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132 Star Starred
Costa Mesa Playhouse
at Rea Elementary School 661 Hamilton Street Costa Mesa, CA 92627
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2 reviews
4 stars
We ate at a wonderful Vietnamese restaurant called the Lantern Cafe. It's a 5 minute drive from the theater and the food was excellent.
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178 events
19 reviews
55 stars
Be sure to visit the costume room and snack bar for some great snacks and coffee.
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19 events
3 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 16 2011

Costa Mesa Playhouse has to be one of the greatest values in Orange County. The play was great and then they held their gala event with free champagne and a ton of deserts! Do yourself a favor and catch a play here. The small venue provides an...continued

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38 reviews
20 stars
attended Jul 16 2011

Good acting especially by female lead. Outstanding sets. Play was slow and ponderous. Humor fell flat.
Neighborhood a little rough but didn't seem to be a problem.

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Richard Taylor’s debut novel, The Haunting of Cambria, was published by St. Martin’s Press/TOR in 2004 to rave reviews. He has published two more novels since.

About the Ticket Supplier: Costa Mesa Playhouse

The Costa Mesa Playhouse is a 73-seat, not-for-profit, Community Theater that has been serving greater Orange County for over 40 years. The Playhouse is dedicated to presenting affordable, quality, live theater in a comfortable and intimate setting, and to offering the talented actors, singers, dancers, and stage craftspeople of Orange County a welcoming environment in which to practice their craft. With a season running from September through June and five productions per season, the Playhouse offers a diverse array of plays and musicals to our theatergoing public.