Horse Trade Theater Group's annual October show is an artistic hodgepodge of theatre and literature; this year they explore the trials and tribulations of parenting. More…
Celebrating its second decade of performances, the 'Pumpkin Pie Show' is part storytelling session, part boxing match, part shamanistic ritual. Horse Trade Theater Group channels the essentials of theatre and literature in order to create a more intimate relationship between performer and audience. They use no design -- nothing beyond the text and the performance itself. The stories that make up this year's 'Labor Pains' all focus on the primal paranoia of parenting.
See it if you have children or if you know someone who does.
Don't see it if you've recently had surgery and are afraid that convulsive laughter might rip your stitches out.
See it if you like well performed, funny story-telling about babies; birthing them, feeding them, diapering them.
Don't see it if you don't like grotesque or scat0logical humor.
See it if you like one note monologues with actors who basically play the same role in each one (they're supposed to be different characters).
Don't see it if you want something actually funny. It was embarrassing and got really disturbing at parts. I don't understand why people liked this. Dont go