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Alex Theatre

216 North Brand Blvd., Glendale, CA
818-243-2539
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Ranked #4 of 10 attractions in Glendale
Type: Theaters
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Altadena, California
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

4.20.2013 - saw the LA Chamber Orchestra performing Handel & Mozart concertos. Jeffrey Kahane conducted and performed on the piano. We had balcony seats. The sound quality was decent. The seatings, fussy 1920s decor and garish lighting really needs modern upgrades. Their last redevelopment was in 1992. I noticed most of their patrons are older. Old people die eventually. You... More

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Glendale, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

Lots of local eateries around. Remodeled years ago to bring back the good old times...Parking is difficult

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013

I go to the Alex Theatre with a friend who has a membership; we go for the older movies. Seeing Dr. Strangelove tonight. It's a great, old theater, and I enjoy watching older movies there.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

The theatre offers a diverse selections of shows. I have enjoyed seeing the LA ballet perform there, and dance recitals. The ambiance is lovely in the heart of Glendale. Tickets are not very expensive and parking one block away. It is a nice venue that I like to visit whenever I find a dance recital showing there.

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La Canada Flintridge, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Our dance group had a tour of the Alex which included a history of the theater and visits to areas behind and under the auditorium. The tour leader was very good at describing the efforts to save and renovate this important Glendale landmark.

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We went to the Alex Theatre to see my nephew perform in the orcehstra for the David Arkenstone's Symphonic Adventure on March 16th. I loved the feel of the theatre. It was nice, clean and beautifully decorated. It is a small venue, but we didn't feel cramped. We had seats about 15 rows up from the stage, and could see... More

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Glendora
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26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

We frequent the theater because we enjoy the shows they put on. I have never been disappointed in one of their performances.

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Grand Junction, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

Awesome venue especially when from the street it doesn't look like much. Staff was very nice and the building well kept.

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Hemet, California
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Really fun architecture, sort of Roman-Greek, somethingerother. Lots of gold. We went there for an Arturo Sandoval concert, and although we were in the nosebleed seats, we had no trouble seeing the stage, and the acoustics were great. Comfy, albeit a little snug, seating. And fun, fun, atmosphere.

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River Falls, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2012

Wife and I took our kids to see Nutcracker performed by the L.A. Ballet. I used to go to the Alex in the 70's to watch movies. The old place is still just as wonderful as it was then! Clean, friendly staff and great seats.

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