File puptcrit/puptcrit.0606, message 123

Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2006 18:04:13 -0400
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] Petrushka/Petrouchka

Try Petrushka: The Russian Carnival Puppet Theater, by Catriona  
Kelly. Cambridge University Press, 1990.
It's wonderful.

On Jun 10, 2006, at 5:11 PM, wrote:

> Can anyone give me some info on Petrushka which is unrelated to the  
> Stravinky
> ballet? Stories or plot lines for Petrushka, or a source or book in  
> English
> about his performance history? I know what sorts of things to  
> expect from
> Hanswurst, Kasperle, Polichinella, Punch, Don Cristobal, and so on,  
> but this is one
> puppet hero I know very little about, except his traditional  
> costume and
> appearance.
> Thanks for anything you can offer,
> Alice
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