Saturday, January 23, 2010

Bread and Puppet at BCA next week

Bread and Puppet Theater of Vermont performs at the Boston Center for the Arts Cyclorama next week. Events begin with an opening reception for founder Peter Schumann’s art exhibit “Relics of the Papier Mache Religion” from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, Jan. 25. That night Schumann will give a talk, the touring company will perform short skits, and Michael Romanyshyn will play music.

The company performs its poetic, political show “Tear Open The Door Of Heaven” (pictured above) at 7 p.m. Thursday to Sunday, Jan. 28 to 31. General admission tickets are $12. Students and seniors pay $10.

The company performs its family-friendly “Dirt Cheap Money Circus” at 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 30 and 31. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $5 for students, seniors and preschool children.

Bread and Puppet Theater, Boston Center for the Arts Cyclorama, 539 Tremont St., Boston, Jan. 25 to 31, 2010.

Full disclosure: The New England Journal of Aesthetic Research will be exhibiting our photos of Bread and Puppet Theater at the BCA Cyclorama during Bread and Puppet’s run there. So note that we are horribly biased in favor of the theater. Most of the time.


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