Sample Sales

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It can be exciting to see what the touring shows or new season is for each Southern California theater.  Below are some past history dates of initial new season announcements. There are future show dates announced or changes, or updates released later in the year.  Broadwayworld.com often has a message board post that keeps track of speculations and confirmations of the new Broadway touring season across the United States.

To stay up to date on future show announcements sign up for each theater’s email mailing list usually under contact and check each theater’s social media accounts or local news publications. Dates are usually announced late January through early March.

Broadway Touring Stops:

Hollywood Pantages New Season Announcement: Los Angeles, CA

2019-2020: Tuesday, February 5th 2019
2018-2019: Tuesday, January 30th 2018
2017-2018: Tuesday, February 7th 2017
2016-2017: Tuesday, January 26th 2016
2015-2016: Monday, January 26th 2015

Dolby Theater New Season Announcement: Los Angeles, CA

2019-2020: Tuesday, February 5th 2019

Broadway San Diego Civic Theatre New Season Announcement: San Diego, CA
2018-2019: Wednesday, January 24th, 2018
2017-2018: Monday, January 23rd, 2017
2016-2017: Friday, January 22nd, 2016
2015-2016: Friday, February 13th, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts New Season Announcement: Costa Mesa, CA
2018-2019: To Be Announced
2017-2018: Tuesday, February 14th 2017
2016-2017: Thursday, February 18th 2016
2015-2016: Monday, March 9th 2015

Ahmanson New Season Announcement: Los Angeles, CA
2018-2019: Wednesday November 15th, 2017
2017-2018: Sunday November 13th, 2016 with an update February 23, 2017
2016-2017: Wednesday March 23rd, 2016
2015-2016: Monday, March 9, 2015

Non-Broadway Tour Theaters:

Fox Performing Arts Center: Riverside, CA
Information Coming Soon

La Mirada Theatre: La Mirada, CA
Information Coming Soon

La Jolla Playhouse: La Jolla, CA
Information Coming Soon

The Old Globe Theatre: San Diego, CA
Information Coming Soon

South Coast Repertory: Costa Mesa, CA
Information Coming Soon

Irvine Barclay Theater: Irvine, CA

Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts: Cerritos, CA

Laguna Playhouse: Laguna Beach, CA

Pasadena Playhouse: Pasadena, CA