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297 Star Starred
Saban Theatre
8440 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211
323-655-0111
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I wore Very nice theater with elegant lobby with bar and more. Dress up and mingle!.
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Nice bar/grill next door with fast, event menu. Not much else close by.
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229 events
3 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 28 2012

It was a good show, however three heavily advertised acts did not show up without any explanation whatsoever (Shirley Jones, Carol Lawrence, Donna McKechnie). Since they were ommitted from the very thick detailed program, one would think the...continued

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2 reviews
4 stars
attended Apr 28 2012

The show was enjoyable with a couple of knock-out performances, most notably from Lillias White. The Sabin Theatre is beautiful, but the doors from the lobby leading into the orchestra area were being opened and closed constantly, and light from...continued

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339 reviews
509 stars
attended Apr 28 2012

interesting and entertaining, even if it is a bit long at over 3 hours... recommended for fans of Broadway musicals

the Saban theater was very nice (similar Art Deco style and elegance to the Pantages) and I hope to see other productions there...continued

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Website

http://www.sabantheatre.org/

Description

Each of the cast members of Original Cast 3 will perform songs from shows with which they were associated. Those now scheduled to appear and the shows from which they will perform material are as follows: Anna Maria Alberghetti (Carnival_), Adrienne Barbeau, (Grease_), David Burnham (Light in the Piazza_), Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd_),  Patrick Cassidy (Assassins_), Patrick Cassidy and Shirley Jones (_Maggie Flynn), Mary Jo Catlett (Different Times), Carole Cook with Alaman Diadhiou (How Do You Do I Love You), Loretta Devine, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Lillias White doing a number from Dreamgirls_, Beth Fowler (Beauty and the Beast_), Bonnie Franklin (Applause_), Cody Green (West Side Story_), Brian Lane Green (Big River_), Bill Hutton (Blame It On the Movies_), Carol Lawrence (West Side Story_), Pat Marshall (Mr. Wonderful_), Andrea McArdle (Annie_), Donna McKechnie (_A Chorus Line), Pat Morison (The King and I), Rex Smith (The Pirates of Penzance), Sally Struthers (Annie), The Tonics (Sondheim—A Musical Celebration at Carnegie Hall), Constance Towers (Anastasia_), Susan Watson (Bye Bye Birdie_) and John Lloyd Young (Jersey Boys).  

David Galligan, who has produced and directed the show since its inception, will direct the production. John McDaniel will serve as Music Director with choreography by Lee Martino and Dan Mojica. Jon Maher will do sign language interpretation.

About the Ticket Supplier: Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.)

Back in 1984, at a time of mass fear and confusion about AIDS, a small group of friends in the Los Angeles theatre community came together in an effort to combat the devastating impact the disease was having on their friends and loved ones. Actor/writer/director Michael Kearns and the late writer/director James Carroll Pickett approached producer Susan Obrow and accomplished director David Galligan to create the first Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.). Each S.T.A.G.E. benefit is a unique way for the Los Angeles performing arts community to raise awareness and funds for HIV/AIDS service agencies, such as AIDS Project Los Angeles, while demonstrating love and support for those living with and affected by the disease. Over the past 25 years, S.T.A.G.E. productions have raised more than $5 million dollars to support HIV/AIDS charities throughout Southern California. 25 Years and Still Persevering!