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1150 Star Starred
Welk Resort Theatre San Diego
8860 Lawrence Welk Drive Escondido, CA 92026
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The Welk restaurant is very good, they also have a buffet before the show.
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maybe bring along a butt cushion for extra comfort. 1st act is 1.5 hr before intermission.
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23 ratings
4.6 average rating
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2 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 09 2010

This show has so much heart and it makes for a very fun night of theater! The cast, direction, choreography, vocals, etc. is absolutely wonderful. Don't miss this production! My friends and I loved it!!

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1 review
11 stars
attended Sep 25 2010

Although we thought that this was going to be "local theater", it turned out to be a totally professional group of actors, who drew us into the "nonsense" and keep us laughing through out!!!
The age of the audience was 18 to 88 and they laughed,...continued

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62 reviews
39 stars
attended Oct 14 2010

Absolutely fabulous!! Loved every minute. Was hesitant about the whole squeaky clean elderly Lawrence Welk image and how that might alter this poignant but deliciously naughty story. No worries necessary, the show went on beautifully and...continued

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This award-winning British film began its evolution to the eventual The Full Monty by incorporating the label “Chippendales” in the title. Creators opted, instead, for an honest story about an unemployment-ravaged town (later adapted to Buffalo, NY) and its workers’ fears, self-consciousness and personal worth. Critics describe the show as “delightfully bawdy” and a “rare crowd-pleaser.” Locals may remember that this musical began its journey to Broadway at the Old Globe Theatre in Balboa Park. Consequently, audiences eagerly await its return to San Diego so they can personally answer the question, “Will they or won’t they?”