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14 events
9 reviews
2 stars
I wore a silk suit and my husband wore a dress jacket and pants. People are dressing rather sloppy for the theater lately. It is a special place and I enjoy seeing the folks dressed up. It makes it seem more special..
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S. Craig Red Velvet
344 events
151 reviews
41 stars
Mitsua Market on Paularino, 1.5 blocks east of Bristol on the South side of the 405 has a great food court with all kinds of Japanese Food available. The market has a great "to-go" sushi fare and in the early evening most of the sushi, made that afternoon, is marked down for a quick sale. I especially like the noodle shop closest to the check out stands of the Market, and their spicy Pork Noodles are terrific. More expensive and the best in the food court is the noodle shop in the middle of the court, about 3 stalls to the right of the first noodle shop, to the right of it, is a stall that has a great tempura, teriyaki combo, that I've enjoyed for years. Mitsua Market has wonderful desserts with shops specializing in frozen mochi and pastries, as well as fare only found in Japan. In fact, going to Mitsua is to be transported to an authentic Japanese SuperMarket and Food Court.
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31 events
10 reviews
3 stars
attended Jun 28 2007

I hated this performance and couldn't sit through the whole thing. I left after half an hour of it. The actors were not convincing and hard to listen to.

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7 reviews
4 stars
attended Jun 27 2007

I have seen Chicago several times. Love the choreography; of course i am a Fosse Fan! Didn't care for the "minimilist" staging however. The story demands s-o-m-e set pieces .

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28 events
7 reviews
11 stars
attended Jun 27 2007

I've seen this show at least 4 times and was so noticed that this production's cast did not represent the typical body type of a dancer. It was refreshing.

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The multi-talented Tom Wopat will step into the shoes of master attorney Billy Flynn in the touring production of CHICAGO when it makes a stop at the Orange County Performing Arts Center for a limited one-week engagement in Segerstrom Hall. 

The production marks Wopat’s return to the road after starring in Glengarry Glen Ross on Broadway and in the Tony® Award-winning revival of 42nd Street. Wopat enjoyed a nearly two-year run as Frank Butler opposite Bernadette Peters in Annie Get Your Gun, for which he received a Tony Award nomination. Wopat is well-known to television audiences for his seven seasons in the TV phenomenon The Dukes of Hazzard and from his work on the hit CBS sitcom Cybill. His appearance in CHICAGO marks a return to The Center; he appeared in Annie Get Your Gun in 2000 and in the Cabaret Series in 2002.

CHICAGO continues to “razzle-dazzle” audiences since it opened to rave reviews at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. The Washington Post called it “stylish and bold! What you see is what you so gloriously get.” WRC-TV entertainment reporter, Arch Campbell said, “CHICAGO is one of the year’s great delights! The cast blows the roof off the joint!” “A killer production,” said Rohan Preston of the Star Tribune.

Produced by Tony® Award winners, Barry and Fran Weissler and under the Tony Award winning direction of Walter Bobby and spotlighting Tony Award-winning choreography by Ann Reinking in the style of the legendary Bob Fosse and re-created by Gary Chryst, CHICAGO features the music and lyrics of master Broadway multi-award winning composers John Kander and Fred Ebb, with book by Ebb and Fosse.

CHICAGO, winner of six Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival and a Grammy® Award for its cast recording, has the distinction of being Broadway’s longest running revival, and celebrated its 10 year anniversary at the Ambassador Theatre in New York on November 14, 2006. Its story of two real life murderesses and a lawyer who turns them into media celebrities is a page right off today’s newspapers.

The phenomenal success of CHICAGO spawned the Academy Award ®-winning film version. But, seeing it live is an experience you will never forget. The jazz, the style, the music and the dancing all add up to an experience that will exhilarate. CHICAGO is a production not to be missed and the reviewers agree. Time Magazine calls it “a triumph,” Newsweek raves, “smashing,” and _Entertainment Weekly _sums it up by calling CHICAGO “Broadway’s most electrifying show.”