The Talking Heads As Told by Puppets
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It’s pretty simple logic: two separate awesome things become more awesome when combined. Examples: tubbed frosting spread on a graham cracker, cross-breeds of dogs, puppets and the Talking Heads, etc. Sinking Ship Productions has nailed the later combination for their eighth installment of Puppet Playlist.
Puppet Playlist is bi-monthly show where puppeteers and musicians with mad skills team up to create a play based on a musical theme suggested by the audience. Past themes include: Tom Waits, Queen and Prince, country, the seven deadly sins and They Might Be Giants. There is a really obvious joke somewhere about a puppet show inspired by a group called the Talking Heads, but it’s too obvious to verbalize properly. But the important thing is The Talking Heads Puppet Playlist is running tonight and tomorrow, so you’ve got a few chances to see puppets rage it to original songs. It’ll be puppettastic!
photo from howcastmedia.com
Puppet Playlist presents The Talking Heads
The Tank Theater
354 West 45th Street, between 8th and 9th avenues [Manhattan]
Wednesday, September 15, 7:30 and 9:30pm
Thursday September 15, 7:30pm
$8, reserve your tickets here