Venue Details

76 Star Starred
San Diego Civic Theatre
1100 3rd Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
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Member Tips

Carol Wilson`
Dress dressy casual or better especially if you are up front
info Jun 04 2009 star this tip starred
If you are sitting in the first 10 rows, be prepared to be part of the show.
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Civic theatre now allows you to bring your drink in.
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Goldstar Member
Get seats in forward half of orchestra......otherwise you'll miss some
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Park in the civic building
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.4 average rating
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11 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 03 2009

This show is hysterical. I haven't laughed that much in one sitting for a long while! If you are in the first 10 or so rows be prepared to possibly be PART of the show.... continued

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6 stars
attended Jun 04 2009

Great fun. Great seats. Never a dull moment never knew what was coming next. Very, very funny show!

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Dame Edna Everage is probably the most popular and gifted woman in the world today.The widely-loved international home-maker, talk show host, gigastar, fashion icon, swami and most sought-after friend to the rich, famous and royal, is making a return to the United States with what she describes as her “First Last Tour.”


“_In this show you will see me up close and personal Possums, perhaps for the last time! Close enough to see my beauty and personal enough to feel my love, and even, in some cases, my reluctant disapproval. I’m sharing and caring with those who need it the most – YOU, my adoring audiences.”


Edna’s stage success is unparalleled. She won a Tony Award for her Broadway show “The Royal Tour” in 2000, and a Tony Nomination for “Back with a Vengeance” in 2005. Whether touring in her native Australia or in her beloved United States – “America is the best kept secret in the world, Possums” – she gives and gives and gives. Never have Americans needed to laugh, cry and give standing ovations as much as they do today. Her compassion is legendary, and her stage offerings possess a unique “edge”, due to the fact that she doesn’t need the money. Dame Edna’s inspiring publications have been placed in the nightstands of hotel rooms across the world.

This is to be a “First Last Tour” because Dame Edna has decided to devote more quality time to her seriously dysfunctional family. The jewels she will be wearing, her famous face furniture and her glorious gowns are all made from organic materials and very few animals have been significantly hurt in their making.

About the Ticket Supplier: Broadway San Diego, A Nederlander Presentation

Broadway/San Diego - A Nederlander Presentation is part of the nationally recognized Nederlander Producing Company of America - one of the country's largest and most experienced operators of live theater. Broadway/San Diego made its original debut as the "San Diego Playgoers" in 1976, after presenting Equus at the Spreckels Theatre in Downtown San Diego. For several years, San Diego Playgoers presented shows at the Fox Theatre (now Copley Symphony Hall) and the Spreckels, before establishing a permanent home at the San Diego Civic Theatre in 1986, with occasional presentations at the other venues.