Kim’s been doing all the writing, so I figured I’d pipe in.
Since most of Kim’s writing has been Absence-related , which I keep misspelling, I figured I’d do a little bit of explanation of our upcoming NYMF musical, “Oedipus for Kids!“
Oedipus For Kids’ premise revolves around three members of the Fuzzy Ducks Theatre Company, whose purpose is to bring the classics to children via theatre. For some reason, after recently acclaimed productions such as Walden: Thoreau Takes a Time-Out and Uncle Tommy’s Cabin, the artistic director has decided that this week’s classic should be the Greek myth of Oedipus.
As the children’s production goes down into a Charybdis-like whirpool of suck, the performers
remain confounded by the question of how the hell you portray such a screwed up myth to elementary-schoolers. Meanwhile, we hope that you too will be confounded by the question of how the hell you portray such a screwed up myth to elementary-schoolers.
In fact, we’re hoping you are confounded enough to want to come. For more information, check us out on NYMF.