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Lesher Center for the Arts

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Address: 1601 Civic Dr, Walnut Creek, CA 94596-4299
Phone Number: 925 295 1400
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Excellent performances & convenient

Very nice facility for shows. Different size venues, we prefer the larger auditoriums. Great acoustics & convenient parking next door. Enjoy the ice cream at intermission.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Alan P
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Walnut Creek, California
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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very nice facility for shows. Different size venues, we prefer the larger auditoriums. Great acoustics & convenient parking next door. Enjoy the ice cream at intermission.

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Walnut, California, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great productions of musicals, plays, jazz, ballet, dance in 3 theaters. art gallery. senior discounts available. some discount tickets available on Goldstar. professional productions in a relatively small city. I feel fortunate to have this resource in my home town!

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Thank Barbara U
Walnut Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While we haven't been here as much as we would like, we always enjoy our evenings at the Lesher Center. The shows are entertaining, interesting, diverse. Wish they were a bit less expensive so locals could enjoy more frequently.

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Thank Lovetobehomeagain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My travels have limited the number of times I have been able to enjoy this wonderful center for the arts. I must commend them for the jazz concerts recently put together by a special committee. Both the Geri Allen group and Warren Vache' concert were outstanding. The venue is, of course, a little stiff for jazz but, nonetheless, I don't... More 

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Thank LaBernardi
Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

season ticket holder/ can exchange if plans change great variety of shows/ local theater- no need to go to city

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Walnut Creek, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We have gone to this theatre several times in the past few years. We have seen several plays and musicals here. Two memorable ones were Sound of Music and a Christmas Carol. les Miz was sold out before I got around to it. Each were superb, well acted and very enjoyable. My granddaughter has gone twice to attend their Young... More 

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Thank Elena S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016

Have seen many shows here in all three of their stages! They have topped rated stages performances, shows, concerts, etc. Plus they have up and coming performances by High School performers!

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Thank Richard D
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2016 via mobile

This venue was a hit from the start, with a parking garage directly to the south. The acoustics were fabulous, the seats comfortable, the restrooms clean, and the architecture interesting. Walnut creek is blessed with this nice theater.

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Thank Mark W
Columbia, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The Lesher is a great little theatre for modestly-scaled productions. The seating is very comfortable and there is little to find fault with in the design and acoustics. It was our own darn fault that we chose poorly when it comes to performances. Being way too old for the target audience demographic, and never having learned to like the hard... More 

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Walnut Creek, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

A great variety of shows are offered and the level of all the shows were excellent. So if your visiting our great city and want a good night out go to the Lesher Center.

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