'Ben and the Magic Paintbrush'
South Coast Repertory hosts the world premiere of Bathsheba Doran's "Ben and the Magic Paintbrush." The performance are at the Julianne Argyros Stage. For showtimes and more information, visit www.scr.org
SCAPE, 2859 E. Coast Hwy., Corona del Mar, presents "Common Ground," an exhibition featuring works from Victor Hugo Hayas, Larry Cohen, Michael Chapman and Chris Bliss. Gallery hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. For more information, visit www.scapesite.com
TILL JUNE 13
'The Lion King'
The Tony Award-winning musical "The Lion King" comes to the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Segerstrom Hall. Tickets start at $25.75 for the Disney classic. For showtimes and more information, call (714) 556-2787 or visit www.ocpac.org
TILL JUNE 30
The Newport Beach Arts Commission presents an exhibit by local artist Charlotte Lerner at the Newport Beach Public Library, 1000 Avocado Ave. For more information, call (949) 717-3870.
TILL SEPT. 19
New Art For A New Century
Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, showcases its collection of contemporary works in "New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000-2010." The exhibit highlights 90 major paintings, sculptures, videos and more. For more information, visit www.ocma.net
15 Minutes of Fame
Orange County Museum of Art, 850 San Clemente Drive, Newport Beach, showcases rarely seen photographs from its collection during the "15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol" exhibit. For more information, visit www.ocma.net