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Long Beach Playhouse - Studio Theatre
5021 E. Anaheim St. Long Beach, CA 90804
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27 reviews
16 stars
Theater is air conditioned so it's comfortable regardless of the outside weather!
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44 events
27 reviews
16 stars
The weather was hot.. I wore shorts, t-shirt, and flip-flops..
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"How the Other Half Loves"
22 ratings
4.5 average rating
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4 reviews
2 stars
attended Sep 19 2008

A "must see" for married need not attend, unless they want to experience married life before the "knot".

Masterpiece of acting, which uncomplicates and humanizes an ever-changing course of hysterical plot changes. ...continued

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46 reviews
44 stars
attended Sep 06 2008

This was a wonderful play! The actors were terrific! I am not surprised!
I loved it!!!!

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28 reviews
10 stars
attended Sep 13 2008

I thought that this was one of the more entertaining plays that we have seen at the Long Beach Playhouse. The actors were well cast and the staging was clever. It took awhile to get accustomed to the dual staging but it never got in the way of...continued

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How The Other Half Loves is an ingenious, funny and brilliantly crafted comedy that juggles time and space to present the lives and loves, passion and panic of three married couples in a play of love and laughter, meals and mayhem. Like all of Ayckbourn’s comedies it is about the precise interaction of sex and class in modern English society.

About the Ticket Supplier: Long Beach Playhouse

Seventy-five continuous years of quality live theatrical entertainment have established the Long Beach Playhouse as a landmark in the City of Long Beach. The Playhouse produces 16 shows annually with a new play or musical every three weeks on the the Mainstage or upstairs in the Studio Theatre. Long Beach’s flagship professional theatre cuts across age, gender, ethnic, and cultural boundaries while being entirely self-supporting through ticket sales and membership support.