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23 Star Starred
La Habra Depot Theatre
311 S. Euclid Street La Habra, CA 90631
562-905-9625
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James Ramirez
The weather was cool . I wore Jeans and a sweater.
Tommy dress Apr 10 2014 star this tip starred
davida gregory
Temperature was fine on our visit
The Tragedy of Hamlet, Prince of Denmark info Feb 01 2013 star this tip starred
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5 reviews
15 stars
attended Jun 10 2007

I am so sorry that I have to report that this was the most disappointing performance I have ever seen. My 3 year old granddaughter and I were anticipating it for weeks only to be extremely let down. Both of us became bored by the second half. ...continued

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414 reviews
71 stars
attended Jun 22 2007

It was okay. The staging was really too busy and the acting wasn't that great. Normally the LaHabra Depot does great shows...now with this one.

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9 reviews
1 stars
attended Jun 08 2007

I liked it, my daughter loved it although I think my friends kids weren't that entertained with it. I would probably take my daughter again although she would rather be on stage =), doubt I would get my husband to join us again.

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Description

This is the enduring classic about a mouse who is born into an ordinary New York family.  All the charm, wisdom and joy of E.B. White’s original are captured in this adaptation.  The many adventures both big and small of Stuart Little are brought vividly to life in this story theater presentation.  The acting ensemble plays many human and animal roles in a series of delightful scenes that make up the marvelous maneuverings of a mild mannered mouse trying to survive in a “real people’s world.”

About the Ticket Supplier: La Habra Depot Theatre

The La Habra Community Theatre began in 1976 as a Children's Theatre project of the City's newly established Cultural Arts Council. The first production was Shakespeare's Twelfth Night. It was performed in La Habra High School's lecture hall since the city did not have a Community Performing Arts Facility.

At the same time, the 1909 Pacific Electric Depot building stood empty and in danger of demolition if it was not restored to a functional role in the community. Planning for its renovation as a Community Performing Arts Facility was initiated by the Mayor of La Habra and supported by the City Council as well as many community members. The "train station", or depot, was then moved across the street to its current location in Portola Park to integrate it into the master plan for the redevelopment of downtown La Habra.

Funding to restore the depot and convert it to a Theatre came largely from the Federal Government Restoration of Historical Landmarks. "The Depot" was declared Orange County Historical Landmark Site #14.

In January of 1980, the Children's Theatre project was expanded to incorporate adult theatre. Then, in July of 1982, the 100 members of the Community Theatre moved into the Depot Playhouse. The first performance in the restored building was the musical Oklahoma. On August 15, 1995 the Depot Playhouse became a non-profit tax-exempt organization and officially became know as Depot Theatre of La Habra. The theatre's board of directors and all production committees are comprised of community volunteers. The Depot Theatre is one of the few community organizations which functions without a single paid staff member.