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150 Star Starred
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive Irvine, CA 92612
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34 ratings
3.8 average rating
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6 reviews
7 stars
attended Feb 24 2007

I single narrator presents the story from beginning to end while accompanying pianist and violinist play in the background or intermittently. No choreographed dancers or... continued

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“Mr. Gonzalez works his magic…absorbing, funny and suspenseful. The Frog Bride is enchanting.” —New York Times


A hip new family-friendly adaptation of the classic Russian fairy tale, The Frog Bride is beautifully told to the music of Prokofiev and original jazz/rock compositions in a setting of bold video images derived from Kandinsky. David Gonzalez tells this tale of a dreamy (and prideful) young man’s journey into manhood – told with a comic spark that swells to the outrageous._

The Frog Bride _made its New York debut this past spring to glowing reviews and wildly enthusiastic audiences. The sold-out show was further recognized with a Drama Desk nomination for “Unique Theatrical Experience,” an honor rarely given to family entertainment. A magical, enchanting hour of storytelling, this is a delightful way to introduce a young child to the joy of theatre – and a charming way for an adult to pass an hour, too.

Recommended for ages 6 and up.