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“Fun experience” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Golden Bough Playhouse

Golden Bough Playhouse
Monte Verde, 4 SW 8th Ave, P.O. Box 222035, Carmel, CA 93922
831-622-0100
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Ranked #18 of 96 things to do in Carmel
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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.
Orlando, Florida
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“Fun experience”
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.

Visited July 2013
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“A Blast from the Past!”
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 aisles. It was great fun. We got our tickets the same day of the performance. Highly recommended.

Visited August 2013
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Rainier, Oregon
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
“Go see "Buddy!" this summer”
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.

Visited June 2013

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San Francisco, California
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“Musical performance”
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.

Visited July 2012
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carmel valley, ca
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“Intimate Setting, wonderful shows!”
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.

Visited December 2012
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