Opening in 2006, and located in the heart of Orange County, The Rose Center Theater (RCT) has developed a reputation as one of the most well-renowned performing arts centers in Orange County. With our long standing commitment to our artists and patrons and support of the local arts community, The Rose's 40-foot wide proscenium stage boasts a magnificent performance space designed with luxurious VIP/Performance boxes, beautiful backstage performer areas, and a spacious glass-enclosed lobby, perfect for a wide variety of events and productions.
The Rose Center Theater (Friends of the Abbey Center) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) corporation, and with our own "in-house" production team, RCT Musical Theater Productions, headed by Managing and Artistic Director Tim Nelson, the Rose Center Theater produces four Broadway-style musicals every season. Additionally, The Rose serves the community in a variety of ways by generating greater public interest in the arts, and providing access to the performing arts to our local and underserved communities. We’re driven by a firm belief in the power of quality and novel artistic performances, and work with some of the very best talent in the industry. We make sure to stage a variety of shows that are accessible to a wide range of audiences. We strive to offer something for everyone.
PERFORMANCES AND ENTERTAINMENT
Want to know what's happening at Rose Center Theater? Each year, The Rose is packed with entertaining events and performances. We play host to a wide range of Performing Arts Theater production styles to accommodate a variety of artistic tastes.
GET YOUR TICKETS
The Rose Center Theater offers deals on tickets for a variety of our performances. Whether you are looking to purchase individual tickets or are interested in a special price for a larger group, we’ve got you covered. Check out our upcoming shows and mark your calendar. We look forward to seeing you soon.
Due to COVID-19, our box office is closed. To purchase tickets to an upcoming performance, please utilize the online ticket reservation system. Online reservations can be made by clicking HERE.
For more information or assistance, please leave a message at 714-793-1150 ext. 1 and a member of our team will return your call shortly.
THEATER AND EQUIPMENT RENTALS
The state of the art 424-seat Rose Center Theater auditorium accepts rentals from non-profit and for-profit organizations depending on venue availability. The Rose Center Theater has played host to a number of lectures, film premieres, television and film production, professional workshops and conferences, as well as musical and concert performances. Please Use the Contact Button Below to Inquire About Rates and Availability.
The Rose Center Theater is a non-profit theatre company that works with some of the best local talent. We work with artists of all levels of experience, and our artists have gone on to star on stages around the world, and on Broadway.
Most auditions and rehearsals take place at the Rose Center Theater.
Get notified when we announce upcoming auditions!
The RCT Ambassador Program
The Rose Center Theater provides the opportunity for our friends and neighbors to have fun in a creative atmosphere by joining the RCT Ambassador Program. Our Ambassadors serve as ushers and ambassadors of the Rose Center providing quality and friendly service at each of our musical productions. If you or someone you know is interested in volunteer opportunities please email us today for more information!
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Patrons can find parking in the structure located directly across the street from the Rose Center Theater. Entrance to the parking structure can be found off of 13th street. Structure parking is free on weekdays after 5:30 p.m. and all day Saturday and Sunday. Please read all parking signs for updated hours and information.