Wonderful 013114

'S Wonderful

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

Reviews & Ratings

89 ratings
3.8 average rating
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388 events
311 reviews
499 stars
attended Apr 17 2014

The music was great, of course, but this could have been far more enjoyable as a single act with one or two less vignettes. The singing and dancing were okay (one of the singers was out of her league). The venue itself was nice and friendly, and...continued

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172 reviews
58 stars
attended Apr 04 2014

We'll performed. Story line weak.

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130 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 13 2014

The band was wonderful. The singing was well done. It felt very rushed and hyperactive to us. I love Gershwin music but did not like this presentation. Unfortunately, it was disappointing. bbmj
Good seats!!

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52 reviews
7 stars
attended Apr 12 2014

The seats were good. The music was OK. The dancing was very good. The arrangements of Gershwin's music was not so good. All in all a pleasant evening but not great.

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35 reviews
11 stars
attended Apr 13 2014

The program was nice, but they tried to squeeze too much in in the 90 minutes presentation. the band was excellent the voices a little course.

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18 reviews
6 stars
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6 reviews
12 stars
attended Apr 19 2014

great auditorium, good seats. very professional cast and did a good job weaving some story line in with the music. strong voices. enjoyed the afternoon and the drive to Long Beach which is not our usual venue.

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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 17 2014

Great little story weaving Gershwin's most popular songs. I would see it again.

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6 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 05 2014

Musical Theater West never fails to impress. Loved the intimate settings and of course the music.

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3 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 13 2014

The vignettes did not seem well connected so I couldn't get into the music. The vocalists were great though, but only a few songs were familiar. Left at intermission at consensus of group.

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
10 events
2 reviews
2 stars
attended Apr 04 2014

Great seats purchased through Goldstar. Show was ok. Only 5 performers thoughout the whole show made it seem extra long. I give it a C+

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8 stars
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67 reviews
10 stars
attended Apr 05 2014

Seats were good inside this medium size venue. It was like mini-shows of Gershwin music.

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53 reviews
169 stars
Arnie Hershamn
64 events
42 reviews
27 stars
attended Apr 12 2014

Great music and fun show. The singers, dancing and vignettes were done well and it was an enjoyable night. Anyone who enjoys Gershwin great words and music will have fun.

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33 reviews
13 stars
attended Apr 05 2014

Beautifully staged, lots of energy, super voices, perfect little script devices for stringing the songs together. Now, if only the tunes were good.... just kidding. Those Gershwin boys show real promise.

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26 reviews
5 stars
attended Apr 13 2014

I loved many of the Gershwin songs they presented. The first skit was cute. Great band and pianist.

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23 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 19 2014

it was enjoyable, amazing energy . the singers were good and band excellent.

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20 reviews
19 stars
attended Apr 13 2014

S' Horrible. Honestly, I've never hated a musical so much in my life. I love musicals. I love Musical Theater West. I love Gershwin music. This was so awful I walked out after the second (of five) "mini musicals". Wanted to leave after the first,...continued

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18 reviews
11 stars
attended Apr 13 2014

It was a very enjoyable show. The choreography was fun. The blond singer had a voice that rather grated on my husband's ear. When the 3 women sang together, they did not bring her up to their higher standards. Instead, they lowered to her...continued

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