Venue Details

4876 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

"Once On This Island"
11 ratings
4.7 average rating
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102 events
79 reviews
122 stars
attended Jan 12 2008

This performance was a pleasant surprise! I expected a small community theatre venue with talented young actors and actresses suited for a local level of performance. What I got was a beautiful, comfortable venue, with professional stage and...continued

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118 events
70 reviews
5 stars
attended Jan 13 2008

We really enjoyed this show! The performers were excellent and the show was very entertaining.

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71 events
18 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 20 2008

eleven members of my theatre appreciation class & i saw this performance. the singing & dancing were magnificant. chondra profet was awesome, especially since she came late into the production. many cast members had multiple casting & they...continued

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This Tony Award-nominated musical by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime) is based on “The Little Mermaid” novel My Love, My Love by Rosa Guy. Presented as a “play within a play,” the story is told in song and dance by a cast of village storytellers who join together during a storm on a small island of the French Antilles. The tale they tell is one of struggle between races, classes and the will of the gods who rule their superstitious lives. Forbidden love, destiny and fate make this enchanting story a winner for all ages.