A Real Boy

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Presented by Last Act Theatre Company at Trinity Street Theatre, Austin TX

Aug 09 - 25
A Real Boy

This satiric play tells the story of two marionette puppets with a human child who starts growing strings of his own – and the kindergarten teacher who takes it upon herself to save him.

A Real Boy by Stephen Kaplan is the satirical allegory of two marionette puppets raising their human son who begins developing his own set of strings.

What is viewed as a joyous event in the puppet community is seen with derision and disgust by the rest of society, and his concerned kindergarten teach takes action to save the boy from the consequences of his upbringing.

The questions of who and what can make a family, legalizing love, and legislating parenthood are all addressed in through the

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Shows are at 8 pm Thursday – Sunday August 9th – 25th at the Trinity Street Playhouse located on the 4th floor of First Baptist Church 901 Trinity St, Austin, TX 78701

Tickets can be purchased at our website, or at our ticketing site: A Real Boy

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Additional time info:

Pay what you can night Wednesday, August 15th at 8pm.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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901 Trinity Street, 4th Floor, Austin, TX 78701

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