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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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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
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Theater on the UC San Diego campus.

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We've had season tickets at LJPH for many years now and enjoy most performances we attend. Of course some plays are better than others but that is a matter of personal... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Mary B
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We've had season tickets at LJPH for many years now and enjoy most performances we attend. Of course some plays are better than others but that is a matter of personal preference. The actors are always top notch professionals. One thing that I really enjoy is the creative way they change the stage each time we attend. They have even... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

An exciting selection of cutting edge theater and With Out Walls (WOW) productions! Great location on the UCSD campus.

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Thank PiperMarley
La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The La Jolla Playhouse is one of the very best regional theatres in the country. Performances are consistently outstanding, and the collection of shows is always very diverse and at times unique. We have season tickets and never miss a performance!

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Thank Doris T
La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

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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Thank Floyd M
San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2016

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 July 31, 2016

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

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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Thank EvaDickstein
La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

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

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 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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Poway, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

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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