Venue Details

201 Star Starred
Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-ALEX
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Member Tips

Jeri
On an early Sunday afternoon, there was plenty of free parking around the theater in Glendale.
info Jan 26 2009 star this tip starred
Theater also very accessable by mass transit
info • Feb 23 2013 star this tip starred
Ree
You can also park at any of the city lots, and it's only $1 with validation from the theater
info Jan 18 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Balcony seating the worst
info Jan 18 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Casual
info Jan 18 2010 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Bar was open prior to the show. Closed during intermission.
info Jan 18 2010 star this tip starred
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Reviews & Ratings

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4.4 average rating
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24 reviews
10 stars
attended Jan 25 2009

In my opinion, it is just a mediocre show, probably due to the small budget production. I am actually not sure they are from the Capital of China, Beijing. Maybe I... continued

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18 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 25 2009

Both the young lady I was with and I loved the performance. Granted--as others here have noted--there were some "booboos". But hardly enough to detract from the overall... continued

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394 reviews
100 stars
attended Jan 15 2010

Great performances for this kind of entertainment.

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Website

http://www.alextheatre.org/calendar/events/index.php?com=detail&eID...

Description

Glendale Arts & DowntownGlendale.com present the Peking Acrobats in a spectacular, awe-inspiring and astonishing evening that is sure to please audiences of all ages.

Everything in the historic Alex Theatre is up for grabs as these gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists, and gymnasts tumble their way across the stage with impeccable timing and brilliant grace.

The Peking Acrobats are a perennial favorite. They’ve played to sold out crowds and are known worldwide for their extraordinary feats of balance, dexterity and precision, rooted in Chinese folk-art traditions and accompanied by a live Chinese orchestra. The Peking Acrobats pay homage to 2000 years of tradition and present a virtual kaleidoscope of entertainment and wonder.