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"The play has everything a good whodunit needs: humor, a plot that keeps you guessing, and a cast of great characters."

"I Shall Return."

We Too Shall Return 

General MacArthur returns to the Philippines in 1944, fulfilling his promise to the Filipino people, "I shall return!"

Dear Lamplighters Family:

We've missed you and we hope you've missed us too!

Get ready for exciting entertainment in Lamplighters 83rd Season! 

You will experience so much of what you love to see at our theater: comedy, drama, a Christmas show, a mystery, and a musical!

Never Fear. We are doing everything possible to keep up-to-date with information to ensure your visits to Lamplighters will be positive and worry-free.

Measures will be in place in accordance with all governmental agencies to help assure that our patrons, cast, volunteers, staff, and anyone who enters our theatre will be safe.

Our proposed 83rd season will start in late summer depending on conditions at that time. We will announce the dates as soon as the Public Health Authorities allow us to open. 


Here's what we are planning:

Moonlight & Magnolias
The Cocktail Hour
The 1940's Radio Hour
Dial 'M' For Murder

(Note: Shows may be subject to change)

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You are part of our family, our community, and we treasure the support you have given over the years.

Times are tough. We understand.

Please help us keep the arts alive and continuing at Lamplighters, La Mesa! 

If you can manage to send us a donation in any amount it will be tremendously helpful. 


Thank you.

We look forward to welcoming you and watching you enjoy a play at Lamplighters!


Lamplighters Community Theatre Board & Staff

Paul, George, Nancy, Mark, Heather, Ray, Nicole, Bob, and all the staff