Sunset blvd 920

Sunset Boulevard Reviews

Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB (Long Beach, CA)

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"Sunset Boulevard"
100 ratings
4.4 average rating
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123 reviews
22 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Excellent cast. Can't complain about the singing, acting, and overall quality of the show. Except for about 3 songs, however, most of the other songs were not memorable.

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78 reviews
4 stars
attended Jul 25 2013

Great to hear that haunting score again. It's a tough show to pull off as so much is required, or even demanded by the audience as far as sets. Musical Theatre West did an impressive job of creating Norma Desmond's mansion on stage. More then...continued

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19 reviews
15 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Amazing revival of a classic. It's been almost 20 yrs since Sunset had its last professional tour and this revival was better vocally than the original. The house was full and there wasn't a restless moment in the entire evening. Great theater.

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19 reviews
28 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Musical Theater West always has superb performances and this one is a fabulous production. The Carpenter is a great venue and DON'T MISS THIS REMARKABLE PRODUCTION!!! WOW!!!

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Efren Matos Red Velvet
559 events
318 reviews
589 stars
attended Jul 19 2013

Well done.

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312 events
97 reviews
167 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Great performance. Great cast, great sets. Flawless.

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67 reviews
9 stars
attended Jul 26 2013

I saw Glen Close in Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles and jumped at the chance to see the play again. Awesome job by the cast. Very well done with minimal sets. Clever use of the film version.

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60 reviews
22 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

It wasn't great but to spoiled by the movie.

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51 reviews
34 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

The BEST Broadway play I've ever seen! Wonderful performing arts theater and great seats! Thanks very much, Goldstar!

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31 reviews
21 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

Had seen it before , not quite as well done as the previous productions.
Actually I thought the male lead better than the female. However, it was
certainly worth a view. This show is a winner it itself & the production was as professional as...continued

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Donovan Craig Red Velvet
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31 reviews
29 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

The best performance I've seen in a long time. David Burnham at his BEST!

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27 reviews
2 stars
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24 reviews
5 stars
attended Jul 27 2013

The show was great, an incredibly talented cast and wonderful sets and staging! We thorougly enjoyed it. And, I needed wheelchair seating for my mom, and that worked out very well, as those seats are in the front row. The Carpenter Performing...continued

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10 reviews
824 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

Great performance. I enjoyed it. The Carpenter Performing Arts Center always has great professional performed shows. I would recommend all events at this location.

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9 reviews
2 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

I've seen Sunset Boulevard performed by two touring companies prior to this and this production was the best! The performers, the orchestra and the sets were all first-rate! The Carpenter Performing Arts Center is an excellent facility with good...continued

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9 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

Seats were better than expected....center, Row R...a little further back than we normally sit at the Carpenter but this was a sold out and last performance of Sunset Blvd. The show was outstanding.

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435 reviews
-53 stars
attended Jul 28 2013

One of the few major ALW musicals I had not previously seen was well executed with a great film noir/Hollywood gothic story

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87 reviews
192 stars
attended Jul 19 2013

A beautiful production with strong performances from the 4 leads; Valerie Perri, David Burnham, Norman Large and Ashley Fox Linton. The large orchestra plays the fantastic orchestrations to perfection. "Sunset Boulevard" hasn't been seen in LA...continued

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66 reviews
218 stars
attended Jul 21 2013

Excellent job by everyone involved. top-notch acting & singing by leads & chorus. Good use of space, lots of Hollywood action, etc. Wish they had left Betty a blonde, her dark wig was a bit much. Also noticed that the sets & costumes were rented...continued

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66 reviews
35 stars
attended Jul 25 2013

Very nice theater, most seats were good seats. Our seats were almost dead center in the last few rows, the theater was small enough to enjoy the view, but I always bring my binoculars because I like to see the detail in the costumes. And oh were...continued

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