Venue Details

81 Star Starred
Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Cal State LA
On the north side of campus off Circle Dr. 5151 State University Drive Los Angeles, CA 90032
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11 ratings
4.1 average rating
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3 events
2 reviews
4 stars
attended Mar 08 2008

The description of this performance was extraordinarily deceptive. I suppose people who are familiar with "Opera a la Carte" probably know better what to expect, but I had... continued

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33 reviews
10 stars
attended Mar 08 2008

Bare stage. Piano for accompaniment. Black curtains. No sets. Five artists singing and skipping about the stage. Skipping and skipping and skipping. We skipped off to Little Tokyo for some noodles and imagined the second act.

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46 reviews
6 stars
attended Mar 08 2008

Very talented troupe.. My friends and I thought it was a great way to follow a nice outing to dinner. I really like the Luckman.. Was only sorry that it was not in the Big theatre where the seating is more comfortable.

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Quotes & Highlights

“This is a precious company, preserving an equally precious repertory.” —LA Weekly
“Opera a la Carte gives a top-quality evening of entertainment….they know how to do it, how to play the audience, how to pace their performance…how to make the difficult lyrics entertaining and how to keep fresh the old melodies.” —Redlands Daily Facts


Opera a la Carte has been performing rousing and delightful renditions of the Gilbert and Sullivan repertoire since its founding in 1970, and is acclaimed as the foremost Gilbert and Sullivan touring repertory company in the country.

Known especially for the authentic style of its productions, Opera a la Carte returns to the Luckman for a black tuxedo concert evening of Gilbert and Sullivan songs. Director Richard Sheldon and the company win over audiences with the sheer enthusiasm of its performances.