Paperhand Puppet Intervention’s 10th annual Pageant-Play-Spectacle!
Winner of the Indy award for best production in 2009!
Featuring giant puppets, masks, painted cardboard and shadows, this is a wondrous spectacle not to be missed. The production highlights the power of story from the mythic to the personal for all human beings in four puppet pieces.
TRANSFORMATIONS: The Babylonian epic creation myth with Tiamat, the mother of all, and Marduk the conqueror.
THE QUEST: A knight’s tale loosely based on Iron John and stories of the Green Man.
MEMORY: Collected personal stories from the cast of our grandpeople told with elder masks and painted flats.
PEOPLE OF CORN: The Mayan creation story, the Popul Vuh, told with paper-cut shadows.
Written, created and directed by: Jan Burger and Donovan Zimmerman in collaboration with the cast and community.