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Montgomery Theater
Off Plaza de Cesar Chavez 271 S. Market St. San Jose, CA 95113
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3.7 / 5 Rated by 19 members
Review from Greg
Red Velvet 137 events 26 reviews

Rodgers and Hammerstein moved the Broadway musical beyond the sentimentality and farcical style of their predecessors into what is now considered the golden age of the genre. For the first time the songs and dance numbers became an integral part...continued

reviewed Mar 26 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Eddie
Red Velvet 77 events 42 reviews

The musical had plenty of colorful sets, but the orchestra's string section seemed "off tune" half the time like a high school band... We were in the left side orchestra seating and I had a difficult time hearing the lead singers sing... They...continued

reviewed Mar 31 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Edith Pollock Kerr
Red Velvet 17 events 3 reviews

While "Carousel" is somewhat 'dated' and I do not like the idea that if someone hits you hard, but they love you & don't mean to hurt you, it doesn't hurt, I LOVE the music! The leads were excellent:
Beth Anne Wells was very cute as Carrie...continued

reviewed Mar 31 2011 report as inappropriate
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_Carousel _

Music by Richard Rodgers

Book and Lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s favorite collaboration, _Carousel _was named the best musical of the 20th Century by Time magazine. Julie and Carrie are mill workers in 1870’s New England who fall in love, one with carousel barker Billy and the other with fisherman Mr. Snow. Their lives become very different with the dark fate of the barker and the success of the fisherman. But when angels give Billy a second chance, love, loyalty, forgiveness and faith are the abiding themes given to his child and to the audience. Come hear the great songs and music, “If I Loved You,” “You’ll Never Walk Alone,” “The Carousel Waltz,” and much more.

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