The Lonely Kazoo
Fremont Abbey Arts Center
Seattle, WA
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The Lonely Kazoo
7:00 DOORS

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Lonely Kazoo Rock Opera Confronts Disposable Culture, Oceanic Destruction and the
Need for a Home

SEATTLE â€" "The Lonely Kazoo: A Synthetic Journey to Heaven" is an operatic coming-of-age
story about a young kazoo searching for a new home as a post-consumer product. Featuring a
rock band, shadow puppets and, of course, kazoos, the show will play August 19 at the Fremont

After a raucous party in which his valu-pak family is torn open by a group of joyful humans,
our kazoo hero is discarded in the city streets. Now dirty and used, no human will ever play him
again, yet still he exists. He is plastic and will be on earth for at least 10,000 years, but never
again as an instrument.

The Lonely Kazoo takes us on a wonderful, but perhaps not unusual, journey through city gutters
and down great American rivers. We visit abandoned rust belt factories and terrifying forests.
We make it to the sea and just float where the current takes us … the plastic garbage patch in the

An art show featuring local artists addressing plastics, disposable culture or environmental
destruction will accompany the opera. The show, while sometimes dark, is family-friendly. All
ages are encouraged to attend. There will be a post-show discussion with some contributing
artists and community organizers.

Bring your own kazoo if you have one.

The music and lyrics to "The Lonely Kazoo: A Synthetic Journey to Heaven" are available free
online (though payment is graciously accepted) at

Hoot House Productions, LLC is a recording studio and entertainment production
company based out of North Seattle. For more information, rates and audio samples, visit

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Fremont Abbey Arts Center
4272 Fremont Ave North
Seattle, WA 98103
United States


Arts > Theatre

Kid Friendly: No
Dog Friendly: No
Non-Smoking: No
Wheelchair Accessible: No