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337 Star Starred
Maverick Theater
110 E. Walnut Ave. Fullerton, CA 92832
714-526-7070
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32 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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32 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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Reviews & Ratings

"The Count of Monte Cristo"
14 ratings
4.9 average rating
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attended Apr 16 2011

I thought it was well done. Its been a long time since I read the book, but it flowed well and i was able to follow the story.

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attended Apr 23 2011

This play was much better than expected! The music, costumes, acting, and overall attention to detail was phenomenal. I was totally engaged throughout the performance.

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153 reviews
92 stars
attended May 07 2011

Yet another outstanding production at the Maverick. The story was told very well and the set design was such that changes of scenery were unnecessary. First rate acting added to the show. Don't miss this.

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Quotes & Highlights

“An impeccably solid piece of theatrical work … the whole thing thrilling from swash to buckle.” — The Wall Street Journal

Description

Based on the epic classic novel by Alexandre Dumas, this translation by Charles Morey — originally adapted for the Alabama Shakespeare Festival — artfully shapes the harrowing tale into a captivating night of theater.

Starring Michael Keeney as the Count, the story follows the journey of Edmond Dantes, who is falsely imprisoned by his friends and spends years in prison studying and preparing to bring cold, calculated, insidious revenge upon those who betrayed him. As he gets closer to his goals, he finds that he is losing the little humanity he has left, and seeks to understand the nature of revenge and forgiveness amidst the nefarious schemes he has set into motion. Director Nathan Makaryk weaves the story together with a powerful ensemble cast, an ambitious scenic design, a compelling score, and captivating sword combat.