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Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-2539
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The weather was mild outside = comfortable in the venue.
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Or, add your own...plenty of eating places located very close to the theater, reasonably priced & a little higher end if that's what you are looking for. Public parking was a little difficult, so might as well park in the parking structure on Maryland as the first 90 mins. are free. Total cost of just the performance was $1!!!!
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attended Nov 19 2007

It was a rare opportunity to see a Gershwin show from 1933. Although the material was dated there were a few famous songs and the cast performed them admirably.

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Description

Created in 1933 (and revived to great acclaim Off-Broadway in 1998), As Thousands Cheer’s amusing gimmick was to turn newspaper headlines into deftly edited skits and musical numbers. This structure allowed Moss Hart to parody such wet-ink-fresh subjects as Gandhi, Joan Crawford, Josephine Baker and the new (!) Rockefeller Center. Irving Berlin’s score is unparalleled, launching such favorites as “Easter Parade,” “Supper Time,” “Heat Wave” and “Harlem on My Mind.”

Book by Moss Hart

Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin

About the Ticket Supplier: Musical Theatre Guild

The Musical Theatre Guild, a non profit membership company of theatrical professionals, produces and performs a variety of new and rediscovered musical theatre works for the entertainment, education and enrichment of the community.