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California Musical Theatre

1419 H Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
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Ranked #24 of 96 attractions in Sacramento
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- Jul 2, 2014
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Fair Oaks, California
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67 reviews 67 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

This was our first time at Music Circus. I like the fact that it is a Theater in the round and the cast goes up and down the aisles so you really feel like you are part of the play. It doesn't seem like there are any bad seats in the house. Also the stage revolves and goes up and... More

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Fair Oaks, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

This was my first time seeing this musical and my friend was skeptical about how to do CHORUS LINE in the round. It was fantastic and riveting from start to finish! The things I wish for most that the people who insist on bringing food (you can do that???) into the theater bring out their trash rather than creating a... More

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Oroville, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This is the fourth or fifth season of Music Circus we will attend. Even the least expensive seats against the wall are good seats. The theater is round and the stage will turn at times during a performance so you always have a front row and feel as if you're part of the action. The performances are top quality and... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This is definitely the best theatre in Sacramento. It is a relatively unique experience, as professional theatre in the round is rare. Usually the options are community theatre in a round or black box theatre, which gives the more intimate experience - OR - professional theatre in the traditional proscenium stage which is presentational but a higher quality. Music Circus... More

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Two shows into the 2013-2014 season and I am still waiting for a quality show with quality performances - where actors are not just going through the motions with stilted dialogue. Sacramento lacks the caché to attract the dynamic musicals that larger metropolitan regions do, and it shows. Additionally, I cannot remember the last time I attended a performance -... More

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2013

The Music Circus is a somewhat unique experience. Being a smaller venue with seating all around the stage. This means all seats are good. All of the "performers" I have seen here have done a really good job. The actors go up & downs the aisles so it feels like a more interactive experience. My only downside is that because... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

The shows feature talent from Broadway and Los Angeles. They are always fabulous. This last season had the best talent, direction and choreography. They also had Roz Ryan and Lenny Wolpe.

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Felton, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Great venue for theatre. Every show we have seen has been top notch. Great sound system. Every seat a winner. If I lived in Sacto, I would definitely be a season ticket holder. First rate actors.

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Pollock Pines, California
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41 reviews 41 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

My wife and I have had the pleasure of seeing three different musicals here this past season: The Wizard of OZ, Showboat and The King and I. We're new to the area so we weren't sure what to expect for the price but we weren't disappointed. The Wells Fargo Theatre was clean, comfortable and there wasn't a bad seat in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

I LOVE going to shows at Music Circus! The concept of a theatre in the round is great! There is not a bad seat in the house, and no matter how hot it is outside, it is cool and comfortable in the theatre! I love how the actors enter through the aisles, next to the audience. Acoustics are good and... More

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