Monday, February 1, 2010

A trip to the theater


Yesterday, Anna and I had a theater date. As in, thee-ay-ter. Since I know how much Anna loves all things fancy, I planned a surprise trip to Cacao, a tiny chocolate boutique within The Heathman Hotel. We sipped our chocolate (one kid’s hot chocolate, one chocolate macchiato) in one of the hotel’s elegant sitting areas.


The chandelier and flower arrangement directly over our heads.

A tiny chandelier and cast shadows in the restroom.

Afterward, we went across the street to see Oregon Children’s Theatre’s performance of Giggle, Giggle, Quack. The show was great (all the OCT shows we’ve seen have been really high-quality), and the building is fantastic. After the show, many of the kids burned off extra energy climbing on a fantastic chair/sculpture in the theater lobby.

The theater's central skylight.

Anna, directly under the skylight in the theater lobby.

The above-mentioned chair/sculpture.

As usual, I couldn’t resist all the wonderful opportunities to capture shadows and reflections. And I love opportunities to be a tourist in my own town.

The signage outside The Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, directly across from the theater.

Part of the theater facade, showing the circular staircase winding up to each floor.

Chandeliers inside Schnitzer Hall, with reflections from the theater.


Leslie Doughty said...

Sounds like a great girlie date! Your photographs are wonderful, really loving the architectural themes you've posted.

bébé shrimp said...

Love! Going to theatre! So awesome!

louc1 said...

Anna is beautiful and full of life as usual :-)