General Q&A

Getting Here

Located on the UCSD Campus
2910 La Jolla Village Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037

Public Transportation

La Jolla Playhouse is accessible via several bus routes. Use the San Diego Metropolitan Transit System (MTS) Trip Planner to plan your trip:


On-Site Dining
La Jolla Playhouse’s on-site restaurant, James’ Place, is open for modified fast casual service as James’ Place Express. Open 90 minutes prior to curtain time for evening performances, James’ Place Express will offer full bar service and a selection of quick, delicious pre-show bites from their specialty Asian fusion, steak & coastal cuisine menu. No reservations required, first come, first served seating. Indoor and outdoor seating options are available. Please note, James’ Place Express is not open prior to matinee performances.

JP 2021 Menu pdf

Updated November 17, 2021

Concessions opens 90 minutes before showtime at the bar inside of James’ Place Express. Come early to relax outside and enjoy a selection of beer, wine, cocktails, sodas and individually wrapped snacks. Concession food must be enjoyed outdoors and will not be permitted in the theatre. Concession drinks with lids and straws will be permitted in the theatre.

Patron Services

Give us a call: (858) 550-1010

Send us an email: [email protected]

Send mail to: P.O. Box 12039, La Jolla, CA 92039

The main Patron Services office is located in the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Center for La Jolla Playhouse.

For performances, a Patron Services box office center is open at the theatre in which the performance is taking place. Each center is appointed with a representative to answer questions and hand out assisted listening devices.

Patron Services Hours
Patron Services
Send us an email: [email protected]
Give us a call: (858) 550-1010

Patron Services Hours
Monday: Closed
Tuesday – Saturday: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Sunday: Closed

Children and Babes in Arms

Children under the age of 6 and babes in arms are not permitted in the theatre during performances, unless otherwise posted. Unaccompanied minors ages 12 and under are not permitted in the theatre.

Safety in the Theatre District

Patrons and staff are welcome to use UCSD Community Service Officers (CSOs) for an escort to their cars by calling (858) 534-WALK (9255). If you have more questions about security please contact UCSD Police at (858) 534-HELP (4357). The CSO Program employs only UCSD students.

Call extension (858) 534-WALK or (858) 534-9255 for a safety escort. Community Service Officers (CSOs) offer this service from sunset to 1 a.m. every day of the year. After 1 a.m., this service may be handled by other police department personnel.

In addition to serving as safety escorts, CSOs also:

  • Patrol parking lots
  • Lock up buildings
  • Provide additional security at campus events
  • Assist with medical emergencies
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