Venue Details

86 Star Starred
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 3rd Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
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There is ample street parking in the area, free after 6pm
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Reviews & Ratings

22 ratings
3.8 average rating
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20 events
5 reviews
10 stars
attended May 18 2014

As generally true: a good evening through GoldStar.
Maxine Mahon is genius at directing. Ms. Kudo as Aurora
was, and I hope it's not wrong for a ballet, cute. (Her artistry was fantastic too...not to put the one above the other.) And Mr....continued

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20 reviews
12 stars
attended May 17 2014

This is a lovely ballet and story. Terrific dancing enhanced every scene. The set was beautiful, the costumes were gorgeous. We sat by a 4-year girl (who loved it) and her mother (who explained each scene/act before it began) which made our...continued

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27 events
16 reviews
2 stars
attended May 18 2014

My daughters and I had a wonderful time at this production! The seats were center view, and the audience around us was engaged and appreciative. Loved the Prima Ballerina Chie playing the title role and guest artist Prince was excellent. Other...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

There will be a 30-minute pre-performance lecture one hour prior to curtain. A post-performance meet the cast will follow the show.


This show is appropriate for children ages 4 and older.

Enter the fairytale world of Princess Aurora as she is cursed by the evil Carabosse, and then magically awakened by Prince Desire.

California Ballet’s Sleeping Beauty is staged by Company Director Maxine Mahon (after the original by Petipa). Music by Tchaikovsky.