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La Jolla Playhouse

Closed Now: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Open today: 9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
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Great Campus

This campus has been the birthplace of many Broadway shows and did not disappoint. We were given a... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
David E
Cape Coral, Florida
This theater constantly produces hits. Numerous new plays and musicals premier here and go on to Broadway.

Top quality is its trademark. It is one of the San Diego's top two theaters for new theatricals... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2018
Joseph W
La Jolla, California
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2910 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5100
+1 858-550-1010
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Reviewed July 20, 2018

This campus has been the birthplace of many Broadway shows and did not disappoint. We were given a very person tour by a very kind member of staff, and my youngest son, who is a huge Jersey Boys fan, absolutely loved it. We were not...More

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Reviewed May 28, 2018

Top quality is its trademark. It is one of the San Diego's top two theaters for new theatricals. There are around 40 non-movie theaters in this area.

Thank Joseph W
Reviewed December 27, 2017

We have been to the playhouse several times. We went last week to see Donna Summers The Musical, which was extended two weeks because it was so popular. It was excellent, and on its way to Broadway. The playhouse is a lovely theater--not too big,...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

This theater is in a very convenient location, easy to drive to, with great parking across the street. Very cheap during the week and free parking on weekends. It is not to big and the acoustic's are really good which makes any play a good...More

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Reviewed December 4, 2017

I don't think there is a bad seat in the house! It was a perfect evening. The sets were incredible, the costumes were on point and the performers were.... AMAZING! What a wonderful production - hopefully it will move onto Broadway. The seats were well...More

Thank Diane L
Reviewed November 28, 2017 via mobile

There’s a reason why some blockbuster Broadway hits start out here: audiences appreciate and respect the art of live theater and the productions here are always excellent. Even for me, this theater is worth the drive from Los Angeles! I always leave with a smile...More

Thank Ray Q
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

This place is amazing. Not a bad seat in the house. I’ve had season seats for over 10 years now. Prices have gone up over the years, but it’s still a great value. I saw the very first Jersey Boys, Memphis, Come From Away, etc.

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed August 28, 2017

I am a season ticket holder and love the plays I've seen-edgy, well presented, and entertaining. This is theater at its best! Easy parking. Low-key feel.

Thank Saudie S
Reviewed August 6, 2017

Jimmy Buffett brought me to La Jolla/San Diego back in June & the venue was great. The sight-lines in this theater were great. I purchased seats 1 & 2 in the second row & worried about how big of a portion of the stage would...More

Thank AzarFan
Reviewed July 10, 2017

First time visit to La Jolla Playhouse. Beautiful grounds and lots of parking available. We saw the Play Old Place in the Revell Theater. The play was good, but the seating is very close together and no leg room, so seeing a Play with no...More

Thank Marsha A
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