Live theater shows are conducted in Irvine. This is a form of performance art in which artists or actors present an event or a story such as to give the effect of realism. This can be done in various ways, incorporating combinations of gesture, speech, song, music or dance. It is done on a stage which is designed and set up in such a way so as to complement the performance and add realism to it by way of props and lighting. Theaters can be of various types, such as dramas, period stories, tragedies, comedies, thrillers and musicals. This is a popular form of entertainment. You can buy tickets for the local shows in Irvine, held at the various auditoria or halls. The performances usually run for a period of time, before it is changed to some other drama or theater. The live theater shows presented can be either organized and conducted by a professional company, or an amateur group. A fine performance can be a great source of pleasure.