The west coast premiere of When Life’s Door Opens is a multi-movement work by creative flutist/composer Nicole Mitchell, written for a chamber ensemble and three vocalists from contrasting improvisational traditions. More »

An Evening with Jack Jones

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Oct 28 Recurrence: Times: 8pm

Jack Jones is a true “Singers’ Singer” and luminary in the music industry. This five-time nominated, two-time Grammy Award winner performs around the globe to sold-out audiences in venues ranging from jazz clubs to the London Palladium. A formidable force of world-class jazz musicians will accompany Jack Jones during his performance. His powerhouse trio includes Christian Jacob, Jeff Hamilton and Chris Colangelo. “One of the major singers of our time.” – Frank Sinatra More »

NTL Screening: Obsession

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Nov 13 Recurrence: Times: 6:30pm

Broadcast in HD from the Barbican Theatre in London Jude Law (The Young Pope, Closer, The Talented Mr Ripley) stars in the stage production of Obsession. Ivo van Hove (NT Live: A View from the Bridge, Hedda Gabler) directs this new stage adaptation of Luchino Visconti’s 1943 film. Gino is a drifter, shabbily dressed and magnetically handsome. At a road side restaurant he encounters husband and wife, Giuseppe and Giovanna. Irresistibly attracted to each other, Gino and Giovanna begin a fiery affair and plot to murder her husband. But, in this chilling tale of passion and destruction, the crime only serves to tear them apart. More »

An Evening with David Sedaris

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Nov 15 Recurrence: Times: 8pm

With sardonic wit and incisive social critiques, David Sedaris has become one of America’s preeminent humor writers. The great skill with which he slices through cultural euphemisms and political correctness proves that Sedaris is a master of satire and one of the most observant writers addressing the human condition today. Likened to a modern-day Mark Twain, Sedaris is noted for his ability to draw humorous, touching and universal observations about human nature from his own, often quirky experiences. A former National Public Radio host, he has become a best-selling author with titles such as Me Talk Pretty One Day, When You Are Engulfed in Flames and Let's Explore Diabetes with Owls. More »

An Irish Christmas

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Nov 27 Recurrence: Times: 8pm

Take a journey through Christmas in Ireland with superb dancing, singing and authentic Irish traditional music celebrating the international spirit of the holiday season. Following last year’s sold out performance, An Irish Christmas features an award-winning cast of Irish dancers, led by world champions Scott Doherty and Tyler Schwartz, in a memorable night of family entertainment that sparkles with the charm and magic that only this festive time of year can bring. A perfect family event! “... Genuinely astonishing ... electric!” − The Village News More »

Peak Experience Jazz Ensemble: Cool Yule

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Dec 03 Recurrence: Times: 8pm

Kick off your holidays with a swinging good time! This dynamic and popular jazz septet, led by bassist, composer and arranger Mike Peak, defines swinging elegance. Enthralling audiences with their straight-ahead jazz, the group features some of southern California’s best. Collectively, these musicians have performed with everyone from Ray Charles, Tony Bennett, BB King, Lou Rawls, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra, Gladys Knight, Etta James, Michael Bublé, and Diana Krall. More »

Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Dec 09 Recurrence: Recurring daily Times: Saturday, December 09, 2017 @ 2:00 PM Saturday, December 09, 2017 @ 7:00 PM Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 1:00 PM Sunday, December 10, 2017 @ 6:00 PM Friday, December 15, 2017 @ 7:00 PM Saturday, Decemb

A cherished holiday classic, perfect for all ages. Create holiday memories for your family by sharing the magic of The Nutcracker. Festival Ballet Theatre’s family-friendly breathtaking production features superb colorful scenery and dazzling costumes, which make this age-old tradition sparkle like new. Be swept away by Tchaikovsky’s iconic score as the Sugar Plum Fairy, our heroine Clara, and a cast of hundreds take you on a magical journey to mystical lands. This full-length traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director, Salwa Rizkalla, and features world-renowned guest artists, FBT's professional company dancers, and exceptional young talent from across the Southland. More »

Pinkalicious, the Musical

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Jan 14 Recurrence: Times: 12pm

Produced by Vital Theatre Company Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe − a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament. Vital Theatre Company’s long-running hit, Pinkalicious, is a one-hour musical based on the best-selling children's book Pinkalicious by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann. Recommended for Ages: 3-8 More »

Pinkalicious, the Musical

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Jan 14 Recurrence: Times: 3pm

Produced by Vital Theatre Company Pinkalicious can't stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor's office with Pinkititis, an affliction that turns her pink from head to toe − a dream come true for this pink loving enthusiast. But when her hue goes too far, only Pinkalicious can figure out a way to get out of this predicament. Vital Theatre Company’s long-running hit, Pinkalicious, is a one-hour musical based on the best-selling children's book Pinkalicious by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann. Recommended for Ages: 3-8 More »

JazzReach: Ellington!

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Jan 26 Recurrence: Times: 7:30pm

Featuring New York's Metta Quintet One of the most prolific, celebrated musicians in music history, Duke Ellington’s canon comprises a timeless, highly personal aural account of both the human condition and the African-American experience of the 20th century. Through the creative integration of live music, captivating video projections, live narration and numerous audience participation segments, JazzReach’s Ellington! introduces new generations to a wide variety of Duke’s many musical achievements, from hit songs to blues riffs to extended suites and scores for stage and screen. Whether you're a jazz aficionado, or a complete newbie, this concert is a great way to learn more, and enjoy more, about jazz and the music of Duke Ellington. More »

Cirque Eloize - Saloon

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Feb 08 - Feb 09 Recurrence: Recurring daily Times: 8pm

A Musical Acrobatic Adventure The Wild Wild West comes alive with Cirque Éloize’s newest creation−Saloon. Swing open the Saloon doors and lasso up some fun for the entire family. Enter a mythical world where theater and circus collide for 80 minutes of non-stop live music combined with strength, agility and original choreography. "EXTRAORDINARY. There is circus, and then there's Cirque Éloize. These guys are on a whole other level!" - The New York Post More »

How I Became a Pirate

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Feb 11 Recurrence: Times: 2pm

Produced by Dallas Children’s Theater AARRRGH! Sail off on a swashbuckling musical excursion as young Jeremy Jacobs joins Captain Braid Beard’s band of comical pirates and searches for the perfect spot to bury their treasure. Jeremy finds fun and adventure on the high seas, but he soon learns that home and family are treasures you can't find on any map! Based off the popular book, the production includes terrific songs like “A Good One to Boot,” “Green Teeth,” “I'm Really Just a Sensitive Guy,” “Talk Like a Pirate,” “Soccer by the Rules,” “Pirates Dot Arrgh,” and more... It’s a joyful family musical that is sure to leave young mateys singing and dancing in the aisles! Recommended for Ages: 5-10 More »

Petra and the Wolf

Address: 4242 Campus Dr, Irvine, CA 92612 Dates: Mar 18 Recurrence: Times: 2pm

Produced by Lionheart Youth Theatre with Glass Half Full Theatre and Mother Falcon This original work introduces the mischievous but fearless Petra, the granddaughter of the fabled Peter. When a wolf threatens her home and animal friends, her adventures become a showcase of bravery and compassion. You'll walk away from this stunning piece of visual and musical storytelling with a new sense of empathy for the animals that share our earth. Inspired by the Prokofiev classic Peter and the Wolf, Petra and the Wolf features captivating large-scale puppetry and a new instrumental score written and performed live by Mother Falcon, a band NPR describes as "the little orchestra that can seemingly do the impossible." Recommended for Ages: 5-10 More »

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