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8 Star Starred
Washington Ensemble Theatre
608 19th Ave E Seattle, WA 98112
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8 reviews
8 stars
Kingfish Cafe is a great place for dinner before the show
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Very young audience, wear whatever you want!
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"Love Horse"
8 ratings
3.5 average rating
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9 reviews
7 stars
attended May 19 2011

The acting and characters in the play were really wonderful. The beginning of the show is a little shocking and it took me a while to get over that and realize what a funny show this is. Can't say enough about the performers, they all were top...continued

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2 stars
attended May 14 2011

Good Acting but difficult to understand story line. Appeared to be a series of vignettes loosely connected

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0 stars
attended May 13 2011

I thought it was a creative and funny love story. The energy was great! So even if you lost track at times, it wasn't a boring play.

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Quotes & Highlights

“[A] fierce, perplexing work … rich with striking verbal images and sharp cultural references.” —_Chicago Reader _
“One very unusual love story.” —The Stage
“Plot and dialogue are extremely baroque … while the action mixes Sam Shepard-style cowboy mythology with the sort of oddball twists the Coen brothers specialise in.” —Time Out London


Sometimes falling in love isn’t beautiful–it can just be a mess. When the mysterious Tanner Hicks intercepts a discerning waitress love tries to buck them off. Facts start piling up to show that Tanner’s past is not what it seems. Boyband butoh enforcers and a cokehead dentist help guide the way as Tanner follows a trail from a broken tooth to spliced genes. This poetic and humorous West Coast premiere is an eccentric love story frothing with energy.

Written by Bryn Magnus

Directed by Makaela Pollock

About the Ticket Supplier: Washington Ensemble Theatre

The Ensemble is invested in the re-examination of the traditional approach to theatre-making. Through a highly collaborative process we produce relevant, immediate theatre of the widest imagination.