Black-Light Puppet Show Open Sesame! at Symphony Space/TeatroStageFest
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The last date listed for Open Sesame! was Sunday June 28, 2009 / 2:30pm.
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Cole Porter, Frank Sinatra, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers all come to toe-tapping life on the Peter Jay Sharp stage in this music-fueled trip down memory lane. Join Michael Arenella and his Dreamland Orchestra as the talented ensemble presents period music, dance and fashion from the '20s to the '50s. Part of the Sleeping Around Festival, the evening captures all the romance, mystery and magic of the grand ballrooms of the great New York hotels during the golden age of big band, jazz and swing. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
“Abrete Sesamo has a pedagogical message. The play’s main character, a kid, lives a thousand adventures as he goes to outer space or under the sea. He learns the letters and gets to know new animals thanks to the book.” —La República
“Simple and beautiful. Elaborate visual poetry that thrills children into loving two things that they might easily hate early on: numbers and letters.” —_Noticias Teatrales _
Meet Granny María Babel and her cat, Blackie. Granny knits letters that dance on a tight wire and waters a potted plant that grows numbers instead of leaves. Then, once upon a time…a little boy who was excited to get a video game or a skate board on his birthday, throws a temper tantrum when the gift turns out to be a book. “Open Sesame…!” and the boy is swept into a Magical Realistic world that springs forth from the pages of the book. Children in the audience will embark on the adventure of a lifetime in this lyrical and whimsical visual production that features interactive large-format puppets in black-light and catchy music. For children 4+ years and families.
_Open Sesame! _is presented during TeatroStageFest, a two week celebration produced by the Latino International Theater Festival of New York. For the entire calendar of events (June 15-28) visit www.teatrostagefest.org
Co-produced by the Ministry of Culture of Spain-INAEM, Contributing Sponsor, and the Government of Aragón and Instituto Cervantes, Cultural Partners.
Additional support by the Ronald McDonald House Charities.