The California Theatre is a beautifully restored historic performing arts theatre with excellent acoustics and sightlines. Each of the 500 seats offer a completely unobstructed view of the stage and provides an intimate setting for a wide variety of performances.
You may purchase tickets online anytime, over the telephone at 925.427-1611 or in person at the box office during box office hours. The box office is located at 351 Railroad Ave. and is open one hour prior to each show.
The artist or performing group chooses whether their show will have Reserved Seating or will be General Admission. You will be advised of the seating type at the time of your ticket purchase.
What is the age for the Senior citizen discount?
62 years old.
All sales are final. There are no refunds/exchanges.
We except cash, all major debit and credit cards.
All persons regardless of age are required to have a ticket.
Wheelchair accessible seating is available for all performances and can be purchased online or though the box office. If you have any questions, please call 925.427-1611.
There is free parking available on the streets surrounding the theatre. The closest parking lot is across the street on 4th and Marina Blvd. (behind New Mecca Restaurant).
The doors to the lobby and the box office will open one hour prior to show time. The doors to the auditorium will open approximately 30 minutes prior to show time.
If you arrive late to the performance you will only be seated when there is an appropriate break during the performance or during intermission.
Some of our performances have intermissions, and some do not. This is the choice of the artist. Concessions will be available.
It is very rare that performers allow members of the audience to take photographs. Flash photography and video or audio recording are strictly prohibited. Photography and recording restrictions include the use of cell phone cameras. Please honor any stated requests regarding photography, which are usually made just before the performance begins.
All recovered items will be held in the box office. Please call 925.427-1611 to inquire about a lost item.
There are two ways to become a part of the Theatre beyond attending the many events here.
You might want to be a sponsor, make a donation, or become a volunteer.