File puptcrit/puptcrit.0612, message 150


Date: Sat, 16 Dec 2006 22:21:38 EST
To: puptcrit-AT-lists.driftline.org
Subject: Re: [Puptcrit] political


for what it is worth at this early stage, i am just now working up a rather 
large polichinelle show to be set during the french terror, planning to unveil 
it in the fall.   a few wooden heads may roll, citizen.

sean k.


In a message dated 12/16/06 10:04:53 PM, skactw-AT-tiac.net writes:


> Since 1990 (just before the start of the First Gulf War) Great Small
> Works has been creating a series of toy theater productions called
> "Terror As Usual,"=A0 which dealt explicitly or implicitly with the
> culture of political terrorism. To date,=A0 11 episodes of TAU have been
> produced.=A0 Episode #9: "Doom" is reprinted in the current issue of
> Puppetry International.
> 
> Also-- one of Great Small Work's first major theatrical productions was
> an adaptation=A0 of=A0 G.K. Chesterton's pioneering spy=A0 novel "The Man who
> was Thursday," In which an undercover police detective in Edwardian
> London, trying to penetrate an anarchist terror cell, discovers that
> the entire cell consists of other undercover detectives.
> 
> And of course for over 40 years now Peter Schumann and the Bread and
> Puppet Theater have never tired of directly addressing issues of
> political and state repression. Their current production=A0 deals with
> the semantic distinction between "Terrorists" (retail, individual
> purveyors of misery) and "Horrorists" (wholesale governmental suppliers
> of the same.)
> On Dec 15, 2006, at 9:23 AM, mjm wrote:
> 
> > Have any puptcrit members
> >=A0 =A0=A0 1) Created shows/presentations/videos on the subject of the 9/11
> > terrorist attacks on the USA?
> >=A0 =A0=A0 2) Know of other puppeteers/puppet companies that have reated
> > shows/presentations/videos on the subject of the 9/11 terrorist attacks
> > on the USA?
> >=A0 =A0=A0 3) Created shows/presentations/videos on the subject of any the
> > terrorist attacks of the 20th & 21st centuries?
> >=A0 =A0=A0 4) Know of other puppeteers/puppet companies that have reated
> > shows/presentations/videos on the subject of any the terrorist attacks
> > of the 20th & 21st centuries?
> >
> > Links, contacts and/or information appreciated.
> >
> > Michael John Moynihan
> > Milwaukee, USA
> >
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