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“Intimate Surroundings - Not A Bad Seat”

Cygnet Theater Company
Ranked #162 of 462 things to do in San Diego
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Owner description: Located in the heart of Old Town, Cygnet Theatre is one of San Diego's leading theatre companies and is known for producing adventurous, entertaining and thought-provoking live professional theatre year round.
Reviewed 31 May 2017

We enjoyed a matinee performance of Shockheaded Peter on Sunday. The theater is intimate, the staff very pleasant and helpful. The seats are comfortable, the acoustics are great, the set design and performance were wonderful. Perfect location for a before/after show meal/drinks. Tickets were reasonably priced.

Thank Diane L
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

We were amazed at the quality of this musical, better than any we have seen in years!
Every seat has a great view. The signing was fantastic and we laughed at all the clever scenes. So enjoyable!!

Thank tisha B
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Reviewed 1 April 2017

Our party of 5 greatly enjoyed "On The 20th Century". This fast paced, funny and entertaining musical was a pleasure to see - and hear. A talented cast, surrounded with professional scenery, staging and choreography, provided a wonderful "Off Broadway" experience. The theater is very small, an intimate performance venue. We enjoyed both the performance and the venue. One tip, if you're planning on eating in Old Town before the performance, it can get very busy so get there early!

Thank Natickpal
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

In San Diego for a few nights post cruise so decided to book a seat at the local playhouse in Old Town
What an unexpectedly wonderful experience the evening turned out to be. The play "Bad Jews" was presenting....as wonderfully acted as anything I have seen on Broadway or in the West End. An hour and a half of pure acting, marvellous acting, bringing the story of three young Jewish cousins, plus one girlfriend, to life as they coveted and argued over their late grandfathers estate, or rather, one piece of it!! (Don't want to give away too much detail!) The acting was superb, the writing moving and at the same time hilarious in parts...the theatre obviously custom built, was comfortable, intimate and the seating properly tiered. If you have a spare evening, treat yourself...Oh and the fact that pre-theatre drinks can be enjoyed in "the front garden" is just another charming element of this quaint but totally professional little playhouse. A truly enjoyable evening...Well Done All at: Cygnet Theatre Old Town.

Thank VivG100
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Went to see "Seven Guitars" at Cygnet which was really well done by fine actors. Small venue with comfortable seats close to the stage. Friday night was beer tasting night out front for the early arrivals, and an actor question and answer session was held after the production. Limited parking, but patrons are allowed to park close by at the Hacienda Hotel parking garage after the parking lot fills.

Thank CassidyBayou
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