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The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse is owned and operated by the City of San Gabriel. We are pleased to be the venue of choice for the featured events. Events presented by independent producers and are subject to change and/or cancellation without notice.

Each year, more than 130,000 people make The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse their destination for dance, musical theatre, classic and contemporary concerts and classic film screenings.

Please use the following box office, seating, maps and directions and parking links to assist you when planning your next visit to the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse.

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Accessible Parking and Seating

Wheelchair and handicapped seating locations are available on the main level of the Playhouse. Assistive Listening Devices are also available upon request. Please contact an usher upon arrival of the performance for assistance.

Smoking Policy

The San Gabriel Mission Playhouse is owned by the City of San Gabriel and as such is designated as a smoke free facility. Smoking is prohibited inside the San Gabriel Mission Playhouse.

Late Seating

As a courtesy to the performers and other audience members, patrons who are not seated when the performance begins will be asked to wait in the standing area. Latecomers will be seated by an usher at appropriate times during the performance.

Photography and Video

Photography and video may be prohibited. Check event listing for details. Please set your cell phone and other electronic equipment to silent prior to the performance.

Lost and Found

Please contact us at for any queries regarding items lost or found at the Mission Playhouse.

Playhouse Tour

Throughout the year, the historic San Gabriel Mission Playhouse opens its doors for public tours sponsored by the City of San Gabriel. A guide will provide an overview of the venue’s history, restoration process and current activities and programs. The tour will include the background of the architecture, and design elements that grace the interior and exterior as well as a demonstration of the world renowned Wurlitzer Pipe Organ. This will be a walking tour that includes climbing stairs. Each tour will require a minimum of 5 people. For reservations, call 626-308-2865, ext. 228. This tour is subject to staff schedule and availability of the Playhouse.

The Mission District

The Mission Playhouse sits at the center of the historic Mission District. Find out more about this beautiful area of San Gabriel visit the City’s pages


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