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Wednesday, December 03, 2008

The Grand Guignolers are celebrating and we want you to join!

The Immaculate Debbie McMahon, [via]Corpora, Artel's Performance Research and Development House, and Don Cesario of Art|Works Theater invite you to the only Holiday Children's show in Los Angeles - not for Children, nor for the Holidays!

A Grand Guignol Children's Show*

(*not for Children)

Guignol, the French Puppet, is having his 200th Birthday and Andre du Lordes Grand Guignolers de Paris are celebrating, along with the city of Lyon and you! Come see this band of revelers serve you up some Birthday Cake along with a hearty helping of ancient Folk Tales reinterpreted in Grand Guingol style! Each Evening's billet will feature:

Hansel & Gretel:
A Horror Play
Little Red Riding Hood:
A Horror Play
The Ugly Duckling:
A Melodrama Ballet
An Erotic Thriller
(performed by French finger puppets)

Due to violence this show is not recommended for children.

For all those lucky enough to be considered Adults: Expect DANCE, ABSINTHE, PUPPETS, BIRTHDAY CAKE, MASKS, and GORE!!!

Where: Art|Works Theatre, 6569 Santa Monica Blvd., Hollywood, CA 90038

When: Dec 5 through Jan 10
* Fridays and Saturdays at 8:30pm (no show 12/26)
* Two Thursdays at 8:30pm (12/18 and 1/8)
* Two Pay-What-You-Can Sundays at 7pm (12/28 and 1/4)

Tickets: $20 - 30, 1-800-838-3006

written and directed by Debbie McMahon