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Cankerblossom

Cankerblossom

A Dark Fairytale Inspired by
A Midsummer Night's Dream

August 12 - 15

Mandell Weiss Forum

A family-friendly Page To Stage Workshop Production

Directed by Dan Rothenberg
Conceived and created by
Pig Iron Theatre Company

It begins, as so many of these stories do, with a knock at the door. A young couple discovers a cardboard baby on their stoop. They grow to love the child, who is completely flat, as their own. Then someone or something takes away the baby to a FlatWorld, a planar landscape populated by characters whimsical, sinister, and flat as pancakes. The couple, both ordinary and round, must enter this two-dimensional world to get their baby back. Can they rescue their adopted child and escape from a parallel universe in which there is up-and-down and side-to-side, but no way out?

In the spirit of The Phantom Tollbooth and Spirited Away, Cankerblossom invites you into a hidden, magical world that once you enter has no intention of letting you leave.

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Ticket Prices:
Adult: $25
Subscriber: $20
Youth (Ages 13 yrs and younger): $15

Run Time: TBA

Performance Times:Thurs: 7:00pm
Fri: 7:00pm
Sat: 2:30pm & 7:00pm
Sun: 2:30pm

 
Pig Iron Theare Company

Pig Iron Theare Company


Pig Iron Theatre Company was founded in 1995 as an interdisciplinary ensemble dedicated to the creation of new and exuberant performance works that defy easy categorization. In the past 12 years the company has created 22 original works and has toured to festivals and theatres around the world. Cankerblossom also features the work of acclaimed projection designer Jeff Sugg (Accidental Nostalgia, Live Arts Festival, 2007), and New Zealand gypsy musician Rosie Langabeer.

For more information, visit pigiron.org.
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