JASON AND THE ARGONAUTS at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts

Photo by Neil Thomas Douglas

Dany Margolies  –  Arts In LA

Stagecraft and education combine here, as two performers from Scotland’s Visible Fictions theater company reenact the myth of the orphaned ancient Greek prince and the brave sailors who went with him to the ends of the Earth, looking to bring their nation peace, justice, freedom, and, Jason hopes, fun. The myth, needless to say, is shortened, simplified, and sanitized here, as written by Robert Forrest, directed by Douglas Irvine. Read more…

Pauline Adamek  – ArtsBeatLA

An exciting and fun show for children (perhaps best for ages 6-10) is now playing at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, in their intimate 150-seat Lovelace Studio Theater. Jason and the Argonauts, based on the classic Greek myth, is performed by two actors (amusingly aided by a fistful of GI Joe-type action figures) from the Visible Fictions children’s theater of Scotland. Read more…

Now running through February 9.