TAGGED WITH FAMILY
It's twisted love poetry on the edge of madness and merriment –a sword fight with masked kings, prophesying puppets, and singing clowns. The Rogues bring their “whirligig of ferocious creativity” (LA Weekly) to remix Shakespeare’s iconic scenes and make the Bard roll over in his grave.
The classic story set in Depression-era Kentucky narrated by Bradley Whitford (via video), featuring the rollicking bluegrass sounds of The Get Down Boys. For ages 8+. 10/29–12/11; 24th Street Theatre, 1117 W. 24th St., LA 90007; PH: 213-745-6516; www.24thstreet.org
Pinocchio is a naughty puppet! And he’ll never be a “real boy” until he goes to school—and stays out of trouble. But there are so many temptations along the way. Get set for lots of comedy, songs and clowning around as Pinocchio learns about love and family—and what it means to be human.
After the death of his beloved grandfather, 9-year-old Chris is terrified of his own mortality. And his closet. And Christmas. Then he meets a skittish pony named Atom Ant. As two boys in the girlie world of show jumping, they learn that the world’s not as scary when you put yourself second.
A story that reminds us of all we leave behind to grow up and invites us to see the world again with the fresh eyes of youth. A journey of simple beauty, Saint-Exupery’s tale has a different meaning for each of us. Young and Old alike will enjoy this visually alluring masterpiece.
From the early hits to later classics (I Want To Hold Your Hand, Hard Day’s Night, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, Let It Be, Come Together, Hey Jude and more), this adoring tribute will take you back to a time when all you needed was love, and a little help from your friends!