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“Ain’t Misbehavin’” swings at the Alhambra

By Emily Whitehead
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Alhambra Theatre and Dining’s production of “Ain’t Misbehavin’” had the audience toe-tapping and singing along all night. This tribute to the Harlem Renaissance jazz singers of the 1920s and ‘30s and a celebration of legendary jazz writer Thomas “Fats” Waller was a boisterous night of rib-tickling songs.

Alhambra’s “Big” an entertaining wish come true for audiences

By Martie Thompson
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Alhambra Theatre and Dining’s production of “Big” explores the truism that all little kids want to be big. But what happens if a young boy’s wish comes true? The stage production, with book by John Weidman, music by David Shire and lyrics by Richard Maltby, Jr., is based on the motion picture of the same name starring Tom Hanks that was released in 1988. Fans of the film will undoubtedly be entertained by “Big, the Musical.”

Brush up your Shakespeare at Alhambra’s “Kiss Me Kate”

By Martie Thompson
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“Kiss Me Kate” is basically Shakespeare’s “The Taming of the Shrew,” adapted for the stage by Jeremy Sams and featuring music and lyrics by Cole Porter … and audiences at Alhambra Theatre and Dining are in for a double treat with this rollicking battle of the sexes. The music and lyrics are integrated into the script (Porter’s response to Rodgers & Hammerstein’s shows) and the play became Porter’s biggest hit with more than 1,000 performances on Broadway. It won the first-ever Tony Award presented for Best Musical in 1949.

Alhambra’s “Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” sure to delight audiences of all ages

By Martie Thompson
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“Chitty Chitty Bang Bang” is a fantasmagorically fun family musical now being performed at Alhambra Theatre and Dining — and the star of the show is a car. Not an ordinary car, but a car that floats and flies and feeds the imagination of young siblings Jeremy and Jemima Potts, ably portrayed by child actors Trey Murphy and Tatum Matthews.

Golf and love are in the air in Alhambra’s production of “A Fox on the Fairway”

By Jason Whitehead
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The Alhambra Theatre and Dining’s production of “A Fox on the Fairway” on gala night left the audience rolling with laughter. The show is filled with fast-paced comedy and romantic hijinks — and takes the audience on a wild ride from beginning to end.