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La Jolla Playhouse

2910 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92037
858 550 1010
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Ranked #7 of 28 Attractions in La Jolla
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Theaters
Description: Theater on the UC San Diego campus.
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135 reviews 135 reviews
35 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 NEW

My wife and I wanted a low key night. On a whim, we made choice to see Kingdom City at the LJP and what an enjoyable evening! The theatre is beautiful in a beautiful place, easy access as well. Inside the theatre is a small, homey feel yet you feel that there is big theatre with all the lighting and... More

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San Diego, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

I am a fan so I am may be biased. I've been a subscriber since we moved to San Diego about 8 years ago. I have had a mixed of jaw droppingly good plays, musicals and have never been disappointed with the performances. A good number of shows go to Broadway and I am glad that they still include a... More

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Hayward, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Say Under the Ether Dome. Very hard to watch. Even for a play to graphic but made me want to learn more about this true story.

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California
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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

The intimate setting makes seeing any play there wonderful. We went on the spurr of the moment and we are planning on seeing two different plays later this fall. The area is great for walking after the play and that makes for a great date

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San Diego, California
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6 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

my first play here was a mid summer nights dream. great performers and location. id recommend it if you enjoy these kinds of things.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This theater is my absolute favorite. Easy access, great shows, overall the evening spent at the La Jolla Playhouse is always weonderful. Love the history of all the stars and shows that play there before they get to broadway!!!

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San Diego, California
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Went to the La Jolla Playhouse for the first time the other night, saw the play the Orphan of Zhao. The Playhouse itself is easy to get to and the parking is very affordable, only $2.00 for the entire night. There isn't a bad seat in the theater. The only drawback I had was that we were not notified that... More

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San Diego, California, United States
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This place is super fun and intimate. Always a big hit with the wife when I buy tickets and plan a nice date around it. Awesome actors and super close to the action. Not a bad seat in the house!

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

We bought our tickets before arriving in San Diego, the play was ok , the staff very welcoming and I don't think there is one bad seat in this theatre. The jersey Boys made their debut here and so many other plays. Parking a mere $2. per car and there is plenty of it but do come early. Next time... More

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

You have to pick and choose your plays, but when there's a good one there, you will enjoy great theatre and reasonably priced tickets. In addition, there isn't a bad seat in the house.

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