Venue Details

18719 Star Starred
Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
213-628-2772
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3 events
2 reviews
0 stars
We went to a matinee and bought lunch on the Plaza. Not inexpensive, but tasty and convenient.
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4 reviews
1 stars
Traffic on 101 getting there was HORRIBLE, it took us 2 1/2 hours bumper to bumper the whole way. Made mistake of merging on to 110 and got off at 4th. Next time we will stay on 101 and get off at Temple.
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Reviews & Ratings

"The Drowsy Chaperone"
104 ratings
4.6 average rating
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1 review
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LADinLA Red Velvet
38 events
17 reviews
13 stars
attended Jul 10 2008

Fabulous costumes and sets, very clever writing, mostly good performances...all in all, a light, very enjoyable evening. There's no particularly memorable music and a few of the vaudeville scenes could have been cut, but there was delightful wit...

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9 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 09 2008

Smart & funny. I've seen it 5 times. And every time I've taken someone new, they've fallen in love with it.

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Quotes & Highlights

Winner of five Tony Awards, including Best Music and Best Book.
“Delightful, sparkling entertainment! You’ll be over the moon! We haven’t seen anything quite this original in a long time.” —Associated Press
“Ingenious! Few productions have ever pulled an audience so immediately and unconditionally on their side.” —New York Times
“Clever, gleeful and intelligent!” —The New Yorker
“You’re unlikely to have as funny an evening of theater this season as you will at this hilarious, side-splitting show.” —WNBC-TV

Description

Welcome to The Drowsy Chaperone, the musical comedy with tons of laughs and the most 2006 Tony Awards of any musical on Broadway. It all begins when a die-hard musical fan plays his favorite cast album, a 1928 smash hit called The Drowsy Chaperone, and the show magically bursts to life. The audience is instantly immersed in the glamorous, hilarious tale of a celebrity bride and her uproarious wedding day.

Music and lyrics by Lisa Lambert and Greg Morrison

Book by Bob Martin and Don McKellar

Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw