Tria Fata (Compagnie La Pendue, France) Chicago International Puppet Theatre Festival

Jan 21-23 - She is a puppeteer. He is a musician. Life and death are playing in their cabaret. The big imaginary machinery they are activating together strangely looks like the one which presides over our destinies: the Ancients believed this weaving loom belongs to the three Parcae - Tria Fata - where the threads of our lives are weaving, uncoiling and breaking.

Presented as part of The Festivals Exchange-supported by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation International Connections Fund


Tickets - $26/$21 (students). More info/box office: 312-753-3234

 

 

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Axis: The importance of human sacrifice in the 21st Century (Gare Centrale and Une Compagnie, Belgium) Chicago International Puppet Theatre Festival

Jan 25th - 27. It's official. The world is going to hell in a hand basket, while a pair of decadent plutocrats is trying to hang on to their privileges. The axis that has kept them upright, proud and arrogant for ages begins to look more and more like a roundabout. Faced with the enigmatic, the incomprehensible, they lose the capacity for language transforming into a horrible jargon of disoriented humans, into long obsessive complaints, while around them the voices of their unconsciousness resound. Once hard, now flaccid.


Tickets - $41/31 (students). More info/box office: 312-753-3234

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Schweinehund (Andy Gaukel, USA) Chicago International Puppet Theatre Festival

January 25th - 27. Schweinehund is inspired by the true story of Pierre Seel, a Frenchman deported to a concentration camp on suspicion of homosexuality in 1941. Performed on a wooden table, skeletal puppets interact with projected video-animations evoking powerful snapshots of the atrocities Seel endured juxtaposed with wistful memories of yesteryears. The haunting soundscape and absence of text make Schweinehund a powerfully moving story of love, loss and the resilience of the human spirit.


Tickets - $25/$20 (students). More info/box office: 312-753-3234

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FAUST Live! The Blue Nocturne & Chopin Theatre Productions

FAUST LIVE! -

The 1926 silent film masterpiece, FAUST, by German expressionist filmmaker, F. W. Murnau, will be projected on The Blue Nocturne stage, accompanied by a live and improvised music score by these three veteran heavyweights of Chicago and the worlds' music scene - Robert Irving III (Miles Davis music director and arranger), Paul Von Mertens (Brian Wilson music director and arranger) and Chicago legend Nicholas Tremulis (Songwriter, arranger, music director).


Join us for this battle of good against evil with these great musicians

Tickets - $25

 

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TEMPORARILY POSTPONED due to Visa - Koncert Olgi Bończyk HUB Kultura

W związku z wydaniem wizy koncert został czasowo odroczony. Prosimy o kontakt z organizatorem, HUB kultura w hubkultura@gmail.com, 773-370-2015.  (Due to a Visa issue this concert has been temporarily postponed.  Please contact the organizer, HUB Kultura at hubkultura@gmail.com, 773-370-2015).

 

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To będzie niezwykły koncert. Subtelnie ułożony. Z piosenkami filmowymi, polskimi przebojami oraz autorskimi utworami artystki.   Olga Bończyk w Chicago już 2 i 3 lutego 2019 r. Bilety na www.hubkultura.com lub pod nr. tel. (773) 370-2015

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