Electric Show Puts Childhood Fairy Tales in a New Light
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The last date listed for The Ugly Duckling & The Tortoise and the Hare was Sunday November 10, 2013 / 2:00pm.
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Born in Paris, Betty Roi is a French chanteuse who sings beloved jazz standards and slinky cabaret numbers in both English and her native language. Backed as usual by her lively Kingtette trio, she'll perform an array of familiar favorites at this show, including songs by Josephine Baker and Edith Piaf, each one carefully selected to evoke the love, longing and happiness of her Parisian roots. A former dancer, Roi's performances are big, bold and theatrical, crackling with a fluid physicality you won't soon forget. Learn More
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What a charming show! Missed the first 5 min of The Tortoise & the Hare, but that was just warm up in my opinion for the main event: The Ugly Duckling! Just adorable with plenty of humor, clever stagings (like the simple but fun pond scene where you can see both "above" and "below" water at the same time), and some "action" sequences for the little ones. Really awesome getting to see the puppeteers in their puppets/costumes at the end when they bring the lights up. Bring your kids, or a friend who's a kid (like me!). Only downsides (so minus 1 star): tickets weren't cheap, even w/the Goldstar discount, and the JCCSF charges another $8 for event parking. Consider yourself warned!
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“The ancient art of full-body puppetry gets a magical, luminous update…Children will love the clear, fast-paced stories, each with a positive message and kid-friendly humor.” — New York Post
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