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Young Frankenstein

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB (Long Beach, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

127 ratings
4.7 average rating
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Donovan Craig Red Velvet
45 events
29 reviews
28 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

Great seats, hilarious show, great performance.

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29 events
24 reviews
79 stars
attended Nov 01 2013

Wonderful fun, lots of laughs. For me a bit hard with the jokes when they were using the foreign accent, just my older ears I guess, most of the audience was laughing.

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395 events
319 reviews
503 stars
attended Nov 10 2013

My 3rd time seeing this stage adaptation (by different companies, at different venues) and I still found the experience very enjoyable with laughs throughout the entire show. Good acting, fun songs, great stage props plus nice seats at a goldstar...continued

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172 reviews
58 stars
65 events
38 reviews
33 stars
attended Nov 01 2013

great facility and wonderful sets, but the music that accompanies this play is terrible, I was very disappointed and left just before the intermission.

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101 events
36 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 08 2013

The staff was great as always. The theatre is well maintained and the show was excellent.

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Chris Red Velvet
27 events
20 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

It was funny. The music was largely forgettable. Only Puttin on the Ritz was memorable.

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Chris Red Velvet
27 events
20 reviews
5 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

It was nicely done. I didn't find the music particularly good but it was funny as you would expect. Not a lot of great new material. The best jokes were ones from the movie.

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
29 events
16 reviews
20 stars
attended Nov 02 2013

As usual, Musical Theatre West puts on a first class production and the Carpenter theater does not have a bad seat in the house.

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Heidi A Red Velvet
80 events
15 reviews
103 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

This is the musical that just keeps on giving and giving! Adored it. You can not go wrong! Go go go!

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7 reviews
4 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

Very funny we enjoyed it a lot! I think the producers was better however

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29 events
6 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 10 2013

Although the performances and production quality were top-notch, the show is LONG (just under one and a half hours for the first act, an hour long second act, plus intermission = 2 hours 45 minutes!) Love the movie, but too many songs and...continued

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15 events
6 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

This was one of the best experiences ever! The quality of the musical numbers and the dancing was over the top. Word of caution- definetly had "adult themes". Be prepared for a wonderful 3 hour romp through the world of "Young Frankenstein"!

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1 stars
6 events
1 review
2 stars
attended Nov 02 2013

What a wonderful musical, even though it did deviate a bit from the film. The set design and staging worked so well that we felt immersed in the production. Kudos to the director as well. The actors/singers were outstanding in their respective...continued

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66 events
44 reviews
188 stars
attended Nov 02 2013

A truly fun time in the theatre. Though not the best musical ever written, those who know the movie will certainly enjoy this show. Many of the scenes are delightfully recreated onstage. Special kudos to Zachary Ford (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein),...continued

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30 reviews
0 stars
attended Nov 08 2013

My son is a Mel Brooks fan...what a treat. Can't beat the price. We had awesome seats. It was quality time well spent.

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67 events
28 reviews
7 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

Wonderful experience, great venue. Amazing performance.

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34 events
19 reviews
2 stars
attended Nov 08 2013

Great show...funny, entertaining, and well acted!

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27 events
19 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 09 2013

Maybe seeing the original Mel Brooks film first isn't such a great idea.

Energetic, if somehow only moderately funny show. The cast was all fully-invested in their characters (especially all the women), but Gene Wilder's shoes are awfully big...continued

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