Manual Cinema: No Blue Memories (Show and Workshop)

Manual Cinema , the award winning puppet/film/multimedia studio based in Chicago, is putting on a performance/workshop at the end of March. It’s part of the Chicago International Puppet Theater Festival.  The show (and the workshop)  explore poetry, puppetry, and shadow theatre, and their intersections. The Puppet Festival actually happens every two years, and the next one is scheduled for 2019,however they […]

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APPLY: Chicago Physical Festival-Deadline Dec 11, 2017

PHYSICAL FESTIVAL CHICAGO is calling for proposals of physical theater plays for its 5th edition of the festival that will run in June 2018. An annual contemporary, visual, and physical theater festival based in Chicago, Physical Festival presents new forms of theater that are being performed around the world and in our backyard. In 2014, Alice da Cunha and Marc Frost […]

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Review of Cavalia’s Odysseo

Montreal circus company Cavalia has a new show that opened recently in Chicago (playing through April 23, 2017 at Soldier Field). The show is called Odysseo and bills itself as “The Best Show Ever.” That’s a lot to live up to.  It’s a beautiful, sumptuous show that has amazingly talented acrobats, equestrians, and some of the most talented and trained horses […]

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