Book Your Event

We welcome presenters, promoters, and producers to book and host your event at The Historic Spreckels Theatre.

We offer 1,463 seats without visual obstructions in our main theatre – as well as 100 seats in our Black Box theatre The Geoffrey Off Broadway for smaller events . The Historic Spreckels Theatre offers complete services, with production equipment, and an experienced technical crew. The Historic Spreckels Theater retains its old world craftsmanship and warm lively acoustics while providing all of the space and technical requirements to mount a modern event. from plays, musicals and ballets to concerts, comedy events, and children’s programming, also available for Film, Video and Photo Shoots, Sound Recording and Special Events – we recognize that your success is our success.

For questions, please contact Shaun Davis, Theatre Management at (619) 666-9622 or at

Spreckels Theatre, photo by James Seggie


The Historic Spreckels Theatre has a very large stage and generous backstage area. Backstage loading is simple with two large loading bays on both sides of the theatre. Our backstage boasts 3 on -stage dressing rooms, with a Star dressing with private bathroom and shower; 14 upstairs dressing rooms; a fixed orchestra pit; a large orchestra room; and a seventy-five-foot grid height. To complete the package, our Box Office is linked to Ticketmaster complete with computerized box office reports. We do not have a union affiliated contract obligation, though we can accommodate union contracts for shows that require them.

Commercial Rate*


Not for Profit performance groups are encouraged to make the magic happen in this beautiful setting by booking your performance with our discounted not-for-profit rates. You can create an extraordinary event for your patrons, as our spacious Grand Lobby and stage become the perfect backdrop for your special one-of-a-kind experience. Proof of your current 501(c)3 paperwork must be presented to guarantee our discounted rates.

Not-For-Profit Rate*

Special Events

In addition to live performances, The Spreckels Theatre is also a perfect setting for conventions, corporate meetings, awards ceremonies, weddings, graduations, benefits & fundraisers, fashion shows, sound recordings, and is a popular location site for film and television shoots. Please contact us to secure this venue for your Special Event.

Walk-throughs of the theatre are scheduled by appointment only. Drop-ins cannot be accommodated.
Contact Shaun Davis, Theatre Manager: