Venue Details

296 Star Starred
Irvine Barclay Theatre
4242 Campus Drive Irvine, CA 92612
Venue website Get directions
544 events
456 reviews
637 stars
they had free coffee available, but you could only bring in bottle water to the theater
star this tip starred
544 events
456 reviews
637 stars
prepaid parking is $10 (have your cash ready to keep the line moving)
star this tip starred
View all 254 tips

Reviews & Ratings

David Gonzalez' "The Frog Bride"
34 ratings
3.8 average rating
  • 12
  • 10
  • 8
  • 0
  • 4
25 events
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 performers of other sorts, which is what I expected, but was not informed of...continued

star this review starred report as inappropriate
More Information

Quotes & Highlights

“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.