New York’s annual experimental theatre sampler boasts plenty of chills and frills, but the real attraction is carefully crafted mayhem.
Puppet designer Blair Thomas explains how he created talking puppets for the Lookingglass Theatre production.
Face tracking, augmented reality, wearable lights—incorporating technology onstage has never been easier or cheaper, and it can serve rather supersede storytelling.
As today’s cutting-edge puppeteers peer into the souls of animated objects, they’re seeing the future—or rather, the eternal present—of the theatre.
The hard-to-classify work of this multimedia Chicago company is coming out of the shadows.