Venue Details

203 Star Starred
Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
818-243-2539
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Roxanne
This area of Glendale can get crowded so arrive a little early to find parking behind the theatre or on the next block.
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Roxanne
I wore light jacket or wrap if you are sitting in the balcony as the air conditioning can get cold..
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Reviews & Ratings

61 ratings
4.4 average rating
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80 events
29 reviews
375 stars
attended Sep 16 2006

The acts were especially good this year. Thanks for a great night out for me and my family.

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18 events
15 reviews
0 stars
attended Sep 16 2006

An old-fashioned variety show with many live acts followed by classic movies. This time there was old-timey music, a juggler, a "glass harmonica" player, a magic act and a sing-along. Then there was a cartoon and short films from Charlie Chaplin...continued

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69 events
22 reviews
4 stars
attended Sep 16 2006

Five live acts in a variety show before a handful of movie shorts equals a full night of entertainment!

This was my second year attending the Alex Theatre's recreation of a night of Vaudeville. They had an old time musical act, a juggler, a...continued

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Website

http://www.alexfilmsociety.org/schedule.php

Description

The Alex Film Society opens its 13th season with the seventh annual Vaudeville Extravaganza! at Glendale’s historic Alex Theatre. The most anticipated family event held annually at the grand theatre, the show is a “hurricane of fun and frolic” paying tribute to the Alex’s vaudeville roots. The one-night-only event is an eclectic mix of the sort of variety acts that made vaudeville so beloved by a generation of fans.

Opening the show will be

America’s enchanting ukelele chanteuse Janet Klein and her Parlor Boys

playing nostalgic music from the vaudeville era.

Then, live on stage will be:

Who’s On First?

Davis & Faversham’s Tribute to Abbott & Costello

Jovial Jaunty Juggling

Beejay Joyer’s Masterful Manual Manipulations

Maestro of the Glass Harmonica

Michael Grenier, Creator of Crystal Melodies

From Bulgaria!

Stoil and Ekaterina, Masters of Magical Transformations

True to the vaudeville genre, the evening concludes on the big screen with a Walter Lantz cartoon Broadway Bow Wow’s, Charlie Chaplin’s 1916 comedy classic One A.M. starring the loveable tramp and to close, Buster Keaton in Pardon My Berth Marks.