Christine Ebersole: In the Spirit of a Song

Not many artists can communicate the emotion of a song quite like Broadway legend Christine Ebersole. With her brilliant three octave vocal range, she reveals all the nuances of a character she inhabits on the stage, reflecting their joy, their sorrow, the anguish of lost love…and of getting a little older—nothing eludes her.  Each musical sketch transforms into a mini…

Master Thespian Lets Loose in Irvine

 Article Helena Danovich  With 21 plays under his belt, Lovitz graduated from UC Irvine in 1979.  Inspired by his comic idols, Al Jolson and the Marx Brothers, Jon Lovitz came to UCI in the mid-70s to study acting. In September, he’ll be back in Irvine at the Barclay to offer up his personal brand of stand-up.

Icons and Rising Stars

 Article Helena Danovich  The Barclay's 2018-2019 season with artists who have collectively amassed such a great number of high caliber awards and nominations is a fabulous feat.  Procuring award-winning artists is a challenging task for any performing arts venue; curating a single season with artists who have collectively amassed such a great number of high caliber awards and nominations is indeed…