To Defy the Beast

To Defy the Beast

TO DEFY THE BEAST is inspired by ancient Greek tragic drama, and by Barbara Ehrenreich’s book Blood Rites: Origins and History of the Passions of War.  The show premiered as our 2003 Esopus Creek Puppet Suite, featuring music by Thomas Workman and The Big Sky...
The 2012 Esopus Creek Puppet Suite – UNDER MILL WHEELS

The 2012 Esopus Creek Puppet Suite – UNDER MILL WHEELS

2012 Esopus Creek Puppet Suite – UNDER MILL WHEELS This production was presented Aug. 24 & 25, 2012 at Tina Chorvas Waterfront Park in Saugerties, NY. Bart Friedman’s three-part video of the show can be viewed at these links: Part 1, Part 2, Part 3....
Mutual Strangers: Henry Hudson & the River that Discovered Him

Mutual Strangers: Henry Hudson & the River that Discovered Him

MUTUAL STRANGERS: HENRY HUDSON & THE RIVER THAT DISCOVERED HIM September, 1609: A small ship sent from Europe to find a northern route to the Orient sails 150 miles up a river on the “unknown” North American continent. The events that transpire on that...
At the Turning of the Tide

At the Turning of the Tide

AT THE TURNING OF THE TIDE AT THE TURNING OF THE TIDE is a performance spectacle celebrating the life and times of the Hudson River Estuary. Propelled by Dean Jones’ live music and pithy narrative, the show draws from history, science, politics, and art to...
La Cosecha / The Harvest

La Cosecha / The Harvest

LA COSECHA / THE HARVEST – A magical-realist puppet play about an “undocumented”  immigrant farm-worker in the fields of America. Featuring Nueva Cancion music of Latin America. Cesar is a young man from Central America who heads North looking for...

DUE TO UNSTABLE WEATHER, THIS WEEKEND’S PERFORMANCES WILL BE HELD AT ST. MARY CHURCH HALL, 23 CEDAR ST., SAUGERTIES, NY