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Barbara Frey
Just be prepared to enjoy the interaction with the audience and actors. Really a special time for all.
How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical info Dec 13 2014 star this tip starred
Arts lover in OC
Lots of places nearby Segerstrom Center to eat, from pricey to moderate. We ate at Thasos, a moderately priced Greek restaurant, in the Bed, Bath and Beyond shopping center diagonal to Segerstrom Center. Pretty good food, and can leave your car there to save $10 parking fee. Also Japanese, Indian, Cuban or specialty Hamburger restaurants in the same center.
Pippin dining Nov 14 2014 star this tip starred
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Sandi Gateman
22 events
17 reviews
10 stars
attended Dec 15 2009

Being a fan of the 1980 movie, I was very disappointed. Xanadu does not translate well to the stage and a lot was lost in trying to make it a comedy. The jokes weren't funny at all, the stage set was boring and never changed. The music and...continued

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1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 15 2009

A sad attempt. I was hopeful that, at best, this would be campy and fun, but it fell short of even that. I would NOT recommend it.

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19 events
12 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 20 2009

I would compare the experience to lemon meringue pie: fluffy and tart at the same time, an acquired taste best enjoyed by the Disney Channel set (my 10 year old loved the jokes). If you enjoy self-referential theater humor -- or are an ardent...continued

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Description

Put a bunch of smash hit songs, Tony® Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane and the cutest couple in town into a Broadway musical comedy blender, and what do you get? “Heaven on Wheels” says The New York Times. Taking audiences back to 1980 California, this hilarious new musical follows the beautiful Kira, who travels to earth to inspire a struggling young artist named Sonny, as she helps this aspiring painter to find his voice, discover true love and build the world’s first roller disco (not necessarily in that order).