Sunset blvd 920

Sunset Boulevard Reviews

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB (Long Beach, CA)

Reviews & Ratings

95 ratings
4.4 average rating
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90 reviews
8 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Excellent cast. Can't complain about the singing, acting, and overall quality of the show. Except for about 3 songs, however, most of the other songs were not memorable.

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50 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 25 2013

Great to hear that haunting score again. It's a tough show to pull off as so much is required, or even demanded by the audience as far as sets. Musical Theatre West did an impressive job of creating Norma Desmond's mansion on stage. More then...continued

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19 reviews
10 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Amazing revival of a classic. It's been almost 20 yrs since Sunset had its last professional tour and this revival was better vocally than the original. The house was full and there wasn't a restless moment in the entire evening. Great theater.

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19 reviews
21 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Musical Theater West always has superb performances and this one is a fabulous production. The Carpenter is a great venue and DON'T MISS THIS REMARKABLE PRODUCTION!!! WOW!!!

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Goldstar Member Red Velvet
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282 reviews
78 stars
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97 reviews
258 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Great performance. Great cast, great sets. Flawless.

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41 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

It wasn't great but to spoiled by the movie.

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36 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

For a regional production great sets, strong performances and vocals.

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33 reviews
12 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

The BEST Broadway play I've ever seen! Wonderful performing arts theater and great seats! Thanks very much, Goldstar!

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Donovan Craig Red Velvet
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29 reviews
28 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

The best performance I've seen in a long time. David Burnham at his BEST!

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23 reviews
2 stars
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20 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

The show was great, an incredibly talented cast and wonderful sets and staging! We thorougly enjoyed it. And, I needed wheelchair seating for my mom, and that worked out very well, as those seats are in the front row. The Carpenter Performing...continued

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10 reviews
9 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

Excellent theater for viewing; talented cast and beautiful music!

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10 reviews
754 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

Great performance. I enjoyed it. The Carpenter Performing Arts Center always has great professional performed shows. I would recommend all events at this location.

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8 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

Seats were better than expected....center, Row R...a little further back than we normally sit at the Carpenter but this was a sold out and last performance of Sunset Blvd. The show was outstanding.

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6 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

I've seen Sunset Boulevard performed by two touring companies prior to this and this production was the best! The performers, the orchestra and the sets were all first-rate! The Carpenter Performing Arts Center is an excellent facility with good...continued

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2 reviews
7 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

The performance,costumes staging wonderful, the venue outstanding, hope to return soon!!

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1 review
1 stars
attended Jul 20 2013

Seats were amazing! Got fourth row center seats in Section A even though we only paid for seats in Section B.

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394 reviews
-75 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

One of the few major ALW musicals I had not previously seen was well executed with a great film noir/Hollywood gothic story

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65 reviews
215 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Excellent job by everyone involved. top-notch acting & singing by leads & chorus. Good use of space, lots of Hollywood action, etc. Wish they had left Betty a blonde, her dark wig was a bit much. Also noticed that the sets & costumes were rented...continued

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