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7 Star Starred
Artattack Theater
1715 E. Olive Way Seattle, WA 98102
206-905-9835
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4.6 / 5 Rated by 10 members
Review from Martin
Red Velvet 58 events 40 reviews

The theatre is very small, best described as "experimental" I would say, and this production was expertly produced and directed, great acting by all, and the script was unique - dealing with an aging mother in a nursing home. I loved it!

reviewed Jun 12 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from Don
34 events 4 reviews

Good show.

reviewed Jun 05 2010 report as inappropriate
Review from briankrogers
9 events 4 reviews

Witty and fun!

reviewed May 29 2010 report as inappropriate
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by Iain Heggie

So much for “grey power” – dare to grow too old or infirm and you will be dumped in a home by a family that will never visit but instead will hang around waiting to get their hands on what is left of your money. This is the case for the wheelchair-bound Andrene – her son Derek abandoned her without saying goodbye. At least she has the lovely Larry, a care worker, to look after her. Larry was once Derek’s gay lover and – surprise – Derek soon turns up with a girlfriend, Kath, in tow. He wants to start a family with her, but Kath is determined to find out more about him before she commits. The stage is set for a bedpan farce that examines dubious morality with the most dubious of jokes.

<em>Hansel & Gretel</em> Pacific Northwest Ballet: <em>Director's Choice</em> <em>Gypsy</em> <em>The 39 Steps</em> <em>Writing Kevin Taylor</em> <em>Haters Roast: The Shady Tour</em>