Sinking Ship are a Brooklyn-based theatre company who have turned a story by Franz Kafka into a solo show with their impressive performer Jonathan Levin. It was reviewed by Aya Nakamura at Zoo, Edinburgh Fringe.
Aya reviews The Prophetic Visions of Bethany Lewis presented by Laura Elmes Productions at The Edinburgh Fringe
Reviewed by Aya Nakamura, on 3 August at Underbelly, Cowbarn (Edinburgh Fringe Festival)
A poignant and dignified revival of a 1997 play with puppets that explores political transition in post-apartheid South Africa.
A riotous comedy show featuring astronaut bears and some well thought out shadow work.
A touching and visually imaginative performance, featuring shadow work, rod puppetry and object theatre.
A camp, ridiculous romp through a zoo-full of fictional creatures and their peculiar keepers.
The Fringe officially begins on the 1 August and the list of what’s on is, as ever, endless. Happily, the Puppet Centre team has combed through the bulky brochure and picked out all the puppetry that’s on offer.
Technically sophisticated, this show uses live paper animation to lay the creative process bare.
Clowning, physical theatre and delightful hand puppetry combine to tell the story of the minor characters from Hitchcock's 'The Birds'.
This performance uses object theatre to deliver a visually creative interpretation of an award winning children's book about depression
Live action, projection and skilled puppetry deliver a sophisticated and emotionally rich exploration of human experience.
A stunning full body puppet is the highlight of this promising but flawed delve into Slavic myth and horror.
Elemental animation at its most simple and powerful, this short performance breathes life and poetry into the humble plastic bag.
Marionettes and household objects combine to tell a troubling story set on a remote Scottish island.
The Fringe officially begins on the 2 August and the list of what’s on is, as ever, endless. Happily, the Puppet Centre team has combed through the bulky brochure and picked out all the puppetry that’s on offer.
A claustrophobic depiction of life in the trenches, where large rod puppets and shadow animation help to create an unearthly atmosphere.
A Norwegian fairytale for adults only, this production tells its dark story using beautifully made puppets and fantastic lighting design.
A carefully crafted, creatively shot and great fun 15 minute film, which is presented in a documentary style and blends live action and frame-by-frame paper cut out animation.