Santa Monica Cultural Affairs

City of Santa Monica

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Miles Memorial Playhouse

Entertaining since 1929

Located in Reed Park, this historic playhouse has entertained audiences since 1929. Santa Monica Cultural Affairs offers youth programs, as well as the world-class “Fireside at the Miles” performance series every January and February. The rest of the year, the venue is available for rent to local and regional non-profit performing arts companies.

We’re located at:

1130 Lincoln Blvd
Reed Park
Santa Monica, CA 90403

[email protected]

Upcoming Events

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Getting Here

The Miles Memorial Playhouse is wheelchair accessible and ADA compliant. If you require any special disability related accommodations (i.e. sign language interpreting, access to an amplified sound system, etc.), please contact us at [email protected], call us at (310) 458-8350 or TDD: (310) 458-8696 at least 5 days prior to the event.

Shared Mobility Devices cannot be used within the venue.


Take the Expo line to Downtown Santa Monica Station. The playhouse is 8.5 blocks away from the station.
Metro information


Take the Big Blue Bus or Metro Bus.


Metro Bikes are available at the Downtown Santa Monica Station. Bike racks are available at the playhouse.
Information for bicyclists


Main Library (4.5 blocks, closes 11pm) or 808 Wilshire (for evening performances)
Parking information

For evening performances: Enter the subterranean parking at 808 Wilshire from Lincoln Blvd before 8pm. Mention “Miles Playhouse” to the attendant to receive a validated ticket and keep with you. For reentry after lot closure, use this ticket to swipe the card reader to the right of the Wilshire pedestrian entrance of 808 Wilshire. Take the elevator down to the parking area. The pressure of your vehicle at the exit will lift the gate.

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