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
68 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

"Let Me Down Easy"
45 ratings
4.6 average rating
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92 events
54 reviews
5 stars
attended May 07 2011

Amazing well put together...such a great message...funny, sad, touching, poignant, thought provoking. Anna Deavere Smith is truly a gift for us all and I highly recommend that anyone who has even the slightest bit of curiosity about...continued

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4 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended May 07 2011

I wasn't sure what to expect from the play but knew that I loved Ms Anna and was anxious to see what she came up with. The play was enthralling, engaging, astounding and wonderful. She changed fluidly from one character to another with just a...continued

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23 events
21 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 30 2011

Tour de force performance from Anna Deavere Smith. I couldn't tell the players without a scorecard though, and the play was essentially acted out interviews.

At the conclusion of the performance, there was an invitation to stay for an audience...continued

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Called “the most exciting individual in American Theatre” by Newsweek, Anna Deavere Smith is the winner of two Tony Award® nominations, two Obie Awards, and a MacArthur “Genius” Fellowship. You may also have seen her on The West Wing, The Practice, or Nurse Jackie.

For the past eight years, Smith has interviewed hundreds of Americans to create a virtuosic and moving show about the power and vulnerability of the body, the price of health, and the resilience of the human spirit. She speaks directly to our hopes and discomforts about life, death, whom we should take care of and who should(or should not) take care of us. This show is a bracing, poetic experience you won’t want to miss.