Venue Details

195 Star Starred
Long Beach Performing Arts Center, Terrace Theater
at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center 300 E. Ocean Blvd. Long Beach, CA 90802
562-436-3661
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Same as LA opera, although I didn't see any jeans.
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Jan
Hope you don't have to go to the bathroom!!
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beaumarchais18
I wore jeans!
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beaumarchais18
Park on street...short walk...
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beaumarchais18
Dinner in downtown Long Beach...fun and good...
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Reviews & Ratings

11 ratings
4.2 average rating
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60 events
30 reviews
1 stars
attended Mar 28 2010

I have loved this opera for years and I am fortunate to have seen it in Long Beach - twice. Kudos to Long Beach Opera.

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18 reviews
67 stars
attended Mar 28 2010

The opera was enjoyable for the most part.I'm no opera expert, but I thought the singing, dancing, and music, generally, were excellent. I did not "get" a lot of the... continued

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70 events
31 reviews
14 stars
attended Mar 28 2010

Top notch orchestra and singers. Very effective staging with exception of the final scene. "The party's over - wrecked banquet setting" (with furnishing direct from the... continued

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Description

Fact and fantasy fuse together in a momentous culture clash that forms the basis for this landmark opera by Pulitzer Prize and Grammy-winning composer, John Adams. In the composer’s words: “It is part epic, part satire, part a parody of political posturing, and part serious examination of historical, philosophical, and even gender issues.”