The Shows: Poncili Company (Pablo, Ephrain, Zuleyka, and Jimena) will perform several short, surreal, whimsical shows: a robot, a giant crow, a moose! Jawbone Puppet Theater, father and son act from Brooklyn, NY & Taiwan will perform original puppets shows with toy dinosaurs, Peruvian saints, folk tales and Kafka. The house band playing Loretta Lynne heartbreak songs & Mariachi songs about drinking yourself to death over lost love–and we put our hearts and souls into it!
And we have cheap art for sale–hand made monster prints, comics and paper mache sculptures Continue reading →
We’ll be performing December 1st at Firestorm Cafe in Asheville at 7pm. We’ll be performing our latest show, Donny Quixote. Donny Quixote is a scathing critique of “green” capitalism and “green” technology told through a humorous adaptation of the story of Don Quixote. This performance is being co-sponsored by the Earth First Journal, the voice of the radical environmental movement. See you there!
MRPA is hard at work on our newest show and we’re booking now for the summer.
This summer’s tour features our newest puppet production, “Donny Quixote!” The show is a scathing critique of “green” capitalism and “green” technology told through a humorous adaptation of the story of Don Quixote. In addition to the featured show, we’ll be bringing a few fun performances, including a charming cantastoria. We also travel with a distro of material related to the content of our shows. Continue reading →
Puppeteers from across the Southeast converge for two gloriously gritty evenings of experimental short puppetry and object theatre for the Indie Grits Puppet Slam. Why go? Leading avant-garde puppet artists from all over the region will converge in Columbia, SC for this event, the first of its kind in the capitol city. Leave the kids at home and enjoy an evening of raucous and ribald, thought-provoking and awe-inspiring performances!For information on tickets and other performers go here.