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Einstein is a Dummy, by Karen Zacarias
Smart Fabulous Show for the entire Family is extended for good reason!
Saturday, November 19, 2005
5.0
We just took 4 children, ages 4-13 (3 of my kids and their friend) to see The Alliance's show "Einstein is a Dummy" and all of us loved it. Too often children's theater speaks down to children, but I found this energetic production elevating. The smart script has lots of levels, and really focuses on the wonderment of curiousity and the obstacles that creative, inquisitive, restless children encounter in school and the world. The music is very catchy (My kids all sang "molecular heat" on the way home". While my youngest daughter loved the cat, the older children caught on that he was a metaphor for creative thinking, and they loved the love story. The science is very tongue in cheek, and entertaining to the adults (I laughed more than I care to admit).

Three things that have happened since we saw the show: I asked why my 8 year old son's room was so messy ...and he answered "Entropy" (learned that in the show!
He and his dad spent some time on the internet, because he wanted to learn about space (this is a first).

But the best thing today, is that my quiet (somewhat moody) 13 year old son told me that he feels very much the way Albert is portrayed in the play.

I am glad the show has been extended twice. There's a reason. I've never been a repeat ticket theater buyer, but I think we will try to come back before it closes.

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