Venue Details

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Studio Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
202-332-3300
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We took public transit. Moderate walk from the U Street station, great for a nice day.
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Loved our pretheater meal at Logan Tavern. Lots of great options in the neighborhood though.
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Reviews & Ratings

21 ratings
4.3 average rating
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57 events
43 reviews
11 stars
attended Jul 07 2013

Some of the puppet designs were visually interesting or clever, but the story was really lame.

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78 events
30 reviews
18 stars
attended Jul 06 2013

BABY UNIVERSE was very entertaining and quite poignant. The range of emotions the puppeteers can call forth from puppets is astonishing. I really felt this play. Certainly, I thought about its themes, but the real place this play gets you is in...continued

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6 reviews
3 stars
attended Jul 06 2013

The imagination and talent in this production are terrific. I thoroughly enjoyed myself.

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Website

http://www.studiotheatre.org/calendar/view.aspx?id=3536

Description

Written by Kirjan Waage and Gwendolyn Warnock

Presented by Wakka Wakka Productions and Nordland Visual Theatre  

Wakka Wakka Productions, a New York City based visual theater company, specializes in highly physical productions that overlap a range of styles — including grotesque, absurd, and clown — and incorporate elements such as puppetry, masks and original music. The company has toured extensively in Scandinavia, China, and the UK and received the 2011 Obie Award Grant for Outstanding Work.  

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Baby Universe_, Wakka Wakka’s magnetically whimsical puppet odyssey, was developed in association with Nordland Visual Theatre. Located in the arctic fishing community of Stamsund, the company is the leading developer of visual theatre in Norway, facilitating the creation of traditional puppet theater, as well as works that draw from the visual arts, theater, mime, dance and multimedia.   

About the Ticket Supplier: Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre is dedicated to producing the best in contemporary theatre. Its body of work encompasses provocative new writing from around the world, unique special events, and inventive stagings of contemporary classics. Studio strives to present sophisticated writing, stunning design, and extraordinary performance. Studio 2ndStage provides opportunities for emerging and established local and national artists, and Special Events feature one-of-a-kind productions from around the world.