Seven in One Blow, Or the Brave Little Kid
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Seven in One Blow, Or the Brave Little Kid

Seven in One Blow, Or the Brave Little Kid NYC Reviews and Tickets

(4 Ratings)
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Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting, Delightful, Funny

About the Show

An interactive holiday show for children, based on the classic fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm.

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Show-Score Member Reviews (4)

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679 Reviews | 160 Followers
Funny, Goofy, Instructional

See it if you have a kid for whom you would like to reinforce lessons of tolerance & understanding in a fun, live theater way.

Don't see it if you are an adult who has no interest in what might appeal to a very young audience. Read more

460 Reviews | 238 Followers
Funny, Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting, Delightful

See it if The brilliantly staged & acted Grimm's fairy tale on themes of self-confidence/over-confidence, humility/bullying but mostly on tolerance,*

Don't see it if Uninterested in what the next generation may think or believe. Read more

567 Reviews | 150 Followers
Holiday-alternative, Delightful, Great staging, Great singing, Enchanting

See it if Grimm's "Son of a Tailor" softened for tiny eyes.Adult cast in wee-adventure of song/dance/lessons: humility.bullying,parents there to care.

Don't see it if Fun for all, except for insects. Killing and dying referenced. An hour's alternative from the usual holiday offering.

5 Reviews | 2 Followers

See it if You like cliche endings

Don't see it if You don't

Critic Reviews (2)

New York Theater
December 5th, 2009
For a previous production

"Genuinely sweet, heart-warming, and heart-filling hour of theatre...'Seven in One Blow' never feels like medicine, not for a second. It's played out in the same eccentric, vaguely avant-garde, lightly multimedia, deeply humanist style that characterizes all of Axis's work...The show is filled with music, physical comedy, pop culture and music allusions for the grown-ups, and talking- and singing-along for the youngsters...Axis Company ensemble members play their various roles to the hilt."
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Theater Talk's New Theater Corps
December 23rd, 2009
For a previous production

"Axis has rewritten a classic Brothers Grimm tale for a modern, child-friendly audience. In doing so, however, they’ve traded satire and irony for a watered-down, happy-go-lucky version...The script’s attempt to engage a young audience with its goofy cast of characters and simplified story line...comes across as a cop out...'Seven in One Blow' isn’t the most memorable bit of children’s theater, but it does serve the purpose of a perfect holiday treat: sugary enough to be enjoyed in the moment."
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