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Address: 2910 La Jolla Village Dr, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093-5100
Phone Number: +1 858-550-1010
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Theater on the UC San Diego campus.

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Great venue

Saw a show there. It was a great venue. All seats are good as it is as alter venue. I bought tix the same day. Hassle free and ate at a restaurant next door.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 4, 2016
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Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 4, 2016

Saw a show there. It was a great venue. All seats are good as it is as alter venue. I bought tix the same day. Hassle free and ate at a restaurant next door.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

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 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

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

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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 2016

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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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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La Jolla, California
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 bubbles 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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