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Address: 142 Throckmorton Ave, Mill Valley, CA 94941-1910
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Mon - Sat 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Sat 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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A Mill Valley treasure

This little theater is a gem. Not only is it cute as a button (with ersatz old world painting, a nod to yesteryear, throughout), but it is owned by an altruistic women, with the... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed January 17, 2017
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017

This little theater is a gem. Not only is it cute as a button (with ersatz old world painting, a nod to yesteryear, throughout), but it is owned by an altruistic women, with the help of great staff, who encourages great performances, be it music, film, comedy, spoken word or local legends. A non-profit institution, this theater also "gives back",... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

This locale is a labor of love. There is Tuesday night comedy night. There are various performances and talks. The owner, Lucy, is dedicated to community and the arts. The restored theatre is charming inside. We like to sit at the cocktail tables and also upstairs in the mezzanine. The only disappointment is the theatre doesn't let you bring in... More 

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San Rafael, CA USA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

The Throckmorton has always been a terrific place to be entertained. The place is charming, small and most seats are fine. You can reserve a seat if you really want to. Next time there is someone appearing that you'd like to see, go for it. There's no better place to see a show.

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 30, 2016

I purchased tickets for "Back Porch Soul" knowing nothing about Mill Valley or the Throckmorton Theater. We were visiting for the weekend and when I read about this historical theater I thought why not. The show was amazing and the theater has all the ornate charm of days gone by. It is a small and intimate setting. The staff, volunteers... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 10, 2016 via mobile

Terrific hometown stage shows and comedy shows in an intimate setting for the tried and true Mill Valley residents as well many newbies. Miss Robin Williams shows and on the spur of the moment appearances.

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Cagliari, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

I used to see Robin Williams here regularly on tuesday comedy nights which are the best shows for the value anywhere. For music and film events they need to improve their sound system.

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daly city, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 31, 2016

First time for Improv show on a Saturday night. Cute theatre, nice staff, had to sit in left side of balcony though and it was still great.

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Mill Valley, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 27, 2016

This theatre is beautiful and intimate. It is full of history. The performances are varied, including music, comedy, and plays. I love to go there and often bring out of town guests just to see the place.

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Marin County, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 25, 2016

This is a great intimate space. Tuesday night comedy is always a blast. In general, everything here is of high quality, and I really appreciate how close I am to the performers. I feel very privileged to have seen Robin Willimas and Dana Carvey perform here. My kids have been in the Youth productions as well, which are fun to... More 

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2016

Fact: The streets roll up in Mill Valley around 8pm. However, Tuesday night is comedy night, there are various concerts, plays and events here. The famous Mill Valley Film Festival uses this charming old theater, every year. Mort Sahl appears here quite frequently.

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