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Future Thinking Separates Fantasy from Reality Future Thinking Separates Fantasy from Reality
Reality and fantasy from onstage infused the Cast Party for Future Thinking. Check out opening more
Cracking Open TroubleCracking Open Trouble
Office Hour is a suspenseful, thought-provoking drama set on a college campus, where one student’s behavior scares other students and his teachers. Associate Artistic Director John Glore navigates the play’s rich and complex subject more
John GloreNew Plays at the Pacific Playwrights Festival
New works by seven playwrights will be showcased at the 19th Pacific Playwrights Festival (April 22-24). But, what’s a commission and why do new plays matter? Associate Artistic Director John Glore explains.listen now
Why New Plays MatterPlaywrights Share Their Experiences
Over the years, SCR has commissioned more than 300 plays from just over 200 playwrights. Some of the writers share what the theatre’s new play development program has meant to more
Richard SotoTry Your Hand at Acting: Where It’s “A Ton of Fun”
Like having fun? That’s the experience for students who take adult acting classes from SCR’s Theatre Conservatory. Find out how instructor Richard Soto keeps learning more
Julia Cho PodcastSCR Podcast: Playwright Julia Cho, Office Hour
South Coast Repertory Associate Artistic Director John Glore talks with Julia Cho about the spark for Office Hour, and how the play helped pull her out of a long dry spell as a writer.listen now
Melissa TrnCrafting Reality and Sci-Fi: Costume Designer Melissa Trn
Comic con, celebrity and costume design—three worlds costume designer Melissa Trn is quite familiar with from her extensive design work and the “inside man” who’s currently on Marvel’s “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” read more
Celebrity, Stalkers and ParentsCelebrity, Stalkers and Parents
It’s Comic Con time and starlet Chiara has a super (obsessed) fan, Peter. Learn more about the ins and outs of Future Thinking from Literary Director Kimberly Colburn. read more