Venue Details

55 Star Starred
Whittier Center Theatre
7630 S. Washington Ave. Whittier, CA 90602
562-696-0600
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78 events
68 reviews
196 stars
A couple of blocks away, we found a nice oyster bar/restaurant - Portsmouth. Recommended.
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5 events
2 reviews
8 stars
Parking is free You can park in the lot or on the street
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Reviews & Ratings

"A Funny Thing Happened On the Way to the Forum"
14 ratings
3.9 average rating
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C.M.
13 events
9 reviews
27 stars
attended Sep 10 2010

When I attended this production on Friday night, I reminded myself that since this is community theatre I shouldn't have such lofty expectations. Even now as I write this review, I'm repeating the same thing to myself. But when do we draw the...continued

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28 events
6 reviews
5 stars
attended Sep 11 2010

My husband, our friends and I enjoyed the show tremendously,it was fun, and much audience laughter was heard. Eric C. was indeed tremendous and so natural, the whole cast was well chosen and performed very well. Congratulations to Director John...continued

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3 reviews
1 stars
attended Sep 11 2010

Eric C. lead a great cast through a funny, action packed show. It was very enjoyable, and I would gladly see it again. The theatre is a nice facility, with comfortable seats, and a good sound system.

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Description

One of the funniest musicals in the American Songbook, this clever, tuneful take on silly doings in ancient Rome makes for an evening of giddy entertainment. Combining the best traditions of Greek comedy, musical theatre and just a dash (maybe more) of burlesque, the tale of the wily slave out to win his freedom is a delight for all. Throw in some bright tunes from one of Americas’ best composers and a bevy of beautiful girls and you have an audience pleaser for everyone in the audience. Comedy Tonight!