San Diego. What a beautiful place! While we have the beaches, the sun, the sand, the memories, we also have some of the greatest theaters to match our artistic views. Getting out to some of the major theaters is always proving to be a grand time, while visiting some of the smaller community theaters may take you on a trip that will prove touching and lasting to your soul. Below is an ever changing list of community theaters. It will change as reviews are done, actors revealed, playwrights highlighted and over all reader’s feedback.
868 Fourth Avenue @ E Street
A contemporary performing arts venue treasured by patrons, producers, presenters, performers, and San Diego’s regional community while contributing to redevelopment and the advancement of a vital downtown theatre district.
California Center for the Arts
340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
At the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, we pride ourselves in presenting a rich and diverse array of artistic and cultural offerings made possible through your past, continued, and future support.
C.A.T. (Community Actors Theater)
2957 54th St.
San Diego, CA 92105
A non-profit all-volunteer theatrical troupe dedicated to providing drama and a creative outlet to the Oak Park region. Started in 1982 CAT gives a voice to local playwrights and actors. [http://www.communityactorstheatre.com/about.htm | 3.30.2012]
CYT (Christian Youth Theater)
1545 Pioneer Way
El Cajon, CA 92020
An after-school theater arts training program for students ages 4 – 18. Since its founding in 1981 in San Diego California, CYT has grown to be the largest youth theater in the nation. Since they don’t actually own a stage they share classrooms, and church stages in the area for their productions.
1200 Vale Terrace Drive
Moonlight offers Broadway musicals under the stars during the summer months in the amphitheatre and a diverse line-up of comedies, dramas and small-scale musicals during the winter months in the Avo.
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 Third Avenue @ B Street
The region’s largest and greatest attended performing arts venue. Has hosted the world’s finest talents in the fields of opera, classical music, dance, comedians, contemporary music, and Broadway.
San Diego Repertory Theatre [Includes Lyceum Stage]
79 Horton Plaza, San Diego, CA 92101-6144
produces intimate, exotic, provocative theatre. We promote a more inclusive community through vivid works that nourish progressive political and social values and celebrate the multiple voices of our region. We feed the curious soul.
Scripps Ranch Theatre
10455 Pomerado Rd
San Diego, CA 92131
An all-volunteer organization committed to producing quality and entertaining theater, consistently. SRT has earned a reputation as one of the finest small theaters in San Diego. We are pleased to be celebrating our 31th season.
Starlight Musical Theatre
2005 Pan American Plaza
San Diego, CA 92101
One of the oldest continuously producing musical theatre companies in the United States. Starlight was founded in 1945 by Charles Cannon, William Dean, Julius Leib and Robert J. Sullivan. Starlight Musical Theatre, presented its first season in 1946 with Gilbert & Sullivan’s The Mikado, presented in the San Diego Zoo’s Wegeforth Bowl. It was followed by productions of the Chocolate Soldier, H.M.S. Pinafore, Naughty Marietta, The Barber of Seville and Hansel and Gretel.