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Moonlight Ampitheatre

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Address: 1200 Vale Terrace Dr, Vista, CA 92084-5249
Phone Number: +1 760-639-6199
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Wonderful Regional Theatre

Outstanding outdoor venue for seeing musical theater all summer long. Fabulous cast and directions, wonderful sound system, simply a joy to behold.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Outstanding outdoor venue for seeing musical theater all summer long. Fabulous cast and directions, wonderful sound system, simply a joy to behold.

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Thank James B
Vista, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

Every summer the City of Vista hosts musicals at this venue and each summer they just keep getting better and better. The plays are mostly current and the productions magnificent. A great setting for enjoying musical theatre.

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Thank sdblue48
Vista, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Attended "Sister Act"'with some friends who had never been there. It was so gratifying to see their expression when they saw the venue and afterward when they wanted to buy seasons tickets! It's a hidden treasure right here in Vista! Always a great time!

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Fullerton, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

My wife and I recently visited the Moonlight Amphitheatre to see a performance of “Titanic: The Musical” and were thoroughly impressed with both the venue and the production. The stage performances here are neither cheesy nor amateurish. Moonlight Stage Productions, the production arm of the amphitheater, is known for putting on well-staged, professional-level shows; the performance we saw confirmed that... More 

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Thank BruinDan
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

If you enjoy live entertainment, this is the place to see and hear it. The productions are as good as you could find anywhere. The open air atmosphere is wonderful. Great sound quality and the production is first class.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had our first visit to the Moonlight Amphitheater to see Titanic: The Musical. What a fun experience! We had general lawn seating which was great. We were able to spread out and and just enjoy the trees and eachothers's company. They let us in 1.5 hours before the show. We wanted to make reservations for dinner... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016 via mobile

This is great place to see a show. You can bring a picnic and enjoy one of the four summer musicals they put on. The shows are professional and very well done, highly recommend for some culture in north county.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

We had not been to this venue so we bought the "expensive" tickets; the theater style seating. While these were comfortable enough for the show they are not too suitable for a pre-show picnic and we ended up taking our food and drinks to the lawn area right in the back of the venue. That area is on a bit... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We have been season ticket holders for 4 years now and really enjoy all of the musicals. The sets are sometimes from the LA productions. Cast members are always very talented. A great value for the money and wonderful way to mark the summer season.

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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

My husband and I can hardly wait every summer for the new season to start. What a great idea to have "Reserve Lawn" tickets now, as well as first-come-first-serve lawn. It sure makes it easier than having to get to the theater early/ stand in line in order to grab a good section of lawn. Wish they still allowed "bring... More 

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