Venue Details

8988 Star Starred
Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772
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Reviews & Ratings

402 ratings
4.3 average rating
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17 reviews
8 stars
attended May 22 2008

This revival seems to suffer from over admiration of the original 1975 production to the point where it never soars. It is still set in 1975, but doesn't fully commit to its time period. Leg warmers are gone, as well as the 70s hairstyles and...continued

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7 reviews
8 stars
attended May 22 2008

I saw this play when I was a child. All the songs came back to me. The dancing and singing were terrific. Everyone in our group, 8 people from ages 14 to 82 thoroughly enjoyed the evening.

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2 reviews
3 stars
attended May 22 2008

A Chorus Line has always been my favorite broadway musical. I saw the first touring company in the late 70's and fell in love with the show. The production at the Ahmanson is top notch! The cast is excellent and the show still filled my...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

A Chorus Line is back, and it’s thrilling!” —The New Yorker
“Heaven on Broadway.” —New York Times
“There’s nothing better! The show thrills from the opening number to the glittery gold finale.” —New York Daily News
“Enormously powerful!” —_Time Out New York _

Description

In an empty theatre, on a bare stage, the casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For 17 dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. It’s what they’ve worked for—with every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives. It’s the one opportunity to do what they’ve always dreamed: to have the chance to dance.

This is A Chorus Line, the musical for everyone who’s ever had a dream and put it all on the line. Come meet the new generation of Broadway’s best.

Conceived and originally choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett

Book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante

Music by Marvin Hamlisch

Lyrics by Ed Kleban

Originally co-choreographed by Bob Avian

Choreography re-staged by Baayork Lee

Directed by Bob Avian