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Golden Bough Playhouse

Monte Verde, 4 SW 8th Ave, P.O. Box 222035, Carmel, CA 93922
831-622-0100
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Ranked #11 of 28 Attractions in Carmel
Type: Theaters
Owner description: Home to PacRep Theatre, the only professional theatre in Monterey County, housing two venues: Golden Bough Theatre, a 300-seat proscenium style for... more » Owner description: Home to PacRep Theatre, the only professional theatre in Monterey County, housing two venues: Golden Bough Theatre, a 300-seat proscenium style for larger musicals, classical and contemporary performances - main lobby entrance on Monte Verde; The Circle Theatre, a 120-seat theatre-in-the-round - ideal for experimental works and other performances enhanced by an intimate setting, located in the lower, rear section of the Playhouse, with its own entrance on Casanova Street, between 8th and 9th. « less
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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Pacific Repertory Theatre consistently produces fantastic plays and musicals at The Golden Bough, and this summer will be no exception-- Shrek The Musical looks like it's going to be huge fun!

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Helena, Montana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I loved the small, cozy atmosphere, yet they have all the amenities. This theater has many special memories for me. No real drawbacks. I highly recommend it.

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Pleasanton, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Visited with my teenager nieces and a fun thing to do locally. The show was great, people really friendly and welcoming. Local talent was great.

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Carmel, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Pac Rep is a locally created and owned theatrical company that produces excellent plays and musicals of high quality that one has come to expect from Stephen Moorer and his company of actors and musicians.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

YOu don't have to go to Los Angeles or San Francisco for good theatre. Pacific Repertory Theatre has a great corps of actors who do a superb job with everything from Shakesphere to current dramas and comedies. Two theatres -- Golden Bough and Circle -- if you are here and there is a play or two going on, don't miss... More

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Belmont, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

we previously saw it in san francisco in a theater 100 (!) times larger than this one. The cast worked extremely hard and it showed, to perfection. The four-piece orchestra also worked hard, playing the entire show. The theater is certainly worth taking time to viksit.

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Orlando, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

We went to the Buddy Holly concert. Their must have been 150-200 in attendance. The show was very entertaining. People were actually dancing in the aisles. I recommend this for a fun night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

What a talented group of musicians and singers who presented "Buddy Holly and Friends." The performers transformed their costumes and personas to sing songs performed by various artists of the 50's and 60's. After the intermission, they performed songs by later rock n roll artists like Dylan, Stones, Cher, Mamas and Papas. They got us dancing and clapping in the... More

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Rainier, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The Golden Bough operates on a shoestring (a "twig", maybe/), but produces Broadway-quality performances. If you want a taste, go see "Buddy!" this summer.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Excellent seating throughout and every seat has a great view. Its a small venue, but it looks as if every bit of stage equipment has been provided by a professional. They can do a variety of performances here. Sound quality was also excellent.

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