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33 Star Starred
Whittier Center Theatre
7630 S. Washington Ave. Whittier, CA 90602
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Dwaine Swett
Free parking available on the street or adjacent parking lot.
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snack food and drinks at intermission were only $1 each
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16 reviews
22 stars
attended Jun 04 2011

The cassting was perfect for this performance! All the members performed their parts very well, and it was easy to follow the script throughout the play. The play was very entertaining and funny. I would certainly recommend this performance to...continued

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7 stars
attended Jun 17 2011

We really enjoyed the production. It was funny and the cast did a very good job. We were not aware of this company so we are pleased it was so enjoyable and we will certainly watch for future productions.

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19 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 04 2011

Classic 40's Broadway comedy about two sweet old ladies, who spike their elderberry wine with "just a pich of cyanide", was enjoyable enough.

Most of the performers were good to great, especially the characters Teddy Roosevelt, the "Hawaiian"...continued

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A classic comedy of the 1940s bounds onto the stage to wrap up the season. Staid, sane Mortimer Brewster and his more than eccentric family have delighted theater-goers for 70 years. They are all back, the sweet little aunties who have found a way to “help” lonely old gentlemen find happiness, Teddy, who thinks he’s the President, the murderous Jonathan, who bears an unfortunate resemblance to a movie monster, and a host of people who seem to drop in at the most inopportune times — making a it full night for poor Mortimer and his fiancee, Elaine. This wild farce will have you in stitches from start to finish, so polish up your funny bone and prepare to laugh yourself silly!

About the Ticket Supplier: Whittier Community Theatre

Founded in 1922, the Whittier Community Theatre presents a four-show season in the attractive, refurbished 396-seat Center Theatre, located in the Whittier Community Center. WCT has been in continuous operation since its inception making it the oldest non-profit amateur theatre west of the Mississippi.