It seems like a perfect premise for The Puppet Co — a master toymaker is kidnapped but escapes in time to lead a parade of beautiful new toys. Christopher Piper does double duty portraying the toymaker and, along with fellow master puppeteer Tony Strowd, manipulates a host of characters.
Archives for January 24, 2013
A young actor prepares to lead his band of brothers in Folger’s Henry V
This week, on the west side of the U. S. Capitol, with millions watching, President Barack Obama gave his second inaugural address calling for unity as we seize the future together. Just a few short blocks away, a leader from the pages of history prepared to deliver rousing speeches for a more intimate audience.
Winnie the Pooh
The winning cast members of Adventure Theatre’s Winnie the Pooh bring the characters to life in this loving, living adaptation. The old familiar events are there, but the pacing and style from director Jerry Whiddon and the engaging songs, lyrics and musical passages add a whole new dimension to the experience.