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The All American Melodrama Theater and Music Hall

429 Shoreline Village Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802
562 495 5900
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Ranked #14 of 47 Activities in Long Beach
Type: Dinner Theaters, Performances
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Orange, California
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99 reviews 99 reviews
31 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

The Melodrama Theatre is exactly what you expect it to be. It's old time theatre, with just enough "corny" to make you laugh. Sit back, have a drink, and let yourself laugh at old time entertainment.

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Long Beach, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2013

An interesting event. Sunday night's show was fairly empty. The entrance is on the parking lot side. There were 5 performers, I believe, who also ran the entire establishment including ticketing and concessions. As part of the audience be ready to contribute a lot of clapping and "hoos and has" depending on the type of show. They do have beer,... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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54 reviews 54 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

This is a great place to experience something that is really a dying art. The puns and the corny humor really make this experience memorable. I used to watch these things as kid at a great theater in Moorpark which unfortunately went out of business. My parents used to take us all the time and I am so glad that... More

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Downey, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2012

This theater was so quaint and adorable! Very casual and comfortable - they really make you feel like you're at home. The performers are super nice and also work the concessions. The show was very fun. Lots of cheesy and corny jokes. Nice change of pace from traditional theater. Would be great to come back with my nieces - they... More

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Long Beach, CA
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37 reviews 37 reviews
13 attraction reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2012

After reading the rave reviews on this attraction, we took another couple and headed over to the Melodrama theatre. Although I must admit it was priced right and fun, it was somewhat corny and low budget. I just don't see this as the number #1 attraction in Long Beach, unless just say you have driven down from West Covina and... More

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Anaheim Hills, CA
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63 reviews 63 reviews
43 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2012

Good acting troup. Different shows all through the season, Food available at a reasonable costs.. A fun time had by all.

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Corona, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

I've been to almost every show since the All American Melodrama first opened its doors. I live in Corona now but I still try to drive over there at least twice a year just to see their hillarious shows. The actors are great, spontaneous, and very friendly. The last time I went I took my husband, my teenage daughter, my... More

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Torrance, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011 via mobile

Old fashioned, live theater with audience interaction! Everyone loves to boo the villain and ahhh the beautiful damsel! Young and old, everyone I have taken would give this theater the highest rating for a fun escape from high tech life!

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Long Beach, California
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20 reviews 20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

Small venue with great acting. Lots of laughter along with being included in the activities.

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Long Beach, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011 via mobile

We experienced the "it's a Wonderful Christmas Carol" last night with friends and had a great time. Great humor and the actors were excellent.

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