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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 Blast from the Past!

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 10, 2013
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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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carmel valley, ca
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

The shows are professional and there isn't a bad seat in the building. There is often a Thursday special of 2 for 1 tickets as the dates grow closer. If the shows are selling out you could miss out getting tickets at all if you wait too long. Be aware it is a gamble.

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Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Make sure you check their website to see what is playing. It was such a fun time and good quality drama and singing. On thursday evenings the tickets are 2 for 1! Otherwise about $22 each.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2013

A nice venue -- all seats are great... The value is superb...When we lived in the Central Coast area, we saw a variety of plays -- all excellent Parking is easy

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Felton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2012

We have seen a couple of shows here. Always very good performances with a good cast. Very intimate litle theatre and very reasonable admission prices. Tucked back of the main street. Free street parking the meighborhood. The Circle theatre is rite behind it and it is REALLY a intimate theatre. But also fun.

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Monterey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

Saw a Beatles tribute and the Buddy Holly Story too. It is a small venue in a quaint setting in Carmel, CA

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Carmel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

We really enjoy the theaters at the Golden Bough. Cozy, local, great shows, neat stage and not a bad seat in the house.

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