So its no surprise that Nearly Naked Theatres production of Oedipus for Kids! isnt actually fodder for the preschool set. The tongue-in-cheek musical follows three members of the fictional Fuzzy Duck Theatre Company as they attempt to present a family-friendly Oedipus complete with such catchy tunes as "My Lover is My Husband is My Son.
If someone brings a young child, I assume they will be turned away, says leading lady Johanna Carlisle. The show uses explicit language and situations. You see the onstage kids' show, and then the crazy offstage reality starts to spill onstage.
Thu., Aug. 25, 8 p.m.; Fri., Aug. 26, 8 p.m.; Sat., Aug. 27, 8 p.m.; Sun., Aug. 28, 2 p.m.; Thu., Sept. 1, 8 p.m.; Fri., Sept. 2, 8 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 3, 8 p.m.; Sun., Sept. 4, 6 p.m.; Thu., Sept. 8, 8 p.m.; Fri., Sept. 9, 8 p.m.; Sat., Sept. 10, 6 & 8 p.m., 2011