Puppets at Night, Brookline (curatorial)

Slamtastic Puppet Mini-Tour, 2006
Slamtastic Puppet Mini-Tour, 2006

On February 18th, I curated Puppets at Night, an evening of short-form puppetry for adults at the Puppet Showplace Theater in Brookline. The evening – part of a two city (Providence + Brookline) weekend tour included puppet and object theatre from Jonny Clockworks, Ceili Clemens, Emmy Bean, Dramaton Theatre, Kristen McClean, Sara Frechette, and Jim Sedgwick. The program was co-curated with Vanessa Gilbert and hosted with Matt Kandarian.

From the program:

Untitled, Sylvia Markson
The Story of Bird Girl in an Overture and 3 Acts, Kristen McLean
Minutia, Jonny Clockworks
The Traveler, Dramaton Theater
The Pope Wears Bozo Shoes, Jim Sedgwick
The Strip, Sarah Frechette
The (Revised) Tale of Iphis and Lanthe, Jim Domings
War Bride, Emmy Bean
Demonstration, Will Stackman
Remember Me, Ceili Clemens
Baby June, Jonny Clockworks

The Puppet Showplace Theatre is a non-profit performin arts organization committed to excellence in puppetry for all audiences. PST is the oldest permanent theatre for puppetry in Massachusetts and the oldest continuously-operating, year-round puppet theater in New England, presenting the most variety in the entire US. We have served Boston and area communityes since our founding in 1974 by Mary Putnam Churchill , visionary Harvard eduated teacher and puppeteer