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Studio Theatre - Metheny Theatre
1501 14th St. NW Washington, DC 20005
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I was worried about getting crappy seat but they were great seats-third row, center. The way seating is set up, there aren't really any bad seats in the theater.
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"The Animals and Children Took to the Street"
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4.7 average rating
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attended Jun 17 2012

Although I expected this production to be off the wall, I was pleasantly surprised also how incredibly creative and entertaining every aspect of it was. For anyone who wants to expand their experience of creativity, I highly recommend it. As I...continued

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attended Jun 30 2012

Very creating and engaging performance, combining animation and live-action.

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attended Jun 17 2012

fabulous...original...different...thoroughly enjoyable although the subject matter's quite depressing

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“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.” —The Guardian
“An outstanding blend of animation, original music and quirky storytelling in 70 nigh on perfect minutes.” —_The Evening Standard _
“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.” —The Herald
“Grown-ups into cinema, twisted animation, and immersive storytelling theatre will love it.” —Sun Herald_ _


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.

About the Ticket Supplier: Studio Theatre

Studio Theatre is dedicated to the best in contemporary theatre, producing an uncommonly rich and wide-ranging repertoire of provocative new writing from around the world alongside unique special events and inventive stagings of contemporary classics. Devoted to artistic excellence, Studio Theatre strives to present audiences with extraordinary writing, sophisticated design, and stunning performance.