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RAPUNZEL ALONE at the 24th Street Theatre

Photo by Jesús Castaños–Chima

Photo by Jesús Castaños–Chima

Deborah Klugman – Stage Raw

In 2013, the 24th Street Theater produced a play by British playwright Mike Kenny, Walking the Tightrope. It was directed by Debbie Devine and starred adult performer Paige Lindsey White as a little girl who visits her grandparents at the seaside every year…Now comes Rapunzel Alone, another play by Kenny that was commissioned by this company in 2019, with the request that it embody the theme of isolation. Read more…

Tracey Paleo – BroadwayWorld

The room was dark and bare. Not much to do or look at. There were no other children to play with. In fact, it wasn’t welcoming at all. Even the projections were like shadows stenciled in 3-D moving across the stage-wide screens. It was cold. I didn’t like it there. Just like Lettie, I felt very alone. Read more…

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Walking the Tightrope, 24th Street Theatre

Photo credit: Cindy Marie Jenkins.

 

Walking the Tightrope by Mike Kenny.

 

David C. Nichols – L.A. Times

Delicately poised between children’s fable and adult reverie at once, only to become another transcendent thing altogether, “Walking the Tightrope” at 24th Street Theatre delivers the evocative, cathartic goods.  Read more…

 

Pauline Adamek – ArtsBeatLA

A highly theatrical, stylized production for all ages that utilizes poetic language, circus arts, live music and multi-media to explore themes of grief and loss, Walking the Tightrope makes its West Coast premiere debut in Downtown Los Angeles. Presented by LAb24, 24th STreet Theatre’s resident experimental theater company, this show provides a unique experience for families and plays to adults and kids on multiple levels.  Read more…