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Maverick Theater
110 E. Walnut Ave. Fullerton, CA 92832
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Park next to The Maverick Theatre and walk across the bridge over the train tracks to one of the restaurants near Commonwealth Ave. I suggest Hopscotch, Kentro or El Amerikano. Can't go wrong at any of these spots :)
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Not too far from the Maverick is Cha Cha' can make reservations! Yummy food and great margaritas served on a shaded patio area :-)
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"The Count of Monte Cristo"
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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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150 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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“An impeccably solid piece of theatrical work … the whole thing thrilling from swash to buckle.” — The Wall Street Journal


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.