Review of the show from the SF Chronicle.
DANCE THEATER REVIEW
Joe Goode's 'Wonderboy' - joy as dance, puppetry
Steven Winn, Chronicle Arts and Culture Critic
Monday, June 9, 2008
Expect no crime-stopping stunts or feats of super-human strength from "Wonderboy." Played by a puppet, and a particularly inert one at that, the title character of Joe Goode's achingly tender new dance theater piece at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts is all but paralyzed by his hypersensitized feelings. Daylight, bell sounds, a boy passing by on the street all set him off. "All I do is weep and tremble," quivers Wonderboy, in a performer's half-strangled voice miked to sound a bit like Peter Lorre's.