[act-ma] 1/23-2/2/2014: Bread & Puppet Theater: "The Shatterer of Worlds" -- discount tix offer for Boston run, Jan. 23 thru Feb. 2, 2014

Mary Curtin marycurtin at comcast.net
Fri Jan 17 17:18:35 PST 2014

The Shatterer of Worlds

in the Cyclorama at the
Boston Center for the Arts
Jan. 23-Feb. 2

"... art for one and for all, straight from the hand, right to the moral
[Peter Schumann's "The Shatterer" exhibit at the Queens Museum, NY Times
review, 11/8/13]

Bread & Puppet Theater is returning to Boston for its 7th annual visit to
the Cyclorama at the Boston Center for the Arts, this time for a two-week
run of The Shatterer of Worlds with evening performances running from
January 23 through February 2. The theater is offering discount show tickets
in celebration of its 50+ years of performing world-wide. Information about
the theater and the show can be found at www.breadandpuppet.org. Preview
footage can be viewed at
b775b32bf40c0&id=f5c9920652&e=26f0ec3b6c> vimeo.com/75177278.

The Shatterer of Worlds (chapel with naturalization services for applicants
requesting citizenship in the shattered world), a walkabout political puppet
performance, will envelop audience and performers alike within the Cyclorama
(539 Tremont St. in the South End). Regular general admission ticket price
for the 7 pm shows is $15 ($12 for students, seniors, groups of 6+). The
theater is offering 2-for-1 tickets for the Wednesday and Thursday
performances, and $5 off for Friday through Sunday performances. [The
discounts apply to the general admission ticket price.] You can take
advantage of this offer either by presenting a copy of this email at the
door, or for ordering tickets in advance, call 866-811-4111 (toll free) or
b775b32bf40c0&id=e1bcf8a8c1&e=26f0ec3b6c> tinyurl.com/BPBoston2014 and use
the following codes when ordering to receive the discounts: BPBCA2FR or
BPBCA5OFF respectively. Please feel free to share this offer with your pals.

This year, Bread & Puppet's 2 week residency, featuring Artistic Director
Peter Schumann and his troupe of puppeteers, will include the evening
performances of The Shatterer of Worlds, along with the sale of Bread &
Puppet's legendary Cheap Art and the opportunity to savor Schumann's
renowned home-made sourdough rye bread smeared with garlic-laden aioli.

[***If you are interested in participating in the performances, rehearsals
for the evening shows will be held in the Cyclorama on Mon.-Wed., Jan.
20-22, from 6-10 pm, with a brush-up rehearsal the following week (date and
time to be determined). To volunteer, please email
<mailto:puppetsecretary at yahoo.com?subject=Performing%20with%20Bread%20%26%20
Puppet%20in%20Boston> puppetsecretary at yahoo.com or leave a message on B&P's
Boston info. hotline: 617-286-6694.]

"... as Bread and Puppet fans know, distilling political protest into art is
a kind of magic."
("Bread and Puppet: Hidden soul of the 60's" editorial, Boston Globe,

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