Monday, May 19, 2014

Oh What a Prize – JERSEY BOYS Tickets!

Maria Fazelat with Macy's American Icons MC Mario Lopez.
Maria Fazelat won a pair of tickets to opening night of JERSEY BOYS on June 24 during a raffle at Macy’s American Icons event. Eleven other lucky people took home the coveted tickets as well. Host of the event was Extra’s Mario Lopez, who presented Maria with her winning tickets and an autographed photo. Shoppers received JERSEY BOYS totes, cast recordings and posters. The show will be at the Center June 24 – July 13 this summer. You can see the original Jersey Boy, Frankie Valli, on August 16, also in Segerstrom Hall.

Maria Fazelat with her tickets to opening night of JERSEY BOYS.

Always in good taste, the classic Jersey Boys tote.
All photos by Nick Koon.

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Thursday, May 15, 2014

LEGO Art Snaps Into Place at the Center

GUYS AND DOLLS LEGO display by Peter Aoun of Azusa
DIRTY DANCING LEGO display by James Banks of Long Beach

Patrons coming to Segerstrom Hall now through August 31 will be amazed by the exhibit of Broadway-inspired LEGO art created by some of the most talented members of LUGOLA (LEGO Users Group of Los Angeles). Each sculpture is themed to a Broadway show in the Center’s 2014-2015 Season: PIPPIN (November 11 – 23, 2014), DR. SEUSS’ HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS (December 10 – 14, 2014), KINKY BOOTS (December 30, 2014 – January 11, 2015), DIRTY DANCING (February 3 – 15, 2015), NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT (March 17 – 22, 2015), GUYS AND DOLLS (April 14 – 19, 2015), ANNIE THE MUSICAL (May 13 – 24, 2015), MOTOWN THE MUSICAL (June 16 – 28, 2015) and THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA (August 5 – 16, 2015). The team of nine designers are led by Paul Lee. 

ANNIE LEGO display by Guy Himber of Sherman Oaks

PIPPIN LEGO display by Paul Lee of Placentia
It’s incredible and it’s cool – and for a close-up look the Center’s LEGO odes to Broadway, click here or view it here:

NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT LEGO display by Eric Tetangco of La Habra

LEGO display by John Cooper of San Diego
All photos by Joesan Diche.

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Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Clothes Make the Man – and the JERSEY BOYS

JERSEY BOYS display at Macy's South Coast Plaza
To help celebrate the return of JERSEY BOYS to the Center June 24 – July 13, Macy’s South Coast Plaza is raffling 12 pairs of tickets to the June 24 opening night in Segerstrom Hall. It’s part of the American Icons event on Thursday, May 15 starting at 6:30 p.m. in the Macy’s Women’s Department. The event will be hosted by Extra and On with Mario star Mario Lopez and feature the USC Trojan Marching Band. The first 50 customers to make a purchase will receive a JERSEY BOYS tote, poster and cast CD.  

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