Venue Details

99 Star Starred
The Campbell Theatre
636 Ward Street Martinez, CA 94553
925-798-1300
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Reviews & Ratings

16 ratings
3.7 average rating
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23 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 28 2012

Wonderful depiction of life in the early 1900's, with a great set of period costumes and decor. The storyline unfolds in a vibrant way with much singing and dancing as the characters practice their vaudeville acts, and share their hardships and...continued

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13 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 07 2012

I love the intimacy of this theater. This production was perfect for it. Excellent actors who gave a lot of energy needed to portray vaudevillians. It was a nice story of people trying to make it to the Big Time

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35 reviews
18 stars
attended Jul 19 2012

bring a coat the theatre is very cold

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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.