Four Must-See Plays in Orange County this Summer

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Cabaret celebrates its 50-year anniversary

From The Wizard of Oz to The Sound of Music, sing a long to some of your favorite tunes this summer with four must-see plays in Orange County.

Edited by Laura Okey

Buyer & Cellar
June 1-26
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Inspired by Barbra Streisand’s book My Passion for Design, Buyer & Cellar is an outrageous comedy about the price of fame, the cost of things and the oddest of odd jobs. See website for showtimes. $58-$76. Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, 949.497.2787. lagunaplayhouse.com

The Wizard of Oz in Concert with San Diego Symphony
July 9. 
Join Dorothy, her little dog Toto, the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion on a trip down the Yellow Brick Road in the beloved Oscar-winning film The Wizard of Oz. The film is accompanied by San Diego Symphony performing Harold Arlen’s score, with classic melodies such as “Over the Rainbow” and “We’re Off to See the Wizard.” 8 p.m. Tickets start at $35. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787. scfta.org 

The Sound of Music
July 19-31. 
Sing your heart out to Tony-, Grammy- and Oscar-winning scores “My Favorite Things” and “Do-Re-Mi.” See the new production of the spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the Von Trapp family, directed by three-time Tony Award-winner Jack O’Brien. See website for showtimes. Tickets start at $29. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787. scfta.org

Cabaret
Aug. 9-21.
Step inside the Kit Kat Klub and hear one of Kander and Ebb’s most memorable scores in theatre history, including “Cabaret,” “Willkommen” and “Maybe This Time.” Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the critically acclaimed production. See website for showtimes. Tickets start at $29. Segerstrom Center for the Arts, 600 Town Center Drive, Costa Mesa, 714.556.2787. scfta.org 

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