Mamet's work for young audiences was previously produced by the Atlantic in 2001 as part of the second season of the Atlantic for Kids series. Now in its 10th year, Atlantic for Kids will also produce the musical Really Rosie in spring of 2008, featuring music by Carole King with book and lyrics by Maurice Sendak.
Paul Urcioli directs a Space Pandas cast that includes Ted Caine, Rick Dacey, Renee Delio, Lindsay Dombrowski, Sarah Hartley, Lauren Hines, Natalie Kuhn, Hannah Miller, Cassie Newman, Nicole Pacent, Michael Piazza, Dave Toomey, Chris Wendelken, Chloé Wepper and Kelly Wilson.
The Revenge of the Space Pandas or Binky Rudich and the Two-Speed Clock, according to press notes, "follows the adventures of a boy named Binky as he travels through time and space with his friends Vivian (a girl) and Bob (a sheep). They find themselves trapped on the planet of the space pandas where the Supreme Ruler wants to turn Bob into a wool sweater. But, with a little ingenuity they just might be able to make it back to Earth in time for lunch."
The Revenge of the Space Pandas or Binky Rudich and the Two-Speed Clock is recommended for children ages 4-12. Performances are Saturdays and Sundays at 10:30 AM from.
Tickets, $15 for adults and $5 for Atlantic members and children under 12, are available by calling (646) 216-1190. The Atlantic Theater Company is located at 336 West 20th Street in Manhattan.