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Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-2539
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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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great bar next door if you want to have a pre-show drink
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Scott M.
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15 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 18 2007

Easy process, really enjoyable show, great music. Thanks for making these tickets available!

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attended Jun 18 2007

While technically a "Staged Reading," this performance was more than sufficiently staged, sung and acted to relay the brilliance of the musical Blood Brothers. It was performed superbly and incredibly emotionally by a brilliant cast. Quite...continued

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attended Jun 18 2007

This performance was amazing. I have seen this performance in London and had to see at the Alex. Even though they have scripts in hand, they did an amazing job. I had a wonderful time.

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Quotes & Highlights

Winner of the 1983 Olivier Award for Musical of the Year
“Unmissable and unbeatable” —International Herald Tribune
Blood Brothers is still one of the best pieces of popular theatre around.” —The Times of London

Description

Blood Brothers, by award-winning playwright Willy Russell (Educating Rita, Shirley Valentine), takes the classic story of twins separated at birth and transforms it into a moving musical tragedy.

Mrs. Johnstone has been deserted by her husband, who has left her with seven children to raise. When she learns that she is expecting twins, she is close to despair. Mrs. Johnstone cleans the house of Mrs. Lyons, who is rich and childless. When Mrs. Lyons hears that Mrs. Johnstone is to have twins, she begs one of her twins from her at birth.

The two boys grow up separately, never knowing the truth about their birth. In time they become firm friends—blood brothers—and even fall in love with the same girl. Mrs. Lyons tries to keep the boys apart, but fate brings them together again.

This is a stage reading, the actor’s will have scripts in hand.

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.