Venue Details

4870 Star Starred
The Lyceum Stage
Located at 79 Horton Plaza 324 Horton Plz San Diego, CA 92101
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40 events
30 reviews
67 stars
PARKING: A $10 parking pass was available for Horton Plaza OR the NBC garage. As I was not certain I was going to make it on time, I chanced Horton Plaza and was delighted with the validation and pass.
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36 events
11 reviews
4 stars
Parking in the parking structure can be a bit confusing. Fortunately found a security guard. When I told him where I thought I had parked, he explained there was another area with similar markings and then directed me there. Also the parking structure has recently reduced hours of free validated parking from 3 or 4 hours to one. So the next time you drive to this venue and plan to park in the structure, verify if the performance provides parking validation for the entire duration of the show.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Culture Clash in AmeriCCa"
24 ratings
4.8 average rating
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5 events
1 review
4 stars
attended Feb 21 2010

If I could score this show higher I would. Culture Clash have been doing their thing for many years and are just getting better over time. This show is hilarious, and poignant, and so hard-hitting it can make you squirm. But just a little bit....continued

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48 events
25 reviews
11 stars
attended Feb 26 2010

Really enjoyed the performances by this talented trio. They took some loaded material and made it very relevant to the diverse auduience. The skits and the people portrayed were treated with respect even while getting lots of laughs at our...continued

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9 events
3 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 20 2010

These actors did a great job at portraying the lives of immigrants in the US. They looked into different cultures and races and how they fit in, or not. It was funny and their imitations were right on the money. However, if you are offended by the...continued

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Written by and starring Richard Montoya, Ricardo Salinas, and Herbert Siguenza.

Change has come in America. And nobody shows us the intimate details of a more perfect union than the Culture Clash trio with their out of the box comedic AND dramatic entertainment.

For over two decades this ensemble of writer-actors have practiced the art of theatrical-social anthropology by digging deep into America’s culture to formulate their outrageous brand of “performance collage.”

As in all of their memorable comedic sketches, the characters in AmeriCCa are adapted from real interviews with people from across the U.S. who live radically diverse lives. The troupe’s signature use of satire, vaudeville, mime and spoken word dramatizes the voices of the socially invisible and the New Americans, offering a fresh examination of cultures in flux. From Cuban exiles and Haitian immigrants in Miami, to a Puerto Rican political activist in Manhattan, to commies and dot-commers rubbing elbows in San Francisco’s Mission District, to expatriates in Tijuana and Ugandan cab drivers in San Diego, these are unforgettable characters who will leave you gasping, laughing and cheering.

Since creating this work at our theatre nine years ago, the ensemble has mined the cultures of Washington D.C., San Francisco, Boston and Orange County (adding to their interviews with people from Miami, Berkeley, Los Angeles, Chicago, New York and our own San Diego and Tijuana).

Culture Clash has raised their artistry to a masterful level that makes this work of theatre simply the most provocative expression of American desires, inclusion, irony and diversity that I have ever seen on the American stage. This is one powerful journey that will make you laugh, wonder and say “yes we can” all in the same evening.