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Great American Melodrama and Vaudeville

1863 Pacific Blvd. Hwy. 1, Oceano, CA
+1 805-489-2499
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small , overpriced , tourist trap! the plays aren't the caliber they used to be but you sure pay... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
California City, California
Laughed until I cried

This was our first show but it won't be our only one. I found this venue online looking for... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Christine H
Oroville, California
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1863 Pacific Blvd. Hwy. 1, Oceano, CA
+1 805-489-2499
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Reviewed 6 days ago

small , overpriced , tourist trap! the plays aren't the caliber they used to be but you sure pay through the nose. No parking, long lines, too crowded and hot inside

Thank RKC69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first show but it won't be our only one. I found this venue online looking for something to do during our week stay. It will now be on our to-do list anytime we're in the area. The show was great fun and...More

Thank Christine H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have been going to the Melodrama for years and it just keeps getting better and better. The plays are great,yet we many time come out saying it was a great Melodrama but the vaudeville was better. The actors are very talented and work very...More

Thank Mike L
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Don't miss this fun theater experience. The troop always gives you a fun filled and entertaining show. The venue is fun, the show is fun and the actors are great, especially Jeff Salsbury who should probably be on Broadway! Go and enjoy the show.

Thank Jack H
Reviewed 6 August 2017

8 of us went to a performance of The Tavern. Just a very fun time. The performers are also ushers & servers before the show and during intermissions. We had seats on the back two rows, not 30 feet from the stage, which are elevated...More

Thank Levon M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

I've been to the Great American Melodrama several time & have never been disappointed. $21/seat is a great price for old-fashioned wholesome entertainment. It was humorous, creative & the singing was very good. Great fun for the whole family!

Thank Karen C
Reviewed 8 July 2017

Nice show with good actors and fun stuff...they also have to do all the snack and beverage serving before and during intermission. Seating is a little strange with bleacher type seats which are more expensive at the back where you all slide in underneath a...More

Thank PuddlestheThird
Reviewed 22 June 2017 via mobile

I have to admit that I did not originally think that I would enjoy going to the Melodrama as it sounded so corny. But I love going to shows there and it really feels like a night out. My favorite show so far was A...More

Thank 650to805in2013
Reviewed 19 June 2017

It's always a good time at the Melodrama, this play is hilarious! The cast is great, the songs are easily recognized with new lyrics. These are all hard working actors that hake for a fun evening. Highly recommended.

Thank john b
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

I glanced at brochures in the hotel lobby and passed over the "Melodrama" advertisement, dismissing it as being anything significant. But during our time in the Pismo Beach area a friend asked us if we had seen the recent Melodrama presentation. After bringing it to...More

1  Thank Terry B
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