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The Puppet Show (Staged Readings + Concert)
August 26, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Curtain rises on a musical theatre troupe poised to make their big break. Cast as puppets, the players move effortlessly on their strings when the curtain rises– and struggle against them as the curtain falls.
Set in Vaudeville style, The Puppet Show toggles between ragtime and pop, burlesque and street dance, patter and spoken word. Projection and movement suggest puppet strings with a clear onstage/backstage contrast that smudges into an unsettling blend of realities.
The Puppets are people we know and, perhaps, are. As their stories unfold, ask yourself, “Who are the puppets? What is the show?”
Friday, August 25 @ 7pm
Saturday, August 26 @ 2pm
Song & Dance Concert:
Saturday, August 26 @ 7pm
For details and tickets, visit The Puppet Show website at thepuppetshow.msjonesmusic
Presented in partnership with 3050 Music Group and Hibernian Hall/Madison Park Development Corporation. Made possible with support from the Boston Foundation’s Live Arts Boston grant program. Music education outreach sponsored by Quaver Foundation for the Advancement of Music Education (QFAME). Additional support provided by The Puffin Foundation, The Lyric Stage Company of Boston, and 4 Star Dance Studio.