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Cygnet Theater Company

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Address: 4040 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110
Phone Number: +1 619-337-1525
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Description: Located in the heart of Old Town, Cygnet Theatre is one of San Diego's...
Located in the heart of Old Town, Cygnet Theatre is one of San Diego's leading theatre companies and is known for producing adventurous, entertaining and thought-provoking live professional theatre year round.
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The Best Theatre Company in San Diego

I often tell folks this -- that the Cygnet is the best theatre in town. And, it is. This year, at least. I've had a subscription to the La Jolla Playhouse for 25 years, and the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 25, 2015
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

I often tell folks this -- that the Cygnet is the best theatre in town. And, it is. This year, at least. I've had a subscription to the La Jolla Playhouse for 25 years, and the San Diego Rep and The Globe for somewhat less. I've been with the Cygnet from their first year, 10 years ago. This House has... More 

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Oceanside, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This is a wonderful theatre! Went to see My Fair Lady. Great experience! Theatre is in Old Town and is busy in the evenings. CalTrans parking area allows parking after 5:30 pm for free. Still within walking distance. They have snacks and drinks available there at the theatre and you are allowed to take them into the theatre as well.... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Simply put, Cygnet is one of the best theaters in San Diego. Their seasons are the perfect mix of classic favorites and exciting new works, always filled out by San Diego's best talent.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

The Cygnet Theater Company is situated in the heart of Old Town. There is ample parking in the parking lot under the freeway marked "Old Town Parking.) Quite a walk to the playhouse, but an enjoyable one as you walk through the streets of Old Town. Very quaint. Lots of shops and restaurants. There is also a parking lot near... More 

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Kenton, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My friend and i went to see The Pageant while we were in San Diego. It was exceptionally funny and well-acted. Miss Texas was terrific, but Miss Bible Belt stole the night during her talent performance when she spoke in tongues. My sides and cheeks hurt form laughing so much. Keep in mind that it is satire at its best.... More 

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california
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The Cygnet Theater, in the Old Town area of San Diego is the place for cutting edge live productions. The programs are lively, professional, featuring both new works as well as plays that have shown on other stages. although the show may be one you have seen else where, please consider attending the Cygnet Theater to see their own exciting... More 

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Philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

I went to see Cygnet while visiting SD. They produce a diverse season of plays and musicals - old and new in a really nice intimate theater (about 250 seats) that gives every seat a great view of the actors. It is in a really fun part of town so it makes a perfect dinner and theater night. "Mother F-er... More 

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California
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34 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We loved the The Mother With the Hat, and I recommended it to other people. We were sitting on the side, and the only way to get out of the theater was to go down the steps to the stage and exit, or to go up the stairs and try to get past a row of people. In other words,... More 

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Victoria BC Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

It was a moment of serendipity when we came across this theatre while wandering through the old town. We booked tickets immediately. I once used the script of the play and did some scenes when I was teaching theatre to young people. The evening was a rip-roaring success. The production was superb, the set the acting, the choreography, all of... More 

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Arizona
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25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

We were looking for a heart warming feel good live theatre experience so we went to a performance of "Maple and Vine." What we discovered was a NYC type show with a gay advocacy agenda. Artists and performers and for that matter theaters, can "entertain" with whatever material thay choose but don't "spring" controversial matterial on the patrons or they... More 

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Address: 4040 Twiggs St, San Diego, CA 92110
Phone Number: +1 619-337-1525
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  San Diego>  > Old Town

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