On Friday, November 18th, 2005, I curated and hosted Blood from A Turnip, Rhode Island’s only late night puppet salon with Vanessa Gilbert at Perishable Theatre in Providence. Performers included Evan O’Television, Lady Miss Iris, Marya Erin Jones, and Dan Goldrick.
Blood from a Turnip was an ongoing evening of short-form puppetry for adults that ran for 19 years in Providence, RI. Co-founded and curated by Vanessa Gilbert, Blood from a Turnip offered professional puppeteers and those new to the art form an opportunity to present big stories, in miniature. Perishable Theatre ran for over a quarter century in Providence and provided some of the edgiest productions in the state