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Welk Resorts Theatre

Open Now: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 7:30 PM
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Well Theater Doesn’t Disappoint

Been seeing performances at Welk Theater Escondido for several years. Performances and set... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
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Mama Mia! at the Welk theater

We went to see Mama Mia at the Welk Theater with another couple and had a wondafull experience.The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Nick T
Murrieta, California
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Join us at Welk Resorts San Diego, where the Welk Theatre brings you the best of live entertainment, featuring top-notch actors, musicians and performers in Broadway-style musicals such as Forever Plaid and How to Succeed in Business Without Really...more
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8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026-6403
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Been seeing performances at Welk Theater Escondido for several years. Performances and set decoration are on par with off-broadway level. Over the years saw ‘My Fair Lady’, ‘Fiddler on The Roof’, a magic show, and most recently ‘Mamma Mia’.

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to see Mama Mia at the Welk Theater with another couple and had a wondafull experience.The Show was throughly entertaining and of proffesional quality. The facility was recently remodeled giving a modern feel to a classic destination. In the lobby of the theater...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love the Welk Resort, and we especially appreciate the variety of entertainment that is offered. Welk Illusions was a delightful show. Very audience interactive with lots of slight of hand and amazing feats of magic.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 11, 2019

My wife and I went back to the Welk Resort Theater for the first time in one year to watch the play Mamma Mia. The Welk Theater had been closed for almost 1 year so the Theater could be remodeled. The lobby area was completely...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

I saw the production of "Mama Mia" and it was wonderful! I had never visited this theater before and was therefore unsure of the layout when choosing tickets and trying to purchase online. I called the resort directly and was transferred to the theater where...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed December 28, 2018 via mobile

The Welk property in general is fun and has so much to do. The theater is nice and is a decent attraction for the location. If you are staying on property it is a must do.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

This small (about 450 seats) theatre offers a surprisingly varied and well performed variety of shows. Most of them use some local talent. Moar are very well done, some better than some of the far more prestigious theatres have done in shows we have attended...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank minipilot601
Reviewed November 25, 2018

The highlight of our Welk Resort stay was the performance at the Theatre. Mama Mia was the title show that night, and it was spectacular. The cast members were highly professional and very musically talented. Even if you do not stay at the resort, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 746stephenp
Reviewed November 22, 2018

Great show the performers did a wonderful job! And the staff was very pleasant the theater was clean and pleasant I came down from Tulsa Oklahoma for the show posted it on Facebook to share with my friends

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RobertM6144
Reviewed November 18, 2018

You may remember the Lawrence Welk Show, a kind of homey old fashioned TV variety show that started 50 years ago, ran on ABC for 4 years, 28 years in syndication and continues to this day with re-edited episodes on many PBS stations. When Lawrence...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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October 7, 2018|
Response from Steve C | Reviewed this property |
Two different shows ... Mama Mia SEPTEMBER 7, 2018 - FEBRUARY 24, 2019 ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a teen's search for her birth father on a Greek island paradise. Matinee Performances | Saturday and Sunday at... More
October 7, 2018|
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Response from 168scottb | Reviewed this property |
It’s Mamma Mia into Feb of 2019...
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February 22, 2018|
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Response from wahinimom | Reviewed this property |
I read where the Lawrence Welk theater was closing for most of 2018.