Outside the theatre just before the show.

GENERAL INFO

 

 

Diversionary Theatre 4545 Park Blvd San Diego, CA 92116
Diversionary Theatare is situated in the San Diego neighborhood of University Heights, just minutes from all the major freeways and right next to Hillcrest. We are located 2 blocks North of El Cajon Boulevard.

 

Contact Information

Box Office Hours: (12:00pm - 6:00 pm Tuesday - Saturday)
Box Office Phone: 619.220.0097 (12:00pm - 6:00 pm Tuesday - Saturday)
Business Office: 619.220.6830 (10:00 am - 5:00 pm weekdays)
Email: boxoffice@diversionary.org

 

We hope to make your next visit to Diversionary a pleasant one. Here you'll find information on our neighborhood, parking, restaurant and media partnerships as well as San Diego resources to enhance your visit.


If you don't see what you need here, we'd be glad to answer any question you may have. Please email us or call our box office at 619.220.0097. We're committed to telling the story of the LGBT community, while providing a home and venue for the remarkable talents of the San Diego's theater professionals.

 

Neighborhood Restaurants


Begin or wind down your visit with us at one of our local restaurant partners. For a list of our restaurant partners, click here.

 

Parking Information


Limited street parking is available during the evenings on all the surrounding streets. Please come early to allow time for parking. There is metered and unmetered street parking available during the day time.

 

Fritz Lounge Bar/Cabaret Bar


Open 1 hour prior to main stage shows and during intermission (if there is one). During cabaret shows, cocktail service will be available throughout the show.

 

Backstage Thursdays

Your Backstage Pass in 2014!
New for 2014, our Backstage Thursdays will give you a glimpse behind the curtain for each of our Main Stage shows! Each Thursday night of the regular run (not Previews,) we'll have a special event designed to draw you into the production and have some fun - included in your ticket price!


First Thursday 
Fritz's Happy Hour with the Producer & Director

Join the Producer and/or Director in Fritz's Lounge for hosted hors d'oeuvres, drink specials, and a chance to chat before the show! Here's your chance to hear about the guiding vision of each Main Stage show, and ask questions. 

Second Thursday
Designer Spotlight

Join us in Fritz's Lounge before the show to meet the Creative Team, see a display of the concepts used in producing the show and hear the influences and process involved. Hosted hors d'oeuvres and drink specials round out a fun pre-show experience!

 

Third Thursday
Next Act!

Next Act is your opportunity to mix and mingle with the stars of the upcoming show!  They’ll be available to answer questions about the production, and you’ll benefit from complimentary appetizers and some awesome drink specials! Even better?  An exclusive discount off the next show’s tickets, available only to Next Act patrons!
If you don't see what you need here, we'd be glad to answer any question you may have. Please email us or call our box office at 619.220.0097. We're committed to telling the story of the LGBT community, while providing a home and venue for the remarkable talents of the San Diego's theater professionals.

 

Discounted Tickets

 

STUDENT EDUCATOR

 

EDUCATORS


Diversionary loves to make our productions into a learning experience!  Check out our InDepth notes, perfect for helping you create a lesson plan.  Or contact us for special prices to bring your class to any performance or special Student Matinees.  Contact us at BoxOffice@Diversionary.org.


STUDENT TICKETS
Student tickets available with a valid, school issued student or educator ID.  These are guaranteed seats.  You may purchase up to two tickets per valid ID. Student tickets are generally available for all shows, but subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers. Pricing is dependent on the individual show, but typically ranges $10-$15.00


Purchase your ticket online by selecting show date, then choose the “Let me pick my seats from a seating chart” option, and select one of the green-colored “Student” seats.  Or call the Box Office at 619-220-0097 Tuesday through Saturday from 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM and ask for Student Tickets.


To be eligible, you must purchase your ticket(s) and check in with your Valid Student or Educator ID at least ½ hour prior to curtain.  Your selected stand-by seat will be reserved, is guaranteed seating and may include folding chairs.  You may be seated in regular seats if they become available, or moved based on theatre needs and demands. 

 

RUSH

 

Rush tickets are $10. Rush tickets are generally available for all shows, but subject to availability and cannot be combined with any other discounts or offers. 

 

To be eligible, you must purchase your ticket and check in at least ½ hour prior to curtain.  Your name will be added to the list in the order you check in.  You may be seated, according to the list order, just prior to curtain as soon as all reserved seats have checked in.  Seating is not guaranteed, and may include folding chairs.

 

If you are not seated, your full ticket price (including fees) will be refunded immediately.