“The play challenges us to think about those we consider our enemies, and to think of them with compassion and understanding.”
Theater Review: Bread & Puppet’s “Whatforward Circus” — Agit-Prop, But Imaginative
Bread & Puppet Theater’s world of anthropomorphized trees and talking toilets is often funny, sometimes beautiful, and always memorable.
Theater Review: Bread & Puppet Theater’s “Shatterer of Worlds” — Apocalyptic Art
Those willing to accept that powerful political theater can be as much about depicting pain as providing hope will find much to admire in this visually striking, dramatically compelling piece.
Theater Feature: The Bread & Puppet Theater Turns 50
For me, the fact that Bread and Puppet Theater has survived for 50 years is very hopeful, essentially because company members have never wavered from their principles. Imagine that. You can be radically principled and survive!
Coming Attractions in Theater: January 2011
The new year kicks off with some welcome signs of frisky energy, though it would be nice to see more new plays. Respectability is provided by a homage to Rose Kennedy as well as productions of Pulitzer and Tony award-winning scripts. Marionettes and politics arrive via Bread and Puppet and An Exciting Event. As for […]