JUMP TO:
  • Top Places
  • All
0 Ratings
+ Share On... Facebook Twitter

Irvine Barclay Theatre

Map & Directions 4242 Campus Drive
Irvine, CA 92612
FLAG
 
949-854-4646

Description

LA Weekly's Description

The Barclay Theater is a theater space in Irvine, just across the street from UC Irvine. In a coup of programming, every month or so, Irvine Barclay Theatre and ARTS Orange County host performances filmed on London's National Theatre stages, in front of a live audience, and broadcasts them for a mere $20 per ticket. Top-quality British talent from Oscar winner Helen Mirren to Julie Walters and Rory Kinnear, with directors as diverse as Danny Boyle or the National's artistic director, Nicholas Hytner, make regular appearances. Much as with the broadcasts of the New York Metropolitan Opera that periodically screen in local movie theaters, the plays are seamlessly directed and skillfully shot, losing not an iota of immediacy—in part because of the quality of the productions, but also because you're surrounded by audience members in a darkened, comfortable theater, all watching on a giant screen centrally located in Irvine, near the UC Irvine campus.

Merchant's Description

is an independent non-profit organization established nearly twenty years ago as an innovative public-private partnership with the vision of creating a unique performing arts venue. The private sector, the City of Irvine and the University of California, Irvine - combined funding and land to achieve a long-standing mutual goal.

 
Member Reviews

No Reviews yet, leave the first one below!

Your Review:

Your Rating:

 

 
Tips from foursquare

  • Harry L. on 12/31/11

    Have ur cash ready. The concession bar and merchandise booth only takes cash

  • Steve on 06/22/13

    Be advised - even an infant needs a full-price ticket for a family-oriented show like my daughter's dance company (K-12 dancers) to enter. Understand an 0-3yr price, but not full price.

  • Justin M. on 08/05/12

    Bring a jacket -- it was freezing last time I was there.

  • Ca$h M. on 05/29/12

    Check out OC Weekly's Summer Carnivale June 2 @ Bowlmor Lanes @ The District in Tustin thanks to one of our sponsors the Barclay Theater

  • NarniaFans.com on 04/08/12

    The stage adaptation of C.S. Lewis's The Screwtape Letters will perform here from July 12-15, 2012. Thu. - Sat. 8pm, Sat. 4pm & Sun. 3pm

Check out Irvine Barclay Theatre on Foursquare

More Performing Arts Venues in Los Angeles

See More Performing Arts Venues in Los Angeles

Reviews and News

advertisement

Today's Daily Deal

E-Cigarette Ultra Kit ($50 value) View more Voice Daily Deals

Events Nearby

  • Five Mile Lake
    South Coast Repertory
    Sat., April 19, 2 & 7:45 p.m., Sun., April 20, 2 & 7:45 p.m., Tue., April 22, 7:45 p.m., Wed., April 23, 7:45 p.m., Thu., April 24, 7:45 p.m., Fri., April 25, 7:45 p.m., Sat., April 26, 2 & 7:45 p.m., Sun., April 27, 2 & 7:45 p.m., Tue., April 29, 7:45 p.m., Wed., April 30, 7:45 p.m., Thu., May 1, 7:45 p.m., Fri., May 2, 7:45 p.m., Sat., May 3, 2 & 7:45 p.m. and Sun., May 4, 2 p.m.
  • Rest
    South Coast Repertory
    Saturdays, Sundays, 2:30 p.m., Thursdays-Saturdays, 8 p.m. and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Continues through April 23
  • An Easter Together
    Verizon Wireless Amphitheatre
    Thu., April 17, 7 p.m.
  • Crosses
    The Observatory
    Thu., April 17, 8 p.m.
  • Slick Rick
    The Observatory
    Wed., April 16, 8 p.m.
  • Future Islands, Ed Schrader's Music Beat
    The Observatory
    Tue., April 15, 8 p.m.
  • See More Events

Performing Arts Venues Nearby

advertisement
Loading...