The Animals and Children Took to the Street: Live Graphic Novel
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The last date listed for The Animals and Children Took to the Street was Sunday July 1, 2012 / 7:30pm.
Currently at Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre:
- Full Price:
- $48.00 - $68.00
- Our Price:
- $25.50 - $35.50
In the 2012 Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Water by the Spoonful, Elliot is a combat veteran who works at a sandwich shop in North Philly, cares for his dying mom and is trying to find his place in the world. At the same time, four addicts in recovery cling to their online support group, struggling to stay sober. Worlds collide in this moving collage of lives in crisis directed by KJ Sanchez and written by Tony nominee Quiara Alegría Hudes (In the Heights, Elliot: A Soldier's Fugue). Learn More
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Quotes & Highlights
- Check out a short <a target="_blank" href="http://youtu.be/7sGJn5xictQ">preview video</a>.
- “Think Alexander Rodchenko meets Tim Burton, Charles Dickens meets Fritz Lang, and the early 20th-century silent movie meets the 21st-century graphic novel, and you have something of the flavour of this jaw-droppingly clever and gloriously subversive parable of social mobility, revolution and its suppression.” --<em>The Guardian</em>
- “An outstanding blend of animation, original music and quirky storytelling in 70 nigh on perfect minutes.” --<em>The Evening Standard </em>
- “Junk-shop Weimar agit-cabaret, comic-strip silent movie noir as rewritten with the cruelty of Roald Dahl and sound-tracked by cut-glass parlor room piano ditties.” --<em>The Herald</em>
- “Grown-ups into cinema, twisted animation, and immersive storytelling theatre will love it.” --<em>Sun Herald</em><em> </em>
Welcome to the Bayou, a part of the city feared and loathed wherein lies the infamous Bayou Mansions; a sprawling stinking tenement block, where curtain-twitchers and peeping-toms live side by side, and the wolf... is always at the door.
When Agnes Eaves and her daughter arrive late one night, does it signal hope in this hopeless place, or has the real horror only just begun?
Seamlessly synchronizing live music, performance and storytelling with stunning films and animation, this is the wickedly twisted new tale from the multiple award-winning company behind the international hit Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea. Like a giant novel burst into life, 1927 invite you on a theatrical journey of startling originality.
The U.S. Premiere Tour of The Animals and Children Took to the Streets is a collaboration between 1927, the Spoleto Festival USA (Charleston SC), and The Studio Theatre (Washington DC), with the support of the British Council.