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Astro Boy and the God of Comics

by Natsu Onoda Power
directed by Jaime Robledo (Watson, Stoneface, Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?)
produced by Brian Wallis

Fridays & Saturdays @ 8pm
Sundays @ 7pm
plus Thursday, July 2 @ 8pm

Tickets: $25
(310) 281-8337 or Buy Tickets Online

WEST COAST PREMIERE! This multimedia performance art piece tells the story of famed Japanese animator Osamu Tezuka and Astro Boy, his most famous character. This West Coast Premiere features interactive video, live drawing and stylized movement. Itís a whimsical, retro sci-fi visual extravaganza that examines post-WWII fascination with technology and destruction, and the relationship between creation and creator.

Special Sunday Anime Nights! Come see ASTRO BOY and then stay for our post-show round table / meet & greets with animators, directors, and voice actors from your favorite animated series. June 28: Robbie Daymond, Yuri Lowenthal, Tara Platt & Ezra Weisz; July 5th: special talkback with our own "Astro Boy" cast; July 12th: Carrie Keranen, Wendee Lee & Michael Sorich; July 19th: The cast of "Kill la Kill"; July 26: Matt Peters & David Vincent; August 2: Erin Fitzgerald, Abraham Benrubi, Dana Snyder, Brian Studler, Matt Peters (Disney animator)

"...a scintillating, invention-packed tour de force of visual wit, breathtaking acrobatic performance and sumptuous, seamlessly integrated, multimedia production design... poignantly whimsical and critically savvy... a kind of high-wire ó and highly polished ó vaudevillian pastiche. GO!" -Bill Raden, L.A. Weekly

"RECOMMENDED / TOP TEN / PICK OF THE WEEK ...spectacular... brilliantly creative... dazzling... delightful." -Terry Morgan, Stage Raw

"...approaches technical challenges with feverish innovation." -@ This Stage Magazine

"...tour-de-force... jaw-dropping... This intersection of cartoon and stage beautifully serves both and is a tribute to the art of possibilities and the possibilities of art. Time is running out. Donít miss it." -Backscatter

"...incredibly inventive... totally unique and truly spectacular... a matchless 70-minute thrill ride..." -Travis Michael Holder, Arts in L.A.

"...delightful... creative and inventive... a stellar cast and superbly talented artists... executed brilliantly... Funny at times, and heartfelt..." -AtsBeat L.A.

"...mind-boggling... certain to be one of the summerís most gigantic hits... You can expect to see lines around the corner for weeks and weeks to come as theater buffs, graphic novel lovers, manga fanatics, and Astro Boy fans far and near await this most thrilling of summer theatrical treats." -Steven Stanley, StageSceneLA


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This performance is made possible in part by a grant from the City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs.

Sacred Fools is the birthplace of the L.A. stage hits The Behavior of Broadus, Absolutely Filthy, Stoneface, the Watson plays, Land of the Tigers, and Louis & Keely: Live at the Sahara. Please support our campaign to fund our 19th season of critically acclaimed, award-winning theatre.
This organization is supported, in part, by the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors through the Los Angeles County Arts Commission.
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