Venue Details

390 Star Starred
Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
562-985-7000
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Member Tips

Goldstar Member
Parking was $5--we were surprised we had to pay for parking
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Goldstar Member
Parking is very convenient, and the $5 charge is very reasonable.
info Apr 08 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Casual dress is fine, and that's what most people chose
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Goldstar Member
Stadium seating is excellent...you have great view from virtually any seat.
info Apr 08 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Casual
info Apr 11 2011 star this tip starred
Goldstar Member
Lots of $5 parking. But there is usually free street parking for evening events.
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Reviews & Ratings

53 ratings
4.1 average rating
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4 events
1 review
7 stars
attended Apr 02 2011

The show was wonderful. All of the singers had amazing voices. It was a very fun evening.

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29 events
17 reviews
3 stars
attended Apr 03 2011

Seats were great and show was wonderful. Felt like being back in the 60's.

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12 events
8 reviews
1 stars
attended Apr 03 2011

Music was fantastic. Am always impressed with the high, high quality of singing voices. The theatre is very compatible for viewing.

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More Information

Website

http://www.musical.org

Quotes & Highlights

See what Goldstar members had to say about The Marvelous Wonderettes, also by Roger Bean.

Description

Roger Bean, Creator/Director

Lee Martino, Choreographer

Michael Borth, Musical Director/Arranger

Michael Paternostro, Musical Director

The creator of The Andrews Brothers and The Marvelous Wonderettes now brings audiences all the groovy music of the late 1960s as we follow Holly, a runaway bride to the Haight-Ashbury, where she learns to make her own kind of music! Be sure to wear some flowers in your hair; it’s gonna be a real trip!

Roger Bean (writer/director) created and directed the off-Broadway production of The Marvelous Wonderettes, and the long-running Los Angeles production received the 2007 Los Angeles Ovation Award for Best Musical. Bean received Los Angeles Ovation Award nominations for Best Director of a Musical for the Los Angeles productions of Winter Wonderettes and The Marvelous Wonderettes. He also created The Andrews Brothers, which has played in numerous theaters throughout Southern California after a critically-acclaimed West Coast debut at Musical Theatre West. Bean’s recent long-running doo-wop hit Life Could Be a Dream received the 2010 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Production, the LA Weekly Theatre Award for Musical of the Year, and the 2010 Backstage Garland Award for Outstanding Production of the Year.

About the Ticket Supplier: Musical Theatre West

Musical Theatre West is one of Southern California's oldest and most respected regional musical theatre companies and draws more than 60,000 patrons to Long Beach's Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Now in its 60th season, Musical Theatre West is the fastest growing arts organization in Long Beach and is dedicated to preserving musical theatre as a unique American art form.