By popular demand Fun House Theatre and Film has added one last show TONIGHT for A School Bus Named Desire. Get yer ticket HERE.
And here's the thing (this question came up while talking up the show yesterday to adult actors), don't be fooled by the kids' theatre thing. This is not a Shirley Temple experience, where the point is the cuteness of the children who act - this is acting, that necessarily is done by children. The translation of the classic play A Streetcar Named Desire into its School Bus alter ego is clever - brilliant even and terrifically funny. Translation makes the material suitable for children... but never cute-ifies it.
Why so late on the blogging?
Well, I was schlepping at Kitchen Dog at the Dumb Waiter build, then watching my Circle show, Lovers & Executioners open last night. Another show well worth seeing! Plus, you know, sleeping, eating, car repair and stuff.
But here it is children, your last chance to see the remarkable A School Bus Named Desire.
"They told me to take a streetcar named Desire,
and transfer to one called Cemeteries,
and ride six blocks and get off at - Elysian Fields!"