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Cygnet Theater Company

4040 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110-2810
+1 619-337-1525
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Went to Sunday 7/16 matinee of Animal Crackers.

I'm seventy and grew up watching Marx Brothers movie reruns and television. The characters they... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2017
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Intimate Surroundings - Not A Bad Seat

We enjoyed a matinee performance of Shockheaded Peter on Sunday. The theater is intimate, the... read more

Reviewed 30 May 2017
Diane L
San Diego, California
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Located in the heart of Old Town, Cygnet Theatre is one of San Diego's leading theatre companies and is known for producing adventurous, entertaining and thought-provoking live professional theatre year round.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor3%
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4040 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110-2810
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+1 619-337-1525
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

I'm seventy and grew up watching Marx Brothers movie reruns and television. The characters they created are among the best of American comedy but their old movies often fall short of our 21st century expectations. Not so this production of Animal Crackers. Their timing, energy...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We enjoyed a matinee performance of Shockheaded Peter on Sunday. The theater is intimate, the staff very pleasant and helpful. The seats are comfortable, the acoustics are great, the set design and performance were wonderful. Perfect location for a before/after show meal/drinks. Tickets were reasonably...More

Thank Diane L
Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were amazed at the quality of this musical, better than any we have seen in years! Every seat has a great view. The signing was fantastic and we laughed at all the clever scenes. So enjoyable!!

Thank tisha B
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Our party of 5 greatly enjoyed "On The 20th Century". This fast paced, funny and entertaining musical was a pleasure to see - and hear. A talented cast, surrounded with professional scenery, staging and choreography, provided a wonderful "Off Broadway" experience. The theater is very...More

Thank Natickpal
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

In San Diego for a few nights post cruise so decided to book a seat at the local playhouse in Old Town What an unexpectedly wonderful experience the evening turned out to be. The play "Bad Jews" was presenting....as wonderfully acted as anything I have...More

Thank Vivienne G
Reviewed 24 October 2016

Went to see "Seven Guitars" at Cygnet which was really well done by fine actors. Small venue with comfortable seats close to the stage. Friday night was beer tasting night out front for the early arrivals, and an actor question and answer session was held...More

Thank CassidyBayou
Reviewed 14 June 2016

Wonderful intimate theater in fun setting. Production choices and performance are very uneven - some shows are very good, some are a waste of time. We are subscribers for many years, and just as we decide to cancel, they come up with an amazing production!...More

Thank seniortraveler8515
Reviewed 28 April 2016 via mobile

In less than a month I went to see the current production of "The Rocky Horror Picture Show," twice. The first time was to check out the show as well as nostalgic. Very far back to my twenties, periodically, only on Saturday nights at Midnight,...More

Thank dlwintermia
Reviewed 9 April 2016

I've had the pleasure of seeing a few performances here, including an outstanding production of 'My Fair Lady' in March 2015 and a wildly enjoyable 'Rocky Horror Show' in April 2016. The venue is small, with just under 250 seats, but this is to its...More

Thank Adam L
Reviewed 25 June 2015

I often tell folks this -- that the Cygnet is the best theatre in town. And, it is. This year, at least. I've had a subscription to the La Jolla Playhouse for 25 years, and the San Diego Rep and The Globe for somewhat less....More

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