There is only one staff member at will-call, so please arrive at least 30 minutes before the show begins to allow time to get your tickets and be seated. This venue requires stairs. There are two steps per row from the lobby entrance.
1,011 Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB Tips
- Casual 8
- Dressy 4
- Park in lot 4
- Parking is cheap 4
- Parking is a breeze 2
- Dine before you go 5
- Pack a picnic 1
- Food and drinks for purchase 1
If you have trouble with climbing many stairs buy tickets elsewhere and get much lower row. The seating area we had had many stairs and Mom had a great deal of problems getting up them. This venue also only has right and left entrances to the rows of seats. The rows are very long so depending on where you sit you could have a lot of people going past you back and forth, especially if you get seated to early.
Had a fun unusual eating experience aT Roscoe’s Chicken and Waffles. Eat that!
8 of us went to fabulous"White Christmas"; ate at Hof's Hut on Bellflower Blvd., nearby. We wore Christmas outfits; a coat on a cool eve.
Very long first Act...go to bathroom before start of show. You also can preorder any intermission refreshments before start of show. Good idea as it gets very busy. Bathroom has lines but attendant makes it go quickly?
The weather was cool. I wore long pants and a sweater. It was perfect. Be comfortable but not tacky..
Parking Near Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
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