Absinthe Opium and Magic: 1920s Shanghai
OVATION RECOMMENDED * LA WEEKLY GO * LA TIMES CRITICS CHOICE
Don your best cocktail and/or vintage attire and join the Grand Guignolers on a 1920s luxury cruise to Shanghai. On board entertainment begins at 8pm: travel photos, absinthe/demo & tea tastings, tango, Flashlight Follies. After docking, meet Sing Song girls (Chinese geishas) and The Green Gang in Sing Song Girl Sing Last Song, a dancing/brawling movement based melodrama. Witness spectacle and magic in the absinthe fueled hallucinations of The Sorcerers Apprentice. Visit a sinister opium den in The Cabinet of Hands by Chris Bell, a Grand Guignol play about a Madame with a penchant for collecting hands. And see hypnosis and ventriloquism turn deadly performed by the ever popular, Petits Guignolers, a French finger puppet troupe. Cocktail/Vintage dress suggested.
Co-Production of Grand Guignolers/[via] Corpora, Creator/Director Debbie McMahon, Set/Effects: Chris Bell / Sound: John Zalewski / Lights: Matt Richter / Costumes: Meera Rangachar / Choreography: Jeanne Simpson / Fights: Gregory Hoffman /
6569 Santa Monica Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90038
|Minimum Age: 10|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: No|