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Taliesin

Taliesin

Company:

Mettawee River Theatre Company

Location:

Outdoor Garden of St. John the Divine

Dates:

Friday, September 6, 2013 - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 7, 2013 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 8, 2013 - 7:30pm
Friday, September 13, 2013 - 7:30pm
Saturday, September 14, 2013 - 7:30pm
Sunday, September 15, 2013 - 7:30pm

Tickets:

no reservations required

Company:
Mettawee River Theatre Company

Master puppet and mask maker Ralph Lee presents his Mettawee River Theatre Company in their new production of "Taliesin," adapted by Ralph Lee & Casey Compton from a medieval Welsh legend.  Script is by poet Robert Bagg; choreography by Hilary Easton, original music by Neal Kirkwood performed by Ed RosenBerg.    The fantastic giant figures, puppets and masks are by Ralph Lee, recipient of  a Bessie, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Fulbright Scholarship, a NYS Governor's Arts Award for his contributions to the artistic and cultural life of NYS, and an Obie for organizing the first Greenwich Village Halloween Parade, which he directed through 1985.    The cast of exceptional singer/actor/puppet handlers play multiple roles, and are  led by company veteran Rob McFadyen.  6 performances, Fri/Sat/Sun at 7:30 PM, Sept. 6-15 in the Outdoor Garden of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, 111 St. & Amsterdam.   Sit on a set-up chair, or bring a blanket to put on the grass.  For info or weather reports, call 212.929.4777

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