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San Diego Civic Theatre

3rd and B St., San Diego, CA 92101
+1 619-231-8995
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Great Theater in Downtown San Diego

We saw Hamilton here and had had a great experience. We did not park, but there seemed to be... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
SharonW2017A
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Los Angeles, California
Workable theatre for live events in Downtown San Diego

Workable theatre, not beautiful, but well kept. It has decent acoustics, at least from the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ItsMyScreenName
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Thousand Oaks, California
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Home to the San Diego Opera and Broadway theater.
  • Excellent54%
  • Very good33%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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3rd and B St., San Diego, CA 92101
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+1 619-231-8995
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We saw Hamilton here and had had a great experience. We did not park, but there seemed to be parking options on site. Some restaurants within walking distance including Tender Greens, a Thai Restuarant and others.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Workable theatre, not beautiful, but well kept. It has decent acoustics, at least from the orchestra seats. Its a nice size, so no seats are really poor. The online ticketing doesn't work very well because they have no wifi inside the building, so its annoying....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My son is 6’ 3” and after raving about the cast and performance of Hamilton today, he also remarked on how he had forgotten how nice it is to see a performance at the Civic Theater in downtown San Diego. The seats are comfortable and...More

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Reviewed 17 January 2018

My wife and I went with some friends to see Hamilton the Musical Play last week and had a great time. The musical was everything that the press said it was. It was very educational, historical, funny, and music was off the chart. The performances...More

1  Thank grandslamhomer
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Reviewed 15 January 2018

I have gone to some really nice theaters over the years-the Music Center in LA, the Pantages in Hollywood and the Dolby in Hollywood. This does not compare favorably to them. While the sound and the seats are good, the arrangement of the seats is...More

1  Thank Lance2002
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We recently saw The Little Mermaid here and took our Granddaughter who just loved it. We have Season Tickets and enjoy our seats in the Lodge Area and the Leg room. the sound is great inside the Civic Center and they do a fantastic job...More

1  Thank Marsha A
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We saw "Book of Mormon" here recently. This venue hasn't changed much and is always a nice place to see a show. Parking can be crowded but we have yet to be turned away for lack of a space. We take the stairs but there...More

Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

I really loved my experience at The San Diego Civic Theatre. It's classy, comfortable and aesthetically pleasing from the swirly red malachite patterned retro looking carpet to the glittery chandeliers. We went to see the Book of Mormon which was totally excellent! While I loved...More

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Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Theater is easy to figure out. The place does need better speakers or noise distribution. Coffee is actually pretty descent.

Thank Frederick H
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

It pains me to have to evaluate a theater solely on customer service, but this was perhaps my worst manager or employee interaction in my decades as a consumer. My dear friend had surprised me with tickets to see the Legend of Zelda "Symphony of...More

3  Thank SanDiegoBelle
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