Baby Universe: Award-Winning Puppet Odyssey From Wakka Wakka
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A very enjoyable experience, and really not for children (at least younger ones). Humorous with a serious message about the environment--the puppets are entertaining and you actually forget that that puppeteers are even on stage. Recommend it for something a bit different--its only an hour long.
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BABY UNIVERSE was very entertaining and quite poignant. The range of emotions the puppeteers can call forth from puppets is astonishing. I really felt this play. Certainly, I thought about its themes, but the real place this play gets you is in...continued
Written by Kirjan Waage and Gwendolyn Warnock
Presented by Wakka Wakka Productions and Nordland Visual Theatre
Wakka Wakka Productions, a New York City based visual theater company, specializes in highly physical productions that overlap a range of styles — including grotesque, absurd, and clown — and incorporate elements such as puppetry, masks and original music. The company has toured extensively in Scandinavia, China, and the UK and received the 2011 Obie Award Grant for Outstanding Work.
Baby Universe_, Wakka Wakka’s magnetically whimsical puppet odyssey, was developed in association with Nordland Visual Theatre. Located in the arctic fishing community of Stamsund, the company is the leading developer of visual theatre in Norway, facilitating the creation of traditional puppet theater, as well as works that draw from the visual arts, theater, mime, dance and multimedia.