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Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum

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A solid theater company that always delivers. Thoughtful re-imaginations of classics and more... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Diana B
Los Angeles, California
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What a delightful experience! Charming outdoor amphitheater, saw a Midsummer Nights Dream which... read more

Reviewed July 26, 2018
Los Angeles, California
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1419 N Topanga Canyon Blvd, Topanga, CA 90290-4275
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

A solid theater company that always delivers. Thoughtful re-imaginations of classics and more. Expert Shakespearian acting. Superb classes and theater camp as well!

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018

What a delightful experience! Charming outdoor amphitheater, saw a Midsummer Nights Dream which was very enjoyable. The actors are quite talented and certainly energetic! The grounds have picnic tables so it’s nice to bring a picnic and bottle of wine to enjoy before the play....More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

This year for a friend's birthday she wanted her friends to attend a play with her and invited us to a truly magical outdoor theater in Topanga Canyon surrounded by lovely trees, gardens, walking paths and picnic tables. After sharing a light meal and conversation...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

Saw Romeo and Juliet a while ago. Found this decent but not Great! The sun was burning me and since it was outside there was a bee by me during all of the performance which captured my attention .

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Michael C
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Love this place! Top notch talent with a little not-so-subtle political agenda (in keeping with its history as an oasis from the Blacklist of the McCarthy era. A fabulous way to enjoy both the wildness and the artistry of Topanga at the same time!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed September 12, 2017 via mobile

Attended a wedding ceremony at this location. Incredibly unique and beautiful. It was fantastic to feel like you are in the middle of nature while you watch a couple get married. Lots of seating and shade.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

A visit to Theatricum Botanicum on a warm summer night is lovely. It's a beautiful outdoors amphitheater with the lighted towering oak trees as the stage's backdrop. Take a sweater. They provide cushions. The play "Other Desert Cities" did not hold our interest. The only...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 7, 2017

Like many outdoor venues the seats are a bit uncomfortable - however the bench seats do have backs and seat cushions are available for rent. There is a small parking lot - which we were grateful to find for $5. Everyone is friendly and welcoming...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 22, 2017

This precious and important theatre was built on the rich historical tapestry of civil liberties. Wonderful repertoire. Each season reflects the roots of fine theater and plays addressing controversial current events. There is also a great theater camp for kids, amazing educational children (and adult)...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank TopangaKathleen
Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

The plays this place puts on are absolutely wonderful! Most of them are Shakespeare's, but there are some others. They also have hilarious improvs worth seeing. The main stage is outdoors and shaded by Topanga's beautiful oaks. The experience is one you will never forget.

Date of experience: January 2017
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Response from noesfine | Reviewed this property |
You can use the bottom of the next seat up as a back rest but it is not like the lower seats