In the Heart of the Beast Puppet and Mask Theatre is excited to announce the 2017 Puppet Lab performances, featuring brand new experimental work by four local emerging artists: Chamindika Wanduragala, Allison Osberg, Patty Gille, and Madeline Helling. After an intensive fellowship program that paired each artist with a mentor, these works are now ready for the main stage! The series is broken up into two weekends with two artists featured each weekend.
Week 1 - March 17 & 18 at 7:30pm, March 19 at 2:30pm TICKETS
Fulfillingness' Rebirth by Chamindika Wanduragala
Chamindika Wanduragala explores the conflict surrounding an artist who becomes a mother though shadow puppet stop-motion animation.
Brothers by Madeline Helling
Two brothers take over their parents’ estate and discover that the demographics of the neighborhood are shifting, so they devise a plan to build a wall to keep the neighbors out.
Week 2 - March 24 & 25 at 7:30pm, March 26 at 2:30pm TICKETS
Bipolar Lite by Patty Gille
Bipolar Lite is a colorful variety show featuring puppets, masks, and slapstick performances that reflect Gille’s experiences and challenges living a bipolar life.
Mythomania by Allison Osberg
Mythomania is a fairly factual study of our post-truth world, told through the eyes of a sweet potato.
Puppet Lab is made possible by support from the Jerome Foundation. Photos by Bruce Silcox.
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