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The Gaslight Theatre & Music Hall

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Great fun, talented cast

Went with two other couples on a Saturday night. Place was packed, so clearly a popular... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
Stockton, California
Always a Fantastic Time!

We Love The Gaslight Melodrama Theatre! From Hilarious Comedy all year long, to our annual... read more

Reviewed 14 January 2018
Bakersfield, California
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Reviewed 27 August 2018

Went with two other couples on a Saturday night. Place was packed, so clearly a popular destination. The performance was a hoot, great singing, hilarious characterizations, really fun energy in the cast and audience. They really bring the audience into the experience also. Definitely recommend...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 May 2018

We were lucky to get some tickets at the last minute for their Buttonwillow Blues production. We had never been to the Gaslight before, but heard great things about it on Tripadvisor. Parking was no problem when we arrived. It is a small, intimate theatre....More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Heather M
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We Love The Gaslight Melodrama Theatre! From Hilarious Comedy all year long, to our annual tradition of attending The Christmas Spectacular, to our Monthly appearance in The Celebrities Of Magic series, we proudly call The Gaslight Melodrama our home.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Ron-n-Valerie
Reviewed 18 September 2017

It's always nice to go to the Gaslight Theater. The melodramas are always of good quality, entertaining, and most are locally themed. The prices are reasonable, the staff and performers are efficient and friendly, and the other guests are very personable also.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank handymanron
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I've been going to the Gaslight Theatre & Music Hall for the melodrama on my anniversary for the last 10 years and I've yet to be disappointed. The shows are funny, the music is good, the talent is outstanding and it's just a great time...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Angelina1265
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Great show with a local twist including places from the area. We always have a good laugh when coming here and the actors are very talented.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank CinAndy
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We found this theatre by accident - but what a fun night. Really talented performers doing good old fashioned melodrama. Everyone had a great time and it is super affordable. The show was great - wasn't a big fan of the "Bits & Pieces" performances...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Alias605
Reviewed 30 June 2015

The Bakersfield Gaslight Melodrama always provides family-friendly laughs with its original scripts. There are only 3 professional melodrama theaters in all of California and Bakersfield has one of them! The cast is talented as is the musical director who plays piano throughout the show. The...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Patrick P
Reviewed 27 April 2015

We have been Season Ticket Holders (ya get a discount & free bucket of popcorn) for years. A great family experience, date night or just a casual night of " culture". Always fun with an opportunity to express your opinion by-Booing the Villian or Cheering...More

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank McGhost2000
Reviewed 9 December 2014

This is a small venue located in northwest Bakersfield. Every seat is a good seat. I am giving it a four star rating because some of the shows disappoint. It isn't because of the performers, but because of the story line. I was disappointed in...More

Date of experience: December 2014
1  Thank nancypants911
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