Segerstrom Center for the Arts concludes its 2023-2024 Cabaret Season with Broadway Brilliance

To conclude their 2023-2024 Cabaret series, Segerstrom Center for the Arts is presenting two incredible performances by Broadway luminaries in Samueli Theater this May. Tony® Award winner Matt Doyle will perform songs from his hit Broadway shows and more on May 2-4 at 7:30 p.m., and Seth Rudetsky’s Broadway Series with Lillias White will bring an intimate evening of concert and conversation on May 16-18 at 7:30 p.m.

These two performances will be the final opportunity to experience the captivating intimacy of this space and the exceptional Broadway talent of these Cabaret artists until the series returns in the fall. Don’t miss the chance to witness Doyle’s effortless charm and humor, Rudetsky’s remarkable pianist skills and White’s beautiful vocals.

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Matt Doyle

Matt Doyle

Matt Doyle is coming to Orange County directly from Broadway, where he won the 2022 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his performance as Jamie in the Broadway revival of Stephen Sondheim’s Company. (A performance which also garnered him the Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle awards.)

While still so young, Doyle has been a mainstay on the Great White Way since making his Broadway debut in Spring Awakening in 2007. His other acclaimed performances include the revival of Bye Bye Birdie, the Lincoln Center Theater’s production of War Horse and playing Elder Price in The Book of Mormon. In 2023, he portrayed Frank Sinatra in a new musical about the crooner’s life in Birmingham, England. With his powerhouse voice, laid-back charm and talent for storytelling, Doyle makes his Cabaret Series debut with these concerts. As a singer-songwriter, he performs his own songs live in concert and has released two Eps, namely, Daylight (2011) and Constant (2012). He released his first full-length album, Uncontrolled in 2016.

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Seth Rudestsky

Seth Rudestsky’s Broadway Series with Lillias White

Seth Rudestsky is known as the “mayor of Broadway” (The New York Times) and has played piano for more than a dozen musicals on Broadway like Ragtime and Les Misérables. He is also a three-time Emmy-nominated comedy writer and the afternoon Broadway host on SiriusXM radio.

Internationally acclaimed Tony-, Obie- and Emmy Award-winner Lillias White who most recently starred as Hermes in Hadestown on Broadway, has delighted Segerstrom Center’s Cabaret audiences previously.

This unique concert will be filled with “just between us” funny/behind-the-scenes stories mixed with incredible performances of the songs White has performed on Broadway and all over the world.

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Lillias White

The setlist will have White recreating show-stopping performances from her extensive Broadway career. And, of course, the whole thing will be peppered with Rudetsky’s signature comedic sass and encyclopedic knowledge of Broadway.

Tickets start at $79 and are available for purchase online at www.scfta.org, in person at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa and by phone at 714.556.2787. For inquiries about group ticket discounts of 10 or more, call the Group Services team at 714.755.0236.

Segerstrom Center for the Arts is located at 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa. For more information, visit www.scfta.org.


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