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Address: Monte Verde, 4 SW 8th Ave, Carmel, CA 93922
Phone Number: 831-622-0100
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Description: Home to PacRep Theatre, the only professional theatre in Monterey County...
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.
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A Quaint Community Theatre in a Quaint Beach Town

When planning a trip to Carmel, I always to check if the Golden Bough Playhouse will have any Broadway-type performances. Its small size, mostly local patrons, volunteer staff... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Modesto, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

When planning a trip to Carmel, I always to check if the Golden Bough Playhouse will have any Broadway-type performances. Its small size, mostly local patrons, volunteer staff, old art posters contribute to the cozy warmth of a performance here by the Pacific Repertory Theatre.

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Seaside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

My wife and I are long time volunteer ushers at Pacific Repertory Theatre Company productions at the Golden Bough Playhouse in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. PacRep produces a great variety of stage shows there, both in the main theatre and in the downstairs Circle Theatre. Many of the productions are sellouts, and we often get thanks from the audience for being volunteers... More 

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Big Sur
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We are Big Sur residents but this was our first play in Carmel– we loved it! The Golden Bough Theater is wonderful and the performance by PacRep of the Full Monty was an absolute blast. Really excellent. So excited to have discovered this gem. We're looking forward to the next show! Thank you and kudos to the theater performers.

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Monterey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014 via mobile

Typically PacRep is wonderful. We've been to at least 30 plays between their two theaters, Golden Bough and the outdoor forest theater. We've had friends and family perform in some of their shows and we've even donated money to them. Last night I attempted to buy tickets online through their vendini site as well as the ticket link from their... More 

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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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Carmel, California
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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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