Venue Details

38 Star Starred
Lonny Chapman Theatre
At the intersection of Cleon Ave. & Burbank Blvd. 10900 Burbank Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
818-763-5990
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Casual --
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V ery limited concession stand -- I brought my own granola bar --
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Small parking lot, about seven spaces, otherwise street --
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Very nice little theater with red plush seats --
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julolinka
Good coffee and limited snacks. Genial hosts.
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julolinka
Good to get there a bit early to get lot parking.
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13 reviews
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attended Jun 05 2011

Although the production didn't find quite the right tone for this 1857 melodrama, I still found it historically interesting, and also fascinating from the standpoint that... continued

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5 stars
attended Jun 18 2011

Very enjoyable evening - great acting, great costumes and great lighting. Delightful!!!!!

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Description

_The Poor of New York

_by Dion Boucicault

Originally staged in 1857, this classic melodrama culled from the rich tapestry of America’s pre-Civil War history, could have been ripped from today’s headlines. The play chronicles the rise and fall of banker, Gideon Bloodgood, during the financial panics of 1837 and 1857. The parallel lives of the Bloodgood and Fairweather families are chronicled over twenty years with the coming of age of new villains and untapped heroes. An eleventh hour reprieve from an unexpected source culminates in a satisfying climax.

About the Ticket Supplier: Group Rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre

Founded in 1972, the Group Rep at the Lonny Chapman Theatre has won almost every drama award imaginable, plus many special awards from the community for its work with young people, seniors and the physically impaired. The company’s play choices are eclectic and offbeat.