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Welk Resorts Theatre

Closed Now: 10:00 - 15:30
Open today: 10:00 - 15:30
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Small Local Theatre offers surprisingly good.

This small (about 450 seats) theatre offers a surprisingly varied and well performed variety of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Neil Dimond

Great show the performers did a wonderful job! And the staff was very pleasant the theater was... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Join us at Welk Resorts San Diego, where the Welk Theatre brings you the best of live entertainment, featuring top-notch actors, musicians and performers in Broadway-style musicals such as Forever Plaid and How to Succeed in Business Without Really...more
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8860 Lawrence Welk Dr, Escondido, CA 92026-6403
+1 888-802-7469
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small (about 450 seats) theatre offers a surprisingly varied and well performed variety of shows. Most of them use some local talent. Moar are very well done, some better than some of the far more prestigious theatres have done in shows we have attended...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank minipilot601
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The highlight of our Welk Resort stay was the performance at the Theatre. Mama Mia was the title show that night, and it was spectacular. The cast members were highly professional and very musically talented. Even if you do not stay at the resort, we...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 746stephenp
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great show the performers did a wonderful job! And the staff was very pleasant the theater was clean and pleasant I came down from Tulsa Oklahoma for the show posted it on Facebook to share with my friends

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RobertM6144
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You may remember the Lawrence Welk Show, a kind of homey old fashioned TV variety show that started 50 years ago, ran on ABC for 4 years, 28 years in syndication and continues to this day with re-edited episodes on many PBS stations. When Lawrence...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jfarlam
Reviewed 23 October 2018

We went to see the Doo Wop group 'Alley Cats.' They were awesome! If you get a chance to see them live make sure to do it. You won't be disappointed.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Frank M
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Theater has been refurbished and looks very good . Time line of Welk, family and business is no shown and is very interesting. Great place to come to and worthy of his name, Also has a nice restaurant called Canyon Grill with nice food

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Perkadventures
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

5 Stars ⭐️ Just recently attended “Mamma Mia the Musical” at this venue! Terrific quality production with a “live” orchestra! Such a great show for a reaonable price! I enjoy going to the restaurant in front of the theatre for dinner or lunch as well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 168scottb
Reviewed 20 September 2018

The Welk resort theater is not large, every seat is good. We listened to the acapella quartet and they were fun. They knew their audience and sang songs from the 50's and 60's. They threw out corny and humerus jokes between songs.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank greybearder
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The Welk Resort Theatre is spacious and well-appointed. The theatre has been operating for many years, but the facility does not show its age. It is very well-maintained. The seating is wide, but not extremely deep, which means everyone is in a position to see...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ChuckBrownSV
Reviewed 23 August 2018

While staying at the Welk Resort recently we caught the 'Hard Days Night' Beatles show. We enjoyed the show and the venue is fairly comfortable overall with decent acoustics. While the guy banging the back of my seat with his foot was a bit annoying...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Steven C
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8 October 2018|
Response from stevecC2909ZP | Reviewed this property |
Two different shows ... Mama Mia SEPTEMBER 7, 2018 - FEBRUARY 24, 2019 ABBA's hits tell the hilarious story of a teen's search for her birth father on a Greek island paradise. Matinee Performances | Saturday and Sunday at... More
8 October 2018|
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Response from 168scottb | Reviewed this property |
It’s Mamma Mia into Feb of 2019...
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22 February 2018|
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Response from wahinimom | Reviewed this property |
I read where the Lawrence Welk theater was closing for most of 2018.