Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Energetic 'Pirates!' opens 'Revolutions' festival.

Byline: Barry Gaines For the Journal

REVIEW

For the next few weeks, the Riverside Ensemble of New Mexico and the University of New Mexico Department of Theatre and Dance are presenting "The Revolutions International Theatre Festival 2001." The title and concept are bold. The festival is "designed to provide New Mexico with exposure to, and relationships with, the most revolutionary theater companies touring the world today."

The festival's opening production, however, is not revolutionary. It is a simple and sweet children's story presented with great energy and vitality.

"Pirates!" was written and performed by the acting company from the Dell 'Arte International School of Physical Theatre in Blue Lake, Calif. …

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