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

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

Year opened: 1965

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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.

Upcoming Highlights

  • Phantom Of The Opera

    Booking until Oct 18

  • Disney's Beauty And The Beast

    Opens Nov 24

  • California Ballet: The Nutcracker

    Opens Dec 12

  • The Book of Mormon

    Opens Feb 23, 2016

  • The Wizard Of Oz

    Opens Mar 15, 2016

Phantom Of The Opera

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Until October 18, 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber's romantic musical is based on Gaston Leroux's gothic novel of life beneath the stage. A secretive opera composer stalks the halls of the Paris Opera House and becomes obsessed with young ingenue Christine, and will stop at nothing to have her. This longstanding Eighties rock opera has received a full-scale update for new audiences without compromising on the glory of the original production.

Disney's Beauty And The Beast

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November 24-29, 2015

Disney's timeless stage masterpiece features the animated film's Academy Award-winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, with additional songs with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice.

California Ballet: The Nutcracker

December 12-20, 2015

The Nutcracker is the perfect way to introduce new fans to the power and beauty of classical dance. Starring Chie Kudo as well as Carlo Di Dio, Vitaliy Nechay, Oscar Burciaga, Bernadette Torres and Rebecca Correia.

The Book of Mormon

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February 23-March 6, 2016

With NINE Tony Awards - including Best Musical - a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, and top New York critic Ben Brantley himself calling it the "best new musical of the century", this is one show you won't want to miss when it comes to a stage near you. Yes, that's right - you no longer have to fly to Broadway to catch this worldwide phenomenon, the boys are bringing it to you!

The Wizard Of Oz

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March 15-20, 2016

Andrew Lloyd Webber's lauded production of The Wizard Of Oz is an enchanting adaptation of the perennial MGM movie classic starring Judy Garland, totally re-imagined for the stage. Following highly successful productions in London and Toronto, the show has embarked on the ever-winding Yellow Brick Road that is North America. Join Dorothy and Toto as they meet a motley crew of lost characters, all with one thing in mind; to gain their hearts' desire from the great Oz.

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