to one of California's most imaginative performing arts showcases.
A unique collaborative venture among the City of Irvine, the University of California, Irvine, and the private sector, the theatre has a reputation for wide-ranging programming in the fields of contemporary dance, music, and theater arts. Performances take place in the 750-seat "jewel box" theatre which is renowned for its intimate atmosphere and superb acoustics.
BODYTRAFFIC, founded in 2007 by Artistic Directors Lilian Rose Barbeito and Tina Finkelman Berkett presented four works on January 30, 2020 at the Irvine Barclay Theatre.
"Crazy Rich Asians" author Kevin Kwan to discuss the cultural impact of his work as a part of the Barclay's Fresh Take Speaker Series.
Irvine Barclay Theatre President Jerry Mandel honored with the Helena Modjeska Cultural Legacy Award Honorees for Lifetime Achievement at the 2019 Orange County Arts Awards.