Venue Details

51 Star Starred
Kofman Theatre
2200 Central Avenue Alameda, CA 94501
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1 review
0 stars
Parking is convenient but you'll need change for the small outdoor lot down the street. The Kofman Auditorium is part of Alameda High School, for those who might be otherwise confused.
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2 reviews
5 stars
Get your tickets on the side of the stage and get there early. Parking is a challenge as well.
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"West Side Story"
25 ratings
4.2 average rating
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1 review
1 stars
attended Jul 20 2008

I felt the show was very amateur. Some of the cast members were excellent(Anita for example) and others were just OK. I didn't believe that everyone was committed to their parts but overall it was entertaining.

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55 reviews
24 stars
attended Jul 20 2008

Very clever set... great acting and singing... the costumes were authentic-looking.

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54 events
50 reviews
48 stars
attended Jul 25 2008

Everything was very, very good -- much better than I expected (though I'm not sure what I expected) -- but the total was less than the sum of the constituent parts. The venue has little intimacy -- and I felt disconnected in the cavernous...continued

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The original 1957 Broadway production, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins and produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold Prince, marked Stephen Sondheim’s Broadway debut. The award-winning 1961 film version stars Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, and Rita Moreno.