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822 Star Starred
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
14900 La Mirada Boulevard La Mirada, CA 90638
562-944-9801
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"Floyd Collins"
50 ratings
4.4 average rating
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811 events
396 reviews
87 stars
attended Apr 05 2014

Floyd Collins gets stuck in a cave with a cave-in and you get to watch him die for 2 1/2 hours. If that is your idea of fun go see it by all means.

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262 events
142 reviews
25 stars
attended Apr 03 2014

You sit on the stage of the theater, which has become a theater. You are close to the actors. The music is behind you and you are bathed in it.
Then it begins.....and the story and music and dazzling performances sweep you away.
Did I like it,...continued

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285 events
115 reviews
6 stars
attended Apr 10 2014

The show's plot is interesting but the writers fail to mine either the gut-wrenching human story or other elements they put forward. I am not a fan of Adam Guettal but wanted to see this production since it got such great reviews. But the actors...continued

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“Director Richard Israel, music director David O and the strong cast rise to the challenge of Landau’s daunting book and Guetell’s spiky bluegrass-inflected songs.” -Los Angeles Times (Critic’s Choice)
“Guettel and Landeau’s musical grabs the audience tight and doesn’t let go till its powerful, gut-wrenching climax.” -StageSceneLA
“The show’s style and musical content are remarkable, but so is the way Floyd Collins depicts elements of human striving, hoping and dreaming colliding with harsh, and often gut-wrenching, reality.” -OC Register
“One of the most ambitious art musicals of recent years … Guettel and Landau - and in this sensitive production, Israel - carve out a truly memorable emotional experience." -artsinla.com

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