Santa Monica Playhouse stages exciting shows in a historic venue. The conveniently located downtown theater hosts productions throughout the year and runs workshops for young theater buffs, pre-school kids, and adults. It's a great place for anyone wishing to add a bit of culture to their California itinerary. It's also an ideal location for gaining insight into the mysterious world of acting. Check the website for an updated calendar of events, and buy your tickets and gift certificates online. Use our Santa Monica day trip planner to add Santa Monica Playhouse and other attractions to your Santa Monica vacation plans.
Santa Monica Playhouse Reviews
This is a hidden gem. It's on the 4th and Arizona in SM, easy parking (two parking lots with first 90 mins free and a lot of other parking). Great theater. If you're lucky enough to catch a play, they... more »
This intimate, local venue is superb for shows. It has a welcoming entrance with a lovely patio, clean restrooms and conveniently located in the heart of downtown Santa Monica. Public and reasonably p... more »
Come for theatre and stay for the community. We've become so much more engaged in the local entertainment scene since coming to Albie Selznick's fantastic show, Magic Monday. There is a variety of performances, including one-man shows (Einstein by Jack Fry), company performances (Alice and Fabulous Wonderland) and Magic Monday which has multiple entertainers each performance. The courtyard provides a cozy place to hang out before the show and feels miles away from the hustle and bustle of the Santa Monica Promenade. It's quaint. It's nostalgic. It's perfect.
Just saw the comedy show “WE SHOULD HANG OUT SOMETIME” by Josh Sundquest. It was hilarious. His wit, personality and confidence just inspires you. Just brilliant. Highly recommend this unique comedy standup if you are around Santa Monica on a Friday all august 2018. The playhouse itself is cute and to the point. Really brings the community together. Super low key and relaxing. Comfy seats.
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