Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre
Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre is a 4,000 seat open air venue in Mount Tamalpais State Park, in Marin County, California.
About Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre
Building on a century of tradition, the Mountain Play Association produces enriching theatrical experiences that stimulate creativity, engage the community, and foster a lifelong enjoyment of the performing arts. Their pinnacle event is a spectacular, outdoor production that also nurtures an appreciation for the unique beauty of Mount Tamalpais.
Mill Valley, CA 94941View on Google Maps
Transportation & Parking
From San Francisco: Take 101N over the Golden Gate Bridge. Off of 101, take the exit for Route 1/Stinson Beach and follow signs for Rt. 1 which will bring you to the intersection of Tam Junction in Mill Valley. From Tam Junction in Mill Valley stay on Rt. 1 toward Mount Tamalpais and drive 2.6 miles and make a right onto Panoramic following the signs toward Mount Tamalpais and Muir Woods. (If you stay straight you will go to Stinson Beach on Rt. 1) From this turn off you will drive 0.8 miles to "4 Corners" where you will proceed straight (though it appears to veer to the left a bit). (If you make a sharp left you will go to Muir Woods, and a slight right will take you on Sequoia Valley Rd back down to Mill Valley.) The middle road appears to go straight and a bit to the left. This road points to Mount Tamalpais and Stinson Beach. From "4 Corners" you will drive 4.5 miles up the mountain (at 1.7 miles you will see Mountain Home Inn on the right and a sign for Mount Tamalpais State Park on the left) until you see the Pantoll Ranger Station on the left. Here you will turn right up the mountain, taking Pantoll Road and following signs for Mount Tamalpais. From the split at Pantoll Ranger Station: At 1.0 miles you will see Trojan Point Parking Lot on the right. At 1.4 mile you will see Rock Spring Parking Lot in front of you. At Rock Spring parking lot you will turn right and drive for 0.1 mile until you see the entrance to the theatre on the right side of the road. 0.3 miles past the theater is the Quarry Parking Lot on the right side of the road (restricted parking). 1.1 miles past the theater is the Air Force Parking Lot on the left side of the road. There will be a charge for parking at the Air Force Base. (There will be shuttles bringing you from this lot to the theatre). From Richmond-San Rafael Bridge: Get on South 101 after getting off the bridge in San Rafael. Heading south on 101, take the exit for Mill Valley/Tiburon, bear right and go towards Mill Valley. At the Camino Alto light turn left. Go two long blocks to Miller Avenue (Tam High School) and turn right onto Miller. After passing the Whole Foods on your left look for a left turn onto Montford Ave - you should see the famous 2AM Club on your left at the corner. Stay on this road even though it will change names. Follow the yellow line and ALWAYS go uphill! You will go through a neighborhood until you get to what looks like the top of the mountain - a four way stop. Turn right here - Panoramic - and notice our billboard on your right. Drive 4.5 miles on Panoramic and follow the signs toward Mount Tamalpais State Park. At the crest of a hill look for a sign for Pantoll Ranger Station. You have reached the entrance to Mount Tamalpais State Park. Turn right into the park and drive about 1.4 miles until you get to the Rock Spring parking lot.