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  • Hamilton

    Jan 6 - 28, 2018

  • Disney's The Little Mermaid

    Until Sep 24, 2017

  • San Diego Opera - The Pirates of Penzance

    Oct 14 - 22, 2017

  • California Ballet - Swan Lake

    Oct 28 - 29, 2017

  • Chris Thile

    Nov 4, 2017

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Winner of 11 Tony Awards

January 6 - 28, 2018

A true cultural phenomenon, Lin-Manuel Miranda's Pulitzer Prize-winning Hamilton is changing the face of the modern musicals. An exhilarating historical epic, that is equal parts Sondheim and Notorious BIG, this record-breaking Broadway musical traces the life and times of Alexander Hamilton, one of America's most important (and colorful) historical figures. As part of its 2017/18 national tour, Hamilton will be playing San Diego - watch this space for more ticket details!

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Disney's The Little Mermaid

Until September 24, 2017

Brand-new for 2017, partner theaters Pittsburgh CLO and Kansas City Starlight theatres present their freshly revamped interpretation of the hit Disney musical that first wowed audiences as an animated movie 30 years ago! Based on one Hans Christian Andersen's arguably most beloved tale, the show features music by the eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and late Howard Ashman. Expect gorgeous costumes, sets and an exciting story that has a twist in it's tail (sorry!) that Disney fans will absolutely fall in love with, over and over again.

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San Diego Opera - The Pirates of Penzance

October 14 - 22, 2017

All aboard for San Diego Opera's production of this colorful Gilbert and Sullivan favorite! A true swashbuckling adventure stuffed with raucous pirates, first love and witty and wonderful songs, this high-seas adventure is a fabulous way to spend an entertaining evening with the whole family.

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California Ballet - Swan Lake

October 28 - 29, 2017

Famed in the state for their ambitious ballets including The Great Gatsby, Romeo and Juliet and of course, the Nutcracker, California Ballet delve into their classical repertoire with their charming production of Swan Lake, last seen in 2013. A tale of seduction, innocence and sorcery are the key themes in the world's most famous ballet work by Tchaikovsky. Under the leadership of Maxine Mahon, the 2017/18 season marks the 50th anniversary of the San Diego-based company. ship of Maxine Mahon, the 2017/18 season marks the 50th anniversary of the San Diego-based company. With its timeless choreography by classical ballet's finest duo Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov and Tchaikovsky's sublime score, this supernatural tale of transformed maidens, villainous sorcerers and finding true love is a glorious introduction to ballet.

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Chris Thile

November 4, 2017

Thile is best known as the mandolinist and a singer for the progressive acoustic trio Nickel Creek and acoustic folk/progressive bluegrass quintet Punch Brothers. Chris Thile is touring with Pianist Brad Mehldau as they perform songs from their 2017 duo album "Chris Thile & Brad Mehldau". They are touring selected cities in the United States, Europe and the United Kingdom this Autumn.

San Diego Civic Theatre

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3rd Avenue & B Street, San Diego, CA 92101

  • Year opened: 1965
  • Capacity: 2967
  • Concession stands
  • Disabled access
  • In-house bar
  • Coat check

The San Diego Civic Theatre was opened in January 1965 and hosts a wide variety of productions including comedy, opera, classical and contemporary music, Broadway and dance. The Civic Theatre's main producers include the San Diego Opera, Broadway/San Diego, La Jolla Music Society, and California Ballet. It also holds many other events such as political activities, corporate meetings and educational presentations. It is a 2,967 seat theatre, making it the largest performing arts venue in the region. The Civic Theatre is owned by the City of San Diego and is managed and operated by San Diego Theatres on behalf of the community.

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