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Address: 1006 E Main St, Ventura, CA 93001-0048
Phone Number: 805.667.2900
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My history in theater has been through marriage to a middle school drama teacher whose students and plays have been selected to perform at the state demonstration of "how to act... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 14, 2016
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Las Vegas, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016 via mobile

My history in theater has been through marriage to a middle school drama teacher whose students and plays have been selected to perform at the state demonstration of "how to act" rivaling high school students not to mention being chosen drama teacher of the year. I have seen very good middle school and high school plays but never saw anything... More 

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Ventura
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Experience is likely affected by the performance seen the the seat location. Our seat location was poor, pushed up against the back wall. Fortunately, the staging was centered in the room. The charm of being in an old church was inviting; however, as you work your way down the stairs to the bathroom area it becomes musty and quite dated.... More 

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Carpinteria, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

I love small intimate theatres like this one. You feel as if you are right there on stage with the actors. I have been here several times now and every performance has been superb! We just saw a one-man show performed by James O'Neil called Clarence Darrow. It was amazing! They also have great outreach programs and summer camps for... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

Wow. This little theatre has a great reputation in the industry and it is well deserved. The productions I've seen are as good as NYC; in fact plays developed at Rubicon have traveled to Off-Broadway. Actors are mostly from LA and the season is a compelling variety of old and new dramas, comedies and musicals. The front of house staff... More 

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Ventura, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

I have been s season ticke tholder for the last 3 or 4 years, The company tries very hard to bring quality productions here to Ventura. Some have been outstanding, and all have been a pleasure to see and also to hear (the sound system is well run and small size makes you feel quite into the show). I recommend... More 

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Santa Monica, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

This theater is OK for local theater. Better than anything in Moorpark, Camarillo, or Thousand Oaks (except for the Civic Arts Plaza which is wonderful). It is somewhat comfortable, smaller venue. The local theater company is known for a few celebrity-level actors, but most are just above average local folks. No bad seats in the house, but the acoustics could... More 

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Port Hueneme, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Ordered performance tickets in the first row and paid in full. One hour before the performance, I received a phone call telling me the seats were no longer available and we would be changed to the 3rd row. I understand things happen but it was the "attitude" that was not acceptable. No apology or attempt to compensate for "their" mistake.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We have been season subscribers almost since the theatre has been in Ventura. They do very good productions, for the most part. They are cast with good actors and we have enjoyed most of the plays that they have put on. Nobody can like everything and sometimes we aren't thrilled by a production, but, there is usually something about it... More 

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Ventura
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Wonderful live productions & a chance to see celebrities up close. Local theater with reasonable prices and convenient show times plus community outreach and educational opportunities.

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Ventura, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

The Rubicon is a great little theatre and has quality plays. If you can, GO!! You will not be unhappy and you will enjoy every moment!

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