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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

'Balanchine Masterpieces'

  • Friday, March 8, 8 p.m.
  • "Balanchine Masterpieces": "Apollo," "Rubies" from "Jewels," "The Four Temperaments" Balanchine regarded "Apollo" as his coming of age. Created in 1928, the ballet depicts Apollo, the young god of music, who is visited by the muses of poetry, mime, dance and song. The startlingly contemporary choreography was ahead of its time and at the age of 24 earned Balanchine international recognition. Set to the music of Igor Stravinsky, this ballet remains ... Read more

All upcoming events at Spreckels Theatre

'Balanchine Masterpieces'March 8, 2019

XQ Super School LiveMarch 14, 2019

Past events

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