Since opening its doors in 1990, Irvine Barclay Theatre has emerged as one of California's most imaginative performing arts showcases. A unique collaborative venture among the City of Irvine, the University of California, Irvine, and the private sector, the theatre has a reputation for wide-ranging programming in the fields of contemporary dance, music, and theater arts.
Small hall. BIG TALENT. Irvine Barclay Theatre showcases top-notch artists and entertainers from across the nation and around the world. With only 750 seats, everyone gets a great view no matter what you choose to attend – established artists, cutting-edge work, contemporary dance, world music, theater, chamber music or family events. It's all here … at the Barclay!