As part of its continuing series, Writing in 3D, StageSource will offer Writing in 3D: Playwriting and Puppetry, an in-depth discussion about the narrative uses of puppets in new plays. Featuring: Roxie Myhrum, Bonnie Duncan, Faye Dupras, Brad Shur and moderated by Pat Gabridge.
When: Tuesday, May 29th
Where: Puppet Showplace Theatre
The use of puppets dates backs to the very beginning of theatre, and now more and more new plays and theatre productions are using puppets as ways to help tell the story. Recent examples include Paula Vogel's Long Christmas Ride Home and the production of Wild Swans at American Repertory Theatre. In addition, the Puppet Showplace Theatre in Brookline presents puppet shows for both children and adults, all year long.
The panel will discuss different uses of puppets in narrative theatre, and how writing for puppets is both similar and different from writing for live actors. Whether you're interested in writing your own puppet show or want to integrate the use of puppets into your own script/production, this is a great chance to learn from the experts.
Panelists will show examples of their own work, and there will be plenty of time for audience questions and discussion.