Since a part of the San Francisco Theatre community has expanded to San Diego, there is an array of plays you can see. Some of them to name are:
- Taming of the Shrew
- Guilty Pleasure
- Mean Girls
- A variety of Broadway Musicals
- And many more
Of course, you will have to check to see the showtimes and the locations of the play you prefer.
San Diego is home to dozens of award-winning stages, including La Jolla Playhouse and Old Globe Theatre.
There are over 150 stages in San Diego. With genres as diverse as the venues, on any night, you could choose between a rollicking musical, a thought-provoking drama. There's something for every visitor. Don't forget to use our Go San Diego Pass!
Enjoy One of the Four Locations Offered by La Jolla Playhouse!
La Jolla Playhouse has won 38 Tony Awards, including an award in 1993 for the Outstanding Regional Theatre. This theatre has also sent over 33 plays to Broadway.
Also, it’s a recreational home to several Hollywood luminaries, including Vivian Vance, Groucho Marx, and the lovely Eve Arden.
La Jolla Playhouse operates four different venues:
- Mandell Weiss Theatre
- Mandell Weiss Forum
- Potiker Theatre
- Shank Theatre
With so many theatre locations, you’re most likely to catch a play here without the hassle of running into sold-out shows. However, you do want to purchase tickets as soon as they’re on sale to secure your seat!
Just as the La Jolla Playhouse, the Old Globe Theatre has won 13 Tony awards, and sent over 20 productions to Broadway!
It is home to many Shakespeare fans! This San Diego location hosts one of the largest Shakespeare festivals in the Nation.
The Old Globe operates three stages, including one that is outdoors. The unique outdoor theater allows you to take in a play while enjoying the fresh air and warm sunshine at the same time.
If you are looking for a more intimate experience, this 246-seat theatre may be just what you’re looking for.
Cygnet considers itself a friendly rival of the Old Globe Theatre, hence the name.
They strive to produce thought-provoking, adventurous plays. They are also considered one of San Diego’s leading theatre companies.