Tokoloshe: Folklore-Inspired Play With Young Actors & Puppets
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The last date listed for Tokoloshe was Monday February 18, 2013 / 4:00pm.
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Pulp becomes palpable when two contemporary characters enter the world of a trashy romance novel in Her Aching Heart. Harriet and Molly just happen to both be reading the same book, the steamy Her Aching Heart, when their imaginations transport them right into the Victorian world of the trashy tale. Transformed into the wicked Harriet Hellstone and the saintly Molly Penhallow, the women indulge in bodice-ripping affairs, encounter absurd characters and are swept up in passions of epic proportions. Tony-nominated playwright Bryony Lavery has loaded this farce with songs, miracles and send-ups of countless cliches, each one funnier than the last. Lee Mikeska Gardner directs two actresses who portray every character -- males included -- in this witty and riveting comedy from The Nora Theatre Company. Learn More
Reviews & Ratings
Featured review from JoanRed Velvet
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This was an appealing play for parents and children - about the mischievous, mythic Tokaloloshe. Both children and parents were delighted and charmed by the various antics enacted by a cast of young actors, several of whom displayed remarkable aplomb and created characters of great individuality. They were relaxed and comfortable in their roles and obviously having fun, and the play offered many instances of interesting issues that parents could use to initiate important developmental conversations with the children whom they brought to the theater. Fun AND instructional is surely a winning combo.
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This lovely little tale from South Africa was acted out by children. They did not appear the slightest bit shy and played their parts well especially the lead Tokoloshe. It was a joy to be able to take my 12 year old to a Sunday matinee where I...continued
About the Ticket Supplier: Central Square TheaterThe Central Square Theater is home to Underground Railway Theater (URT) and The Nora Theatre Company, two professional theater companies with a combined track record of over 48 years of excellence.
URT has a 29 year history of connecting high quality professional theater with communities, performing new plays for young audiences, families and adults, and teaching through its rigorous education programming. Combining actors, puppetry and music, URT reaches out to and engages diverse audiences with performances of great beauty and compelling social content.
During The Nora's 19 years, audiences and the media have recognized it for its exceptionally high quality work. Mission-driven to bring cutting-edge, thought- provoking, and contemporary productions to New England audiences, The Nora has introduced local audiences to Boston, New England, and/or world premieres.