Moonlight Stage Productions

Moonlight Stage Productions, an award-winning regional musical theater, is located in the North San Diego suburb of Vista, California. Moonlight Stage Productions offers Broadway musicals under the stars during the summer months in the Moonlight Amphitheater and a diverse line-up of comedies, dramas and small-scale musicals during the winter months in the Avo Playhouse.

Moonlight Amphitheatre


Moonlight Amphitheatre

Moonlight Amphitheatre


The beautiful Moonlight Amphitheatre is nestled on a hillside within Brengle Terrace Park in Vista. The original amphitheatre stage was dedicated in 1976. The Amphitheatre underwent a transformation with the construction of the new stage house and improved audience amenities and reopened in 2009. For 33 consecutive summers, the Moonilght has produced Broadway-style musical theatre with full casts and live orchestras.


General Information

  • Moonlight is a smoke-free venue.

  • Handicap accessible parking and wheelchair access is available. For special seating needs, please call the VisTix box office at 760.724.2110. Listening System receivers are available free of charge at the booth at the back of the house (photo ID required).

  • Shuttle service from the grass parking lot to the North Box Office begins two-and-a-half hours prior to every performance.

  • No outside alcohol is permitted.

  • Gates to the Amphitheatre open 90-minutes prior to the start of the performance for picnicking or dining at the Artisan Café.

1200 Vale Terrace Drive, Vista, 92084.


Rental Information
The Moonlight Amphitheatre is an open air venue, available for rent in the spring and fall, weather permitting. The amphitheatre features 899 permanent seats with lawn seating for about 1200.

For thirty-years the Moonlight Amphitheatre has been the summer site of critically acclaimed regional theatre produced by Moonlight Stage Productions. Its manicured lawns overlook lush Brengle Terrace Park making the amphitheatre an ideal setting for concerts, weddings, community and corporate gatherings, and receptions.

Amenities include adjacent parking lots within the park, box offices, concessions, fully compliant ADA access, restrooms, a large tented patio, and picnic areas.

For information about renting the Moonlight Amphitheatre, please contact Robert Tannenbaum, 760.726.1340 ext 1525.


Key Amenities
State-of-the-art Stage House with full complement of lighting and sound
Approximately 60' tall fly loft
Automated rigging with 33 line sets
Proscenium opening is 48' wide X 26' tall
38' approximate stage depth
Stage width is 88'
Orchestra pit accommodating up to 30 musicians
Two principal dressing rooms
Two ensemble dressing rooms
Rehearsal room
Washer and dryer on site


Our ticketing service, VisTix, is available to assist you with all of your event ticketing needs . VisTix provides renters an over-the-counter service Mon - Fri, noon - 5 pm, as well as ticket purchases over the phone, online at, and at the venue at the event. For more information about VisTix services call 760.724.2110.


Rental Application

Once a rental application has been completed and returned, the fee category will be determined and the facility use permit will be issued.

Rental Application


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