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Welcome! Spotlighting world-class talent and serving as a launch pad for local artists in the Orange County community, Irvine Barclay Theatre features hundreds of concerts, events, and lectures each year. We are committed to providing you with distinct artistic and cultural experiences in our intimate 750-seat theater. Explore the variety in programming below.

Ragaspirit OC 2023
Featuring Anup Jalota, Tarun Bhattacharya and Abhijit Banerjee
Sun. Sept. 24, 2023 at 6pm

Monty Alexander 
Thurs. Sept. 28, 2023 at 8pm

Kelli O'Hara
Fri. Sept. 29, 2023 at 8pm

Max Amini Live in Irvine
Sat. Sept. 30, 2023 at 8pm & 10:30pm

Trio Barclay: Bach & Rach
Sun. Oct. 1, 2023 at 5pm

C.S. Lewis: The Screwtape Letters
Oct. 5 - 8, 2023 

Kalani Peʻa
Fri. Oct. 13, 2023 at 8pm

Kat Timpf LIVE: You Can't Joke About That
Sat. Oct. 14, 2023 at 8pm

A Conversation with Danny Glover
Thurs. Oct. 26, 2023 at 8pm

Pat Metheny
Dream Box Tour
Fri. Oct. 27, 2023 at 8pm

National Theatre Live Screening: Frankenstein
With Benedict Cumberbatch & Jonny Lee Miller
Sun. Oct. 29, 2023 at 3pm

MenAlive: Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun
Tues. Oct. 31, 2023 at 7:30pm
Wed. Nov. 1, 2023 at 7:30pm

Piaf! The Show
Fri. Nov. 3, 2023 at 8pm

An ancient Indian epic brought to life
Sun. Nov. 5, 2023 at 4pm

Beatles vs. Stones - A Musical Showdown
Tues. Nov. 7, 2023 at 8pm

World Ballet Series: Cinderella
Wed. Nov. 8, 2023 at 7pm
Thurs. Nov. 9, 2023 at 7pm

The Hit Men of Country
Fri. Nov. 10, 2023 at 8pm

From SNL & Beyond:
Laraine Newman & Alan Zweibel

Sat. Nov. 11, 2023 at 8pm

Malavika Sarukkai
Anubandh - Connectedness

Sat. Nov. 18, 2023 at 8pm

UCI Symphony Orchestra
Tues. Nov. 21, 2023 at 8pm

Diane Schuur at 70: An Evening of Songs and Stories
Thurs. Nov. 30, 2023 at 8pm

Colin Mochrie & Brad Sherwood: Scared Scriptless
Fri. Dec. 1, 2023 at 8pm

The Queen's Cartoonists Holiday Hurrah: Yule Love It!
Sat. Dec. 2, 2023 at 6pm

Jake Shimabukuro: Christmas in Hawaiʻi
Sun. Dec. 3, 2023 at 7pm

Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker:
Abridged Matinee for Young Audiences

Fri. Dec. 8, 2023 at 9:30am & 11:30am 

Festival Ballet Theatre: The Nutcracker
December 9-24, 2023

Linda Eder: Christmas Stays the Same
Fri. Dec. 15, 2023 at 8pm

The Holidays with Canadian Brass
Mon. Dec. 18, 2023 at 8pm

A Conversation with Anne Lamott
Thurs. Jan. 11, 2024 at 8pm

Back at It! A Tribute to the Terry Gibbs Dream Band
The West Coast Jazz Hour Big Band featuring Nick Mancini (vibraphone) and Tawanda (vocals)
Fri. Jan. 12, 2024 at 8pm

Step  Afrika!
Wed. Jan. 17, 2024 at 8pm

Fleetwood Mask:
A Live Concert Tribute to Fleetwood Mac
Sat. Jan. 20, 2024 at 7:30pm

Trio Barclay: Ravel's Piano Trio
Sun. Jan. 21, 2024 at 5pm

Amy Hanaialiʻi
Pālehua: 25th Anniversary Tour 
Fri. Jan. 26, 2024 at 8pm

Lucie Arnaz: I Got the Job!
Songs From My Musical Past

Sat. Jan. 27, 2024 at 8pm

Smokey & Me: A Celebration of Smokey Robinson
Sun. Jan. 28, 2024 at 7pm

The Infernal Comedy with John Malkovich
Thurs. Feb. 8, 2024 at 8pm

Blue Note Records 85th Anniversary Tour starring
The Blue Note Quintet

Featuring Gerald Clayton (piano), Joel Ross(vibraphone), Immanuel Wilkins (alto sax), Kendrick Scott (drums), and Matt Brewer (bass)
Fri. Feb. 9, 2024 at 8pm 

Brigham Young University
Journey: Reflections
Tues. Feb. 13, 2024 at 7pm

UCI Dance Visions
Feb. 22-24, 2024

The Ten Tenors: Greatest Hits LIVE
Wed. Feb. 28, 2024 at 8pm

UCI Symphony Orchestra
Thurs. March 7, 2024 at 8pm

UCI Chamber Singers and Concert Choir:
Faure & Gjeilo

Wed. March 13, 2024 at 8pm

Thurs. March 14, 2024 at 8pm

Jane Monheit
Fri. March 15, 2024 at 8pm

A Weekend with Pablo Picasso
By: L.A. Theatre Works
Sun. March 17, 2024 at 7pm

National Theatre Live Screening: King Lear
With Sir Ian McKellen

Wed. March 20, 2024 at 6:30pm

Ladysmith Black Mambazo
Thurs. March 21, 2024 at 8pm

The Mākaha Sons
Fri. March 22, 2024 at 8pm

Trio Barclay: Beethoven's "Ghost" Trio
Sun. March 24, 2024 at 5pm

Wed. March 27, 2024 at 8pm

Danish String Quartet
Thurs. Apr. 11, 2024 at 8pm

Sutton Foster
Fri. Apr. 12, 2024 at 8pm

George Hinchliffe’s
Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain

Sat. Apr. 13, 2024 at 8pm

National Theatre Live Screening: GOOD
With David Tennant 

Sun. Apr.14, 2024 at 3pm

Soledad Barrio and Noche Flamenca
Searching for Goya
Thurs. Apr. 18, 2024 at 8pm

Fri. Apr. 19, 2024 at 8pm

Sanshleshan: An Evening of Hindustani and Carnatic Fusion  
Starring Smt. Kaushiki Chakraborty, Jayanthi Kumaresh and Pt. Abhijit Banerji
Sat. Apr. 20, 2024 at 8pm

Selected Shorts
Sun. Apr. 21, 2024 at 7pm

Festival Ballet Theatre: Coppélia
Sat. Apr. 27, 2024 at 7pm
Sun. Apr. 28, 2024 at 2pm

UCI Opera: The Turn of the Screw
Sat. May 11, 2024 at 8pm
Sun. May 12, 2024 at 2pm

Bach Meets Bluegrass:
Tessa Lark and Michael Thurber
Tues. May 14, 2024 at 8pm

Ballets Jazz Montréal
Dance Me – Music by Leonard Cohen

Fri. May 17, 2024 at 8pm

I Will Survive: A Soundtrack To The ‘70s
Sun. May 19, 2024 at 5pm

National Theatre Live Screening: Hamlet
With Benedict Cumberbatch 

Thurs. May 23, 2024 at 6:30pm

UCI Symphony Orchestra
Fri. June 7, 2024 at 8pm