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Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772
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15 reviews
14 stars
Very limited street parking and places to eat so come prepared to pay for parking and fed.
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13 stars
They changed Patina Restaurant in the courtyard. They made it smaller and changed to a price fixed menu. We arrived 1 1/2 hrs. early and couldn't get in. The taco bar was closed. We couldn't get into another restaurant and ended up getting a sandwich from the fast food kiosk.
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"The Drowsy Chaperone"
584 ratings
4.5 average rating
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655 events
566 reviews
114 stars
attended Nov 27 2005

It really didn't do that much for me.

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155 reviews
59 stars
attended Nov 23 2005

Oh My Gosh! This was the best. I hope it does great on Broadway. The perfect show for all ages.

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91 reviews
45 stars
attended Nov 25 2005

a joy and a mess, but who cares, it was delightful

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Quotes & Highlights

“Outrageous humor! An openly affectionate and uproariously funny tribute to a bygone era.” —Variety
The recent Toronto production of The Drowsy Chaperone was lauded as " the best thing to happen to musical theatre in recent memory."

Description

Music and Lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison

Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar

Directed by Casey Nicholaw

This pre-Broadway musical is a deliciously silly and affectionate love letter to the great musicals of the gay 1920’s —a time when the champagne flowed, the caviar chilled and all the world was a guilty pleasure.

This fabled 1928 Gable & Stein musical classic tells the tale of a pampered Broadway starlet who wants to give up show business to marry. Her producer sets out to sabotage the nuptials or it’s curtains for him. Enter the chaperone, the debonair groom, a dizzy chorine, the Latin lover, and a couple of gangsters. Ruses are played. Hi-jinks occur. And the plot spins completely out of control!