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426 Star Starred
Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
562-985-7000
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22 reviews
1 stars
attended Nov 03 2007

This show wasn't my cup of tea perhaps because it was written over 50 years ago. I liked some of the songs and the actors/actresses were very good in it. Overall it was a little bit of a disappointment to me especially considering the shows that...continued

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3 reviews
6 stars
attended Nov 04 2007

Really enjoyed this. I have never been to the Carpenter Theater. What a wonderful experience. The seats were great. The show was really really good. Had a great time. Thank you goldstar.

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53 reviews
172 stars
attended Nov 11 2007

Not a great show but great performances! Lots of fun!

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Quotes & Highlights

“Popping with percolating hormones” —New York Times

Description

Bright and brassy, sexy and sassy, the original production of The Pajama Game won the Tony for Best Musical and Choreography and helped launch the careers of Bob Fosse and Janis Paige. The revival won the Tony for Best Revival and starred Harry Connick, Jr. and Michael McKean. Love and strife in a 1950s factory along with dazzling dancing drive this hit-filled show, which features classic songs like “Hey There,” “Steam Heat” and “Hernando’s Hideaway.”

Darcie Roberts (Broadway’s Curtains, Millie in the national tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie) stars as Babe Williams. Paul Dean will make his MTW debut as Babe’s love interest and new Sleep Tite factory superintendent Sid Sirokin. Ovation Award-winning director Nick DeGruccio will play factory timekeeper Vernon Hines, and Terra MacLeod (Broadway, national and international tours as Velma Kelly in Chicago) will portray flirtatious secretary Gladys Hotchkiss.

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 62nd 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.