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Hurricane Manifesto

December 8, 2012
Clare Dolan presents a cantastoria (banner story) at the Ecosocialist Convergence

Radical Cheese -- Political Art Festival/Conference in Glover Vermont

September 18, 2012
John Bell, Theater Historian, posted some photos of the Radical Cheese performances.

The Radical Cheese meeting brought together many artists who use their work for social change.

They watched a slide show of historic examples and then shared their recent work.

Shadow Theater in China by Bread and Puppet and Chinese Theater Works

June 30, 2012
A collaboration between Chinese Theater Works production "Songs from the Yellow Earth" at a performance in Cengdu, Szechuan.

Gary Friedman made a video of the Bread and Puppet/Chinese Theater Works production "Songs from the Yellow Earth" at a performance in Chengdu, Szechuan… It's the first time B&P has ever done a shadow puppet show… Shadow tech by Stephen Kaplin.


The Red Wind Theater's short song

May 23, 2012
Chuck Meese of the Red Wing Theater passed away today.

Chuck Meese was a musician, artist and a marvelously inventive actor.

He had his own traveling theater and performed in many schools and fairs, often with his sons Cavan and/or Jan.  Every summer he would perform at the Bread and Puppet Theater. His guitar playing and crankie stories are legendary. He had been ill for a long time and passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2012.

Bread and Puppet Theater's Carrot Stilt Act

December 5, 2011
The Bread and Puppet Theater has a Christmas show every year in NYC- this year it is a carrot theme.

Man = Carrot: the Bread and Puppet's 2011 Circus

August 25, 2011
Bread & Puppet Theater since 1962- each summer, every weekend a circus is created. This was on August 22, 2011.

The opening act of kids on stilts as windmills.



The carrot act: the theme of the circus: Man = Carrot

Bread and Puppet's Rotten Idea Theater Company Explains Egypt

August 10, 2011
Bread and Puppet's cardboard and paint Rotten Idea Theater Company takes on the Egyptian spring. Filmed by David Swanson.

Filmed by David Swanson. The Bread and Puppet Theater is based in Glover, Vermont. Each summer they perform on Sunday afternoons. The museum of puppets is open from June until October.



Power Shift in DC: Environmental Puppets, Parade and Civil Disobedience

April 21, 2011
Billionaire giant puppets; action at GENON Coals' DC office, & occupation of the Department of the Interior.

Video by Eddie Becker