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La Jolla Playhouse

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Address: 2910 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5100
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+1 858-550-1010
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Mon - Fri 09:00 - 17:30

Theater on the UC San Diego campus.

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Excellent Theater

We flew in from out of town to see a show here and it was worth it. As avid theater goers, we really appreciated this great quaint playhouse. The seats were comfortable, with... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 123 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We flew in from out of town to see a show here and it was worth it. As avid theater goers, we really appreciated this great quaint playhouse. The seats were comfortable, with wide aisles. All of the employees were extremely friendly and organized. I really appreciated the location of this playhouse and the fact that you didn't have to... More 

1 Thank ABQvolcanogirl
Riverside, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We came to see "Escape from Margaritaville," Jimmy Buffet's new musical, which started it's pre-Broadway tour here at the La Jolla Playhouse. Great fun, familiar music that was re-written just enough to create a great musical story. Loved how he managed to work in that lost shaker of salt, and you will too if you get the chance to see... More 

Thank Lissannie
Temecula, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Whether you're a full fledged Parrotthead or just like the music and dream of the lifestyle, check out Escape to Margaritaville at the La Jolla Playhouse, It's been extended into July 2017. The play is hopefully heading to Broadway but here's your chance to enjoy it overlooking the Pacific Ocean. The play itself captures the spirit of Margaritaville as well... More 

Thank Greg C
Carlsbad, California
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is a perfect place to see a play. Nice pre show area and the theatre has very comfortable seats with wide aisles. Show was fun and I think everyone enjoyed! Great play!

Thank sspra07
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147 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The La Jolla Playhouse annually features a season of excellent theatre productions, several of which have gone on to Broadway over the years. As with all theatre, there are the occasional misses, but stick with the main productions and those having celebrity actors and your experience should be a good one. There are several theatres in the complex and it's... More 

Thank JonnyDub
Hemet, CA
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

High quality entertainment in a local setting. Many Broadway-bound productions originate right here, including Jersey Boys.

Thank Bill T
Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Saw a show there. It was a great venue. All seats are good as it is as alter venue. I bought tix the same day. Hassle free and ate at a restaurant next door.

1 Thank cantwaittotravel
San Diego, California
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

We've had season tickets at LJPH for many years now and enjoy most performances we attend. Of course some plays are better than others but that is a matter of personal preference. The actors are always top notch professionals. One thing that I really enjoy is the creative way they change the stage each time we attend. They have even... More 

Thank Mary B
San Diego, California
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5 reviews
Reviewed 28 September 2016

An exciting selection of cutting edge theater and With Out Walls (WOW) productions! Great location on the UCSD campus.

Thank PiperMarley
La Jolla, California
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Reviewed 27 September 2016

The La Jolla Playhouse is one of the very best regional theatres in the country. Performances are consistently outstanding, and the collection of shows is always very diverse and at times unique. We have season tickets and never miss a performance!

Thank Doris T

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