The play opens with an English professor, Laurie (Marty Mukhalian), providing her students with a smart feminist critique of Shakespeare's King Lear. At the end of her lecture, Laurie tells her students to write a critical paper about the play. One of these students is Woodson Bull III (Mark Tyler Miller), handsome, athletic, and proud to be an American. He approaches the professor's desk with a few questions about the assignment. Laurie immediately hates him and does not hide her contempt. He r... more » $45.
"Odysseo has no dialogue or plot. People and horses move together and apart through a series of fantastical worlds, inviting the audience to project our own narratives. We go from a dreamy Celtic forest to a sexy Spanish-flamenco desert to maybe a fairy-tale space carnival(?) to a mystic, tranquil lake, and beyond. In every new place, beautifully costumed horses and riders, and often acrobats as well, perform mind-blowing feats of athleticism, coordination, and trust." (Katie Allison) $34.50-$229.50.
Charming, poetic, and slyly subversive, The Boy at the Edge of Everything is, on its surface, the story of two boys who need each other. Simon (Trick Danneker), a 12 year-old living on Earth, is harried and overscheduled with math club, tae kwon do, swim class, computer club, Chinese-language homework, and the rest of the busyness of life. The other boy (Quinn Armstrong) lives at the far edge of the expanding universe, his house perched right on the border between Everything and Nothing, and he'... more » $18-$36.
Three and a half weeks of all manner of varietè, burlesque, comedy, and circus-style theatricals. Primary locations will be Hale’s Palladium in Fremont (March 20 through April 13) and Broadway Performance Hall on Capitol Hill (March 28 through April 13), with special performances at Teatro ZinZanni (April 1), West of Lenin (April 5), and Central Cinema (April 10). $10-$160.