The tableaux of LUZIA weave an intricate, contemporary mosaic that awakens your senses and transports you to a place suspended between dreams and reality. Featuring a cast of 44 performers from diverse artistic backgrounds, LUZIA surprises with acrobatic performances breaking down the barriers, such as incorporating water into contemporary circus disciplines.
Archives for November 2016
This is “Hamilton” for the pre-teen set. Any 6- to 13-year-old lucky enough to experience this production will forever compare future theatrical experiences to this one. And oh yeah, older kids of all ages will love it, too.
Fairy dust, lighting, wind and beautiful costume and scenic design (Scott Pask and Suttirat Larlarb) make for the most jaw-dropping, tear-jerking death scene. Each ensuing moment supersedes the previous with its ingenuity and true understanding of the creative force at work.
Railing against capitalist convention is likely-to-be-fan-favorite Gay Glenn as George Sands an outspoken feminist and socialist in this feminist, socialist adaptation. With every strum of her banjo, she endears audiences’ heartstrings, routinely leading a chant of “Community! Equality! Party of the people!”
An escaped fugitive arrives on an isolated, strange island. While exploring his surroundings, he observes a group of tourists, including one particularly beautiful woman with whom he becomes obsessed. However, something is not quite right in this paradise. He discovers these eccentric visitors exist in an alternate reality created by a futuristic invention of Morel, a mad, scientific genius who controls both the present and the past.