Open Eye Figure Theatre Presents
SWEET SONGS AND FLYING OBJECTS
A 5-Week Festival of Puppetry & Live Music!
JUNE 14 - JULY 28, 2019
Featuring Tobi Daniel, Michael Brown, Emily Zimmer, Gaia Mencagli, Johanna Winters, Andrew Young, Paradox Teatro, and more!
See quirky puppetry and toy theater, live bands, and then hang out in our garden for an Afterglow party with signature cocktails and socializing. Each weekend will feature a different line-up of puppetry artists and bands, so you'll want to come back for more!
$15 — General Admission
A limited number of $10 Economic Accessibility tickets are available online. If not sold out, a limited number of pay as able tickets will be available at the door.
WEEKEND 1: June 14 and 15, 7:30pm
Expanding the boundaries of puppetry and performance!
AN ILLUMINATING CONVERSATION: PART 4
Created by Benjamin Domask and Tobi Daniel
INVITATION TO A BEHEADING
Created by Sweven Theatre and Rough House
MUSIC: Eric Carranza and Kate Dikareva (June 14) and Wendy Lewis (June 15)
WEEKEND 2: June 28 - 29, 7:30pm
Celebrate LGBTQ Pride Month with explorations of gender, sexuality, & family!
GAY TEDDY BEARS
Created by the ensemble (Sulia Altenberg, Dan Dukich, Jay Eisenberg, Gradylee Shapiro and Emily Zimmer)
A MOOOVING EVENING AT THE COWBARET
Created by Sabrina Diehl
MUSIC: Christian Bardin (June 28) and Mae Simpson (June 29)
WEEKEND 3: July 12 - 13, 7:30PM
Women artists focus on women’s experiences!
Created by Gaia Mencagli
Created by Johanna Winters
MUSIC: Fort Wilson Riot (July 12) and Coy & Daring (July 13)
WEEKEND 4: July 20, 7:30PM
A double-bill of local & international puppetry artists!
Written by Andrew Young
LES ANGES AU PLAFOND - THE DAILY SCREAM
By Camille Trouvé and Brice Berthoud
MUSIC: 32nd Street Jazz
WEEKEND 5: July 25 - 28, 7:30PM
A bi-lingual collaboration from Paradox Teatro!
By Paradox Teatro
MUSIC: Leonor Guelbenzu (July 25, 27 - 28) and Renée Copeland (July 26)
Contact Open Eye at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-874-6338 for accessibility information and requests.
Getting to Open Eye
Please be aware that ongoing construction on 35W and surrounding streets and bridges will affect your route to Open Eye. Please allow extra time getting to the theatre. We recommend using map apps to navigate to the theatre, following posted detour signs, and consulting MNDOT for current projects at dot.state.mn.us/35w94.