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Ellen De-Ette Tippit
57 events
45 reviews
70 stars
Parking is so easy. The parking was $8. Accessible parking fairly close to the front door.
The Illusionists
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Mar
5 events
1 review
5 stars
We arrived in the area around 5:00 pm to eat before the 6:30 showing. Next time I'd prefer to arrive by 4:30 so that we're not rushing before the show.
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"Xanadu"
89 ratings
3.6 average rating
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Sandi Gateman
22 events
17 reviews
10 stars
attended Dec 15 2009

Being a fan of the 1980 movie, I was very disappointed. Xanadu does not translate well to the stage and a lot was lost in trying to make it a comedy. The jokes weren't funny at all, the stage set was boring and never changed. The music and...

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1 events
1 review
1 stars
attended Dec 15 2009

A sad attempt. I was hopeful that, at best, this would be campy and fun, but it fell short of even that. I would NOT recommend it.

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20 events
12 reviews
1 stars
attended Dec 20 2009

I would compare the experience to lemon meringue pie: fluffy and tart at the same time, an acquired taste best enjoyed by the Disney Channel set (my 10 year old loved the jokes). If you enjoy self-referential theater humor -- or are an ardent...continued

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Description

Put a bunch of smash hit songs, Tony® Award nominee Douglas Carter Beane and the cutest couple in town into a Broadway musical comedy blender, and what do you get? “Heaven on Wheels” says The New York Times. Taking audiences back to 1980 California, this hilarious new musical follows the beautiful Kira, who travels to earth to inspire a struggling young artist named Sonny, as she helps this aspiring painter to find his voice, discover true love and build the world’s first roller disco (not necessarily in that order).