Monday, August 21, 2006

Czechoslovak American Marionette Theatre: Once There Was A Village

Just a few days short of the first anniversary of the death of writer Yuri Kapralov, the Czechoslovak American Marionette Theatre will premier their adaption of his most famous work, Once There Was A Village at Lincoln Center.

The show, like Kapralov's bok, delves into the lives of immigrants in the East Village and Alphabet City in the 1960s and 1970s.

In addition to the puppets the show also includes dance and music provided by the

Performances will be tomorrow (22 August) at 6:00 p.m. and then again at 6:45 p.m. at the South Plaza at Lincoln Center. Both shows are free and no tickets are necessary.
Hungry March Band. Lincoln Center Out of Doors! commissioned the work, titled Once There Was a Village: A Panorama of East Village history. The full production will go up in the East Village at La MaMa next February.

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