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Historic Balboa Theatre celebrates 95th birthday

Posted at 1:52 PM, Mar 25, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-25 18:21:49-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) -- The Historic Balboa Theatre will be celebrating a milestone Monday night. The famed venue will host a party in honor of its 95th birthday.

The celebration will pay special tribute to the USO in a performance produced by Ric Henry, a San Diego song-and-dance sensation.

The musical review will depict the musical history of the USO from the 1940s to the present.

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The event is also dedicated to the famous Wonder Morton Organ. The instrument, built in 1929, is one of only four such organs in the world.

The celebration will be held at the theatre Monday, March 25 at 7 p.m. General admission is $25; students and military service members can get in for $15.

Children under 13 are invited to attend the event for free. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the Balboa Theatre box office.