Balboa Theatre.  The higher cost reflects some "extras," such as an orchestra pit with a hydraulic lift, a rooftop concession, and an outdoor screen that would broadcast rehearsals.

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A history of San Diego institutions: theaters and museums

The Rep, the Timken, MoPA, OMA, the Historical Society, Lamb's Players, and the Balboa Theatre

The Archive “During the war, film was rationed and there were many prohibitions placed on photographers for security reasons, so a general lack of photographic material from that time is to be expected. That’s when ...

Balboa Go-Around

The Balboa Theatre's future spirals into uncertainty

When a new cast of characters auditions next week for the Centre City Development Corp., it aims to revive San Diego's longest-running empty stage. The Balboa Theatre, a national historic landmark in downtown San Diego, ...


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