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Ahmanson Theatre
at the Music Center 135 North Grand Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90012
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20 stars
We parked underneath the theaters and ate at Kendell's. Good food at a reasonable price.
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10 stars
NO intermission, 3 hour show
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"The Drowsy Chaperone"
104 ratings
4.6 average rating
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19 reviews
0 stars
attended Jul 11 2008

A delightful evening of fun. Well directed and creatively presented. A surprise every minute. The reviewers were caught up comparing one cast with a version they saw last year and totally miss the fact that this encarnation is just as...continued

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LADinLA Red Velvet
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19 reviews
14 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...continued

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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