Feb 152014
 
Spamalot - Parent Content Review

If you’re a fan of Monty Python you will definitely want to see Spamalot, which is currently playing at the 5th Avenue Theater through May 2. If you want to share your enjoyment of Monty Python with your kids, well – if they’re younger than 13 you may want to start somewhere else. There is [Read more…]

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Feb 152013
 
Theater Review: War Horse

The First World War marked the advent of machinery to bring unprecedented death and destruction to the battlefield. It’s interesting how War Horse, playing at the Paramount through February 24, uses the machinery of stagecraft and miraculous puppetry to bring the powerful emotions of that horror to the stage. War Horse is based on the [Read more…]

Jan 152013
 
Theater Review: La Cenerentola (Cinderella) at Seattle Opera

The Seattle Opera is presenting Rossini’s La Cenerentola in six more performances through January 26. Even though its Italian title translates literally into The Cinderella I’m going to continue to refer to it as La Cenerentola because this is not the Cinderella that American audiences are familiar with. The bones are there; the lonely and [Read more…]

Dec 182012
 
Theater Review: Big Top Rock at Teatro ZinZanni

Big Top Rock at Teatro ZinZanni is back for its third series of performances in the elegant spiegeltent. If you’re not familiar with this fantastic show the ZinZanni Institute for Circus Arts (ZICA) and Seattle’s own Kindiependent music collectivehave brought together the magic of the circus with the excitement of live music. So far this [Read more…]