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Young Frankenstein @ Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts – Review

Written by Alina Mae Wilson 

Simply because of its universal infamy, the story of Frankenstein’s monster is heralded as one of the most well-known horror stories of all time. You don’t need to read the book to get the reference.  Anyone and everyone who has gone trick-or-treating at least once is familiar with the image of the stocky green monster staggering about with his arms stretched rigidly outward.  If you HAVE acquainted yourself with the original source material, you know that the story of the gargantuan creature cast out from society is tragic as well as terrifying.  But fear not –over at the Huntington Beach Academy for the Performing Arts, they have opted for a significantly brighter approach.  They are doing the Mel Brooks’ musical Young Frankenstein, which although quite long, is well acted, well sung, and brimming with trollish humor. Continue Reading

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Peter Pan – Broadway’s Timeless Musical playing @ Orange County Children’s Theatre @ Huntington Beach High School Theatre Jan 12 – 21 2017


Based on J.M. Barrie’s classic tale and featuring an unforgettable score by Morris “Moose” Charlap and Jule Styne with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh and Betty Comden and Adolph Green, Peter Pan is one of the most beloved and frequently performed family favorites of all time. This high-flying Tony Award-winning musical has been performed around the world and delighted audiences for 60 years.

Peter and his mischievous fairy sidekick, Tinkerbell, visit the nursery of the Darling children late one night and, with a sprinkle of pixie dust, begin a magical journey across the stars that none of them will ever forget. In the adventure of a lifetime, the travelers come face to face with a ticking crocodile, a fierce Indian tribe, a band of bungling pirates and, of course, the villainous Captain Hook.

Featuring the iconic songs, “I’m Flying,” “I’ve Gotta Crow,” “I Won’t Grow Up” and “Never Never Land,” and a rousing book full of magic, warmth and adventure, Peter Pan is the perfect show for the child in all of us… who dreamed of soaring high and never growing up. Peter Pan is a dream come true for theatres looking to spread their technical wings and entertain countless families. Taken from link


Show dates:

Friday, January 12, 2017  – 7:00 PM

Saturday, January 13, 2017 – 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

Sunday, January 14, 2017 – 2:00 PM

Friday, January 19, 2017 – 7:00 PM

Saturday, January 20, 2017 – 2:00 PM & 7:00 PM

Sunday, January 21, 2017 – 2:00 PM

Huntington Beach High School Historic Theater | 1905 Main Street Huntington Beach, CA 92648

Tickets $15-$20 at

Group rates available at

CONTACT | (714) 502-2244 |


Jan 12 – 21 2017



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