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The Mudlark Puppeteers Present The Snow Queen
January 30, 2014 -
February 2, 2014
7:00pm - 7:00pm

Proudly returning for its second year, “The Snow Queen” is a large-scale puppet show based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale, conceived and directed by Pandora Gastelum. The performance recounts a child’s harrowing journey to young adulthood, overcoming adversity through the virtues of her curiosity and open-heartedness. Tickets: $30/ $20 Students & Seniors

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Mudlark Puppeteers  ::  

The Mudlark Puppeteers are the resident company of 9th Ward’s The Mudlark Public Theatre. This group is comprised of members of The Black Forest Fancies, including co-founder Pandora Andrea Gastelum. Miss Gastelum co-authored, designed and performed in the past Nola Fringe productions of “The Tragical Ballad of Black Bonnet” and “The Pomology of Sweetness and Light,” which was awarded a grant from the Jim Henson Foundation in 2009. The Mudlark Puppeteers premiered as a company with their puppet operetta “Hunter’s Blind” in the Third Annual New Orleans’ Fringe Festival to great audience acclaim. Their most recent work,” The Bride of Black Lake” was an audience favorite at the Fourth Annual New Orleans Fringe. As a company, The Mudlark Puppeteers specialize in puppet theatre that is innovative and unconventional, presenting original and little-told stories of heroic misfits and wayward love. They imagine hope in the form of new stories— the dispossessed as emerging heroes. The Mudlarks perform regularly in New Orleans, and have toured in Texas and throughout New England.

 

The Marigny Opera House is a non-denominational, neighborhood church of the arts. It is supported by the Marigny Opera House Foundation, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
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