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Volume 6, Issue 61  | July 30, 2021


Segerstrom Center for the Arts’ upcoming indoor performances not to be missed

Segerstrom Center for the Arts (SCFTA) continues its indoor performances in the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall and Samueli Theater with a not-to-be-missed lineup.

Segerstrom Christian James Hand

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Photos courtesy of SCFTA.org

Christian James Hand

Christian James Hand. Christian James Hand returns to Segerstrom Center for the Arts to break down each track of Queen’s hit song “Bohemian Rhapsody” and explain the brilliance behind the song in “The Genius of Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody.” He’ll take audiences on a deep dive into the elements that make up the musical masterpiece. The audience will listen to the individual tracks of Queen’s actual studio recording “solo’d” in a way they’ve never heard them before: the drums, bass, myriad guitars, piano and finally the wonder that is Freddie Mercury’s vocals. The event takes place in Samueli Theater on July 24 and August 14 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets begin at $39.

Segerstrom Ann Hampton Callaway

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Ann Hampton Callaway

Ann Hampton Callaway. Tony Award® nominee Ann Hampton Callaway will be performing the Linda Ronstadt Songbook to celebrate the return of live music to the Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. Her performance will celebrate the many faces of love in Ronstadt’s iconic songs, from her Stone Poneys days of “Different Drum” and “Long Long Time” to pop/rock classics like “You’re No Good” and “Desperado,” along with unforgettable classics from her three Nelson Riddle albums like “What’s New” and “Am I Blue.” For Ronstadt’s iconic duets, Callaway will be joined in song by her Music Director, Billy Stritch. The performance takes place on July 25 at 3 p.m. Tickets begin at $39.

Segerstrom Piff the Magic Dragon

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Piff the Magic Dragon and Mr. Piffles

Piff the Magic Dragon. For one night only, Piff the Magic Dragon is coming back to Segerstrom Center with his hilarious show filled with incredible magic and side-splitting comedy! Having earned national acclaim as the standout star of NBC’s America’s Got Talent and the CW’s Penn & Teller: Fool Us, Piff continues to win over audiences across the globe. Don’t miss this chance to experience Piff, along with his trusty sidekick Mr. Piffles – The World’s Only Magic Performing Chihuahua™ – and Showgirl Jade Simone, as he brings his unique brand of wizardry, wit and charm to the Concert Hall stage. The show takes place in Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall on July 30 at 8 p.m. Tickets begin at $29.

Tickets are available for purchase online at www.SCFTA.org, at the Box Office at 600 Town Center Drive in Costa Mesa, or by calling 714.556.2787. For inquiries about group ticket savings of 10 or more, call the Group Services office at 714.755.0236.

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