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 Ensemble. View video excerpts from the show here. A curse is upon the [...]
2013 Esopus Creek Puppet Suite – "A Bend in the Crick of Time"

2013 Esopus Creek Puppet Suite – "A Bend in the Crick of Time"

  2013 Esopus Creek Puppet Suite Poster A BEND IN THE CRICK OF TIME - True Tall Tales From Olde Saugerties Presented Aug. 23-25, 2013 at Tina Chorvas Waterfront Park in Saugerties NY. Cast and production credits available here.  Read press coverage here. A video of the August 24th performance can be viewed here. The [...]
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 render a moving portrait of this influential tidal river. Archetypal mask and puppet [...]

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