Venue Details

13 Star Starred
OBERON
2 Arrow Street Cambridge, MA 02138
617-496-8004
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The Oberon has a bar with table service during the performance. I don't know about what food may be available.
Icarus dining May 06 2014 star this tip starred
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Do not stand in the platform box to the right when you first walk into the dancefloor. There's a lot that happens on the stage up above and you will not be able to see what's going on.
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4.3 average rating
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26 reviews
6 stars
attended Jul 02 2011

I know the show has received Rave reviews but my husband and I did not like it at all. There was very loud disco music throughout. The "plot" was very unapparent and the cast was young and immature.
The show did not start at the 10:30 time but...continued

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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 02 2011

Play that funky music, Get down on it

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11 reviews
3 stars
attended Nov 26 2011

This is puerile, high-school level humor with only the most distance allusions to Midsummer's Night. I was asked to move eight times, as the action moved. It certainly made me feel differently (in a bad way) about my own disco memories seeing...continued

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Website

http://www.americanrepertorytheater.org/events/show/donkey-show

Quotes & Highlights

“Riveting … So visceral that words seem almost beside the point…. Paulus is off to a strong start at A.R.T.” —Boston Globe
“A fantastical disco party. … Even the stodgiest of theater patrons will be shaking their groove thangs.” —Boston Metro
“This energetic marriage of disco, Dream and Tijuana tourist entertainment may be the most alive, immersive piece of theater I’ve ever been dunked in.” —Boston Phoenix
“It’s a great night out.” —Boston Herald

Description

The celebrated smash hit The Donkey Show now takes Boston by storm, bringing you the ultimate disco experience — a crazy circus of mirror balls and feathered divas, of roller skaters and hustle queens. Come party on the dance floor to all the ’70s disco hits you know by heart as the show unfolds around you.

A.R.T.’s OBERON houses this magical romp inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Join the party under the disco ball. After the show, the party continues into the night so you can live out your own fantasy of disco fever!

Running Time: 90 minutes

About the Ticket Supplier: American Repertory Theater

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) seeks to expand the boundaries of theatre, exploring the best texts from across cultures and ages. A resident company of professional artists, teachers, technicians, and administrators, the A.R.T. provides a home for outstanding directors, a training ground for young artists, and a vital cultural resource for the community.