Ivy Theatre Company, in association with Athena Theatre, present a satiric play about what happens when two puppets adopt a human child. More…
When the young boy starts growing strings, his kindergarten teacher takes it upon herself to "save" him. 'A Real Boy' explores life for those on the fringe of society and the tensions that arise when others try to fix their "problems."
See it if you enjoy puppets without personalities; decent acting within an overlong and slow moving production; interesting ideas unfulfilled
Don't see it if you hate puppets of any kind; you are not able to suspend your beliefs in reality; this is not Pinocchio, and not for kids.
See it if This is a thinking piece, questioning education's place in the development of our youngest minds and how home and politics play into this.
Don't see it if You are terrified of puppets!