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Group Sales & Discounts

La Jolla Playhouse offers a number of discount options. Family, friends, co-workers or club members can purchase tickets as a GROUP to save up to 25%. SUBSCRIBERS, STUDENTS, SENIORS, MILITARY and YOUTH are all eligible for discounts off full-price tickets. Finally, students and seniors can also take advantage of our RUSH LINE, where last-minute, low-price tickets are available one hour before certain performances.

Booking Your Group

La Jolla Playhouse is the ideal place to bring a group of your family, friends, co-workers or fellow club members for a night of theatre.

Group discounts are available for groups of 10 or more. Savings range from 10% to 35% and vary by group size, group type, play and day of week, with the greatest savings for students, seniors and nonprofit groups.

Groups can arrange additional services to enhance their event. Options include pre- or post-show receptions, facilitated discussions about the show, backstage tours* or pre-play Insider introductions. (*Groups must be clear of the backstage area no less than three hours before the performance.)

For more information on pricing, please contact the Group Sales Manager, at (858) 550-1070 x131 or This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Booking Your Group Is Easy!

Follow These Simple Steps to Success:
  1. Gather a group of 10 or more eager theatregoers.
  2. Choose a play and performance date.
  3. Call Group Sales at (858) 550-1070 x131.The group sales office is open from 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm, Monday - Saturday.
  4. The Group Sales Representative will work with you to select your seat locations and will put your seats on a temporary hold. Once a 25% deposit is paid, your seat locations become permanent.
  5. Enjoy the show!

Please note: There are no exchanges or refunds on group tickets.

Seating & Pricing

Playhouse performances take place in three theatres:
  • Mandell Weiss Theatre
  • Mandell Weiss Forum
  • Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre

Hours of Operation

Monday - Saturday from 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm.

Book Now!

To book now, contact the Group Sales Manager at (858) 550-1070 x131. We look forward to seeing your group at the theatre in the near future!

Subscriber Discounts

Complete Collection subscribers may purchase additional tickets for friends or family at a special discount of $5 off each ticket. All other subscribers receive $3 off each ticket. The subscriber discount is available for all performances.

Subscribers also receive discounts at area businesses.Coupons are mailed with tickets to subscribers.

Student, Senior and Military Discounts
Seniors (ages 62 and over), full-time students and active military families save $3.00 per full price ticket purchased for all performances except Saturday evening and special engagements. Valid I.D. required. Discount is available in person, online or by phone at (858) 550-1010.

Blue Star Theatres Military Discount
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Youth Ticket Discounts
Subscribers may purchase tickets for young people (17 and under) at half price when they attend on the same night as the subscribing adult. (Limit of two tickets per subscription per play.) Some productions may be unsuitable for young people. Call Patron Services for recommendations.

RUSH for the best price on last-minute tickets!

What is Rush?
Rush tickets are tickets for the remaining seats in a certain performance. They are made available for purchase one hour before curtain of that night's performance. Rush tickets are sold on a first-come, first-served basis. Rush tickets are 50% off the regular single ticket price.

Who is eligible for Rush?
Seniors (ages 62 and over), active military and full-time students are eligible for Rush. One Rush ticket per valid I.D.

How does it work?
The Rush Line begins one hour prior to the performance. Patrons will be issued rush tickets on a first-come, first-served basis. Patrons are encouraged to call Patron Services at (858) 550-1010 on the day of the performance to see if Rush tickets will be available for that show.


Tickets for PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN designated performances are on sale from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm, but please be aware that some patrons will arrive and stand in line beginning several hours prior to that time. Patrons must pay in cash only. There is a maximum of two tickets per patron for PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN. Seats are not guaranteed. Suggested donation: $5 or more

Please check back for the next PAY-WHAT-YOU-CAN performance.

*Please note these dates are subject to change. To confirm, contact Patron Services at (858) 550-1010.