Costa Mesa, CA 92626
- Performing Arts
South Coast Repertory is a professional resident theatre, founded in 1964 by David Emmes and Martin Benson, now under the leadership of Artistic Director Marc Masterson and Managing Director Paula Tomei. It is widely regarded as one of America's foremost producers of new plays. he theatre season (September – June) includes works drawn from classic and modern theatre repertoires, with five plays on the 507-seat Segerstrom Stage and four on the 336-seat Julianne Argyros Stage, plus a three-play series, Theatre for Young Audiences. The Nicholas Studio is SCR’s 94-seat black box theatre. Formerly the Second Stage, the Nicholas Studio was transformed from a thrust layout into an intimate 5-row space in 2002. The theatre is used by SCR’s Youth and Professional Conservatory.