Puppets + Poets is a workshop and performance festival produced by Alphabet Arts to create and cultivate collaborative hybrid art. The festival includes two programs of eclectic performances blending poetry and puppetry, two of the world's oldest and most diversely practiced art forms. Featuring collaborations by poets, puppeteers, musicians, actors and other artists, including Sweatshirt Adventures by Alphabet Arts, Another World Is Possible by The People's Puppets of Occupy Wall Street, Your Parents' Cocaine by political hip-hop legends The Coup, and much more.
Artistic Director: Amber West
Producer: Sarah Engelman
Workshop Facilitators: Chris Borchardt, Joe Therrien, Amber West
Family Program Director: Chris Borchardt
Lead Puppeteers: Joe Therrien, Kirsten Kammermeyer
Stage Manager: Neelam Vaswani
The Bushwick Starr theater: 207 Starr Street, Brooklyn, NY [between Irving and Wycoff]
Via Subway take the L Train to Jefferson Street, exit at Starr Street, walk against traffic on Starr, and the theater is 3/4 of a block on the right.
For detailed driving directions visit: www.thebushwickstarr.org/DIRECTIONS
Tickets are $12.00 at: puppetsandpoets.brownpapertickets.com
More info at: www.thebushwickstarr.org