Venue Details

15 Star Starred
Saratoga Civic Theater
At the corner of Allendale and Fruitvale 13777 Fruitvale Ave. Saratoga, CA 95070
408-868-1291
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Member Tips

Ruukie7
Casual
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Ruukie7
1.00 for everything, but coffee might be Sanka
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Ruukie7
Plenty of free parking
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Reviews & Ratings

18 ratings
4.2 average rating
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9 events
5 reviews
3 stars
attended May 21 2011

A fantastic show! Great acting! Don't miss it!

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4 reviews
0 stars
attended May 21 2011

WOW! What a great show. Walter Mayes played Mack and really did a great job! I liked the story and especially liked how movie clips were incorporated into the... continued

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13 events
8 reviews
13 stars
attended May 28 2011

Excellent production1 Talented cast!

Recommend going!!

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More Information

Website

http://www.southbaymt.com/shows/mack_mabel.html

Quotes & Highlights

To get into the spirit of the silent film era of Hollywood, the cast and crew visited the Silent Movie Museum in Niles and took a trip to see Jason Graae’s cabaret performance at the Rrazz Room in San Francisco that saluted composer Jerry Herman’s 80th birthday.

Description

This romantic tale of the silent film era tells the story of legendary director Mack Sennett (best known for his Keystone Kops_) and his greatest star, the adorable Mabel Normand. It features a musical score by Jerry Herman (_Hello, Dolly!, Mame) that is considered one of his very best. Set in an early 20th-century movie studio, this delightful, intelligent musical captures the spirit of an exciting time when this new, creative industry was springing to life, with scenes that range from madcap comedy to frolicking bathing beauties to intimate romance. Don’t miss this rarely-performed musical gem!

About the Ticket Supplier: South Bay Musical Theatre

South Bay Musical Theatre (formerly Saratoga Drama Group) has been presenting top-notch musical theater to the South Bay Area for 45 years. Each annual season features three fully staged and costumed productions with a live orchestra, including both beloved musical "classics" and lesser-known--but equally captivating--shows.