Opening the Doors to Southern Vermont

The 2018 Puppets in the Green Mountain Festival theme is Opening the Doors, which, for us, has a number of meanings.  In addition to our Social Justice context, in which we address equity, inclusivity, and access, we are also happy to be opening the doors of our Southern Vermont community to visitors and guests, especially our puppeteer colleagues from around the region. … Read the rest

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A Hunger Artist

Sinking Ship Productions (USA)

9/21, 8 PM, Next Stage Arts Project, Putney tickets
9/22, 8 PM, Next Stage Arts Project, Putney tickets

Once cheered by thousands, the Hunger Artist is now forgotten by everyone except his one-time manager. What begins as a simple nostalgic story transforms into a startlingly inventive trip into the nature of memory, art, performance, and spectatorship, as told by the only person who remembers an artist whose act was simply… to hunger.Read the rest

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Babylon: Journeys of Refugees

Sandglass Theater (USA)

9/20, 8 PM, New England Youth Theatre, Brattleboro tickets
9/21, 8 PM, New England Youth Theatre, Brattleboro tickets

Seven puppets in need of asylum wash up on a metaphorical shore. The refugees come from Syria, Afghanistan, El Salvador, and Burundi, one is a voiceless caterpillar and one is a ghost from a war past who is still on her journey.Read the rest

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