La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts announces record 2021-2022 season

The Tony-nominated LA MIRADA THEATER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS has announced that its recently concluded 2021-2022 show season broke its box office records for attendance, single ticket sales and overall revenue – the most ever recorded in 45 years of history. . The 2021-2022 season opened with the West Coast premiere of Clue, followed by Mamma Mia!, Million Dollar Quartet, The Sound of Music and recently closed with In the Heights.

Total attendance for the season (single tickets and subscribers) exceeded the previous record holder, its 2018-2019 season, by almost 10%. Total revenues (single tickets and subscribers) exceeded the previous record holder, his 2015-2016 season, by almost 15%.

BT McNicholl, Artistic Director of Theater Production, is encouraged. “It’s a happy surprise, and it reflects well on the entire theatrical experience at La Mirada Theater – from the box office to the room, from backstage to the stage. We are grateful to the patrons for their loyalty and enthusiasm. .”

La Mirada Theater is unique among American regional houses: its shows are sponsored solely by one municipality, the City of La Mirada, which also owns and operates the theater itself. It has hired a co-producer for its Theater series since it opened in 1977 – the first Herb Rogers Prods. and, later, McCoy Rigby Entertainment.

“We are very pleased with the theater’s success this year in terms of record attendance and revenue,” commented La Mirada City Manager Jeff Boynton, “especially given the challenges of navigating through the pandemic. These extraordinary results reflect the hard work of all theater staff and our partners at McCoy Rigby Entertainment and Sweibel Arts Consulting.”

Comments Tom McCoy of McCoy Rigby Entertainment, “McCoy Rigby Entertainment loves producing the ‘Broadway Series’ at the beautiful and historic La Mirada Theater for the Performing Arts. I’m so lucky to have the best and most talented staff of the planet, which brings together theater artists from all over the country, creating excellence and true theater magic in one season. Live theater is back and better than ever at La Mirada, and moving forward to the speed of light.

LA MIRADA THEATER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT The 2022-23 show season promises to be another record high with the Southern California premiere of legendary actress Sally Struthers (“All In The Family,” “Gilmore Girls “) featuring “Frau Blücher” in the newly revised London version of Mel Brooks’ monstrously hilarious musical hit, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, which premieres Saturday, September 17, 2022. Aaron Sorkin’s brilliant and gripping military drama A FEW GOOD MEN follows . The audience will then play along to the hit GREASE and “whistle a happy tune” to the legendary THE KING AND I by Rodgers and Hammerstein. The season will end with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s fan favorite, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAM COAT!

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