Basil Twist knows how to stay true to the ancient Andalusian melodies and Moorish chantings and at the same time interject moments of subtle humor.
For someone who has never had any professional puppet training, Van Lente has already proven that she’s got the right stuff to make a valuable contribution to the art of puppetry.
Howie Leifer focuses his entire show on life at sea as told through the oral tradition of chanteys.
Nick Coppola has chosen a tongue-in-cheek approach to the story by poking fun at New York types.
In spite of the amusing characters and a few comedic turns this is a dark story, especially for children.
Just when you think you’ve seen every possible technique in puppet staging, along comes something entirely different.