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623 Star Starred
Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
562-985-7000
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 60 members
Review from S. Craig

Every show at this venue simply sparkles! The Andrews Brothers is no exception. Bravo!!!!

reviewed Apr 19 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Sharon Cope

It was a very low cost production compared to many performances at the Carpenter Center. No orchestra, very little staging. Reminded me of a high school performance.

reviewed Apr 18 2008 report as inappropriate
Review from Debbie R.

This musical was fantastic. My husband was born during the forties so this just brought many memories back to him. The show starts were all equally fabulous. The performance were top notch and I highly recommend this show for anyone. It was...continued

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Stationed during World War II on a South Pacific Army base, three soldiers find themselves giving the performance of their lives when a certain trio of singing sisters fail to show up for their USO gig.  Don’t Sit Under the Apple Tree, The Hut Sut Song, Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy and A Slow Boat to China are just a few of the wonderful songs that highlight this valentine to the heroes of World War II.

Nick DeGruccio (recently awarded “Best Director” honors by the LA Drama Critic’s Circle for Zanna, Don’t!) will direct The Andrews Brothers, with choreography by Roger Castellano and musical direction by John Glaudini.  Roger Bean, creator of The Andrews Brothers, will be in residence, overseeing the production.  Stan Chandler, David Engel and Larry Raben, all original cast members of the hit Broadway show Forever Plaid, will star as the three hapless G.I.s, with Darcie Roberts (Broadway’s Curtains and Millie in the National Tour of Thoroughly Modern Millie) rounding out this all-star cast.

<em>The Book of Mormon</em> Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey Straight No Chaser/Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox Santa Anita Park's Winner's Circle BBQ Championship Standup Comedian Lisa Lampanelli <em>Sister Act</em>