Venue Details

305 Star Starred
El Portal Theatre
At Weddington St. 5269 Lankershim Blvd. North Hollywood, CA 91601
818-508-4200
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4 events
1 review
2 stars
The weather was Cold. I wore Pants and a sweater .
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43 events
19 reviews
17 stars
Theatre has a bar for drinks but no coffee. They will allow you to go to the coffee bar next door and bring in your cup to the theatre.
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Reviews & Ratings

"Marilyn: Forever Blonde"
12 ratings
4.8 average rating
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18 events
4 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 02 2012

My partner and I saw the show last night at the El Portal Theatre and it was an amazing evening. We share the same birthday which is August 5th and until last night I didn't realize it was also the anniversary of Marilyn's death. A HUGE highlight...continued

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727 events
296 reviews
106 stars
attended Aug 04 2012

Fantastic show and incredible portrayal of Marilyn - :) A definite must see. Thanks again!

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657 events
377 reviews
-336 stars
attended Aug 02 2012

We had some trepidation - including about price - but were both blown away by this intense, highly professional, informative and moving piece. I'm so sad I can't be sure friends and loved ones won't be able to see this - I think it has a very...continued

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Quotes & Highlights

“It is a haunting image that Sunny Thompson creates. Every nuance, every eye blink, every gorgeous gown and her walk is Marilyn. This is truly one of the greatest performances of the modern stage. Thompson has the same magnetic presence that Monroe had and is astounding in this role. The production is exemplary. The set is gorgeous with exquisite design elements.” —San Francisco Online Daily News
“The delectable Sunny Thompson has the strange allure of Monroe down to a tee … you can’t take your eyes off her!”  —The London Times