Venue Details

88 Star Starred
Balboa Theatre
Located at E. Street 868 Fourth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
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4 events
3 reviews
2 stars
Parking in Horton Plaza is incredibly expensive. I've never paid that much for parking there. I'll be looking for alternative places to park.
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63 events
48 reviews
164 stars
Parking at the NBC building was easy and inexpensive.
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56 ratings
4.2 average rating
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Maria Palma-Trotter Red Velvet
12 events
11 reviews
12 stars
attended Oct 08 2014

Balboa theatre is an intimate theatre. A historical landmark in San Diego and beautiful theatre. Susan Boyle is a very special artist. She was extremely warm, friendly, humorous and endearing. I wish my seats were closer to the stage as Susan...continued

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19 events
8 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 08 2014

Susan said that she had a sore throat and I could certainly understand that and it was evident in her singing. The thing that I'm really confused (and somewhat upset about) is that Goldstar said that the tickets I purchased were $75 tickets for...continued

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4 reviews
1 stars
attended Oct 08 2014

Great, historic venue. Seats were great. Doubt there is a bad seat in the entire place. Acoustics were also good. Susan Boyle put on a great performance inspite of the fact she woke up with a sore throat. Her voice was still excellent and it...continued

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About the Ticket Supplier: San Diego Theatres

San Diego Theatres is a 501©3 non-profit, public benefit corporation established to manage and operate publicly-owned performing arts theatres. We are responsible for the management, marketing, operations and maintenance of the San Diego Civic Theatre under the terms of an operating agreement with the City of San Diego. Additionally, San Diego Theatres has assumed the same responsibility for the historic Balboa Theatre in the Gaslamp Quarter under the terms of a long-term lease with the City of San Diego’s Redevelopment Agency.

San Diego Theatres strives to positively impact the community through facility enhancement projects, the advancement of a downtown theatre district, and strategic partnerships for the enrichment of the performing arts for the benefit of the region.

San Diego Theatres was established in 2003 by the San Diego Convention Center Corporation as a subsidiary non-profit corporation. The strategy of San Diego Theatres is to position itself for growth and future independence as a fully independent stand-alone entity. This is a model that will allow us to capitalize on years of service to the community, while advancing into the future with focused determination to proactively improve the performing arts experience for the citizens of the greater San Diego region.