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The Campbell Theatre
636 Ward Street Martinez, CA 94553
925-350-9770
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"Vaudeville"
16 ratings
3.7 average rating
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10 reviews
24 stars
attended Jun 28 2012

Saw preview so perhaps it will improve. Music good, some talented actors. But, first 20 minutes did not engage me at all. Play was too long. Some cutting should occur, especially early on.

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37 reviews
106 stars
attended Jun 28 2012

Wonderful depiction of life in the early 1900's, with a great set of period costumes and decor. The storyline unfolds in a vibrant way with much singing and dancing as the characters practice their vaudeville acts, and share their hardships and...continued

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52 events
37 reviews
106 stars
attended Jun 28 2012

Play, music and storyline came alive after about the first 15 minutes, which was slow and not very engaging. Needs a "hook" in the beginning with music, singing and dancing to get the audience involved and engaged.
Definitely more enjoyable as...continued

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Description

A hilarious play with music by Laurence Carr. It’s 1919, and nine seasoned show folks are stuck in Philadelphia. While their current world is the small time circut of split weeks, they keep their hopes alive for the ‘Big Time.’ The players are a cross-section of the last generation of hoofers, comics and ‘novelty acts’ who kept America entertained while Vaudeville was king.

Disney's <em>The Lion King</em> <em>Cirque du Soleil: LUZIA</em> <em>Beach Blanket Babylon</em> <em>A Christmas Carol</em> Yoshi's Oakland WinterFest at California's Great America Alex Ramon's <em>IMpossible</em> Oakland Athletics vs. San Francisco Giants: Preseason Baseball <em>Irving Berlin's White Christmas</em> Smuin's <em>The Christmas Ballet</em>