Bread and Puppet Theater

Bread and Puppet Theater: The Diagonal Life Circus

Thursday, July 18, 2019 at 7:00pm
Moved to rain location: Fayerweather Beckham Hall, 55 Wyllys Avenue, Middletown, Connecticut


"Bread and Puppet has become an icon of our times."
The New York Times

Bread and Puppet Theater was founded in New York City in 1963 before moving to Vermont in 1970. The company champions a visually rich street-theater brand of performance art filled with music, dance, and slapstick, and their shows are political and spectacular, with huge puppets made of paper mache and cardboard. The Connecticut premiere of The Diagonal Life Circus is funny and moving—a colorful, tonally and formally diverse tumult of short acts on the urgent themes of the day, powered by a riotous brass band. Before the evening performance, there will be a free conversation with the company at 12:10pm in Ring Family Performing Arts Hall.