Diversionary Theatre was founded in 1986 to provide quality theatre for the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender communities. The mission of the theatre is to produce plays with gay, lesbian and bisexual themes that portray characters in their complexity and diversity both historically and contemporarily.
Diversionary Theatre is recognized as one of San Diego's best theaters. It is one of the most vibrant showcases of theatrical talent in the city.
The goal of the theatre is to continue telling the story of the LGBT community, while providing a home and venue for the remarkable talents of the San Diego's theater professionals.
Financial support for Diversionary Theatre is provided in part by the
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MATT HARDING, Patron Services Manager
ANTHONY METHVIN ,Audience Engagement Literary Associate
CARA VACEK, Group & Special Events Associate
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Learn more about the theatre history here.
Learn more about our current season here.