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La Jolla Playhouse

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Address: 2910 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5100
Phone Number: 858 550 1010
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Theater on the UC San Diego campus.

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ANOTHER EXCELLENT SHOW

The Playhouse is one of the most innnovative theaters in the county - maybe the world! Every play we've seen here has been thought provoking, extremely creative and innovative... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Floyd M
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La Jolla, California
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La Jolla, California
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29 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Playhouse is one of the most innnovative theaters in the county - maybe the world! Every play we've seen here has been thought provoking, extremely creative and innovative. They all challenge your thinking, even the ones I haven't LOVED, I have felt I learned something from and expanded my mind. The playhouse is under attended by students and young... More 

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San Diego, California
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Second City premiered 'Free Speech! (While Supplies Last)' to a packed house on Friday July 29. World famous for delivering smart comedy, the venerable Chicago-based Second City exported a witty cast of comedians to the La Jolla Playhouse with big promises of obliterating the current, humor-rich political landscape. Overall, the effort was decent and mostly worth the $45 ticket... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Playwright, Ayad Akhtar, Pulitzer-winning playwright of Disgraced (which just ended its run at the Mark Taper Theatre in LA), has another winning play with a 17-member talented cast. In this fast-paced play, Josh Cooke, Matthew Rauch, David Rasche, and Annika Boras are stand-outs in this superb production. Inspired by events in the 1980's when perceived value overtook intrinsic value, the... More 

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I saw The Last Tiger in Haiti, and it was wonderful. I was with an older woman who is blind, and we had to go down many stairs in the playhouse. There were no handrails at the top of the staircase, so she was holding onto the wall and needed additional assistance. I will post a picture of the staircase.... More 

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have been subscribers for years and are never disappointed. Always outstanding performances and worth every penny!

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Thank akephd
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

There for The Last Tiger in Haiti. A wonderful show! The theatre is beautiful, environment around is spectacular. Walk back down to the shore, it's a pleasurable walk :)

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Thank Winnie C
Poway, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This awesome production shook my world. I had always wondered what happened in Haiti after the major earthquake decimated the country several years ago. What had happened to the children whose families were killed? Were they adopted into American homes? Abandoned? Placed in orphanages? I never knew the subsequent tales of tragedy or stories of healing. Well, now my questions... More 

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Moab, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

I have been a longtime patron and usher at the various La Jolla Playhouse venues. Some of the best plays, musicals, and showcases originate here before debuting on Broadway. There really aren't any bad seats in any of the theaters because they were all built for audience viewing pleasure. They consistently have excellent performances. Ample Parking is a nominal fee... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Without a doubt a fabulous experience for all. Shows at the La Jolla Playhouse are first rate. We have seen quite a number of shows and musicals that have gone onto Broadway such as Jersey Boys, Memphis, Billy Crystal, etc. Last evening we saw Hollywood with friends. Every seat is comfortable with easy viewing. Parking is easy right outside for... More 

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Thank Matt K
Long Beach, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016

Great professional productions here. Usually more hits than misses and quite a few shows produced here go to Broadway.

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