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225 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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J. Ayala
The weather was sunny but cool. I wore dark jeans, nice top and boots.
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Leslie Backus
I wore A dress, sweater, tights, and boots. Bring a sweater or jacket to stay warm. .
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33 reviews
22 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 LB Convention center) and harsh lighting was a distraction and with little...continued

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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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6 reviews
52 stars
attended Mar 20 2010

VERY CREATIVE! We found the opera everything that opera should be, and more. It had great appeal in terms of set design, staging/acting, spectacle, choreography, music (both vocal and orchestral); it was as good as it gets plus it had an added...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.”