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340 Star Starred
Maverick Theater
110 E. Walnut Ave. Fullerton, CA 92832
714-526-7070
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34 reviews
8 stars
We love Sunday shows because we can have a light meal, appetizers and a beverage or two before the 6pm show at one of the many restaurants across the train tracks. Kentro is yummy as is El Amerikano, best spicy margarita :-)
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58 events
34 reviews
8 stars
Sunday 6pm performance allows for an early dinner/happy hour at some of the restaurants north of the train tracks...we ate at Kentro Greek Kitchen and it was a peaceful and yummy experience.
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"Noises Off"
34 ratings
4.2 average rating
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Description

What the_ New York Post _called “The funniest farce ever written,” Noises Off returns to the stage at The Maverick Theater. Michael Frayn’s (Copenhagen, Democracy)  critically acclaimed play-within-a-play follows a theatrical company’s desperate attempt to perform their own farce, “Nothing On.” The show begins watching a thoroughly unprepared final dress rehearsal, and continues through two more nights of performances seen from both on-stage and back-stage. The actors create a first-rate farce of their own—forgetting lines, dropping trousers, and losing countless plates of sardines. Behind the scenes, love triangles and ruined affairs add fury and revenge to the mayhem under the lights, leading to pratfalls, flying props and more than one bloody nose. In the end, at the frenetic final performance, the two farces merge into one perfectly ravaged and wholly uproarious theatrical nervous breakdown.

Directed by Maverick co-owner Nathan Makaryk who also manages the improv troupe Improv Shmimprov, which has successfully entertained O.C. audiences every weekend for the last 3 and half years. The entire show is staged on a two story set that rotates 180 degrees between acts. Performed on the Maverick’s Main Stage; audiences will find themselves so close to the action they might smell the Sardines.