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259 Star Starred
Alex Theatre
between Wilson and California 216 N. Brand Blvd. Glendale, CA 91203
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47 events
23 reviews
14 stars
MetroBus Route 92 has a stop right across the street from the Alex Theatre.
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The Peking Acrobats
17 ratings
4.4 average rating
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44 events
24 reviews
10 stars
attended Jan 25 2009

In my opinion, it is just a mediocre show, probably due to the small budget production. I am actually not sure they are from the Capital of China, Beijing. Maybe I myself was mistakenly thinking that Peking=Beijing. I have seen a China National...continued

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18 reviews
0 stars
attended Jan 25 2009

Both the young lady I was with and I loved the performance. Granted--as others here have noted--there were some "booboos". But hardly enough to detract from the overall strength/endurance/grace of the acrobats involved.

A wonderful way to...continued

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435 reviews
-85 stars
attended Jan 15 2010

Great performances for this kind of entertainment.

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Glendale Arts & present the Peking Acrobats in a spectacular, awe-inspiring and astonishing evening that is sure to please audiences of all ages.

Everything in the historic Alex Theatre is up for grabs as these gifted tumblers, contortionists, jugglers, cyclists, and gymnasts tumble their way across the stage with impeccable timing and brilliant grace.

The Peking Acrobats are a perennial favorite. They’ve played to sold out crowds and are known worldwide for their extraordinary feats of balance, dexterity and precision, rooted in Chinese folk-art traditions and accompanied by a live Chinese orchestra. The Peking Acrobats pay homage to 2000 years of tradition and present a virtual kaleidoscope of entertainment and wonder.