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Saban Theatre
8440 Wilshire Blvd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211
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14 reviews
5 stars
I wore pants, dressy top.
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The weather was Night show cool but nice. I wore Dressy shirt,leggings and light jacket..
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"Blame It On Bacharach!"
46 ratings
4.2 average rating
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71 events
23 reviews
22 stars
attended Mar 09 2008

Never has an event worked SO HARD to remove every single shred of joy out of Burt Bacharach's extensive groovy fun witty songs. The director/musical arranger should be taken out into the back alley and put out of his misery. Turning Burt's jolly...continued

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23 events
7 reviews
27 stars
attended Mar 09 2008

We loved the event. Great music and lots of great singers. Our favorite muscian was Dave Koz.
We even rode down in the elevator with Burt Bacharach!

K. Hurlburt.

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181 events
100 reviews
0 stars
attended Mar 09 2008

This yearly event is usually very good and this year was no exception. What made it special was the concert version of Promises, Promises where the male lead was exceptional!

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Cast members include Ian Abercrombie, Catte Adams, Paul Ainsley, Sandahl Bergman, Stephen Bishop, Cate Caplin & Gary Franco, Carole Cook, Chris Cordone, Nancy Dussault, Betty Garrett, Justin Guarini, Daniel Gurwin, Marilu Henner, Alvin Ing, Dave Koz, Jane Lanier, Vicki Lewis, Jon Maher, Melissa Manchester, Pat Marshall, Lynn Marta, Marilyn Maye, Donna McKechnie, Jamie McMurray, Linda Michele, Valarie Pettiford, The “Plaids” (Roger Befeler, Stan Chandler, David Engel and Larry Rabin), Stefanie Powers, Jai Rodriguez, Ty Treadway and Deniece Williams.

Directed by David Galligan.

The longest continuously running AIDS benefit in the world, the Southland Theatre Artists Goodwill Event (S.T.A.G.E.), has raised more than $5 million for HIV/AIDS services throughout Southern California. Blame It On Bacharach! is S.T.A.G.E.’s 24th annual event.

AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA), one of the largest non-profit AIDS service organizations in the United States, provides bilingual direct services, prevention education and leadership on HIV/AIDS-related policy and legislation. Marking 25 years of service in 2008, APLA is a community-based, volunteer-supported organization with local, national and global reach.