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San Diego Civic Theatre

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Address: 3rd and B St., San Diego, CA 92101
Phone Number: 619-231-8995
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Home to the San Diego Opera and Broadway theater.

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Great event place

Whether it's a concert or a play or a show this is a great place to go. if it was me I would get to the side seats up stairs you get a great view and there is nobody to close to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
joseph d
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San Diego, California
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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Whether it's a concert or a play or a show this is a great place to go. if it was me I would get to the side seats up stairs you get a great view and there is nobody to close to you.

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San Diego, California
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Love this place, every year is a great variety of musicals and theatre. In the heart of downtown, so lots of places for dinner or cocktails before the show!

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Thank Betz G
san diego
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77 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saw musical Beautiful. Seats 59, 61 in orchestra row R were good for seeing the action although closer would have been better. Seats were comfortable with enough leg room for people to pass by to reach their seats. Parking at private lot across the street was only about 100 feet from the lobby,$15 fee.

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Thank halfretired
El Cajon, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to see the " Beautiful " play at the Civic Theater in San Diego Saturday, which is the Carole King musical life story. The play was very good ! In fact, I would rate this play as one of the top 5 plays I have ever seen at the Civic Theater. Abby Mueller who played... More 

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Thank grandslamhomer
Murrieta, California
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just saw the Carole King Musical and it was wonderful! Yes, the Civic Center is old, but if you take your guard down and relax anticipating a fantastic experience, it will be lovely. There were a some concession stands outside; where people were mingling before the play…we purchased a glass/cup ($8-9) of wine to set the theatre mood. The... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

We had an amazing night watching our first opera, "Great Scott". The audience was mostly compose of very mature, some mid-age, and very little young people. The symphony orchestra was amazing. The singers provided an impressive performance. The opera play was humoristic and passionate, it touched all our scenes. The place has parking available at a fair price. Food and... More 

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2016

Great theatre night in the Old Globe to see play RAIN by Somerset Maugham. Theatre well supported by benefactors which was great to see and good team of volunteers

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Thank Sophie2009London
San Diego, California
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20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

Went to see the Wizard of Oz at this venue. It was very clean, the seats were comfortable and the production was great.

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Thank Angelo P
Cape May, New Jersey
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191 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016 via mobile

Theater was OK. Saw Book of Mormon. I had tickets on my iPhone. When I got up to usher she could not scan it. Said, I had to go to the third line. Put a sign up! We are from DE and were not aware. Because of the crowds we were a few minutes late. They closed the doors and... More 

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Thank Rod V
Lincoln, Canterbury, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

Just went to see the Book of Mormon and had an amazing time, but it was difficult to hear some of the more "hushed" dialogue and the balcony is like no other balcony I have ever experienced. It is at such an intense angle that you feel dizzy. Not the greatest set up, also in a pretty bad part of... More 

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