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585 Star Starred
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
14900 La Mirada Boulevard La Mirada, CA 90638
562-944-9801
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3 stars
The weather was warm. I wore casual dressing.
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25 events
11 reviews
5 stars
Lots of different restaurants in the center adjacent to theatre and within a less than 10 minute drive.
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4.4 average rating
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657 events
377 reviews
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attended Apr 09 2014

Amazing show - don't miss. Very dramatic story - all true and the ideas/issues are all still relevant and compelling. Importantly, the music is really gorgeous (think "Sondheim" more than Rogers & Hammerstein), I left humming! More of a...continued

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282 reviews
152 stars
attended Apr 05 2014

Floyd Collins gets stuck in a cave with a cave-in and you get to watch him die for 2 1/2 hours. If that is your idea of fun go see it by all means.

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133 reviews
15 stars
attended Apr 03 2014

You sit on the stage of the theater, which has become a theater. You are close to the actors. The music is behind you and you are bathed in it.
Then it begins.....and the story and music and dazzling performances sweep you away.
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http://www.lamiradatheatre.com/floyd_collins.htm

Quotes & Highlights

“Director Richard Israel, music director David O and the strong cast rise to the challenge of Landau’s daunting book and Guetell’s spiky bluegrass-inflected songs.” -Los Angeles Times (Critic’s Choice)
“Guettel and Landeau’s musical grabs the audience tight and doesn’t let go till its powerful, gut-wrenching climax.” -StageSceneLA
“The show’s style and musical content are remarkable, but so is the way Floyd Collins depicts elements of human striving, hoping and dreaming colliding with harsh, and often gut-wrenching, reality.” -OC Register
“One of the most ambitious art musicals of recent years … Guettel and Landau - and in this sensitive production, Israel - carve out a truly memorable emotional experience." -artsinla.com