Tag Archives: theater

Gaby Stenberg as Titania

Gaby Stenberg, Swedish actress, as Titania in Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream (film), 1944.

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Alice in Wonderland–Puppet

Cheshire Cat Puppt made by the Puppet Kitchen, custom puppet makers in NYC.

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Hamlet the Hip-Hopera

We’ve seen many Shakespeare productions with a contemporary iconoclastic setting,  but this musical rather blends an entirely new language of hip hop, rap and modern speech into the bard’s. While I love Shakespeare, this also has appeal for modern audiences … Continue reading

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Disturbing puppet theater

Extremely talented performer in Austria, Neville Tranter. Puppets and themes are gruesome but wickedly sardonic. His style is guignol. In this video, he lampoons the nazis and in particular here, Goering. Watch here.

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Emil Nolde, (German Expressionist), Mask Still Life

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Steven Assael, Kristen with the Mask

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Theatre de la Mode, Jean Cocteau

As a fan of theater, marionettes, and art, I have owned a book on this for many years. In short, post World War II, France was partially ruined and also had to be rescued. Cocteau was trying to lift the … Continue reading

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Tatto video projection by Miyoko Caubet2

Video scenography during a photo and drawing tattoo exhibit “Icon Tattoo,” ReflexGallery, Paris, 2011 These remind me a bit of Theatre de la Mode by Cocteau, which I will post shortly.  

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Marrionettentheater and Schneewittchen (Snow White)

When I was a girl, I was enamored with ventriloquism and marionettes. See more marionettes from this company at this link.

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