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105 Star Starred
Lyceum Theater
At Vanguard University 55 Fair Drive Costa Mesa, CA 92626
714-668-6145
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132 events
16 reviews
7 stars
Trying to find the Theater and -parking was very difficult. They need to give some directions on were its located!
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30 reviews
8 stars
Once you get on to the campus, it's much easier to ask a wandering student where the Lyceum Theater is than to attempt to find the directional signs which are not illuminated. Easy and free parking. Allow extra time to use the bathroom because it's a distance from the theater :-)
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Reviews & Ratings

"Godspell"
51 ratings
4.5 average rating
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2 reviews
14 stars
attended Jul 24 2011

Great talent / great singing. Updated with cute, humorous modern references. Add extra travel time for fair traffic ! And restroom use - they are not in theater area.

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416 reviews
595 stars
attended Aug 21 2011

There were a few good performances and songs but parts of it seemed unnecessarily silly and exaggerated. Hard not to compare the second act against Jesus Christ Superstar which was stronger on almost counts (except the ending).

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123 reviews
16 stars
attended Aug 13 2011

The absolute best production of Godspell EVER!! It was unbelieveable to me that this wasn't sold out. I hope someone has videoed this because these folks should be on Broadway, no kidding, this was way better than the movie and it is mostly due to...continued

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Website

http://www.americancoasttheater.org

Quotes & Highlights

Hear the original 1972 recording of ""Day by Day" on YouTube":http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P3PjfBQjJT8.

Description

Godspell is a refreshing yet powerful musical that is fun for the entire family. Gleaning elements from the Gospels of Matthew and Luke, this contemporary adaptation tells the story of Jesus through engaging characters, whacky story reenactments and memorable songs. Godspell is a groundbreaking and unique reflection on the life of Jesus Christ, with a message of kindness, tolerance and love.

Book by John Michael Tebelak 

Music & Lyrics by Stephen Schwartz 

About the Ticket Supplier: American Coast Theater Company

American Coast Theatre Company (ACTC) is a non-profit theater company that brings together professionals and college interns to produce superior summer theatrical productions to the Orange County community.

In collaboration with Vanguard University, ACTC is committed to producing professional theatre with artistic excellence and high production value.

ACTC is also committed to producing works that may inspire hope or self-reflection through the eyes of the characters that struggle with their own humanity. The organization believes in stories that offer the possibility of enlightenment, which can be life changing. The goal is to produce works from the American and international dramatic canon, while also nurturing the development of new American playwrights.

ACTC is deeply rooted in the artistic traditions of theatre and believes in the examination of the human condition, as well as the potential for personal and social redemption revealed through thought-provoking storytelling.