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Spreckels Theatre

The historic Spreckels Theatre, which opened in 1912, is an arts venue located in the heart of Downtown.

The 1,463-seat theater first operated as a vaudeville house, then as a movie palace and now as a place to showcase live performances.

Spreckels has hosted world renowned soloists; top theatrical productions; star attractions; first run films; touring acts; international companies for music, theatre, and dance: celebrated comics; and more.

Spreckels Theatre was designated a National Historic Site in 1973.

Upcoming event at Spreckels Theatre

City Ballet of San Diego's 'The Nutcracker'

  • Today, 2 p.m.
  • This elaborate and elegant production features exquisite costumes and scenery. The ballet will be accompanied by the City Ballet Orchestra and Chorus.

All upcoming events at Spreckels Theatre

City Ballet of San Diego's 'The Nutcracker'Today

'A Culture Shock Nutcracker': A Holiday Pop Culture TheatricalJanuary 5, 2018

The Capitol Steps Presents 'Orange Is The New Barack'January 11, 2018

La Jolla Music Society Presents Paul Taylor Dance CompanyJanuary 20, 2018

Past events

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