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PCPA - Pacific Conservatory Theatre

Closed Now: 12:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 12:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Peter Pan

Peter Pan was an excellent show. Everyone would enjoy seeing this performance. the characters fly... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
Marlena920
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Nipomo, California
Greatest Rendition of Peter Pan. Wonderful local theater.

We are never disappointed. PCPA offers spectacular shows with wonderful Singing, Dancing and... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
macwendi
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Santa Maria, California
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For more than 50 years PCPA - Pacific conservatory Theatre has been presenting exemplary theatre and providing excellent training with a resident company of theatre professionals. Begun in the summer of 1964, founder Donovan Marley laid the ground...more
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is the most professional theatre group between Lon Angeles and San Francisco, their plays are always outstanding and in the warm summer months, they do outdoor theatre in Solvang which adds to the fun.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ralph B
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Peter Pan was an excellent show. Everyone would enjoy seeing this performance. the characters fly through the air. Captain Hook was outstanding. I can't say enough about how great this show is.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Marlena920
Reviewed November 28, 2018

We are never disappointed. PCPA offers spectacular shows with wonderful Singing, Dancing and acting. A professional show for sure.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank macwendi
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Hadn't been to PCPA in a few years but it was amazing, as it was the last time I was there. Performance was excellent!!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Tami B
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Love going to the PCPA! Actors are very professional, stage is always well put together, and the theater is comfortable.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank GrandTour812597
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

Never dissapointed with the quality of the plays. Take your kids and watch their imaginations grow as the magic of live theatre carries them away to another time and place filled with excitement and adventure. It’s also great for large groups of friends.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lyle D
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The Solvang theater is a beautiful outdoor venue; however, Arcadia was one of the worst shows that my husband and I have seen. We couldn't figure out the plot to the play (nor could our daughter and son-in-law who went with us) and had trouble...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 841seaside
Reviewed September 7, 2018

My husband and I saw Mamma Mia at the Solvang venue. What a fun evening. The cast was fabulous. Thanks for a beautiful evening out.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Diane W
Reviewed September 7, 2018

The venue was beautiful however, Arcadia was a disappointment. Very difficult to follow and the actors dialog was so fast and not loud enough. Even though the set design was good it never changed. Boring! We left at intermission.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Marcia S
Reviewed September 7, 2018

A strong production of a challenging play, Arcadia, by Tom Stoppard. PCPA nailed it on every level. Intelligent direction, diverse casting, strong acting, and a

Date of experience: September 2018
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Response from Ralph B | Reviewed this property |
The evening program usually starts at 7:00, we've never attended a matinee.
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Stephen G
November 1, 2018|
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Response from jsofla | Reviewed this property |
Ticket prices modest and vary with age group. Generally, $33.50 to $50.
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January 11, 2017|
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Response from PCPA_Theatre | Property representative |
Hi Steve, You Can't Take it With You - Marian Theatre from Feb 16 - Mar 5 The Whipping Man - Severson Theatre from Mar 9 - 26 Lend me a Tenor - Marian Theatre from Apr 20 - May 14 and again at the Solvang Festival... More
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