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Balboa Theatre
Located at E. Street 868 Fourth Avenue San Diego, CA 92101
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7 reviews
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7 reviews
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why would you have to print the tickets and waste paper when they had machines that could read from your phone?
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Margaret Cho: The "Mother" Tour
6 ratings
2.7 average rating
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59 events
24 reviews
5 stars
attended Dec 05 2013

Margaret Cho is excessively vulgar and not at all funny. At least the warm-up comedian was entertaining.

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11 events
5 reviews
2 stars
attended Dec 05 2013

Funny, but not as funny as I've seen her. Still a good show. The venue wasn't so great. It was really warm inside & the seats are WAY too close together & TOO close to the row in front/behind! I'm 5'7" and 130lbs and I was uncomfortable. Don't...continued

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19 events
4 reviews
4 stars
attended Dec 05 2013

Just not my type - too crude. Loved the opening Aussi.

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Running time is approximately 90 minutes.

Not recommended for children.

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.