An opera aimed squarely at children, this entrancing show features a show stealing puppet star and a finely realised set.
An entrancing opera about Gandhi's early years, featuring huge puppets made from humble materials.
Anthony Minghella's celebrated production returns, offering a truly pleasurable aesthetic experience.
Three short operas showcase just how versatile and inventive puppet opera can be.
Director Alex Sutton discusses the intricacies of bringing puppetry and opera together for 'The Crocodile'.
Puppeteer and maker Roger Lade discusses his work on ‘The Crocodile’, a new opera featuring a large puppet beast as its star.
Musician, writer and artist Ergo Phizmiz talks about his role as composer for the forthcoming puppet opera ‘Gala’.
This summer's Tête à Tête festival includes an opera based on a short story by Fyodor Dostoyevksy, which features a large crocodile rod puppet as its star
Simple shadow puppetry and ingenious masks combine beautifully in this enchanting opera adapted from the novels of Philip Pullman.
What happens when you combine objects and operatics? Over a day of illustrated talks at the Barbican, practitioners from the puppetry and opera worlds shared their experiences and thoughts on why the two can be combined to powerful effect.
The myriad possibilities and challenges of combining puppetry and opera will be explored in detail over the next few weeks, and especially at a pioneering ‘Puppetry in Opera’ event in November.