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"City of Frogs" - Paperhand Puppet Intervention: Part 1

We finally were able to go to the Paperhand Puppet Intervention show, City of Frogs, a week ago.  We went opening night, when daughter was here, but the show got rained out.  We had a few other nights open - all rainy.  

I was glad to finally get a chance to see it.  It's one of my favorite shows of theirs.  If you live in the Triangle and haven't had a chance to see it, it will still be at the Forest Theater in Chapel Hill the next weekend (Sept. 7/8/9) and at the outdoor theater at the NC Museum of Art the following weekend (Sept 14/15/16).  You can check the Paperhand calendar here.

I'll post one photo above the fold - it's from the first minute so I'm not giving much away.  I'll put the rest below the fold so that anyone who's going in the next few weeks can avoid them.

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The story of a puppet...

[DON"T go further if you're going to go see it!!!!!]

 

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...entranced by the story of the girl who grew from an acorn...

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...who had her heart hidden away by the Man of Beasts so she wouldn't die.  The wilderness is built up into a city.  She cannot find her heart.

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He makes friends with a tree cricket...

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...who is chased by a woodpecker.  The woman still searches for her heart, and the puppet wants to help her.

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The puppet's wish is granted.  He has one day to find the heart.

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 The frogs frolic in the city, although they are chased.

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Everyone is too busy to help.

More in another post. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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