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OC’s Best Shows To See For Valentine’s Day 2013

February 11, 2013 6:00 AM

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(credit: Segerstrom Center For The Arts)

(credit: Segerstrom Center For The Arts)

(credit: Segerstrom Center For The Arts)

(credit: Segerstrom Center For The Arts)


Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with an evening of comedy, theater, mystery or music in Orange County. The shows below will be presenting a variety of entertainment genres; so whatever your mood, these events are sure to be delightful.

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David Alan Grier Valentine’s Day
Irvine Improv
71 Fortune Drive #841
Irvine, CA 92618
(949) 854-5455
Feb. 14, 8 p.m.
www.irvine.improv.com

Everyone likes to laugh, so enjoy this Valentine’s Day with an evening of comedy hosted by David Alan Grier. Known for his success in TV, film and theater on “The First,” “Dreamgirls,” “In Living Color,” “A Soldier’s Story” and “Life With Bonnie,” Grier is known for his anticipated comedic timing. In addition to a nice dinner (see the menu here), a Valentine’s Day flower and a glass of champagne are included in this special Valentine’s Day night out.

(credit: Segerstrom Center For The Arts)

(credit: Segerstrom Center For The Arts)


Teatro ZinZanni – Love, Chaos And Dinner
Segerstrom Center for the Arts
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-2787
Through Feb. 17. Showtimes vary.
www.scfta.org

If you are not sure what type of entertainment will suit you this Valentine’s Day, not to worry, “Teatro ZinZanni – Love, Chaos and Dinner” unites acting, dancing, comedy, music and circus into one show. An exclusive production of international entertainment, the three-hour program will awaken the senses with vibrant colors, music and movement. Additionally, “Teatro ZinZanni – Love, Chaos and Dinner” evolves each show, so each performance is unique and surprising. A five-course dinner is also part of the evening’s festivities, so be sure to come with an appetite.

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Get Cartier: Jewel Of The Cote D’ Azur
The Balboa Inn
105 Main St.
Newport Beach, CA 92661
(866) 992-5424
Feb. 14, 8 p.m.
www.gourmetdetective.com

This Valentine’s Day, participate in an interactive, crime-solving show while having dinner. Voted as the “best interactive mystery” in Los Angeles, this show is sure to impress. “Get Cartier: Jewel of the Cote D’ Azur” is set in Monte Carlo during the year of 1962, and spectators will help solve mysteries associated to missing jewels, white-collar crime and blackmail. The Valentine’s Day package includes dinner, drinks and Godiva chocolates.

Related: Best Venues To Catch Dinner And A Concert In Orange County

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(credit: Stage Door Repertory Theatre)


Crazy For Love
Stage Door Repertory Theatre
1045 N Armando St., Suite A
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 630-7378
Through Feb. 16. Showtimes vary.
www.stagedoorrep.org

Celebrate this Valentine’s Day with the cast of “Crazy for Love.” Created by Martie Ramm and Rick Heckman, “Crazy for Love” illustrates not only some of the comedic aspects of love, but also reveals some distressing moments that can happen between couples. This tale of falling in and out of love is a nice complement to Valentine’s Day and reaches out to people in or out of relationships. The story line will be conveyed with 10 actors and will showcase musical composers such as: Cole Porter, George Gershwin Burt Bacharach, Stephen Sondheim, Richard Rodgers, Maltby & Shire and Andrew Lloyd Webber.

(credit: Sergestrom Center For The Arts)

(credit: Sergestrom Center For The Arts)


Valentine’s Day With Kenny G
600 Town Center Drive
Costa Mesa, CA 92626
(714) 556-2787
Feb. 14 to 16, 8 p.m.
www.scfta.org

Kenny G, in accompaniment with the Pacific Symphony, will be sharing his renowned musical talents during this Valentine’s Day season. His contemporary jazz music is perfect for a relaxing evening and is sure to set a romantic tone. Don’t miss this jazz superstar perform his craft live; only three shows will be offered, so get your tickets soon.

Related: OC Concerts To Look Forward To In 2013

Stacy Brecht is a professional writer, dancer, marketer and model in the Los Angeles area. Brecht also enjoys traveling, wine, fitness training, volunteering, movies and trying new restaurants. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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