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Dorothy Chandler Pavilion
135 N. Grand Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90012
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59 events
13 reviews
11 stars
Pinot Grill from Patina is right across from Dorothy Chandler Pavillion, but it gets BUSY, so give yourself at least 2 hours before the show.
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7 reviews
4 stars
The weather was warm. I wore A suit - many people dressed up, but many were more casual..
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"The Fly"
43 ratings
2.6 average rating
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168 events
37 reviews
832 stars
attended Sep 10 2008

The LA Opera is getting creative. It was interesting to see this movie turned in to an opera, but as far as operas go, I can pretty much guarantee it won't become a classic. The performers and the orchestra, conducted by Placido Domingo, sounded...continued

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131 reviews
35 stars
attended Sep 10 2008

Music atonal but not interesting. Singers were good. Lead looked good in the buff. lst act dragged. 2nd act better. Sets were dreary.

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193 events
54 reviews
6 stars
attended Sep 10 2008

One of the worst operas that I had to sit through. Howard Shore's music was monotonous and uninspiring. Mezzo-soprano Ruxandra Donose did not impress me a bit. Her singing voice was too squeaky to understand. As the lead, bass-baritone Daniel...continued

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The Fly is an engrossing exploration of the physical and psychological transformation in which a brilliant scientist begins to mutate into a hybrid of man and fly after one of his experiments goes horribly wrong. Researcher Seth Brundle makes a stunning breakthrough in the field of matter transportation when he successfully teleports a living creature. Frustrated in his budding romance with a scientific journalist, and in need of a human subject, he recklessly attempts to teleport himself. An unseen fly enters the transmission booth as well, however, and Brundle soon realizes that his experiment has had “mixed” results.