“The Revenger’s Tragedy” at the Center House Theatre

Halloween’s almost here, so it’s the season for blood, guts and gore. You’ll find plenty of them all at “The Revenger’s Tragedy,” a Jacobean revenge play by Thomas Middleton that’s been modernized with a punk-rock overlay in this GreenStage production. Although Director Sarah E. Budge’s juxtaposition of the two didn’t work for me, it’s an extravaganza of excess designed for the young at heart. As are all GreenStage shows there is no admission charge for this, though donations are welcome. And for those of you who enjoy wallowing in the fun, there’s a seating area set aside that brings the special effects right into your own lap. The night I was there, any number of brave audience members squealed with delight as the blood spurted.

Through Nov. 12 at Center House Theatre in Seattle Center, produced by GreenStage (206 748-1551 or www.greenstage.org)

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