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Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
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Bring $10 cash for parking
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There is plenty of parking right in front of the venue for a reasonable $5 fee.
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160 ratings
4.6 average rating
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244 events
102 reviews
5 stars
attended Feb 23 2014

It's hard to go wrong with THE MUSIC MAN and this MTW presentation is pretty entertaining. Davis Gaines (arm in sling, due to an accident), works hard and carries with the show with abundant energy. The cast surrounding him possess strong voices...continued

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12 stars
attended Feb 27 2014

Davis Gaines was and is a consistently fabulous music theater star. Anything he is in is great.

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58 reviews
16 stars
attended Feb 23 2014

It was way to much dancing, I don't remember in the movie this part. I thought the female singing was much better than Davis Gaines. He was not projecting his voice so much; all in all enjoyed it.

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This production is suitable for younger audiences, but most enjoyable for ages 7 and older.

About the Ticket Supplier: Musical Theatre West

Musical Theatre West is one of Southern California’s oldest and most respected regional musical theatre companies and draws more than 60,000 patrons to Long Beach’s Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Now in its 62nd season, Musical Theatre West is the fastest growing arts organization in Long Beach and is dedicated to preserving musical theatre as a unique American art form.