Venue Details

103 Star Starred
The Campbell Theatre
636 Ward Street Martinez, CA 94553
925-350-9770
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The weather was sunny.. I wore jeans..
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Had a delicious kale and brussell sprouts salad with a glass of Chardonnay at Haute Stuff in Martinez. The salad was crisp, fresh and so healthy that I was able to enjoy - guilt-free - the complimentary (donations accepted) dessert and tea offered in the Campbell Theater's lobby.
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3.7 average rating
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8 reviews
23 stars
attended Jun 28 2012

Saw preview so perhaps it will improve. Music good, some talented actors. But, first 20 minutes did not engage me at all. Play was too long. Some cutting should occur, especially early on.

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fjm
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35 reviews
20 stars
attended Jul 19 2012

bring a coat the theatre is very cold

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29 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 13 2012

All of the actors were very good, you really got caught up in the story. The set was fabulous. The piano-player was fantastic. All-in-all a very enjoyable evening!

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Website

http://www.willowstheatre.org

Description

A hilarious play with music by Laurence Carr. It’s 1919, and nine seasoned show folks are stuck in Philadelphia. While their current world is the small time circut of split weeks, they keep their hopes alive for the ‘Big Time.’ The players are a cross-section of the last generation of hoofers, comics and ‘novelty acts’ who kept America entertained while Vaudeville was king.

About the Ticket Supplier: Willows Theatre Company

The Willows Theatre Company's Five-Year Goals: Develop a national reputation as a producer of new musical theater; Build and diversify our audience; and Pursue development of the John Muir Festival Center. Producing Artistic Director Eric Inman will be developing a New Works Festival starting in 2011.