Bizarre '70s Cult Film The Baby On Stage
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The last date listed for The Baby was Saturday August 31, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Spend the day enjoying the luck of the Irish with traditional food, Guinness and other tasty brews, stages featuring Irish rock, traditional Celtic music and classic rock 'n' roll, and an arts and crafts section. Children can have a blast acting like knights in the medieval Kids' Castle, and the entire family can learn to dance the Irish Stew and speak a few Gaelic phrases. Fill up on a hot shepherd's pie and a cold glass of Dale Bros. Brewery's Shameless McDale -- and you might even take home a prize or two from one of the many contests. Learn More
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Featured review from Kevin VargaRed Velvet
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I attended a performance of THE BABY last Friday evening with a friend. The film of the same name is a cult favorite that we've both seen and enjoyed. The staged version is a slightly condensed rendering of the material but the camp value is definitey played for laughs. The entire cast did a wonderful job, particularly the actors portraying Mrs. Wadsworth and the social worker, Mrs. Gentry. If you're easily shocked skip this one, as it carries a self-imposed 'X' rating for subject matter. There's nothing actually offensive on view, save a quick topless scene that's played for laughs. All in all, a fun, fast 75 minute production that's definitely affordable thanks to Goldstar!
Quotes & Highlights
- “Gleefuly perverse ... So weird it will almost have your eyes a-bugging and your jaw a-gaping ... Hilarious production boasts crisp comic timing and a delicious campiness.” --<em>LA Weekly </em>
- “A 75-minute onslaught of campy psychosis ... This is utterly sick shit, and hysterical throughout, with all the incest, murder, bright colors, brain damage, and bad disco dancing you could possibly dream of, capped off with a twist ending to die for.” --<em>Fangoria</em>
- “Fully committed to the tropes and excesses of exploitation cinema, the cast and crew of <em>The Baby</em> revel in this sick and demented little domestic melodrama ... This is a loving farce of an obscure and obscene film, and is the most fun I’ve had at a play in a long time.” --<em>Mad Theatrics </em>
- “This thing is just twisted, funny and wacky ... Consistently depraved in a consistently silly way.” --<em>Bitter Lemons </em>
This show runs 75 minutes and includes nudity. No one younger than age 18 will be admitted.