Time: January 24, 2015 at 3pm to February 1, 2015 at 8:30pm
Location: Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts (BCA)
Street: 539 Tremont St., South End
Website or Map: http://www.breadandpuppet.org
Event Type: theater, puppet, political
Organized By: Bread & Puppet Theater
Latest Activity: Jan 12, 2015
Bread & Puppet Theater in the Cyclorama. Includes “Captain Boycott” [recommended for ages 12 & up], along with “The Nothing Is Not Ready Circus” [recommended for everyone] and a visual art installation created by the theater's artistic director Peter Schumann. Performances and exhibit run January 24 through February 1, 2015.
Tickets for the performances available for purchase in the Cyclorama [cash or check only] one hour before each show. For advance tickets: www.breadandpuppet.org, 866-811-4111 (toll free). Further information, call the Boston-area Bread & Puppet Theater hot line: 617-286-6694.
In keeping with their long standing tradition of "sublime arsekicking puppetry," the award-winning Vermont-based Bread & Puppet Theater, featuring Artistic Director Peter Schumann and his troupe of puppeteers, returns to the Cyclorama at the BCA, bringing their signature powerful imagery, masked characters, and giant papier-mâché puppets. Their nine day residency includes two different puppet shows, a political art installation conceived by Schumann, along with the sale of Bread & Puppet’s legendary Cheap Art and the opportunity to savor Schumann’s home-made sourdough rye bread spread with garlic-laden aioli.
All the visuals are created by Schumann, including sculpting and painting of all the major masks and puppets, with input from the company. Although all Bread & Puppet events have a seriousness of purpose — a few laughs are always thrown in!