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Theater Review (NYC): ‘The God Projekt’

god-projekt

Inventive puppetry propels this story of an aging God who conceives a new project: to re-create mankind. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): Basil Twist’s ‘Dogugaeshi’

Dogugaeshi, pictured Yumiko Tanaka (c) Richard Termine, courtesy of Tandem Otter Productions

Most shows have backdrops. But what happens when the backdrops are the show? Read More »

Theater Review (NYC Fringe): ‘Lula Del Ray’

Photo by Katherine Greenleaf

This dreamy, compelling period-piece "movie" is presented live via overhead projector, cardboard puppets, live actors and music. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): SAGA

The wizardly puppetry of Wakka Wakka is back, this time with a fiery tragicomedy about horses, hubris, and the Icelandic bank crisis. Read More »

Cabaret Review (Las Vegas): Terry Fator at the Mirage

Terry Fator and his 16 puppets and 100 impersonations sparkles in Vegas. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Hand to God’ by Robert Askins

hand-to-god

Hand to God is a remarkable display of amazing puppetry amidst a hurricane of raunchy fun. Plus sex and violence. How can you go wrong? Read More »

DVD Review: Making War Horse

Documentary looks at the nuts and bolts of creating award-winning theater spectacle. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): ‘Baby Universe’

For clever creativity, sweet whimsy, and wondrous storytelling it'll be hard to beat this grown-up puppetry showpiece this holiday season. Read More »

Theater Review (NYC): The Hyperbolist at Fringe

Joe Mazza's melange of puppetry, silent film, and vaudeville effectively fuses avant-garde philosophizing with the pulling of heartstrings. Read More »

Theatre Review (LA): Petrushka by Stravinsky and Basil Twist at the Broad Stage

This adaptation of Stravinsky's ballet by master puppeteer Basil Twist made for a short but inspiring evening. Read More »