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Volume 6, Issue 47  | June 11, 2021

Segerstrom Center announces stars for 2021-22 Cabaret Series

Celebrated Broadway stars and cabaret artists return to Segerstrom Center for the Arts for the 2021-2022 Cabaret Series. These are the acclaimed voices and personalities who captivate audiences with their performances, whether in the top shows in New York City, concert halls, or in the hottest “in spots” and clubs around the country. 

The series begins with Tony® Award winner Laura Benanti making her Center debut, followed by Cabaret Series favorite Megan Hilty and the series debuts of John Lloyd Young’s Broadway, Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery, Tony Yazbek and Caissie Levy. All performances by these artists will be in the intimate, club-style setting of Samueli Theater.

Subscriptions for all seven concerts are $434 and are on sale now at the Center’s website,, or by calling 714.556.2787. Single tickets will go on sale approximately eight weeks prior to individual engagements. For inquiries about group ticket discounts, call the Group Services office at 714.755.0236.

The performance schedule features:

 Laura Benanti, September 23-25, whose Broadway resume includes Lincoln Center’s acclaimed production of My Fair Lady, She Loves Me, Gypsy (2008 Tony® Award for Outstanding Feature Actress in a Musical) and Into The Woods. Benanti also appears frequently in television and film roles, and her most recent credits include TVLand’s Younger, HBO Max’s much-awaited Gossip Girl reboot, a new Netflix drama, Worth, and her most recent film, Here Today, with Billy Crystal and Tiffany Haddish. 

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Megan Hilty to grace the stage on October 21-23

Megan Hilty, October 21-23, might be best known for starring as triple-threat Ivy Lynn in NBC’s musical drama Smash, and has triumphed on Broadway, earning Tony® and Drama Desk® nominations for her performance in the hilarious comedy Noises Off. She originated the role of Doralee in Broadway’s 9 to 5 and has been an acclaimed Glinda in WICKED, both in New York and on national tour. Expect to be dazzled, delighted and thoroughly entertained! 

John Lloyd Young’s Broadway, December 15-17, with music director Tommy Faragher on piano – Young will be singing from Jersey Boys, The Wiz, Chicago, Hair, Dreamgirls and more, along with classics by legendary Broadway writers including Rodgers, Hart, Hammerstein and Loesser. He is the Tony® and Grammy award-winning star from the Original Broadway Cast of Jersey Boys as well as Clint Eastwood’s Warner Bros. movie adaptation. 

Jane Lynch and Kate Flannery: Two Lost Souls, January 27-29, 2021 – 

Lynch is an actress, singer, playwright and author, receiving an Emmy® and Golden Globe® for her portrayal of the iconic bully Sue Sylvester on Glee. She is currently the two-time Emmy Award-winning host of NBC’s Hollywood Game Night and can be seen on Amazon Prime’s The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel with her Emmy Award-winning performance as Sophie Lennon. Flannery is best known for her nine seasons as Meredith the drunk on NBC’s The Office and, more recently, her impressive run on ABC’s Dancing With The Stars. Other recent TV appearances include New Girl, American Housewife, Another Period and Brooklyn Nine Nine

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Tony Yazbek comes to Segerstrom Center on March 24-26, 2022

Tony Yazbek, March 24-26, 2022 – since his Broadway debut as a newsboy in the 1989 revival of Gypsy, the quintessential song-and-dance man has continued to land coveted roles and garner critical acclaim – including a Tony® Award nomination for the leading role in On the Town

Caissie Levy, May 19-21, 2022 – one of Broadway’s most sought-after performers, she has starred in iconic productions on Broadway and London’s West End. After two years of a successful Broadway run, she took her last bow as Elsa, the role she originated in Disney’s production of Frozen. She also recreated the iconic role of Fantine in the Broadway revival of Les Misérables, and is known to Broadway and West End audiences for originating the roles of Sheila in the Tony® Award-winning revival of Hair and Molly in Ghost.


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