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Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Segerstrom Hall
600 Town Center Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-556-2787
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4.2 / 5 Rated by 76 members
Review from David Kreiner
Red Velvet 92 events 33 reviews

I originally saw this in London in 2002 and enjoyed it. Opening night went without a hitch, and the hall was mostly full. Great staging and great singing and choreography. Smaller children around me were noisy and restless, but that is to be...continued

reviewed Jul 07 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from David B.
Red Velvet 120 events 29 reviews

Go to it!
Great - everything

reviewed Jul 12 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Edward Nieves
Red Velvet 97 events 28 reviews

A great performance and great cast. The car scene was not as dramatic as the London show. The seats were o.k. just a little high up Tier 3 O.C. Performing Arts. Faded in and out of dizziness from the height.

reviewed Jul 12 2009 report as inappropriate
Review from Anonymous
Red Velvet 58 events 25 reviews

Being a huge fan of the movie I gave myself no expectations of the staged version other than to enjoy. It was very entertaining and the sets and effects were amazing and I LOVED the live dogs on stage!

Disappointed in the costuming of Truly...continued

reviewed Jul 09 2009 report as inappropriate
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Description

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, the most phantasmagorical Broadway musical in the history of everything, flies into the Orange County Performing Arts Center’s Segerstrom Hall. Based on the timeless novel by famed James Bond author and creator Ian Fleming, the production features music and lyrics by the legendary Sherman brothers, composers of Mary Poppins. The national tour features an original script and fresh adaptation directed by Ray Roderick.

The Broadway production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang* *received five Tony® Award nominations, 10 Outer Critics Circle Award nominations and four Drama Desk nominations during its Broadway run at the Hilton Theatre. It opened on April 28, 2005. The London production of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang* *was nominated for three Laurence Olivier Awards in 2003, including Best New Musical, and won Best Musical at the Variety Club Awards in 2003. The production opened on April 16, 2002 to rave reviews and record-breaking business at the London Palladium and continues to sell-out on tour across the U.K.  

This stage adaptation of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang_** **features a beloved score, including memorable classics such as “Truly Scrumptious,” “Toot Sweets,” “Hushabye Mountain” and the Oscar®-nominated title song, “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang.”   

Chitty Chitty Bang Bang_** was originally directed by Adrian Noble on Broadway. This newly conceived version, with direction and adapted script by Ray Roderick, features sets and costumes by renowned English designer Anthony Ward, additional set designs by Robert Bissinger and lighting by Charlie Morrison. New choreography is by JoAnn M. Hunter.   The national tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang **is executive produced by Daniel Sher of Big League Productions.

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