Bringing Comedies, Drama, and Musicals
to San Clemente since 1953
The Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts is the Southland's premier performing arts facility, offering great performances in music, dance and theater.
Dedicated to the creation of exciting theatrical experiences, taking artistic risks, and collaborating with gifted artists on passionate and provocative plays and musicals.
"BEST LIVE THEATER!" - Times OC
"BEST COMEDY/IMPROV CLUB!" - LA Times
​"BEST IMPROV SHOW IN OC!" - CBS Los Angeles
"BEST VENUE FOR LIVE COMEDY!" - OC Weekly
The Maverick strives to attract non-theater audiences by producing shows based on screenplays, pop culture and history.