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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR

Candlelight Pavilion hits the Easter-season jackpot with Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s 1970 rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, a spellbinding big-stage revival that earns highest marks for Chuck Ketter and John LaLonde’s dynamic, imaginative direction, its all-around stunning production design, and a cast to rival regional theater’s finest. (Oh, and there’s not a note of prerecorded instrumentals to be heard.)
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42nd STREET

There may be only a third as many hoofers onstage as in the original Broadway production and painted scrims may take the place of a more three-dimensional scenic design, but with one Harry Warren-Al Dubin song smash after another, a book as cleverly written as Michael Stewart and Mark Bramble’s, direction as sharp and choreography as imaginatively tweaked as DJ Gray’s, and above all a cast as all-around terrific as the twenty-two on stage at Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre and 42nd Street makes for yet another crowd-pleasing Candlelight hit.
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DISNEY BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Following a string of winners, most recently a heavenly Sister Act and an absolutely fabulous La Cage Aux Folles, Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre opens the new year with a disappointing, albeit still largely entertaining, Disney Beauty And The Beast.
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SISTER ACT

Mark my words. Daebreon Poiema’s superstar turn as bodacious nightclub chantooze Deloris Van Cartier turned bogus Catholic nun Mary Clarence will have Southland audiences standing up and cheering Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre’s latest crowd-pleaser, the screen-to-stage Broadway hit musical Sister Act.
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LA CAGE AUX FOLLES

The Pride Of Saint Tropez, The Envy Of The Cabaret World, The Jewel Of The Riviera, in other words Jerry Herman and Harvey Fierstein’s La Cage Aux Folles, has opened its doors in beautiful downtown Claremont as Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre debuts its absolutely fabulous big-stage revival of the 1980s Broadway classic, directed and choreographed with abundant flair by Roger Castellano.
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FOOTLOOSE THE MUSICAL

Ren McCormack is back at Bomont High and fighting for his fellow students’ right to “cut footloose” as Candlelight Pavilion Dinner Theatre treats its audiences to a finger-snapping, toe-tapping revival of Broadway’s Footloose The Musical.
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MARY POPPINS

Mary Poppins has arrived by umbrella to set up housekeeping at Candlelight Pavilion in what looks to be the Claremont dinner theatre’s most popular show of the year, and no wonder. Could there be a more crowd-pleasing musical for children of all ages than Disney’s And Cameron Mackintosh’s Mary Poppins?
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HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING

J. Pierpont Finch is once again learning How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying as Candlelight Pavilion treats Southland audiences not only to its savory cuisine but to the 1961 Frank Loesser/Abe Burrow Broadway gem, adding up to one all-around delicious evening (or afternoon) of musical theater.
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