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17460 Star Starred
Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
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31 events
12 reviews
3 stars
Ate at the outdoor restaurant between the Ahmanson and the Music Center. Would recommend the portabella mushroom burger was delicious! Didn't even miss the meat! Definitely try it!
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55 events
12 reviews
10 stars
The weather was warm. I wore a dress. Please, people, even if it's been a hot day, shorts and a t-shirt are not appropriate. .
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"The Drowsy Chaperone"
104 ratings
4.6 average rating
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6 events
1 review
0 stars
81 events
58 reviews
13 stars
attended Jul 09 2008

An absolutely delightful comedy/musical. The actors were excellent, the singing was excellent, the staging was excellent, the overall production was excellent. Did I mention that Drowsy Chaperone was excellent?

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LADinLA Red Velvet
35 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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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


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