Venue Details

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Altarena Playhouse
Across from Lincoln Park 1409 High Street Alameda, CA 94501
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22 events
9 reviews
11 stars
No bad sitting, it's a compact theater and the stage is right there a few feet away
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12 events
4 reviews
1 stars
They had refreshments for sale beforehand.
God of Carnage
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"The Fantasticks"
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4.2 average rating
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39 events
22 reviews
85 stars
attended Oct 05 2012

I've hear about this musical for yrs, the song "Try to remember" is a favorite.The actors were just fantastic!The staff very helpful & friendly, inviting all to new season at good prices. I just really didnt like story line or other songs much.

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80 events
27 reviews
11 stars
64 events
25 reviews
12 stars
attended Sep 30 2012

Good performances and great voices, but the show is somewhat dated. Great venue.

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More Information



Music by Harvey Schmidt

Book & Lyrics by Tom Jones

Directed by Stewart Lyle

Musical Direction by Armando Fox

Choreography by Kim Saunders

Appropriate for all ages.

About the Ticket Supplier: Altarena Playhouse

Since 1938, Altarena Playhouse has presented creative, intimate, and artistically ambitious stagings of plays, musicals and revues. The inclusive and welcoming atmosphere makes Altarena a “great place to go” for patrons and a “great place to work” for artists. From re-envisioning the classics to promoting new works, our critically acclaimed productions and our educational outreach programs foster greater appreciation and understanding of the theater arts in Alameda and throughout the Bay Area.