Tony Award-Winning Musical Comedy The Drowsy Chaperone at the Ahmanson
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The last date listed for The Drowsy Chaperone was Friday July 11, 2008 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Ahmanson Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $70.00 - $79.00
- Our Price:
- $35.00 - $39.50
One of Broadway's most loved shows of 2013, The Trip to Bountiful, comes to the Ahmanson stage, starring Cicely Tyson, Vanessa Williams & Blair Underwood -- the same trio who starred in the TV film version of the show earlier this year. Tyson and Williams both headlined last year's Broadway production, which earned Tyson every major theatrical award, including the Tony. The Trip to Bountiful has a simple, relatable plot that's both heart-wrenching and inspiring: A spry widow living in a cramped apartment with her watchful son and daughter-in-law sneaks off on a secret journey to her beloved hometown of Bountiful. What starts as an ordinary trip becomes a life-changing journey. This hit Broadway production -- a revival of the original 1954 production -- inspired The Wall Street Journal's theater critic Terry Teachout to say, "I've never been more deeply moved by a theatrical production of any kind." Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from Brent Christensen
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A delightful evening of fun. Well directed and creatively presented. A surprise every minute. The reviewers were caught up comparing one cast with a version they saw last year and totally miss the fact that this encarnation is just as entertaining and delightful as it could possibly be. See it.
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Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Music and Best Book.
“Delightful, sparkling entertainment! You’ll be over the moon! We haven’t seen anything quite this original in a long time.” —Associated Press
“Ingenious! Few productions have ever pulled an audience so immediately and unconditionally on their side.” —New York Times
“Clever, gleeful and intelligent!” —The New Yorker
“You’re unlikely to have as funny an evening of theater this season as you will at this hilarious, side-splitting show.” —WNBC-TV
Welcome to The Drowsy Chaperone, the musical comedy with tons of laughs and the most 2006 Tony Awards of any musical on Broadway. It all begins when a die-hard musical fan plays his favorite cast album, a 1928 smash hit called The Drowsy Chaperone, and the show magically bursts to life. The audience is instantly immersed in the glamorous, hilarious tale of a celebrity bride and her uproarious wedding day.
Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison
Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar
Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw